Karlovy Vary (Carsbad)

A famous spa city, named after its founder the King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV., is located in western Bohemia, about 130 km from Prague. Established in 1370, the town has always been a popular destination due to a healing power of its hot thermal springs. It features 13 main hot springs and over 300 smaller springs.

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Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov is a unique medieval town located on the Vltava river in the South Bohemian region, whose history dates back to the 13th century. The town with it beautiful historical centre, 300 protected medieval buildings and the castle complex is UNESCO World Heritage site. The castle complex is one of the largest complexes in the Eastern Europe.

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Kutná Hora

Kutná Hora is a an ancient silver mining town, located in the central Bohemian region, about 70 km from Prague. The history of the city dates back into the XIII century, when its population grew quickly as the silver fewer took hold. In the XIV century, Kutná Hora became an important political, economic, and cultural power and gained the international renown due to its production of Bohemian coins (Praguegroschen)...
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Bohemian paradise (Český ráj)

A territory of Bohemian Paradise enjoys the status of Protected Area and the status of UNESCO Geopark member. It is situated in the north of Bohemia, about 100 km from Prague, and spreads on the area of 180 km2. The region boasts some untouched nature, the most impressive sandstone rock formations, a spectacular scenery, stunning castle ruins and old castles.

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Giant Mountains (Krkonoše)

Krkonoše, sometimes referred as the „Giant Mountains”, are the highest mountains in the Czech Republic and the oldest National Park. It features the highest peak of the Czech Republic – Sněžka (1 602 m2). The river Elbe rises here and it is by far the most popular skiing destination and vacation area. Giant Mountains boast a number of well-groomed and well-organised ski resorts.

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Adršpach - Teplice rocks

Adršpach – Teplice rocks, a unique set of sandstone formations, are located in the north-eastern Bohemia, about 170  km from Prague, close to Polish borders. They were named after two towns in the heart of the district – Teplice nad Metují and Adršpach.  An impressive beauty of Adršpach rock town, splendid lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and a fairy-tale scenery of sandstone rock formations attract more than 250.000 visitors per year.
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Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad)

Mariánské lázně, situated in western Bohemia, is a jewel of Czech spa towns. A Neo-classical and Art-Noveau spa town is set amongst mountains and boasts some beautiful scenery and a large variety of attractions. It is a charming, peaceful, lush green oasis with a large number of trees, parks, shrubs and flower beds.

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