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18 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in the Czech Republic
Written by Bryan Dearsley and Diana Bocco Updated Mar 30, 2022
Although one of the continent's smaller nations, the Czech Republic won't disappoint travelers looking for some of the best places to visit in central Europe. Given its size – and thanks to a first-rate public transit system – it's an easy country to get around, particularly for those planning on spending the bulk of their time exploring the nation's beautiful capital, Prague, which has nearly endless sightseeing opportunities and things to do.
Yet while Prague boasts an inordinate number of excellent attractions, there are enough out-of-the-way attractions to warrant exploring by car. Highlights of a trip to the Czech countryside include many excellent national parks and conservation areas. One of the most popular is aptly named Bohemian Paradise , an area of outstanding natural beauty characterized by numerous splendid rock formations and many fine old castles.
Another area worth visiting is Podyjí National Park in Moravia, popular for its large, unspoiled forests. Along the way, you'll stumble across numerous old villages and towns, many unchanged since medieval times and home to fine old churches, palaces, and public squares, all of them worth a visit. For ideas on the best places to visit, read our list of the top tourist attractions in the Czech Republic.
1. Prague Castle
2. prague's charles bridge, 3. st. vitus cathedral, 4. prague's old town square & wenceslas square, 5. ceský krumlov castle, 6. brno's cathedral of st. peter and paul, 7. bone collectors: czech crypts, tombs, and cemeteries, 8. the colonnades and spas of karlovy vary, 9. spectacular libraries: the clementinum and strahov monastery, 10. glassworks of karlovy vary, 11. kutná hora, 12. the bohemian paradise, 13. konopiste chateau and the archduke's trophies, 14. hluboká castle, 15. karlstejn castle, 16. pruhonice park, 17. šumava national park, 18. castle ruins.
For most travelers, the focal point of a visit to the Czech Republic is Prague Castle (Pražský hrad). It's on all Prague itineraries . Located in the city's Hradcany neighborhood and dating from the late 10th century, Prague Castle has been central to Eastern European history for centuries, and has been home to Holy Roman Emperors, the Habsburgs, Bohemian kings and, more recently, the Czech Republic's President.
Over the course of its 1,000-year history, the castle - the largest in the world in terms of area - has undergone many dramatic changes in architectural style, evidence of which can be seen in the numerous buildings constructed within its walls through the centuries.
Highlights of the castle include beautiful St. Vitus Cathedral , St. George's Basilica , the Powder Tower , and the Golden Lane with its medieval workshops. Of particular note is the Old Royal Palace with its magnificent Vladislav Hall , so big it was used to host knightly jousting tournaments, as well as the adjoining 16th-century Royal Garden with its spectacular Singing Fountain. English language guided tours and audio-guides are available.
Address: 119 08 Prague 1
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It's impossible to visit Prague without taking the time to traverse the city's most important river crossing, the spectacular Charles Bridge (Karluv Most).
This famous structure spanning the River Vltava was built in 1357 and has many unique points of interest along its 520-meter span, including numerous fine statues. Perhaps the most famous are those of the bridge's namesake, Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, as well as the 1683 statue of John of Nepomuk, which honors the country's most revered saint who, ironically, was deliberately drowned in the Vltava.
The bridge is extremely popular with tourists and a fantastic place for photographers for its fine views. Some of the best views are actually captured during off-peak hours, at dawn and at dusk, making for a much less crowded visit.
Part of the Prague Castle complex, St. Vitus Cathedral is best known as the home of the Bohemian Coronation Jewels, as well as the tomb of the Czech people's most revered saint, St. Wenceslas.
The cathedral has a long history. Dating back to the year 925, when Prince Wenceslas built a chapel on the site, the building grew along with Prague's importance, and it soon became a basilica after the Prague bishopric was established. There was another period of expansion between 1344 and 1419 when it began its transformation into a Gothic cathedral, and the St. Wenceslas Chapel was built. Construction and repairs resumed in the late 18th century, adding neo-Gothic elements.
Highlights of a visit include seeing the bronze doors adorned with reliefs of the cathedral's history, ornate stained glass windows in the chapels, and the Royal Mausoleum. Tourists should be sure to visit St. Wenceslas Chapel to admire the murals, which are original 14th-century depictions of the stations of the cross, as well as scenes depicting the life of St. Wenceslas.
Official site: www.katedralasvatehovita.cz/en
Prague's Old Town Square was the city's first market. Situated at the intersection of trade routes, it still has buildings dating back to the 10th century. In addition to its many medieval houses, the square is home to significant historic landmarks, including Old Town City Hall , which holds the Astronomical Clock , as well as St. Nicholas Church .
This square has been the site of many defining moments in Czech history, including public executions and political protests. A statue of Protestant reformer Jan Hus stands in the center, and this is a popular sightseeing area that hosts Prague's traditional Christmas markets each December.
Just a five-minute walk from the Old Town Square sits Wenceslas Square in the heart of New Town. Not as new as it sounds, this large public space was laid out in the 14th century as a horse market. Today, it is used for parades, festivals, and at times, demonstrations. This is a popular tourist area that is filled with hotels, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. The National Museum's main building makes for a stunning background to the square and is one of the city's most popular attractions, with a collection of 14 million items.
Address; Staromestské nám., 110 00 Staré Mesto
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Dominating the old town after which it's named, Ceský Krumlov Castle is remarkably well preserved given its age. Dating from the 13th century, much of what stands today in this UNESCO World Heritage Site stems from the 17th century, including the Rosenberg Ballroom and the Renaissance Hall , the Royal Apartments , and the Chapel of St. George . Also worth seeing is the castle's old Baroque theater. Built in 1682, it's still used for special performances.
Other highlights include historic collections of paintings and tapestries, along with fine décor and period furniture. The Ceský Krumlov Castle complex comprises 40 buildings, including fine old palaces, castle courts, and gardens. Tourists could easily spend several days wandering the grounds, although those who want to see the highlights may enjoy one of the English-language guided tours that are available.
