The Czech Republic is a country in the heart of Central Europe. Not only Prague and the spa towns are worth a visit. Beautiful countryside around Prague, mountains in the north, plentiful nature in Moravia are interesting parts of the Czech Republic.
The Czech Republic is divided into regions by cardinal points. The Central Bohemia
is place around Prague
. Here you can visited the Majestic Karlstejn Castle, Krivoklat Castle and Krivoklat forest, Lany Chateau, where Presidents relax. The Eastern Bohemia is known by Krkonose Mountain and Orlicke Mountain or by Bohemian paradise. If you are visiting the Eastern Bohemia you must see Baroque Kuks of Matthias Braun and the castle Kost. If you are interested in music you can visit Litomysl, the birthplace of Bedrich Smetana. Decin Chateau, Frydlant Chateau and Strekov Chateau belong to the Northern Bohemia. One of important town in the Northern Bohemia is Liberec, the centre of Bohemia's textile industry. The best known spa towns, Karlovy Vary, Marianske Lazne and Frantiskovy Lazne, are in the Western Bohemia. The Southern Bohemia landscape is perhaps the best example of the effort undertaken by many generations in cultivating it and making of this area highly productive and beautifully landscaped park. The Sumava, or Bohemian Forest, mountain range and its foothills, is also a part of the Southern Bohemian with dark lakes in the shade of majestic trees. The Southern Moravia
is the best known region of wine
. Modern Southern Moravia is represented by Brno, the second largest and second most important city in the Czech Republic. You can find here the monastery in Zdar nad Sazavou and Baroque Gothic cemetery church on Zelena hora. The Northern Moravia is the hilly region around the upper course of the Morava river, between the Jeseniky and Moravskoslezske Beskydy Mountains. Fulnek, Lipnik and Prerov towns are linked with the name of John Amos Comenius and the town of Hukvaldy near Frydek-Mistek is linked with the name of Leos Janacek.
The North-West Bohemia district has an open-cast brown coal mine and an associated coal-processing plant, a glass works, and a heating plant. Tourist activities could develop along the Labe Valley and the sand-stone cliffs of the Krusne Hory region. The South-West Bohemia has impressed many visitors to this part of West Bohemia with its beautiful countryside, deep forests, rivers, lakes and great wealth of cultural monuments. One of the most typical feature of the Western Bohemia is
the connection with near Germany. In the Western Bohemia and its metropolis, tourists may find many interesting historical sights, enjoy a pleasant vacation, and gather many unforgettable impressions and experiences. The South-East Bohemia is located in the central part of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands
. In Jihlava, in the South-East Bohemian is possible to visit Museum of the Highlands, the Regional Highlands Gallery, the catacombs and the modern zoo. The North-East Bohemia is a region of rich history, full of beautiful natural sceneries and dramatic contrasts. The romantic, rugged sandstone rocks, eroded by both water and wind, are the mountaineers' paradise. This region of industrial towns and protected landscape is something for everyone. Hradec Kralove is the natural provincial capital of the North-East Bohemia. Hradec Kralove is situated in Labe river basin.
The South-East Moravia is known for its wine and sunshine. The best known is a wine from Mikulov. Zlin is the town in the middle of Wallachian hills
. It's known by Tomas Bata's shue-firm and shues museum. The North-West Moravia is hilly region around the upper of the Morava river. The largest city is Olomouc. Olomouc is located in the middle of the extremely fertile Hana region, and therefore has always been the focus of both trade and the Church, which have significantly affected the growth of the city.