By far the most visited destination in Czech Republic, and for a good reason, if you like big cities full of life and activities, then Prague is definitely a place for you.
Prague is a historic city full of beautiful old architecture, small old streets full of small local shops which are meandering in all directions through the city center, if you like cultures, Prague have many things to offer, like museums, theaters and festivals.
Prague is also well known for it’s low prices, great restaurants and some of the best beers in the world.
The Charles bridges, walk in the old city center, Prague Castle, Czech Beer Festival, Petřín (city park).
2. Czech Paradise and surroundings
Czech Paradise is situated in the northern part of Czech Republic, close to the German and Polish border.
This area is full of beautiful and unique nature with thousands of sandstones there are raising up on the hills through the forest, the area are also well known for its activities and outdoor sports, which are perfect to do through the whole year. You would also have the opportunity to visit some of Czech Republics many ruins, castles and caves.
Frýdštejn Castle, Trosky castle, Hruba Skala castle, Bozkov cave, hiking, climbing, rappelling, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, river rafting, dogsled trip.
3. Český Krumlov
Český Krumlov is situated in the South, close to the border of Austria, it is a small old beautiful town with a river running through, the area is known for its many lakes and rivers, green hills and small mountains, which also are a good place for winter activities.
10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Cesky Krumlov
4. Czech Switzerland
Enjoy a trip into the fairytale landscape of Bohemian Switzerland.
A mystical landscape of pine forests and deep valleys, with majestic rock towers, gates, walls, ravines, rock cities and labyrinths rising up from them. This description fits the Bohemian Switzerland National Park precisely. This empire of rocks is home to the rarest of animals and also plays host to remarkable plants.
Guided hike to the stone gate and a gondola trip
5. Giant Mountains
The Giant Mountains (Krkonose Mountains) are the most well known mountains in the Czech republic – mountain Snezka is the highest peak of the country with it’s 1.603 meter . The Giant Mountains are the most visited region in Czech in the winter season. Wide offer of accommodation in the Giant Mountains – cottages, chalets, hotels and bed&breakfast houses. Accommodation in the Giant Mountains is a great choice when you like sports (skiing, hiking, biking) and virgin nature. Skiing in the Giant Mountains – excellent conditions for winter sports already from December until April. Downhill skiing in the Giant Mountains in altitude 700-1300 metres above sea level.
Two days guided hike passing waterfalls, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, dogsled trip.
6. Caves north of Brno
Situated inside the Moravian Hills, north from Brno, The Macocha cave (translated name: Step Mother, local name Punkva cave) is the most visited out of four caves, being very spectacular due to a combo trail inside: half visiting by walking and half of the visit (about 0.5 km long) is made by boat along real “inside rivers” captive inside illuminated stone walls and low vaults. At the halfway between these two parts of the visiting circuit the guide is leading the group to see the magnificent Machocha Abyss and the emerald lake at its bottom.
The breathtaking trip starts at the small parking of the resort Skalny Mlyn, (here is also ticket selling point – both for the small touristic train up to the cave entrance and for visiting the cave –if you don’t choose to walk to the cave entrance (2km on the asphalted road, along the Punkva River).
7. Karlovy Vary
The town of Karlovy Vary is located in the western part of the Czech Republic at the confluence of the rivers Teplá and Ohře (Eger), about 120 km from Prague. It is the largest and most famous spa town in the Czech Republic.
The town hosts innumerable cultural and sports events throughout the entire year. Many became popular among the Karlovy Vary public and tourists. One of the most popular social events is the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, which every year attracts the film fans from around the world. But the films are not only screened here. Thanking to its unique environment and architecture, Karlovy Vary has been used as a shooting location for well-known films. For example, lately it was James Bond: Casino Royale.
International Film Festival, Spa & Wellness
8. Medieval restaurant in Detenice
One step into the tavern and you will be transported from the 21st century back to the Middle Ages! You will immediately feel the ancient energy radiating from the vaults and old stone walls. Each sentence shouted out by the clamorous staff and tones of medieval songs will make you feel as they did in yesteryear.
Sit down on a wooden bench at a stone table and forget your everyday worries and become part of the Middle Ages. The local speciality is meat roasted on an open fire and other unique dishes that are hard to find anywhere else.
Then all of sudden, a group of lovely dancers, and swordsmen will provide you with a night of entertainment. A beggar pleading for leftover bones, music seducing you to dance- one does not know what to watch first! These are the real Middle Ages.
More info about The Medieval Tavern
9. Castle Karlstejn
Castle Karlstejn is a large Gothic castle founded 1348 AD by Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor-elect and King of Bohemia. The castle served as a place for safekeeping the Imperial Regalia as well as the Bohemian/Czech crown jewels, holy relics, and other royal treasures. Located about 30 km southwest of Prague above the village of the same name, it is one of the most famous and most frequently visited castles in the Czech Republic.
More info about Castle Karlstejn
10. Plzeň (Pilsen) – the capital of beer
Pilsen is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic. It is located in western Bohemia. It is an important industrial, commercial, cultural, and administrative center.
The city was founded on the confluence of four rivers – Uhlava, Uslava, Radbuza and Mze – by the Czech king Wenceslas II in 1295. Situated on the crossroads of two important trade routes and close to Prague, Pilsen experienced an immediate rapid growth.
Pilsen is a center of international cultural events and festivals that include the Smetana Days, the Theatre Festival, International Drawing Biennial, Skupa’s Plzen, and the International Big-Band Festival. The Pilsen Cultural Summer offers various open-air-stage concerts in the city center.
More info about Plzeň