You can visit Ceský Krumlov on a day trip from Prague . Depending on the method of transportation, you can reach the town in about 2.5 to three hours. If you get an early start, this can be an enjoyable outing.
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High above the old city of Brno is the beautiful Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, one of the Czech Republic's most important national monuments. The site of the cathedral first held an 11th-century Romanesque chapel that was later expanded to include a crypt and a basilica, the remains of which can still be seen.
Eventually rebuilt as a Gothic cathedral during the 18th century, the interior is a Baroque masterpiece designed by architect Moric Grimm. Among its most remarkable features are the Kapistránka pulpit and the crypt, which is home to not only tombs but the remnants of Brno's original city walls.
Added in the early 20th century, the building's two 84-meter-high towers are home to the church bell that rings each day at 11am, instead of noon. This tradition has been carried on to remember the city's successful attempt to trick an attacking army into abandoning their siege after the general had announced that they would give up if they had not taken the town by noon.
Also in Brno is the 13th-century Spilberk Castle (hrad Spilberk), home to the Brno City Museum , as well as the fascinating Tugendhat Villa , built in 1930 and one of the most important examples of modern architecture from the early 20th century in Europe.
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Spread across the Czech Republic are a number of fascinating locations dedicated to preserving the remains of those slain in war or killed by diseases such as the terrible plagues that gripped Europe in medieval times. But what makes these places even more interesting are the often bizarre ways in which these centuries-old human relics are displayed.
Nowhere is this more evident than in the small town of Sedlec , home to the famous " Bone Church ," the Gothic All Saints Chapel . Here in the Sedlec Ossuary , the curious will be rewarded with a chance to see the remains of people who died between the 14th and 16th centuries displayed in rather chilling artistic fashion, including coats of arms, chandeliers, chalices, and bells.
A similar effect was created at the Brno Ossuary where the remains of some 50,000 people were found stacked in heaps in archways and used as decorative displays and ornamentation. A little less spooky but impressive for its sheer size is the spectacular Schwartzenberg Tomb , a huge crypt dedicated to one of the country's most powerful dynasties.
Official site: www.sedlec.info/en/
Often referred to by its old German name of Karlsbad , Karlovy Vary is a must-visit for anyone interested in an authentic European spa experience. Established in 1358, Karlovy Vary has for centuries been a popular destination for Europe's elite, from royalty like Peter the Great to famous composers and writers including Beethoven, Chopin, and Goethe. Evidence of the town's 13 main springs, not to mention its countless smaller springs, is everywhere.
In addition to the large spa resorts , the town is filled with Neoclassical and Art Nouveau colonnades with drinking and bathing fountains. A magnificent fountain sits in the midst of the Tepla River, shooting jets of water 14 meters into the air.
The town is also an important cultural destination, home to a number of art galleries and museums, as well as the popular Karlovy Vary International Film Festival , one of the oldest film festivals in Europe.
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Three of Europe's loveliest and oldest libraries can be found in Prague. The largest, the National Library of the Czech Republic , is in the magnificent Clementinum (Klementinum), which sits in the center of historic Prague next to the Charles Bridge . This sprawling complex of historic Baroque buildings is one of the largest in Europe, and is home to several points of interest. Library Hall is best known for its frescoed ceiling, and the Astronomical Tower resides here as well, from which tourists can enjoy lovely views.
The 12th-century Strahov Monastery (Strahovsky kláster) contains two magnificent libraries, including the Philosophical Library , with its exquisite furnishings and ceiling paintings, and the Baroque Theological Library , which features excellent frescoes and stucco work. These libraries also house numerous rare manuscripts, including the nearly 1,200-year-old Strahov Gospel .
In addition to its many fine spa resorts, the lovely town of Karlovy Vary remains one of Europe's most prominent glassmaking centers, an industry that has thrived here for more than 150 years. A fascinating excursion is to the Moser Visitor Centre , part of the Moser glassworks, which was established in 1857.
Thanks to the skills and craftsmanship of the local glassmakers it employs, it is widely considered one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative glass. Tours of the facility include a chance to learn about the history of glassmaking, visit the factory floor to watch glassblowers at work, and see some 2,000 fine examples of glass creations in the Glass Museum . English-language guided tours are available.
If you're able to visit just one Czech town apart from Prague, you couldn't do much better than choose Kutná Hora, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site . Just 80 kilometers east of the capital, Kutná Hora was once home to one of Europe's leading silver mines, the wealth from which helped finance many of the town's most beautiful structures.
Highlights include the Baroque St. Barbara's Cathedral . Built in 1338, it's notable for its beautifully decorated interior and frescoes that include not only religious themes like the mural entitled The Vision of St. Ignatius , but also references to the mining industry that funded construction.
The Czech Museum of Silver contains exhibits about the medieval mining industry, as well as the Stone House , which explores daily life during those times. Guided tours take visitors six floors underground to explore a medieval mine, walking through narrow passageways as you cross through deep caverns and around deep water shafts.
Tourists can also visit the town's old mint, housed in the splendid Italian Court (Vlassky dvur), the former palace of Bohemian King Vaclav IV, and the Gothic Sedlec Ossuary.
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One of the most beautiful corners of the Czech Republic, Eastern Bohemia is home to the spectacular Bohemian Paradise (Ceský ráj). This area of outstanding natural beauty is famous for its many massive rock formations that protrude from the ground like spikes and pillars, formed by tens of thousands of years of erosion by the elements.
Now a UNESCO Geopark, the region draws hikers and sightseers from across Europe for its stunning sandstone hills, natural bridges, and tall basalt columns and outcroppings, all accessible by a network of trails and scenic drives.
The region also has many old castles, including Kost Castle and Trosky Castle . Start your adventure in the town of Turnov , home to the Bohemian Paradise Visitor Center , where you can find a great deal of tourist information and maps of the region.
Official site: www.cesky-raj.info/en/
One of the Czech Republic's loveliest palaces, Konopiste Chateau is just 50 kilometers southeast of Prague. Established in the 13th century and given its current Baroque form in the 18th century, this superb French-style four-winged chateau is famous as the final residence of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose untimely assassination is credited as having started WWI.
