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Step back in time in the Czech Republic as you discover its medieval architecture and fascinating history. Known as a nation of bibliophiles, Czechia charms with its literary traditions, with its numerous libraries. Soak up the art and culture of this charming and vibrant country on an escorted tour with us.
Enjoy a plethora of stunning architectural sights in fairy-tale Czechia. From Prague, the ‘city of a thousand spires’, and the Gothic and Renaissance town of Český Krumlov, to the Bohemian town of thermal springs, Karlovy Vary, and the Krkonoše National Park’s mountain range, the Czech Republic boasts an array of historic cities, baroque palaces, enchanting castles, outstanding architecture, and fascinating natural wonders.
The UNESCO-listed Old Town, or Staré Mesto, in the exquisitely beautiful heart of Prague, offers some of the most famous historic attractions in Eastern Europe. Visitors can enjoy stunning Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture in this district. For a spectacular view, head for the top of the Old Town Hall Tower.
East of the capital is the Bohemian city of Kutná Hora. Explore the UNESCO-listed town, with its incredible architecture – from the Gothic St. Barbara's Church to the notable Sedlec Ossuary skeleton chapel. Or perhaps take in the baroque Archbishop's Chateau in the city of Kroměříž. The charming city of Český Krumlov, in the South Bohemian region charms with its dramatic, medieval castles and scenic river panoramas.
Despite the country’s turbulent past, the Czech Republic preserved much of its traditions and architecture. Here, visitors enjoy medieval Gothic architecture that goes back 500 years, romantic and awe-inspiring castle, and ancient traditions.
History and culture abound in Czechia, and there is so much to explore. Book your holiday to Czech Republic with Newmarket Holidays.
A bustling melting pot of history and tradition, with its medieval architecture and majestic castles, the Czech Republic is truly engaging. Here are some of our top things to do on your holiday in Czech Republic.
Czech cuisine takes influences from various Central European dishes, while also influencing surrounding countries. Many of the Czech Republic’s popular dishes are hearty, consisting of a lot of meat, carbs, and thick soups and sauces.
Knedlíky or dumplings, are a huge part of Czech cuisine, often served with main meals. Goulash is commonly considered a classic Czech dish – usually made with beef and garnished with fresh onions and peppers. Soups are also considered a staple in the Czech Republic, and often accompanied with sourdough bread.
For a taste of traditional Czechia food, call at one of the ubiquitous sausages stands for delicious Klobásy or Párky frankfurters. Many restaurants around the country offer the traditional Czech fare of soups, pork, dumplings, salads (pickled in winter) and delicious Austrian-style puddings.
Beer is very popular in the Czech Republic, with many pubs serving the famous locally brewed Pilsner.