Sights and Destinations

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.

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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…

Bítov Castle and Vranov Reservoir

Bítov Castle

Bítov Castle is an enchanting neo-Gothic castle towering above the deep waters of Vranov Reservoir. It is located near the confluence of the meandering Moravian rivers Dyje and Želetavka, close to the tiny village of Bítov, in the South Moravian region, 27 kilometres (16.8 miles) west of the town of Znojmo, Czechia. Founded in the 11th century on the place of an old Slavic fortified settlement, it’s probably the oldest castle in the entire Podyjí…

Wenceslas Square (Václavské náměstí) - Prague, Czechia

Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square, in Czech called Václavské náměstí, or colloquially Václavák, is a large square in the New Town district of Prague. As a matter of fact, it doesn’t resemble a typical city square at all, but the Czech word náměstí is usually translated into English as “square”. Nowadays, it looks more like a boulevard or a wide two-lane street. Centuries ago, however, it was more like a square and was called Horse Market (Koňský trh)….