The bullet that killed him is on display in the chateau's museum, as are many of the Archduke's animal trophies and many original artifacts he once owned. Other highlights include a superb collection of ancient weapons and armor, an indoor shooting range complete with moving targets, and a lovely garden with numerous statues and outbuildings.
Address: 256 01 Benesov
Official site: www.zamek-konopiste.cz/en/
A short drive north of the city of Ceské Budejovice, the huge white Neo-Gothic Hluboká Castle (Hluboká nad Vltavou) is said to be the most beautiful of the Czech Republic's many fine castles. Built on the site of an older 13th-century fortress, the current castle was constructed in the 1660s and was given its present Gothic Tudor style - loosely based upon that of England's famous Windsor Castle - in subsequent extensive renovations.
Highlights of a visit include its huge hedge mazes and lush foliage, along with its fine interior woodwork, stained glass windows, and furnishings. The castle also houses an extensive collection of art, including numerous pieces by leading Czech artists.
There are many English-language tours available at the castle, including a spectacular tour of the chateau's massive kitchen. Very modern by 19th-century standards, the kitchen is divided into sections to allow for the preparation of hot food, cold food, and confectionary.
It's also possible to tour the private apartments of the Schwarzenberg family (the last official residents of the castle); climb the main tower for stunning views of the countryside; or explore the "social" rooms, which include a morning room, a reading room, a smoking room, and a large library.
Address: 373 41 Hluboká nad Vltavou
Official site: www.zamek-hluboka.eu/en/
Karlstejn Castle was built between 1348 and 1365 for Charles IV, who was both the Czech king and the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. The grounds are arranged in a physical hierarchy, with the sacred Chapel of the Holy Cross located in the Great Tower .
It is in this chapel that Charles IV stored his most precious possessions, including the crown jewels of the Roman Empire, as well as his personal collection of artifacts, including bones of saints. The interior of the chapel can be viewed by guided tour, and includes extensive frescoes by Master Theodoric.
Other highlights include the Imperial Palace and Marian Tower , both of which are complete with period furnishings. Also, be sure to see the castle prison, the Well Tower , and replicas of the Roman and Czech crown jewels.
Address: 267 18 Karlstejn
Official site: www.hrad-karlstejn.cz/en
Pruhonice Park, which is also home to Pruhonice Castle , is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located only 15 kilometers south of Prague. With a total area of 250 hectares, the expansive property includes formal gardens, wooded areas, streams, ponds, and 25 kilometers of walking paths. Among its 1,600 species of plants are a collection of more than 100 types of rhododendrons, with 8,000 specimens total. The park is open year-round and is particularly stunning during the fall season.
The Greater Castle , with sections dating back to the 12th century, forms a semicircle that faces the lake and gardens. Most of the castle itself is closed to the public and occupied by The Institute of Botany of the ASCR, which conducts research here. Its courtyard features frescoes, statues, and a replica of the fountain found in Old Market Square in Prague.
Address: 252 43 Pruhonice
Official site: www.pruhonickypark.cz/en
One of the largest natural spaces in the Czech Republic, Šumava National Park sits along the border with Germany and Austria. The park is home to a massive mountain range covered by extensive forest and crisscrossed by thousands of kilometers of hiking trails. As one of the most diverse national parks in Europe, Šumava is also home to glacial lakes, a large population of lynxes, peat bogs, and centuries-old primeval forests.
Because of its many hills, there are stunning viewpoints everywhere within the park, but the lookout tower on Poledník mountain and the top of Plechý Hill (sitting over a massive glacial lake) are particularly worth a mention. In addition to hikers who come here for the stunning giant boulders and lakeside paths, the park also attracts cyclists, river rafting enthusiasts, and people interested in bird-watching.
Many perfectly groomed trails are accessible during winter for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. And since Šumava is one of the first areas in the country to see snow every winter, it is a popular destination also for skiing – the park offers 36 kilometers of slopes and plenty of ski resorts to enjoy a winter getaway.
The Czech Republic has plenty of restored castles and chateaus to experience the stunning beauty of royal living at its best. But for a different take on history, nothing beats hiking up forested trails to explore castle ruins – and the country has plenty of that to offer as well.
Okoř castle , just 15 kilometers outside Prague, was first founded in 1359 and rebuilt and expanded throughout the years until it was finally abandoned in the 18th century. Only the outside walls remain today, but you can climb part of the tower and then hike the little paths behind the structure.
The 14th-century Trosky castle ruins in the Liberec Region consist of two towers built on top of steep rock cliffs, with buildings and corridors connecting them. It's a hard climb to the ruins, but the views from the top are worthy, plus this is one of very few ruins that offer guided night tours.
Rabí is one of the best-preserved and the largest castle ruins in the Czech Republic. Located in the Šumava region, this massive structure was heavily damaged during the Thirty Years' War and eventually abandoned. There's also Zviretice castle , easily accessible and featuring a half-preserved cylindrical tower, and Divci Kamen (Maiden Stone) castle , one of the best-preserved medieval monuments in the country, where a stunning lookout offers views of the Vltava River and the forest around.
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Welcome to the land of history, castles and chateaus, beer, wine , and folklore. The Czech Republic has a lot to offer, especially if you enjoy historic cities with Gothic and Renaissance architecture. Prague belongs to one of Europe’s most fascinating cities but not only the ancient capital is worth visiting. We will guide you to other cultural gems, small towns, castles and beautiful mountains. Let’s have a look at the best places to visit in the Czech Republic, our homeland.
This guide was written by us – locals, who have been living in the Czech Republic for our entire life because we have found many other guides on the internet written by foreigners, where there are misleading pictures from different places or they recommend places, which are totally not worth visiting and on the other hand forget to write about some great places.
We have divided these best places to visit in the Czech Republic into several categories – Top 10, Castles and History, Cities, Nature, Culture and Traditions, Other UNESCO sites. If the place is listed in the Top 10 section, it’s not listed again in another category (e.g. Prague is not in the best cities).
