A small country, the Czech Republic is a historic, traditional, and romantic destination with beautiful old architecture, magical spires, and great beer.
Start your Czech journey in Prague, where you can experience a near-intact medieval city, complete with Gothic buildings from centuries ago. The 14th-century Charles Bridge, connects neighborhoods across the river. Must sees include the St Vitus Cathedral, the Old Town Square, the famous Astronomical Clock , The National Library of the Czech Republic, Prague Castle, plus the many incredible art galleries. The city is also a dynamic urban hub with a burgeoning culinary scene.
Exploring the Czech countryside will have travelers discovering numerous national parks and conservation areas like Bohemian Paradise, home to beautiful rock formations and attractive castles. Don't miss Podyjí National Park in Moravia, with its acres of virgin forests. Exploring the country this way allows you to find ancient villages and towns, many preserving their medieval past, and are home to wonderful old churches, large squares and palaces.Český Krumlov Castle is noteworthy, as are Brno's Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul and the spas of Spas of Karlovy Vary. Make sure to try some of the internationally praised Czech beer.
Avoiding the high tourist season, visit in fall or spring.