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Sights and Destinations

For a country of its size, Czechia has quite a lot to offer to the crowds of tourists who visit it every year. Except beaches. There are no good beaches in Czechia. But if you're interested also in great architecture and beautiful landscapes, there are many great places in Czechia which make up for the lack of beaches.

Czechia is world-famous for its beer. Everybody knows that. But did you know that Czechia also produces wine? Find out where. This filterable list presents some of the most popular and most amazing sights and destinations in this nice country in the very heart of Europe. New places will be added automatically to the list as the site grows.

St Vitus Cathedral, Prague, Czechia

St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral is a Roman Catholic shrine located within the premises of Prague Castle, towering above Prague’s Lesser Town. By its full name, it’s referred to as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert (in Czech: Katedrála svatého Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha). Say the name Prague and a vision of the St Vitus Cathedral immediately springs to mind. It’s undoubtedly one of the most remarkable and recognisable landmarks in Prague and the…

Strahov Monastery. Prague, Czechia

Strahov Monastery

Strahov Monastery (Strahovský klášter in Czech) is among the most enchanting sights of Prague and one of the architectural gems in all of Czechia. It’s located just a stone’s throw away from Prague Castle in the Strahov district of Prague, on the western edge of the Lesser Town, the heart of the Golden City. There is a lot to see and do in the Strahov Monastery. Marvel at the beauty of the fascinating Strahov Library, study the details of…

Podyjí National Park, South Moravia, Czechia

Podyjí National Park

Podyjí National Park is a natural protected area in the South Moravian Region situated along the border with Austria between the towns of Znojmo and Vranov nad Dyjí. Although it’s relatively small in size, it’s bursting with natural splendour. It lures travellers with its unspoiled charm, ubiquitous tranquillity, breathtaking views and hundreds of rare species of fauna and flora. Podyjí is a place every nature lover should see. The Czech name Podyjí refers to the…

The Dancing House (a.k.a. Ginger and Fred) in Prague, Czechia

The Dancing House

The Dancing House (Tančící dům in Czech) is a building situated on the corner of Rašínovo Embankment (Rašínovo nábřeží) and Jiráskovo Square (Jiráskovo náměstí) in the New Town of Prague. An instant eye-catcher, referred to as an original, stylish, one-of-a-kind but also as a controversy-sparking and divisive structure, the Dancing House is a fine example of contemporary architecture and it lures travellers from all over the world. It ranks as one of the most iconic…

Panorama of Vranov nad Dyjí

Vranov nad Dyjí

Vranov nad Dyjí (also known by its German name Frain an der Thaya) is a fascinating market town located in the south-western part of the South Moravian Region, near the border with Austria. It’s nestled in the deep valley carved by the meandering river Dyje (or as it’s called in German – Thaya), lying on the westernmost edge of the Podyjí National Park, one of the four national parks in Czechia. The pretty town is…