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TOP 10 Places to visit in the Czech Republic
Let’s begin our list with the Top 10 Places to visit in the Czech Republic. The First 3 places are a must-see, even if you are in Czechia only for a few days. In case you have more time, have a look at what else to visit in our beautiful country.
1. Prague – The Capital of the Czech Republic
Prague is probably the first place you visit in the Czech Republic. It’s a historical charming city of hundreds of spires. Make sure to stay here at least for 2 days because there is a lot to explore: from Prague Castle (the largest castle complex in the world), famous Charles Bridge , magnificent Old Town Square to fascinating Astronomical Clock , to National Theater or modern Dancing House . Get lost in Prague streets and discover the Gothic and Baroque architecture of old buildings and hundreds of churches. You will find many things to do and places to see in Prague, with dozens of galleries and museums. Prague also hosts fantastic nightlife.
Public transportation is cheap and easy to find. Bus/tram/metro connections can be found here . If you are flying in, read this Prague Airport guide .
2. Karlštejn Castle
Karlštejn – a majestic Gothic castle, strategically placed on a hill overlooking the beautiful forests, should be very high on your list of places to visit in the Czech Republic. Karlštejn is our most visited castle. It holds an exceptional position among Czech castles. It was founded 1348 by the Czech king and Roman Emperor Charles IV. as a private residence and a safe place for the crown jewels of the Holy Roman Empire.
Karlštejn can be easily reached from Prague by train in only 40 minutes. To find out more information about the castle and how to get there, read this Insider’s guide to Karlštejn Castle .
3. Český Krumlov
Český Krumlov is a picturesque town in South Bohemia. Jewel of the town is a Renaissance Castle of Český Krumlov which is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is unusually large for a town of its size (2nd largest castle complex in the Czech Republic). Castle is overlooking the beautiful meanders of the Vltava river, which is a popular place for summer canoeing. The old town is full of colorful houses, situated mostly within a horseshoe bend of the Vltava river and “Latrán”. Once you are in Český Krumlov you can also visit Graphite Mine, watch a play in revolving auditorium or go canoeing through the 4 Krumlov’s cascades. There are bus connections to Český Krumlov from Prague.
4. Kutná Hora
Kutná Hora is another lovely town on the UNESCO list. It’s known as the city of silver (because of rich mining history) and it’s also called the national treasury. Symbol of Kutná Hora town is the late Gothic Cathedral of St. Barbara . The cathedral is stunning but if you want to visit a bizarre place, go to the former Cistercian Abbey in Sedlec . There is a Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and St. John the Baptist with the world-famous Sedlec Ossuary with decoration from human bones.
Kutná Hora is located about 80 km from Prague and you can easily get there by train in about 1 hour, the bus takes a little bit longer.
5. České Švýcarsko (Bohemian Switzerland National Pak)
All nature lovers shouldn’t miss Bohemian Switzerland – beautiful National Park in the north-western part of the Czech Republic. You may recognize the symbol of Bohemian Switzerland – Pravčická brána , which is the largest sandstone arch in Europe and where many movies were shot. It is a land of deep pine forests, valleys, mystical rock cities with towers, gates, walls, and labyrinths.
Once you are there, visit also gorges nearby Hřensko (Edmund’s and Stille Gorge) at Kamenice river, rock labyrinth Tiské stěny or Šaunštejn rock castle.
You can get to Bohemian Switzerland by public transportation in 2 hours from Prague.
6. Adršpašsko-Teplické skály
The natural protected area between Adršpach and Teplice has 17 km 2 of wonderful rock formations creating a very unique rock city. Sandstone pillars are a very popular destination not only for rock climbers. You can just go for a walk, squeeze through gorges or take a boat ride that passes between the sandstone cliffs. There is a little fee to enter the Adršpach-Teplice Natural Reserve and the Reserve is open every day from 8 AM. Adršpašsko-Teplické skály are located in northeastern Bohemia. The journey from Prague is a little bit longer (190 km) and there is no direct bus or train. It takes about 3,5 hours by public transport to get there.
Telč is a small fairytale-like town surrounded by ponds, fields, and forests. It’s an ideal destination for everyone who wants to escape the rush and enjoy the countryside. Telč’s main square is one of the most romantic places in the Czech Republic. Imagine colorful historic houses with high gables and arcades build in a Renaissance and Baroque style. Telč’s historical center is rightly part of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Don’t forget to visit the chateau, one of the gems of Moravian Renaissance architecture.
Besides the romantic walks around the historical center, visits to little shops and cafes in arcades, Telč offers also many other activities like horse riding, cycling, swimming, bowling, rope-courses, sport fishing, technical museum, reconstructed Telč underground, steam mill, and many others.
Telč is about 160 km from Prague (located in Jihlava district) and it takes about 3,5 hours to get there by public transport (bus/train) from Prague.
8. Hluboká nad Vltavou (Hluboká Castle)
Hlubová nad Vltavou is often called the most beautiful castle in the Czech Republic as well as Neo-Gothic jewel of South Bohemia. The romantic château near České Budějovice dates back to the 13th century, it has 140 rooms, 11 towers, and extensive landscaped park! Its present look is thanks to the 19th-century reconstructions.
9. Lednice – Valtice
Lednice-Valtice is a cultural-natural landscape complex in South Moravia listed in UNESCO World Heritage. You can find there absolutely charming Chateau surrounded by beautiful gardens full of rare tree species, romantic buildings, and fishponds. Lednice-Valtice Complex is known as the Garden of Europe. Chateau Lednice has a neo-gothic appearance, meanwhile Valtice in a residence od Lord of Lichtenstein. Wine lovers will surely enjoy this region. In Pálava they grow the best wine in the Czech Republic.
10. Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary (or Carlsbad) is the most popular spa destination to visit in the Czech Republic. The city was founded in 1370 by Charles IV., Holy Roman Emperor. Situated in western Bohemia, Karlovy Vary is home to 13 large hot springs and many smaller ones. The city center has many monumental buildings with stunning architecture – no surprise, Karlovy Vary attracted many wealthy clients ever since.
