Czech Republic Tours And Prague Tourism
The Czech Republic is located in Central Europe bordering Poland to the north, Germany to
the northwest and west, Austria to the south, and Slovakia to the east. The capital of Czech
Republic is Prague which is also the biggest city and a popular tourist destination. Brno,
Ostrava, Plzeň, Olomouc, České Budějovice, Zlín, Hradec Králové, Ústí nad Labem,
Pardubice and Karlovy Vary are the other important cities of Czech Republic.
There are 2 distinct cultural and geographic regions, Bohemia and Moravia. Bohemian cities
and towns are popular for their spas and vineyards. It is also home to many castles which are
open for visitors. One of the other tourist attractions is the availability of hundreds of miles of
marked trails for hiking, cycling and skiing.
In Prague there are many things to see and do for tourists including:
The Castle District (Hradèany) – It has some of the best churches and museums. It also has
some beautiful gardens, fortifications and state apartments.
St Vitus Cathedral – It is located in the Castle District, the prominent feature of this cathedral
is the spires which soar high in the sky. It is also the country’s largest church with great
Charles Bridge (Karluv Most) – This is one of the most popular tourist spots of the city and
should not be missed.
Old Town Square (Staromĕstské Námestí) – It is the most vibrant square of Prague with
many historical structures. It also hosts various markets every year like the yearly Christmas
The Jewish Museum – It is the largest Jewish Museum in Central Europe with a vast
collection of Judaic art works.
Vyšehrad – Is a great hill fort built on a rock above the river.
At the moment there is a fabulous 8 day tour taking in Prague and other highlights of Czech
Republic departing from Prague in September, 2011 - see below
Conditions: Departure from Prague 5 September 2011. Airfares not included. To receive $500 per couple discount, you must