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Cities of Czechia.

Tourist information about popular cities in Czech Republic.

The Czech Republic offers a variety of beautiful and historic cities that attract tourists from around the world. Here are the top five most popular tourist cities in the Czech Republic:

Prague: The capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague, is a major tourist destination known for its stunning architecture, rich history, and vibrant culture. The city’s historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage site, features iconic landmarks such as Prague Castle (map), Charles Bridge (Karlův most, map), *Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí, map), and the *Astronomical clock (map). Visitors can explore the charming cobblestone streets, visit numerous museums and galleries, enjoy the local cuisine, and experience the lively nightlife.

Český Krumlov: Located in Southern Bohemia, Český Krumlov is a picturesque town renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture. Its historic center, another UNESCO World Heritage site, boasts a beautiful castle, winding streets, and a charming riverside setting. Visitors can stroll through the town, visit the castle complex, and enjoy cultural events such as the Five-Petalled Rose Celebrations.

Karlovy Vary: Karlovy Vary, also known as Carlsbad, is a renowned spa town located in western Bohemia. It is famous for its natural hot springs and elegant spa architecture. Visitors can indulge in spa treatments, taste the mineral-rich thermal waters, and enjoy the scenic surroundings. The town also hosts the International Film Festival every year.

Brno: As the capital of the South Moravian Region, Brno is the second-largest city in the Czech Republic and offers a vibrant mix of history, culture, and modernity. Highlights include the Špilberk Castle (map), Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul (map), and the functionalist Villa Tugendhat (map). Brno also hosts numerous festivals and events, including the Ignis Brunensis fireworks competition.

Plzeň: Plzeň, located in western Bohemia, is known as the birthplace of Pilsner beer and is home to the famous Pilsner Urquell Brewery. Visitors can take brewery tours, explore the historic city center with its Gothic Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (map), and visit the Great Synagogue (map), one of the largest synagogues in Europe.

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#1 Cesky Krumlov

Český Krumlov is a historic town located in in the South Bohemian Region. It is known for its well-preserved medieval architecture.

#2 Visit Brno

Brno holds the distinction of being the third-largest historic preservation zone in the Czechia, following Prague and Olomouc.

#3 Bohemian Switzerland

Whether you’re a nature lover, hiker, or simply seeking a tranquil escape, this region provides a memorable experience.

Regions of Czechia.

Tourist information about the regions of Czech Republic.

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Bohemian Paradise (Český ráj): Located in northern Bohemia, the Bohemian Paradise is a picturesque region characterized by sandstone rock formations, deep forests, and medieval castles. It is a popular destination for hiking, rock climbing, and exploring enchanting towns such as Jičín and Turnov.

South Bohemia: This region is known for its stunning countryside, picturesque towns, and historical landmarks. Český Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the highlight of the region, with its well-preserved medieval architecture and beautiful castle. Other notable places include České Budějovice, Třeboň, and the scenic countryside of the Bohemian Forest.

Moravia: The region of Moravia in the eastern part of the country offers a different ambiance from Bohemia. It is known for its charming wine-growing areas, historical towns, and natural beauty. Brno, the region’s capital, is a vibrant city with a rich cultural scene. Other attractions include the Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape, Olomouc with its impressive Baroque architecture, and the wine regions of South Moravia.

Krkonoše National Park: Located along the border with Poland, the Krkonoše Mountains are the highest range in the Czech Republic and home to the country’s only national park. The park offers breathtaking landscapes, including lush forests, alpine meadows, and majestic peaks. It is a popular destination for hiking, skiing, and outdoor activities year-round.

Karlovy Vary Region: The Karlovy Vary region, named after its famous spa town, is known for its thermal springs, spa resorts, and beautiful landscapes. Apart from Karlovy Vary, the region includes charming towns such as Mariánské Lázně and *Františkovy Lázně, where visitors can experience traditional spa treatments and enjoy the serene surroundings.

Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

Apply for a visitor visa. Find out what document you need to travel, visit family and friends, do business, or transit through Czechia.

IDOS TRANSPORT.

IDOS is a comprehensive public transportation information system in the Czech Republic, including trains, buses, trams, and metros.

AMAZING CZECHIA.

AMAZING CZECHIA presents the most interesting places in one of the most beautiful and picturesque countries in Europe and worldwide.

Czech Tourist Club (KČT) – The Czech Tourist Club (Klub českých turistů, KČT) is maintaining and marking all hiking trails. Formed in 1888, the club really began going trail-marking after the World War II. Today more than 40,000 kilometers of marked routes maintained by 1,350 volunteers are available. The club also coordinates the bike and skiing trails across the country.

IDOS | Seznam – Both sites cover all Czech trains, buses and city transport and many train and bus lines abroad.

Prague.eu: If you are specifically interested in events and festivals in Prague, the official tourist website of Prague provides a comprehensive list of upcoming events. It covers music festivals, theater performances, exhibitions, and more happening in the capital city.