We have made a list of places you must not miss when visiting the Czech Republic.
There are old cities as well as national parks and nature preserves.We wish you the best travel experience in 2017! We hope you will find our list inspiring.
The heart of Europe, one of the most beautiful cities in the world and an architectural gem on the Vltava River – this is Prague, the Capital City of the Czech Republic.
It is also an eternal inspiration of artists, the hundred spire site of UNESCO, a majestic and mysterious city with a unique atmosphere.
We recommend visiting Charles Bridge, Prague Castle and the Old Town Astronomical Clock. These are the places you find most interesting in Prague.
2. Karlovy Vary
Colonnades, thermal springs and all of the pleasures you can think off, from carefree idleness through wellness and hikes to sports – this is Karlovy Vary.
Visitors have been coming since the 18th century when the fame of the local spas spread throughout the world, and Karlovy Vary is today one of the most famous spas in Europe.
3. Bohemian Switzerland
The Bohemian Switzerland National Park is the smallest national park in the Czech Republic. However, that does not apply to its significance!
It is a home to rare fauna and flora and visitors can see unique rock formations and hike through rock canyons. A trip in a boat near Hřensko is also worth experiencing.
4. Český Krumlov
A maze of crooked medieval streets, picturesque gables of town homes, romantic hideaways, an impressive castleabove the Vltava River, cafés and medieval pubs, exhibitions, concerts and festivals.
You can find all of this in Český Krumlov, a city with a unique magical atmosphere that has been listed by UNESCO since 1992.
5. Karlštejn Castle
The secure representative seat of the Roman Emperor and Bohemian King Charles IV, where women were allegedly not allowed so that the king would not be disturbed in his stately and theological thoughts,
was founded as a castle to guard the crown jewels, holy relics and state documents. Its position near Prague makes it a great place for a day trip.
The train takes you from the centre of Prague to Karlštejn in thirty minutes.
Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic and it is the capital of Moravia, the eastern part of the country. In addition to Špilberk Castle and the functionalistic Tugendhat Villa, which is on the UNESCO list,
there are dozens of other worthy sites. The city centre is lively and home to the many pleasant cafés the city is famous for.
7. Lednice Valtice Cultural Landscape
You can do anything in the Lednice Valtice Cultural Landscape, an area with landscape parks included in the UNESCO heritage list – go on a boat ride, ride a horse, take a ride in a carriage, skate, discover the wines, romantic colonnades and palaces hidden in the forests, climb the hills of Pálava or rest in a spa. All of this can be found in this South Moravian region.
8. Adršpach Rock City
Broumovsko in East Bohemia offers excellent opportunities for an active holiday. Fascinating tourists and pilgrims since the 18th century, the Adršpach-Teplice Rocks are the largest and wildest rock city in Central Europe.
You can also visit the Baroque monastery premises in Broumov.
9. Hluboká nad Vltavou Chateau
The Hluboká Chateau in South Bohemia is an ideal destination for lovers of history and romance.
The chateau has been reconstructed by the Schwarzenberg family and is often labelled as the most beautiful chateau in the Czech Republic.
10. Chateau and Gardens in Kroměříž
Kroměříž Castle with the Podzámecká and Květná gardens was included in the UNESCO list of cultural heritage in 1998. You will be amazed at how large and how beautiful the whole area is.
Especially if you visit the newly repaired Baroque Květná garden.