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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 LEV - Lovosice

hotel LEV - Lovosice

Czech Central Mountains

The comfortable hotel Lev in Lovosice, a small town in the Czech Middle Mountains, ...

Villa Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Villa Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Jizerské Mountains

The timbered cottage is situated at the foothills of the Jizerské mountains. There is ...

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Moravian Karst

Chalet Macocha was reconstructed in 1996, in the style of modern Swiss mountain chalets, ...

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Podyjí area

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

Hotel Zátkův dům - České Budějovice

Hotel Zátkův dům - České Budějovice

South Bohemia

The three-star hotel is situated in the very centre of České Budějovice. There are ...

hotel Tommy - congress & relax center - Náchod

hotel Tommy - congress & relax center - Náchod

Adršpach and Broumovsko

Dear guests, we warmly welcome you at the Garni Hotel Tommy, a conference and ...

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Prague Centre

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

Residence Liliová - Praha

Residence Liliová - Praha

Prague Centre

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

Spa pension JOSEF - Františkovy Lázně

Spa pension JOSEF - Františkovy Lázně

Western Bohemia Spas

Pension Josef is a family type of accommodation. It is a complex of buildings ...

Prague -

New Town

New Town

municipality: Prague

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


The Lesser Quarter

The Lesser Quarter

municipality: Prague

The first settlements in the area of Lesser Quarter date back to the 8th ...


Old Town

Old Town

municipality: Prague

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


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. ...


National Theatre

National Theatre

municipality: Prague

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


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

Wenceslas Square is the most prominent Prague square and is considered to be the ...


St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral

municipality: Prague

St. Vitus cathedral is the most beautiful and ostentatious church in Prague. In its ...


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

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


Dobříš Chateau

Dobříš Chateau

municipality: Dobříš

Dobříš is a large Rococo chateau located in Dobříš, municipality Příbram.  First written reference ...


Orlík

Orlík

municipality: Orlík nad Vltavou

The castle, and later on the chateau, called Orlík had been rising on the ...


Brno

Brno

municipality: Brno

Brno, the capital of the Southern Moravian region, is the second largest town in ...


Alexandr Lookout Tower

Alexandr Lookout Tower

municipality: Adamov

The Alexander lookout tower stands on the Špičák hill and towers over the picturesque ...


Franciscan Monastery in Cheb

Franciscan Monastery in Cheb

municipality: Cheb

The Minorite monastery and the church of the Annunciation in Cheb were founded by ...


Kokořín

Kokořín

municipality: Kokořín

The Gothic castle Kokořín is an entrance gateway to the protected landscape area of ...


Prachatice

Prachatice

municipality: Prachatice

Prachatice is a country town in south Bohemia which has nearly 12 000 inhabitants ...


Bouzov Castle

Bouzov Castle

municipality: Bouzov

Bouzov castle towers over a village of the same name in the central part ...


Modrá u Velehradu

Modrá u Velehradu

municipality: Modrá

The open-air museum Modrá u Velhradu is situated about 7km from the town of ...


Telč

Telč

municipality: Telč

Telč was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List thanks to its historical centre ...


Kost Castle

Kost Castle

municipality: Libošovice

The medieval gothic castle named Kost is one of the best preserved and the ...


Česká Skalice - Ratibořice

Česká Skalice - Ratibořice

municipality: Česká Skalice

Ratibořice is an urban neighbourhood of Česká Skalice.It lies in the Náchod district, in ...


Budeč Rotunda

Budeč Rotunda

municipality: Zákolany

The Budeč hillfort, which was founded by one of the first Premyslids, was one ...


Beroun

Beroun

municipality: Beroun

Beroun is a district town which is situated in the Central Bohemian region. It ...


Nová Bystřice

Nová Bystřice

municipality: Nová Bystřice

 Nová Bystřice is a small town with ca 3,000 inhabitants, located in the region ...


Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

municipality: Heřmanův Městec

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




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