Destinations in Czech Republic
Cities in Czech Republic
- Prague is the Czech Republic’s capital and biggest city, having a vast and attractive historic center.
- Brno — the largest city in Moravia and its former capital, it has several excellent museums, the annual Moto GP Grand Prix, the annual international fireworks festival Ignis Brunensis, the second-largest historical centre in the Czech Republic (after Prague), the second-largest ossuary in Europe (after the Catacombs of Paris), one of the largest exhibition centres in Europe, the oldest theatre built in Europe, and the oldest theatre built in Europe.
- České Budějovice Is a lovely big city in South Bohemia.
- Český Krumlov — a lovely ancient town in South Bohemia that has the country’s second largest château.
- Karlovy Vary is a historic (and largest) Czech spa resort that is particularly popular with German and Russian tourists.
- Kutná Hora is a historical town known for its renowned Saint Barbora church, ancient silver mines, and the Chapel of All Saints, which is adorned with hundreds of human bones.
- Olomouc is a riverfront university town with a thousand-year history and the Czech Republic’s second-largest historical center.
- Ostrava has a thriving local subculture as well as a lengthy history of coal mining and heavy industries.
- Pilsen is the biggest city in West Bohemia and the birthplace of the Pilsner Urquell beer.
Other destinations in Czech Republic
- Bohemian Paradise: (Český ráj) A area north-east of Prague with towering rock formations and lonely castles. Although Jičín, the gateway city, is a fascinating destination in its own right, Turnov is closer to the majority of the castles and rock formations. The ruined castle Trosky’s twin towers are a landmark of the region and may be climbed for spectacular views.
- Karlštejn Castle and the Holy Cave Monastery: A hike to the renowned castle as well as an off-the-beaten-path monastery.
- Krkonoše: (Giant Mountains) The highest mountains in the Czech Republic, bordering Poland. The most prominent Czech skiing resorts, such as Pindlerv Mln, are located here, but are regarded expensive by locals.
- Litomyšl: A lovely little village in East Bohemia. The town’s Renaissance main square and castle are among the most beautiful in the Czech Republic, and it has been home to many significant and influential artists, including composer Bedich Smetana, sculptor Olbram Zoubek, and painter Josef Váchal. Every year, the château hosts two international opera festivals.
- Mariánské Lázně: In Western Bohemia, there is a spa town.
- Mutěnice Wine Region: Some of the finest vineyards in the Czech Republic, far off the main path.
- Nové Město na Moravě : Ski resort for cross-country skiing. The Tour de Ski event is held here.
- Terezín: A red-brick baroque castle on the Ohe River, 70 kilometers north of Prague. During WWII, it was utilized as a Jewish ghetto and concentration camp.
- Znojmo: The Rotunda of the Virgin Mary and St Catherine has the Czech Republic’s earliest frescoes.