The concept of off-season in the Czech Republic does not exist at all: in January or in July you can walk through the lanes of medieval towns, wander through the enfilade of halls of any of the more than two thousand castles, drink the freshest beer and eat lots of sausages.
Cities of Czech Republic
Fans of ancient architecture and long tours on castles, museums and other sightseeing places will appreciate the Czech cities. The most popular of them, of course, is capital Prague with its medieval castles, bridges and streets, but no less interesting, Brno, Ostrava, Pilsen (Plzeň) and others. Each of them has its own architectural monuments.
The region of South Bohemia (to the South of Prague) is worth of attention too. This is a land of not only of beautiful nature, forests, meadows and lakes but also of numerous medieval castles. The most famous of them is Cesky Krumlov, and the village Holasovice where you can see rare examples of wooden architecture.
Spa resorts of Czech Republic
Czech resorts are concentrated in the West of the country. The famous Karlovy Vary, Františkovy Lázně and Mariánské Lázně, Kynžvart. This region has the largest number of mineral springs with the most diverse chemical composition. Range of treatable diseases here is quite wide, so Spa resorts of the Czech Republic are very popular outside of the country.
Ski resorts of Czech Republic
The Czech Republic rarely taken seriously as a ski resort. The high mountains here, but the good tracks and the whole tourist infrastructure is available.
Professionals will be bored in the Czech mountains, but for beginner skiers and snowboarders it's beatiful. Moreover, the stay in these resorts will cost much cheaper than in Austria or Switzerland.
The most popular winter resorts are located in the regions of Krkonose, Sumava, Jeseníky mountains and the Jizera mountains with ski resorts of Spindleruv Mlyn, Vitkovice, Harrachov and Rokytnice-over-Serai. Most of them are located in the beautiful protected national parks and reserves, so it makes sense to go even if you're beginner.
Nature and national parks of Czech Republic
Beautiful scenery and scenic spots are in almost every region of the Czech Republic, but some of them are particularly noteworthy. South Moravia is famous for the fact that most of its territory is occupied by vineyards and there are also two national parks protected by UNESCO: Podia and Moravian Karst. The best place for eco- and agrotourism — Eastern Bohemia, where nature is preserved almost intact and carefully guarded.
Castles of Czech Republic
Throughout the country's history, the Czech lands caused an unhealthy interest of neighbours, and it was often attacked. Therefore, the construction of castles and fortresses was a harsh necessity. Many of them soon became residences of rulers and has survived virtually intact, but many were destroyed.
Castles built throughout the country, their biggest concentration is in the Central region and around Prague in particular. You should definitely visit the Prague Castle, Ceský Sternberk, Karlštejn, Konopiště, Křivoklát and so on.
The Palace of Dobris in Kutna Hora is well preserved to our days, including the interior of the halls, also as the castle Březnice with its ancient library and the armory. In the Melnik Castle, which belonged to the famous family of Lobkowicz, you can visit the wine cellar and participate in tasting.
Duchcov Castle of Baroque style is in the Northern Bohemia. There spent his last days the famous Giacomo Casanova.
Czech Republic — the land of beautiful nature, so in the last years they developing eco- and agritourism. For that travellers usually go to East Bohemia. There you can not only spend time hiking, but also live on farms, farming and breeding the horses.
As for nightlife, almost all of it concentrated in Prague. The best bars and clubs are located around Wenceslas square, the disco opens at approximately 22:00, but the fun starts only after the midnight.