Once you are there, walk through the famous colonnades like Mill Collonnade (Mlýnská kolonáda), Vřídelní kolonáda or Zámecká kolonáda. Awesome viewpoint to Karlovy Vary is called Vyhlídka Petra Velikého and viewpoint Jelení skok. Interesting is also Jan Becher Museum (Czech liquor from Karlovy Vary). If you need more inspiration, check these best places to visit in Karlovy Vary .
Karlovy Vary is located in the west corner of the Czech Republic, approximately 130km from Prague. You can get there by bus from Prague.
Best Places to visit in the Czech Republic – Castles and History
There are over 450 castles in the Czech Republic, so you can’t obviously visit all of them (neither we did), but we have chosen the most beautiful and interesting ones, so you can choose which to add to your list of places to visit in the Czech Republic during your trip.
Bouzov castle belongs among the most beautiful castles in central Moravia. Unlike other medieval castles, this one never went to ruin. The castle has been used in a number of movies, especially fairy tales. Bouzov has an eight-storey watchtower, which dominates the castle complex (it‘s 58 meters high) and several smaller towers. The buildings around are formed in a shape of horseshoe.
Bouzov is located about 40 kilometers from Olomouc and there is a bus connection.
12. Vranov and Dyjí
Castle in Vranov and Dyjí is a fairy tale Baroque castle situated on a rock promontory over the River Dyje. Castle’s current appearance was designed by the imperial architect Johann Bernhard Fischer from Erlach. It is situated on the southern border of the Czechia, about 110 kilometers from Vienna. The castle lies in the smallest Czech National Park – Podyjí. The local landscape is exceptionally well-preserved, and you can find there varieties of plants and animals.
Křivoklát castle was founded in the 12th century, belonging to the Czech kings. This royal residence was a favorite place due to its perfect location; the castle is surrounded by deep forest (full of the game) and nowadays there is a National Natural Protected area called Křivoklátsko.
Křivoklát is located about 50 kilometers west of Prague.
Bezděz castle was one of the most important Gothic castles in Czech lands, it was also a place of imprisonment of Queen Kunhuta and her son Václav II. Castle was founded between 12060-1280 on a hill called Velký Bezděz (Big Bezděz), right next to this hill is another summit called Malý Bezděz (Little Bezděz). Bezděz it’s not far from another castle – Kokořín. On a good day, you can see the double summit of Bezděz even from Prague.
15. Červená Lhota
Castle in Červená Lhota is a very unique “building” in South Bohemia. It stands on the island surrounded by a pond. It used to be a Gothic fort, later rebuild in a summer residence. The name Červená Lhota means the red village (according to the red brick roof, and later even façade). The pictures of the red castle reflecting in the water are simply stunning.
Kokořín is located only 50 kilometers north of Prague in a lovely location Kokořínsko. Castle was built in the 14th century by the order of Hynek Berka z Dubé. It’s a Czech national cultural landmark since 2001. Kokořínsko is a popular recreational area for its deep forests, sandstone rock mazes, and beautiful lakes. Great for cycling or trekking. You can get there easily from Prague (about 1 hour by bus).
Pernštejn castle belongs among the most beautiful castles in Moravia. The castle was founded in the 13th century. Its history is closely connected to Lords of Pernštejn – richest and most powerful lordly family of the Czech kingdom of that age. Pernštejn is a Gothic castle with an admirable defense system. It’s also a popular location for film crews all over the world. The castle is located in Moravia about 40 kilometers (25 mi) northwest of Brno. It’s easily reachable by public transport (in only 1 hour from Brno).
The ruins of Trosky Castle are dominant of Bohemian paradise, standing on summits of 2 basalt volcanic plugs. They have 2 peaks: the lower peak is called Baba (Old Woman) and the higher is Panna (Virgin). The castle was established in the 14th century.
Kost Castle is another castle located in Český ráj (Bohemian Paradise). This fortress was originally built after 1371, probably by Beneš von Wartenberg. Unlike most other castles in Czechia, it isn’t build up on the hill, but on a spit between two brooks and rocky valleys.
Although the Terezín is not a castle, this fortress has a sad significant role in history. It first became infamous as a prison, and later during World War II as a concentration camp and Jewish ghetto. Terezín Monument is dedicated to the holocaust victims. Terezín is made up of the Small and Big Fortress and includes a complex of buildings on both sides of the river. Terezín is a place to learn about the dark history of World War II.
Best Places to visit in the Czech Republic – Cities
Here is a list of cool Czech cities to visit. Well, I would say that there is a nice historical center in all cities in Czechia, but those ones deserve extra attention:
A good option to escape crowds is Olomouc – lesser-known but still a nice city with UNESCO sites. The most important monument is the Holy Trinity Column in the central square with a large group of Baroque statues. Another important place is the Olomouc Town Hall with the astronomical clock (to see the full performance, be there at 12 PM sharp). Visit also St. Wenceslas’ Cathedral, Church of St. Maurice pilgrimage place Svatý Kopeček (Holy Hill). Don’t forget to try Olomouc specialty – Olomoucké tvarůžky, which is a typical Czech smelly cheese.
Olomouc can be very easily reached by bus or train from both Prague and Brno.
Kroměříž is also one of the UNESCO places to visit in the Czech Republic. It is a beautiful historical city called the Athens of the Haná region. Kroměříž was founded in the 13th century, many of its houses have the arcades and most importantly you will find there wonderful gardens with a multicolored flood of flowers (Květná and Podzámecká gardens), fountains, charming colonnade, and monumental archbishop’s chateau. The Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž constitute a remarkably well preserved and unchanged example of a Baroque aristocratic ensemble.
Kroměříž is easily reachable by bus from Brno (in about 1 hour).
23. Mikulov and Pálava – Land of wine
Pálava is Czech Land of wine and Mikulov is its „capital“. The highlands of Pálava reminiscent “laying lady”. Pálava Natural Reserve is a part of UNESCO biosphere reserves. Thanks to the warm and dry climate, there can be found unique flowers and both flora and fauna are extremely rich in this area. There is also a beautiful water reservoir Nové Mlýny. Adrenaline enthusiasts and wellness lovers might try Aqualand Moravia in Pasohlávky.
