15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

Czech republic, also known for by its shorter name - Czechia is a country located in Central Europe. Neighbouring with Poland, Austria, Slovakia and Germany. Making it a perfect destination for European travellers and for people who are cross-railing. The whole country has evolved to be a popular touristic destination. Czechia has many beautiful castles, gardens, bridges and hence why it is attracting many movie productions and as a wedding destination. Czech republic is definitely worth to visit beyond the famous Prague. Therefore, if you do have more time, hire a car or book bus or train tickets to visit some of the beautiful places scattered around Czech Republic. From famous South Moravian Tuscany, Moravian vineyards, national parks to UNESCO heritage castles and sites. Visit other large cities in Czech republic, such as Brno or Ostrava, or simply explore the nature and history. Below is top 15 places you should pinned down to your map for your next Czechia visit.

1. Cesky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov is a popular picturesque city in south of Bohemia. The stunning 13th century castle that is under Unesco is located above the Vltava river, giving the spectacular views for visitors. The city itself is small, and easily walkable. However, consider staying an overnight and exploring the surrounding nature on bike or hiking as well.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


2. Karlstejn castle

The Karlstejn castle is a large Gothic castle founded in 1348 by Charles IV, a king of Bohemia. The castle is located outside of Prague and it served as a place for safekeeping the Imperial Regalia and Bohemian/Czech crown jewels and other royal treasures.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


3. Karlovy Vary

You may have heard about this city for its annual Film Festival that is held in this city. Karlovy Vary or so called Carlsbad is a spa town in the west of Bohemia region. It has numerous hot thermal springs and making it a popular resort for locals as well as tourists. Apart from hot springs, it is a home for several colonnades with columned walkaways. Make sure to visit Karlovy Vary also during Film Festival in summer time, where many international and national stars have present as well, showcasing independent and large scale movies.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


4. Trebic

Another overlooked town in Czech republic is Trebic. Located in the Moravian part of the Vysocina region, about 65km from Brno. It is third most important town in Moravia, and one of three Unesco sites in Vysocina. The little cute town on Jihlava river is famous for its number of Unesco World Heritage sites, such as the Jewish Quarter and St. Procopious Basilica. 

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

5. Telc

Another small town located in southern Czech republic, is known for its Italian Renaissance architecture including the chateau formerly a Gothic castle with carved wood ceilings. You should not also not miss the pretty picturesque and well-conserved Renaissance and Baroque colourful houses with high gables and arcades on the main town square, that is part of Unesco World Heritage Site since 1992.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


6. Lednice castle

Lednice is a small village in South Moravia, and it is known for the beautiful Lednice castle that is also listed under Unesco. The castle have the largest park in the country and it covers about 200 km2. Since Lednice/Eisgrub first passed into the hands of the House of Liechtenstein in the mid-13th century, its fortunes had been tied inseparably to those of that noble family. The palace of Lednice began its life as a Renaissance villa; in the 17th century it became a summer residence of the ruling Princes of Liechtenstein.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

7. Mikulov

Mikulov is located in the south of Moravia in Breclav district, not too far from Lednice. It is another beautiful town located on a hill of Palava mountains and surrounded with vineyards. The highlight of the city is Mikulov castle, dominating the landscape of a town. The region is famous for wine-making and attracting wine-tourism here. You may also get on 65km long Mikulov Wine Trail that starts here in the town. Most popular here are white wine varieties and they occupy about 80% of the region’s vineyards. The most common varieties are Welschriesling (Ryzlink vlašský) and Grüner Veltliner (Veltlínské zelené). 

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

8. Palava

Palava mountains is a beautiful vineyard landscape that Mikulov city is located in for example. Pálava is in the warmest and driest region of the Czech Republic, where winemakers have apparently thrived since the 2nd century AD. There are many hiking or cycling routes you can go through the vineyard landscape. Exploring the place where they make wine, romantic ruins of castles and little villages where you can get some wine tasting on.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit

9. Hluboka nad Vltavou castle

Hloboka nad Vltavou castle is a historic château situated in Hluboká nad Vltavou town, and is one of the beautiful castles of Czech republic, definitely one of the romantic monuments. It was built in the second half of the 13th century, the fairy tale looking white Neo-Gothic style castle was once a castle of Czech king Premysl Otaka II.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


10. Moravian Karst

The Moravian Karst and cave is a karst landscape located not far from the north of Brno, near the town of Blansko. It is a protected nature reserve, it encompasses a number of notable geological features, including roughly 1100 caverns and gorges and covers an area of roughly 92 km². One of the main attractions in this single geological feature is Macocha Abyss, a gorge 138m deep formed when teh ceiling of a cave chamber collapsed. Macocha Abyss is also the place where the Punkva River begins to run underground through the Punkva cave system, and two small pools of water are visible at the surface.


15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


11. Marianske Lazne

Marianske Lazne is another spa town in Karlovy Vary region. The town is surrounded by green mountains, parks and charming pavilions. Like Karlovy Vary, Marianske Lazne is endowed with many mineral spring waters attracting both locals and tourists. It is a place to heal, to relax and to discover beautiful architecture of the city.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


12. Sumava national park

The Šumava National Park, or Bohemian Forest National Park, is a national park in the South Bohemian regions of the Czech Republic along the border with Germany and Austria. They protect a little-inhabited area of the mountain range of the same name, the Šumava or Bohemian Forest. A great place for some nature, hiking, adventure or skiing in winter times.

13. Bohemian Switzerland national park

Bohemian Switzerland, also known as Czech Switzerland, is a picturesque region in the north-western Czech Republic. It lies on the Czech side of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains north of Děčín on both sides of the Elbe River. It extends eastward into the Lusatian Mountains and westward into the Ore Mountains.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


14. Olomouc

Olomouc is another city in the east of Moravia, known for its beautiful baroque fountains, 18th century Holy Trinity column or an astronomical clock in the Town Hall. The city's main square is surrounded with beautiful churches and houses. Don’t forget to try the cheese, Olomoucký sýr or tvarůžky, reputedly the smelliest in the Czech Republic.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit


15. Kromeriz

Kromeriz is a town in Zlin region in Moravia. The main landmarks of the worn is Baroque Archbishop's palace, where some scenes from Amadeus and Immortal Beloved were filmed. Another city under Unesco World Heritage city is worth exploring with its beautiful castle, flower gardens and churches.

15 beautiful places in Czechia to visit






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