Czech Republic

Czech republic is one of those countries that have a booming tourist industry in last years. Brimming with history and natural beauty, it is home to a host of beautiful national parks, wonderful landscape, stunning small towns with Gothic architecture and medieval castles straight out a fairy tale.

  • If there is one thing that the Czech Republic is famous for around the world, it is beer. Head to the town of Pilsen to sample the original Pilsner Urquell beer at its source, while Budweiser Budvar and Staropramen are also very popular both with locals and tourists. Czech beer is well suited as an accompaniment to the local cuisine, which often features heavy dishes like duck or pork.

  • Hiking is one of the best things to do in the Czech Republic has system of trail blazing as sophisticated as anywhere in all of Europe. There are marked trails all over the country, and many of them begin directly outside railway stations, where you have a choice of routes. Maps for hikes can be found in most large bookstores in the Czech Republic. For one of the best hikes, check out Karlstejn Castle and the holy cave monastery.

  • Trains can be used to reach even the most remote parts of the Czech Republic, but journey times can often be long, especially when traveling through the countryside. Buses can sometimes be a better option, with the buses from Student Agency particularly useful for certain trips.

Routes to Czech Republic

There are several international airports in the Czech Republic where you can touch down. It is most likely that your destination will be the capital city of Prague as you can get to the Czech Republic’s capital city with several dozen airlines from all corners of the world. However, there are other international airports that can welcome you in Brno, Ostrava, Karlovy Vary, and Pardubice.

Since 2007 the Czech Republic has been a member of both the European Union and the Schengen area. Citizens of EU and the Schengen area may stay in the Czech Republic with no permit requirements. You only need a valid travel document or an ID card. U.S. citizens may enter the Czech Republic for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa. If anyone stays in the Czech Republic longer than three months, he or she must notify the relevant authorities.

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