Welcome to Brno, the 2 nd largest city in the Czech Republic. Brno presents a perfect combination of history and a modern city. You can find there remarkable historic places, delicious food, beer, and wine. Brno was voted as 6 th most favorite student city in the world! Once you are there, read this Ultimate Brno Guide to get some inspiration. The main must-see places are Špilberk Castle and Petrov Cathedral – two dominants of the city. St. James Ossuary or Brno’s underground are also cool places to visit.
Besides its UNESCO sites, Litomyšl is known as the birthplace of famous Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. Litomyšl has a beautiful Renaissance Castle with its sgraffito decoration. You will find there also the Baroque Theater – one of the few in the world that has been preserved almost in its original form. Litomyšl has a charming main square, lined with colorful arcade-fronted houses also from the Renaissance period. If you want to experience top-class cultural experience, plan your visit at the end of June, when there is Smetana’s Litomyšl opera festival.
Litomyšl is located in the Pardubice region and you can get there by public transportation in about 2,5 hours from Prague.
26. Plzeň and Pilsner Breweries
Plzeň (Pilsen) is the city worldwide known for Pilsner beer, where it was first produced in 1842 by Bavarian brewer Josef Groll. Pilsner later gave the name to the pale lager which is now known as a type of beer – pilsner. If you feel lost among different beer brands and type, we have prepared for you an ultimate guide about Czech beer .
Besides the beer-related activities like a visit to Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Beer Museum, Beer spa, etc. it’s nice to explore the city center with St. Bartholomew Cathedral, Marian Column, the Great Synagogue (3 rd largest in the world), historical underground or Techmania Science Center.
The bus between Prague and Plzeň takes only 1 hour.
Písek is a city in South Bohemia, where you can find the oldest bridge in the Czech Republic! The Gothic stone bridge is from the 13th century and it’s the 2nd oldest bridge in Europe! The bridge is 110 meters long and 6,5 meters wide, resembling the Charles Bridge in Prague. There used to be towers on each side of the bridge as well. In the city center, you can find the Gothic castle as well as the Gothic church with a clock tower.
There is quite a good bus connection between Prague and Písek.
28. Jindřichův Hradec
Jindřichův Hradec is a beautiful South Bohemian city with an elegant Renaissance castle on the Vajgar pond bank. The castle is exceptionally beautiful, placed in a nice Bohemian landscape. If you didn’t hear about that the legend of the White Lady still lives on! Not only the castle but the city center breaths with history, there are nice decorated houses, cobblestone streets, enchanting churches and you can see also the 15. Meridian, which goes through the central part and you will find it on the Church of Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
You can get there from Prague by bus which takes a little bit more than 2 hours.
Slavonice is a tiny Czech town in the so-called region „Czech Canada“, situated on the border of Bohemia, Moravia, and Austria. Slavonice offers a truly unique collection of Gothic-Renaissance monuments and beautifully decorated houses. You can see the stories from the Bible on the walls of houses made by the sgraffito technique. There are also amazing underground passageways to explore. Don’t forget to climb the Slavonice tower which offers great views to the surroundings.
Getting to Slavonice by public transportation is quite long and complicated. However, if you would like to visit something “of the beaten path”, Slavonice could be a good choice.
Znojmo, a historic town in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, is a popular tourist destination known for its well-preserved medieval center, picturesque vineyards, and delicious wines.
The town’s history dates back to the 11th century, and its strategic location on the Thaya River made it an important trade center for centuries. Znojmo’s medieval center is home to a number of well-preserved landmarks, including the St. Nicholas Church, the Town Hall, and the Znojmo Castle. Find out about all the great things to do in Znojmo here .
Best Places to visit in the Czech Republic – Nature
If you are a nature lover or if you want to escape the rush, plan your trip to some of our National Parks or mountain areas.
31. Český ráj (Bohemian Paradise)
Český ráj is a Protected Landscape Area in the North of Bohemia. It’s a nice recreational area where the most recognizable elements are sandstone rocks. Highlights of the whole area of 181 km2 are Prachovské skály (Prachov Rocks), Hrubá skála rock town with a beautiful castle places high up on the rock platform, Trosky Castle (14th-century ruins), Drábské světničky rocks , and Klokočské skály (Klokoč rocks). The whole area is perfect for cycling, trekking or even canoeing at the Jizera river.
Trutnov or Hrubá Skála are great gateways to Český Ráj.
32. Moravský Kras – Moravian Karst
Moravian Karst is an extensive and very unique Protected Natural Area not very far from Brno (Czech 2nd largest city). There are more than 1 000 caves, which make Moravian Kast one of the most important karsts of Central Europe. There are 5 different caves you can visit:
- Macocha Abyss (Propast Macocha) – More than 138 meters deep abyss/gorge.
- Punkva Caves (Punkevní jeskyně) – Cave with a romantic water cruise on the underground Punkva River.
- Balcarka Cave (Jeskyně Balcarka) – Cave with full-color stalactitic decoration.
- Katerinska Cave (Kateřínská jeskyně) – Cave with the biggest underground hall in the Czechia.
- Sloupsko-Sosuvske Caves (Sloupsko-Šošůvské jeskyně) a complex of large domes, and corridors.
- Vypustek Cave (Jeskyně Výpustek) – former underground fallout shelter.
Moravian Karst can be reached by public transportation from Brno (by train to Blansko and from there by bus).
33. Krkonoše and Sněžka (Czech highest mountain)
In case you belong to the people, who want to conquer the country’s highest mountain, then you need to visit Krkonoše National Park with the highest mountain of the Czech Republic – Sněžka (1603 m n. m.). Krkonoše is the most visited Czech mountain area. They are a perfect place for trekking and hiking in the summer, while in winter they are great for winter activities such as cross-country skiing, ski alpinism, and downhill skiing.
