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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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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 Brioni - Ostrava

Hotel Brioni - Ostrava

Ostrava area

Hotel Brioni has presented high quality above standard stars ...

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 Bílá růže*** - Písek

Hotel Bílá růže*** - Písek

South Bohemia

Hotel Bílá růže (White Rose) is situated in the very centre of the town ...

Sporthotel Olympia - Stachy

Sporthotel Olympia   - Stachy

Šumava

The hotel has two-bedded rooms, each room has its own bathroom (extra beds available). ...

Hotel Grand - Český Krumlov

Hotel Grand - Český Krumlov

South Bohemia

The luxorious hotel Grand is located in the very centre of Český Krumlov. The ...

Hotel Panon - Hodonín

Hotel Panon - Hodonín

Slovácko area

The three-star hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in the whole region ...

Hotel Aldek - Česká Lípa

Hotel Aldek - Česká Lípa

Mácha Region

Hotel Aldek has 2, 3 and 4-bedded rooms, each of which has its onw ...

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Moravian Karst

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

Prague -

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

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


Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

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


St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral

municipality: Prague

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


Petřín

Petřín

municipality: Prague

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


Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

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


Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

municipality: Prague

The Rudolfinum is one of the most significant neo-renaissance buildings in the Czech ...


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 ...


National Museum

National Museum

municipality: Prague

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


Broumov monastery

Broumov monastery

municipality: Broumov

The Benedictine monastery in Broumov is such a significant architectonic and cultural complex that ...


Libochovice Chateau

Libochovice Chateau

municipality: Libochovice

The Libochovice chateau is a dominant feature of the small town of the same ...


Hluboká nad Vltavou

Hluboká nad Vltavou

municipality: Hluboká nad Vltavou

Hluboká and Vltavou Chateau are unquestionably one of the true pearls of the Czech ...


Bítov Castle

Bítov Castle

municipality: Bítov

Bítov castle is one of the largest and oldest castles in the Czech Republic, ...


Doksany convent

Doksany convent

municipality: Doksany

The Praemonstratensian convent in Doksany was founded in 1144-1145 by Gertrude, the wife of ...


Zvíkov Chateau

Zvíkov Chateau

municipality: Zvíkovské Podhradí

The Early – Gothic Zvikov castle is situated above the joining of  the rivers ...


The Prachovské Rocks

The Prachovské Rocks

municipality: Jičín

The Prachov Rocks form our most famous sandstone rock town, that lies on the ...


Spa Ostrožská Nová Ves

Spa Ostrožská Nová Ves

municipality: Ostrožská Nová Ves

The sulphur spa Ostrovská Nová Ves is situated in the very middle of the ...


Házmburk Castle Ruin

Házmburk Castle Ruin

municipality: Klapý

The ruins of Gothic castle Hazmburk are situated about 3,5 km from the town of ...


Kleť Planetarium

Kleť Planetarium

municipality: Holubov

Kleť planetarium is situated south of the peak of the hill of the same ...


Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov

municipality: Český Krumlov

If you want to experience the atmosphere of a medieval town you should not ...


Heřmanův Městec Jewish Cemetery

Heřmanův Městec Jewish Cemetery

municipality: Heřmanův Městec

The Jewish cemetery in Heřmanův městec is very old, it was founded together with ...


Cheb

Cheb

municipality: Cheb

Cheb is a town in Western Bohemia in the Karlovy Vary region. It lies ...


Jindřichův Hradec Chateau

Jindřichův Hradec Chateau

municipality: Jindřichův Hradec

The Jindřichův Hradec Chateau stands in the town of the same name. It was ...


Tachov

Tachov

municipality: Tachov

Tachov is a district town situated in Western Bohemia by the Mže river. It ...


Fulštjen Castle Ruin

Fulštjen Castle Ruin

municipality: Bohušov

The ruins of this early-Gothic castle founded by Herbort of Chlum are situated in ...




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