Czech Regions

City of Prague

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City of Prague – MĚSTO PRAHA. More than a thousand years of building has left architectural gems in Prague which millions of visitors come to admire every year. Uncover the mystery of the Gothic monasteries – GOTICKÉ KLÁŠTERY, enjoy classical music concerts – KONCERTY KLASICKÉ HUDBY – in one of the Baroque cathedrals or relax […]

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Central Bohemian Region

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Central Bohemia region – STŘEDOČESKÝ KRAJ KUTNÁ HORA and the neighboring town of SEDLEC are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the most important buildings in the area are the Gothic, five-naved St. Barbara’s Church – CHRÁM SVATÉ BARBORY,  and the Italian Court – VLAŠSKÝ DVŮR, formerly a royal residence and mint – MINCOVNA, which […]

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Hradec Kralove Region

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Hradec Kralove Region – KRÁLOVÉHRADECKÝ KRAJ  This region is located in the north-eastern part of Bohemia. It is named after its capital HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ. Traditional industries in Hradec Králove include musical instrument manufacturing – the best known being PETROF pianos. The dominant buildings are the Gothic Cathedral of the Holy Spirit – KATEDRÁLA SV. DUCHA, […]

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Karlovy Vary Region

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Karlovy Vary region – KARLOVARSKÝ KRAJ. Spa City of Karlovy Vary – LÁZEŇSKÉ MĚSTO KARLOVY VARY is a famous city for its  Hot Spring – VŘÍDLO –   the warmest and the most yielding of the mineral springs – MINERÁLNÍ PRAMEN in Karlovy Vary. Today, the Hot Spring is the only thermal spring used for baths […]

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Liberec Region

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Liberec Region – LIBERECKÝ KRAJ. We will start our tour in the city of Liberec which is known for the breeding of white tigers – CHOV BÍLÝCH TYGRŮ. The town hall copies the architecture of Vienna´s town hall – VÍDĚŇSKÁ RADNICE. The dominating feature of Liberec and the whole Jizera mountains – JIZERSKÉ HORY – […]

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Moravian-Silesian Region

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Moravian-Silesian Region – MORAVSKOSLEZSKÝ KRAJ Due to black coal deposits – LOŽISKA ČERNÉHO UHLÍ – in Ostrava – Karviná area, this region belongs to the most important industrial territories of the country. But it also offers beautiful countryside, such as Moravian-Silesian Beskids – MORAVSKOSLEZSKÉ BESKYDY, often call just BESKYDY, with its highest mountain LYSÁ HORA, […]

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Olomouc Region

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Olomouc Region – OLOMOUCKÝ KRAJ City of Oloumouc – MĚSTO OLOMOUC – is also called the Little Prague – MALÁ PRAHA due to its historic center. It is well known for the Holy Trinity Column – SLOUP NEJSVĚTĚJŠÍ TROJICE. This column, which was included in the UNESCO monument list due to its historical and artistic […]

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Pardubice Region

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Pardubice Region – PARDUBICKÝ KRAJ  The Pardubice region got its name from the city of Pardubice. PARDUBICE is known for its Renaissance chateau – RENESANČNÍ ZÁMEK. This manor is an exceptional representation of the transition from castle to chateau. Worth mentioning is the Pardubice gingerbread – PARDUBICKÝ PERNÍK – and the Pardubice racetrack.   The Velká […]

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Pilsen Region

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Pilsen Region – PLŽEŇSKÝ KRAJ Today, we will start our tour through the Pilsen region in the city of Pilsen – PLZEŇ. The dominant building of the city is the St. Bartholomew´s Cathedral in Pilsen  CHRÁM SV. BARTOLOMĚJE V PLZNI. It has the tallest church spire – KOSTELNÍ VĚŽ –  in Bohemia, measuring 102,26 m. […]

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South Bohemian Region

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SOUTH BOHEMIA REGION – JIHOČESKÝ KRAJ South Bohemia is a landscape of endless lakes, ponds, pine forests, and vast peat bogs – RAŠELINIŠTĚ, enlivened by the silhouettes of towns and village churches that gently blend in with the humble farm estates. It is also the land of the imposing mountainous landscape of the ancient ŠUMAVA  […]

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