34. Šumava National Park
Šumava is the biggest Czech National Park (also called Bohemian Forest National Park). The most valuable part of the park is the Boubín primeval forest (Boubínský prales), where nature has evolved undisturbed for hundreds of years. Together with the forests on the Bavarian side, they have created the largest forested area on the whole continent. Šumava National Park was also declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Don’t miss a beautiful view from the look-out tower at Poledník (with the good visibility you can see as far as the Austrian Alps). Among the highlights of the park belongs its glacial lakes – Černé and Čertovo (Devil and Black lakes). You can head off exploring Šumava NP on e-bike .
There are also other beautiful places to visit in the Czech Republic like Jeseníky or Beskydy mountains + previously mentioned:
- Adršpašsko-Teplické skály
- Moravian Karst
Best Places to visit in the Czech Republic – Culture and Traditions
35. holašovice – historical village.
Holašovice is a small village situated in the South Bohemia. You can find there 23 wonderful Baroque farmsteads around the extensive village green with the gables with unique stucco decoration. The style is known as South Bohemian “Folk Baroque”. Holašovice is a perfect example of a traditional central European village that has kept its original medieval layout, land parceling and its historical appearance. Holašovice village is listed in the UNESCO world heritage list.
If you want to learn about Czech Folklor and traditions – visit Strážnice during some of the traditional festivals . It is an open-air Moravian village museum. You will find out how Easter or other festivals were celebrated in an authentic atmosphere of a Moravian village in the 19th century. The highlight event of the year is Strážnice International Folklore Festival – where you can see the dance performances and richly embroidered folk costumes not only from Moravia and the whole Czech Republic but also from other places all around the world.
Strážnice can be reached from Brno by bus or train.
Štramberk, a charming town in the Czech Republic, is renowned for its Štramberk Tower, a historic landmark offering stunning views. The town’s picturesque streets, lined with traditional Moravian architecture, create a captivating atmosphere. A must-try for visitors is the local delicacy, the Štramberk Ears (Štramberské uši), a pastry with an intriguing folklore. Before heading to Štramberk, read this ultimate guide on how to spend the day in Štramberk .
Best Places to visit in the Czech Republic – Other UNESCO sites
If you want to visit some places of the beaten path, pick one of these destinations:
38. Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem
Kladruby is only a small village in the Pardubice region. The place is unique for is training and breading farmstead. The Kladruby and Labem farmstead has a long tradition of training the Baroque draught horses of the Kladruber breed which were used during the ceremonies at the Habsburg Imperial Court. The Imperial Stud Farm in Kladruby was founded in 1579.
39. Krušnohoří/Erzgebirge Mining region
This mining region belongs to the latest UNESCO sites in the Czech Republic. It’s a group of technical mining landmarks in Krušné mountains in the north-western part of Bohemia and German Saxony (not very far from Karlovy Vary). The UNESCO mining region includes a total of 22 locations. In Czechia, it’s Krupka, Jáchymov, Abertamy, Horní Blatná, Mědník, and the Red Tower of Death in Vykmanov . From the 12th century to the 20th, Krušnohoří was a place of extraction and processing of tin, cobalt, silver, copper, iron, and uranium. What you might not know that the name of the „ dollar “ comes from the Czech „tolar“ from Jáchymov.
Třebíč is another Czech city with charming UNESCO sites. Třebíč offers the tranquillity of a small Czech city with medieval architecture, especially in the city center. Most interesting is the Jewish Quarter and its cemetery with 11 000 graves and 3000 tombstones. Important is also late-Romanesque basilica of St. Procopius.
It takes a little bit more than 1 hour to get to the Třebíč from Brno by bus/train.
41. Zelená Hora near Žďár nad Sázavou
Another UNESCO site is the Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená hora near Žďár nad Sázavou. It is a mystical structure with 5 gates, 5 chapels, 5 altars and 5 stars by architect Jan Blažej Santini-Aichel. The whole complex is literally interwoven with mystical symbols and enigmas.
Žďár and Sázavou can be reached by train in about 1 hour from Brno or in 2,5 hours from Prague.
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FAQ – Places to visit in the Czech Republic
What are the absolute top places to visit in the czech republic.
TOP 3 places you shoudn’t miss are: Prague, Karlštejn Castle and Český Krumlov , read also about more amazing places to visit in the Czech Republic.
What are the best castles to visit in Czech Republic?
Among the best Czech chateaus and castles are: Prague Castle, Karlštejn, Hluboká nad Vltavou, Český Krumlov, Lednice and more amazing castles.
What are the best cities to visit in the Czech Republic?
Except of Prague and small town of Český Krumlov, you can visit Telč, Kroměříž, Olomouc to enjoy the history or head to the bigger cities like Brno or Plzeň to visit breweries or enjoy nightlife. Read more about Czech cities.
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Learn Czech Vocabulary: Travel and tourism
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Czech Vocabulary: Travel and tourism
– useful words you should know –.
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10 Places to Visit in 2024
Here are 10 places to escape the crowds or rediscover spots you thought you knew
Whatever your preferred style of travel—from island-hopping by canoe to following your stomach around culinary hubs— we’re confident something here will unlock an urge to pack up and go.
The pandemic might have brought Belmond’s swanky Eastern & Oriental Express train to a temporary halt, but the company used the downtime to refresh the train’s wood-paneled cabins, and brought Taiwanese chef André Chiang on board to steer restaurants featuring a fusion of Southeast Asian cuisines. The train’s new routes, which launch in February, spotlight Malaysia’s wildly diverse landscapes.
Kenya’s safari parks remain its main draw, but new developments in Lamu, a palm-tufted island just off the northeastern coast, offer a culture-packed and hushed alternative. The recently launched NaiSabah, a traditional Omani dhow boat , offers multi-night itineraries around the Lamu archipelago, promising days packed with beach picnics, dives and nature walks .
