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Welcome to the Czech Republic! The country lies in the very centre of Europe, bordering with Germany in the West, Poland in the North, Slovakia in the East, and Austria in the South. The area of the Czech Republic comprises three historical parts: Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. Each of them has retained its specific character. At present the Czech Republic is divided into 14 regions. The capital of the Czech Republic is Prague. Other large cities are Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň, Olomouc and Liberec.

The economy of the country is doing very well at the moment, the standard of living has been growing steadily over the past 15 or so years. The Czech Republic has been a member of NATO since 1999 and the EU since 2004. Every year the country is visited by more than a million tourists who come here, attracted by the Czech history, culture and landscape.

The Czech Republic was formally established in 1993 when Czechoslovakia was peacefully divided into two states – The Czech Republic and Slovakia. The fact that he country is so young certainly does not mean that its history is not interesting. On the contrary. The area was already settled in the primeval times and, thanks to its location, it later became a strategic crossroad for the whole of Europe for more than a thousand years.

The Czech Republic is a country of castles and chateaus, beautiful historical towns, cathedrals, temples, monastries and churches. Altogether 12 places have so far been enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The capital Prague belongs among the most beautiful and most visited cities in the whole world.   

However, the Czech Republic's claim to fame is not only its monuments. Many tourists come here to admire the beauty of its countryside. Even though the Czech Republic is a landlocked country there are many places where tourists can enjoy an active holiday, such as mountains, South Bohemian lakes, forests, spectacular rocks, caves or catacombs. The country is a paradise for skiers, climbers, hikers as well as water or bike lovers.

Regardless of whether you come to admire the country's architecture, culture or countryside you will certainly enjoy discovering the original Czech cuisine, delicious beer or the renowned Moravian wine. The Czech Republic is also very famous for its spa resorts.

With 78 000 km2, the country belongs among the smaller European states, however, for tourists it is certainly a Great Power. Don't take our word for it - come see it for yourself! Czech Atlas will provide you with everything you could possibly want to know!

We wish you a pleasant stay! 

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Hotel Otto - Praha

Hotel Otto - Praha

Prague Centre

All guests will definitely enjoy a pleasant atmosphere and friendly service. The hotel has ...

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Bohemian Forest

The Hotel Šumava provides its guests with single and double rooms. It is situated ...

Residence Liliová - Praha

Residence Liliová - Praha

Prague Centre

Hotel Residence Liliova provides a total of 25 rooms, all of which are fully ...

Pension Jana - Sušice

Pension Jana - Sušice

Šumava

The pension is situated in the beautiful surroundings of Šumava mountain range, in the ...

Pension STAG

Pension STAG

Prague Centre

Pension STAG is situated right in the historical centre of Prague, just a few ...

Pension Švamberský dům - Český Krumlov

Pension Švamberský dům - Český Krumlov

South Bohemia

Pension Švamberský dům is situated very close to the main square in Český Krumlov. ...

EuroAgentur Hotel Terasa - Frýdek-Místek

EuroAgentur Hotel Terasa - Frýdek-Místek

Ostrava area

New, up-to date, four-star hotel located in a beautiful landscape on the bank of ...

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Prague Centre

The three-star family hotel is situated in the very centre of Prague. It comprises ...

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Podyjí area

We offer accommodation in 12 double rooms (extra beds and baby cribs available). Four rooms ...

Prague -

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

The Charles Bridge is the oldest preserved Prague bridge that still serves its original ...


Prague Castle

Prague Castle

municipality: Prague

Prague Castle belongs to the most remarkable cultural and historical monuments not only in ...


New Town

New Town

municipality: Prague

The New Town was founded in 1348 by Charles IV directly next to the ...


National Theatre

National Theatre

municipality: Prague

The National Theatre is one of the most memorable buildings not only in Prague ...


Old Town

Old Town

municipality: Prague

The first settlements in the Old Town area originated in the Romanic style. The ...


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

The area of today’s Old Town Square used to be a market which had ...


National Museum

National Museum

municipality: Prague

The National Museum building was built between 1885 – 1890 according to the project ...


Petřín

Petřín

municipality: Prague

Petrin is without any doubt the most famous Prague hill stretching up right in ...


Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

Hradcany was founded by the Highest Burgrave Hynek Berka from Dube around 1320 as ...


Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

municipality: Prague

Vysehrad belongs among the most important places of  Czech history, both historically and politically. ...


Lipnice nad Sázavou Castle

Lipnice nad Sázavou Castle

municipality: Lipnice nad Sázavou

Lipnice nad Sázavou castle is one of the bulkiest Czech aristocratic castles. It is ...


Třeboň

Třeboň

municipality: Třeboň

The spa town of Třeboň has almost 9000 inhabitans and is frequently visited by ...


Křivoklát

Křivoklát

municipality: Křivoklát

The castle of Křivoklát is one of the oldest and most important castles of ...


Kamenice nad Lipou Chateau

Kamenice nad Lipou Chateau

municipality: Kamenice nad Lipou

The late-Classicist chateau is the dominating feature of Kamenice nad Lipou in the Vysočina ...


Humpolec

Humpolec

municipality: Humpolec

Humpolec is a city in the Vysočina region. The Humpolec settlement is first mentioned ...


Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

municipality: Heřmanův Městec

The Jewish settlement had had a long tradition in Heřmanův Městec, a small town ...


Bečov nad Teplou Castle

Bečov nad Teplou Castle

municipality: Bečov nad Teplou

The Gothic castle that was built above the Teplá river valley dates back to ...


Kašperk Castle

Kašperk Castle

municipality: Kašperské Hory

Kašperk castle is a well preserved ruins of Gothic castle towering over the Otava ...


Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou Chateau

Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou Chateau

municipality: Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou

The large Baroque chateau complex in Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou belongs to the largest and ...


Točník Castle

Točník Castle

municipality: Točník

Even though Točník castle is one of the youngest Czech castles it is one ...


Trosky

Trosky

municipality: Troskovice

The bizzare ruins of Trosky castle are situated about 9km south-east of Turnov, the ...


Orlické Mountains

Orlické Mountains

municipality: Hradec Králové

The Orlické mountains are a mountain range in the south-east Bohemia, at the border ...


Litomyšl Chateau

Litomyšl Chateau

municipality: Litomyšl

The East Bohemia region has its representative on the UNESCO world heritage list as ...


Čerchov u Domažlic

Čerchov u Domažlic

municipality: Klenčí pod Čerchovem

The Čerchov hill is the highest peak of the Czech Forest. It is situated ...


Střekov Castle

Střekov Castle

municipality: Ústí nad Labem

Střekov Castle is one of the best preserved castle ruins in the Czech Republic. ...


Žďárské Hills

Žďárské Hills

municipality: Jihlava

Žďárské hills are a part of Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. More than a half of the ...




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