Czechia is a beautiful country full of amazing nature and cultural heritage. The atmosphere of Czech cities and towns reminds the old fairy-tales. Natural sights are not an exception. Their beauty will simply take your breath away. Discover 10 places, you should visit while being in the Czech Republic!
We will start with the most popular “tourist trap”- Prague. Even though it is a city overcrowded by visitors, it is worth spending there a day or two. Prague is simply beautiful and full of green options. For inspiration, you can read this article.
The national park is not one of the biggest ones, but it offers amazing and romantic sceneries and natural treasures. This place is the favourite cycling destination and there is no doubt why.
Hluboka nad Vltavou Castle
The chateau is situated in Hluboka nad Vltavou and it is often described as the most beautiful castle of Czech Republic. After neo-gothic reconstruction in the 19th century, the magical castle can be described as a piece of Windsor England in the middle of South Bohemia.
One of the most important karst areas in central Europe will amaze you by outstanding caves, gorges, valleys, and streams. Very remarkable part is view to Macocha Abyss from the upper and lower footbridge. You can also cruise in Punkva Caves on the underground river, where you can see the bottom of Macocha Abyss.
This lovely city is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The romantic atmosphere is strengthened by winding medieval streets, scenic burgher houses, romantic nooks and impressive castle. While exploring the city, don’t forget to visit the castle, one of the medieval pubs and river Vltava. You can either sit in one of the restaurants and cafés or rent a raft or boat and experience a sail full of adrenalin.
“There are not many places in Europe that offer as many natural attractions and beauties as Bohemian Paradise (Český ráj)” says Bohemian Paradise Association and we totally agree with them. Breath-taking rock formations, deep valleys, and meandering rivers complete the magical atmosphere of Bohemian Paradise. It is a perfect place for all nature lovers.
Castles and gardens of Czechia
Czechia has so many beautiful castles and chateaus with even more beautiful gardens. If you like to explore the artistic work of world-known architects, don’t miss some of the gardens surrounding castles and chateaus. You can get inspiration in our article here.
We already made an itinerary through Lednice and it is also mentioned in the article about gardens linked above. But we simply have to mention it again. The atmosphere of the castle and the whole area is so beautiful, that you can´t miss it on your trip around Czechia.
Massive sandstone towers walls and rocky boulders create narrow walkways, ravines, and trails. Rock town trips are great for all – mountaineers, romantics or families with children. Simply everybody, who loves nature. Quite a lot of rock towns can be found in Bohemian Paradise- Drábské světničky, Hruboskalské Rocks and Prachov Rocks. However, the most famous is Adršpach Rock Town near Hradec Kralove.
Maybe the most famous spa town among foreign visitors. If you look for relax, Karlovy Vary is a good choice. The city has something for everybody- whether you are family with children, spa guest or party animals. It is not only about beautiful, historic architecture, but you will also find a place to relax in nature- Spa Woods are favorite location among locals. You can also learn how to make glass in the largest glass factory in Czechia. Karlovy Vary is famous for its International Film Festival, where lots of world-known celebrities take place.
Have you been to one of the places above? Share your experiences in the comment section!
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