Kangaroo Island, Australia
Nicknamed Australia’s Galápagos , it's one of the best places to encounter wild koalas and kangaroos , along with penguins, whales and wallabies. The 2019-2020 bush fires destroyed half of its wildlife habitat, but Kangaroo Island has bounced back. Two renewed lodges come staffed with guides who take the guesswork out of finding creatures.
The southernmost of Japan’s four main islands has long drawn in-the-know visitors from mainland Asia. But a supersize dose of new tourism projects has made its night markets, temples and onsen (hot springs) more widely accessible. Train geeks will celebrate a new 5-hour sightseeing route serving seasonal bento boxes and views of the hissing volcanoes and rocky coastlines.
Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City was set to deliver long before Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce made it a gossip column fixture. CPKC Stadium , a venue for soccer, music events and markets, will open in March. Pennway Point , an entertainment district coming in spring, will feature a beer garden, BBQ joint, and a Ferris wheel.
Prague, Czech Republic
“ Prague never lets you go. This dear little mother has sharp claws,” wrote Franz Kafka. Judging by the tourist numbers, those claws have reach. And this year ushers in a new reason to visit: Kafka’s hometown is marking the 100th anniversary of the writer’s death with events across the city . And when the Kafkaesque existential dread gets to be too much, Prague's legendary pubs await.
The Jewish Museum in Prague
Quintana Roo, Mexico
Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula may be dismissed by some as a haven for spring breakers, but there’s much more to the state of Quintana Roo. SHA Wellness Clinic , known for its longevity treatments, opens in January in Costa Mujeres, and an hour south, the Riviera Maya Edition hotel at Kanai just opened in a 620-acre nature reserve.
SHA Wellness Clinic
Buenos Aires, Argentina
In Buenos Aires, an often-lauded culinary scene is shining brighter than ever. The Belgrano neighborhood can introduce you to two core elements of life in Argentina: fútbol and meat. After a match at El Monumental , South America’s largest stadium, dine at Corte Comedor ’s modern grill with hard-to-find cuts of beef, veggies and charcuterie from sister spot Corte Charcuteria.
Leo Liberman/Corte Comedor
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minn.
You can still drink straight from many of the 1,200 lakes in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters , the million-acre liquid maze by the Canadian border. Often navigated via multiday canoe camping trips , the wilderness grants visitors time on solid ground, too, in rustic lodges and on island hiking trails. With miners eyeing the region, every visit this year plays a role in the area’s conservation.
Jenn Ackerman + Tim Gruber
Balearic Islands, Spain
Spain’s Balearic Islands are ditching their dance-all-night rep for something more Zen. Think fewer foam parties, more meditation circles. Ibiza , once synonymous with shot-slinging nights, now appeals to mindfulness mavens. In Mallorca , the new Son Bunyola hotel ditches the island’s DJ parties in favor of scenic cycling and languorous afternoons in the 92-foot-long pool.
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- Czech Republic: Changes in VAT from 2024; amendment to Real Estate Tax Act
The consolidation package came into effect and includes changes in VAT and amendments to the Real Estate Tax Act.
Changes in VAT from 2024; amendment to Real Estate Tax Act
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The consolidation package came into effect on 1 January 2024. It includes an amendment to the value added tax (VAT) Act and introduces a significant amendment to the Real Estate Tax Act. Read TaxNewsFlash
Two major changes to VAT include:
- The consolidation of two reduced rates of 15% and 10% into one 12% rate (reclassification of some items between tax rates)
- The limitation of the right to deduct VAT on the purchase of luxury vehicles
Supplies of books and related services are also now exempt from VAT with a right to deduct VAT.
Read a January 2024 report
Real estate tax
After more than a decade, tax rates have increased by approximately 80%. Many partial changes intended to intensify the collection of this tax have also been approved. The deadline for filing real estate tax returns this year is 31 January 2024.
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Praha je nejoblíbenější destinací Čechů, poprvé od roku 2012
Praha se postupně stává nejoblíbenější destinací u českých cestovatelů, také poměr domácích turistů v hlavním městě se i nadále zvyšuje. V roce 2022 domácí návštěvníci tvořili dokonce jednu čtvrtinu z celkového počtu 5 976 267 cestovatelů.
„ Je vidět, že se naše orientace na domácí klientelu během pandemických let vyplatila. Díky naší systematické podpoře domácího cestovního ruchu a marketingovým aktivitám se podíl českých cestovatelů zvýšil oproti roku 2019 téměř o 10 %,” říká předseda představenstva Prague City Tourism František Cipro a zároveň dodává: „ Navíc se jedná o skupinu turistů, kteří znají místní reálie, kulturní prostředí a není nutné je edukovat v místních pravidlech.“
Nejvíce Čechů do metropole přijelo na jaře a v období adventu. Na jaře minulého roku tvořili téměř třetinu všech návštěvníků Prahy. Průměrně v metropoli minulý rok strávili 2,5 dne.
Podle zástupců Prague City Tourism společnost některé ze svých aktivit přizpůsobuje a cílí výhradně na domácí cestovatele. Například vedle komentovaných prohlídek, které jsou zdarma k zakoupené vstupence na pražské věže a pouze v českém jazyce, společnost nabízí i další benefitní balíčky, například v rámci jízdy historickou tramvajovou linkou č. 42. Minulý rok v létě navíc spustila marketingovou kampaň V Praze jako doma, které cílila pouze na tuzemské návštěvníky.
„Praha patří mezi nejkrásnější města na světě. Naším společným cílem s Prague City Tourism je přispět k udržitelnému rozvoji turismu v metropoli. Ze zahraničí se snažíme společně lákat bonitní hosty, kteří pomáhají rozvíjet lokální ekonomiku. A Čechy se prostřednictvím portálu Kudy z nudy snažíme mimo jiné lákat na neobjevené skvosty . Mezi ty pražské loni patřil například Zámecký areál Ctěnice , Letohrádek Hvězda či Národní památník na Žižkově . Právě objevování míst, která jsou na turisty připravena, ale tolik se o nich neví, přispívá k většímu rozptylu cestovatelů po Praze,“ říká ředitel České centrály cestovního ruchu – CzechTourism, Jan Herget.