The List of Internet Sources of Czech Towns
HOME PAGES OF CZECH TOWNS AND CITIES
Part ONE - A to P
a district town of 15.000 inh., 30 km SE of Prague. A
part of the community is the palais of Konopiste, in 1914
in property of the archduke Francis Ferdinand d´Este,
the heir of the Austrian Empire who was assasinated in
information are on this server as well.
, a town "of roses" in South Bohemia, with an
old castle surrounded by a pond, (basic info, guide,
surrounding, personalities, history, authorities and
turist facilities, pictures, maps, CZ + E) another link
in German Blauda, is an old village located in Moravia
near the historic town of Sumperk (Maehrisch Schoenberg).
The castle of Bludov is the craddle of the important
Czech noble family of Zerotin.
on the Odra river (in German Oderberg), located on the
railroad Vienna - Breclav - Prerov - Cracovia, is one of
the most important frontier crossing with Poland with
16.000 Polish and Czech inhabitants.
Boskovice, with its
chateau and the ruins of a medieval castle belongs to the
most visited towns in West Moravia.
The second largest city (nearly 400.000) in the Czech
Republic, the capital of Moravia, a cultural and
industrial center of Brno
The official WWW pages
of the Magistrate of the City (Administration,
history, sightseeings, personalities, photogallery, map,
hotels, city transport, culture, museums, fairs and
exhibitions, CZ + E + G).
The information server
(city, institutions, services, companies,
society, culture, entertainment - CZ + E).EUNET - the regional
server for Brno (CZ). An interactive map of
the city (CZ).
Actualities, events, regional information on the site of Cultural and Information
Center of the City.
district town with 18.000 inhabitants in the Jeseniky
Mountains (das Gesenke), under the Praded - Altvater
Mount, the highest peak in Moravia.(CZ + E
In Moravia, located just on the border to Austria and
Slovakia, there is an important district town of Breclav (official pages, actualities, history,
surrounding, photogallery - CZ) with 20.000
inhabitants. Additional information referring to the
region may be found on this server and also here.(CZ).
calcstone hills. The local newspapers Moravsky Jih
Pernstejnem (CZ - map, history, turist
info, services)(district Zdar nad Sazavou) used to
be a small town in the Czech-Moravian Highland until the
resources of Uranium were found nearby. A wonderful
castle of Pernstejn
lies some 10 kms to the SE. One more
link to Bystrice (CZ), which
was an important region of emigration to the USA until
Chomutov (Kommotau) could the first bigger town for the
visitors from North Germany. A private local e-zineNastup.
Kratzau or Kratzen in German - a small town near Liberec
(Reichenberg) in north Bohemia.
One of the poorest regions in Bohemia in the last century
was the region of Chrudim (Chrudimsky kraj) from where
thousands of people emigrated to the USA in the last
was a royal town, with picturesque square, a big
cathedral and old houses. Today a living town of 30.000.
Caslav (CZ + E) was a royal crown town, a seat
of the historical Caslav region (kraj Caslavsky). A
famous hussite military leader Jan Zizka was burried
here. Many immigrants have their roots in this area.
Ceska Lipa (CZ) (Boehmisch Leipa) in North Bohemia,
a district town of nearly 40.000 inhabitants.
Budejovice or Budweis, is located on the road from
Prague to Linz (Austria). The biggest city (100.000) in
the South Bohemia. Famous for its lager beer (Budweiser
has been still brewed here - and this is the only and
true Budweiser all over the world), historical center and
picturesque surrounding on the Vltava (Moldau) and the
Malse rivers. The other
WWW pages (CZ) with info on
history, accomodation, catering, culture, sport etc. (CZ). The photographies are on the server of the
University (CZ) of C.
Cesky Krumlov, or
Boehmisch Krumau, an UNESCO listed town of 10.000 inh.,
on the Vltava river in South Bohemia. A wonderful palais
of the princes of Schwarzenberg. Here is one more link and another one with
pictures. Before the war 75 % of inhabitants were
German-Bohemians. A server of Infocentrum (photogallery, services, accomodation, guides,
translators, brochures, maps, tickets, cultural events -
CZ + E + G + French)
Cesky Tesin (18.000
inhabitants) in Silesia used to be during the Austrian
monarchy in fact only a suburb of the town of Tesin. From
Poland is divided today by the river Olse.
Though a Moravian town, Dacice (history, life, activities, map CZ),
after administrative changes in 1960s belongs to the
South Bohemian region (district of Jindrichuv Hradec).
The neighboring towns are worth seeing as well: Telc,
Slavonice and Jemnice.
Dalovice is a
community near Karlovy Vary ( services,
turistics, transport, history - CZ + E + G)
is located in the Czech part of historic Silesia, a part
of Karvina,which was originally known as Frystat
(Freistadt). Inhabited mostly by the Poles. Iodine spas.
On the Elbe river, near Saxonian border, there is a
district town (50.000) of Decin, in German
Tetschen. Official WWW Pages of the town (town
and the region, actualities, map, history, chronicle,
statistics, pictures, services, culture, sport, nature,
authorities, sightseeing - CZ). There were
originally twin cities - Decin on the right bank of the
river and Podmokly (Bodenbach) on the opposite one. The
local newspapers (Děčínský
deník - CZ)
(Taus) is a district town with an old tradition, located
near the Bavarian border.(CZ). A
(CZ) beneath the Krusne hory -
Erzgebirge Mountains, suffered a lot by the coal mining
activities in the region in the past. The historic town
of today´s 8.000 people, is surrounded by the surface
mines from three sides. The famous italian writer,
adventurer and lover Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt
lived here and died in 1796.
a district town of 60.000 inhabitants, located on the
northern slopes of the Beskydy Mountains. The river
Ostravice formed a boundary between Moravia and Silesia.
There was Fridek (Friedeck) on the right side - in
Silesia and Mistek on the left bank of the river, which
was in Moravia. Both towns were united after 1945.Try
also following links: here
Albrecht of Wallenstein, a famous army leader during the
Thirty - Years War 1618 - 1648 was known as duke of Frydlant
(Friedland). The town lies in the northern part of
Bohemia and has 10.000 people.
a resort center in the Krkonose (Riesengebirge/Giant
Mountains).(CZ + E + G)
in the Boehmerwald/Sumava. A resort center
(- plan, history, accomodation, services, culture,
Brod Although this town (20.000) was inhabited by the
Czechs solely, its original name was Nemecky Brod
(Deutscher Furth - Germanfort). After the WW2 the town
adopted the name after Czech poet, writer and
revolutionist of 1848, Karel Havlicek Borovsky. There is
also another WWW
page (CZ + E - map, town, region,
history, sightseeings, photographies). Try this link also.
Just a stone-throw from Ceske Budejovice, there is Hluboka
nad Vltavou, a small town on the Vltava with one of
the most visited palais - a Czech Windsor - which was
built in the English Neogothic style. Try this official link
as well (history, chateau, gallery, zoo,
museum, sport, accomodation - CZ + E + G)
is a district town of 25.000 on the Morava river. The
craddle of the first Czechoslovak president Thomas
Garrigue Masaryk (1850 - 1937). Hodonin is a center of
the folklore region called Moravske Slovacko (Moravian
nat. costumes, songs, dances, vine)
Kralove is the third largest city (110.000 inh.) in
Bohemia. Old royal town, dedicated to Czech Queens (the
name can be translated into English as Queensborough) is
known under the German name Koeniggraetz. Yes, this is
the place where the most famous battle between the
Prussian and Austrian solders in 1866 war was held. Some
foreign sources (German mostly) mention this battle as
"battle at Sadova" which is a village nearby.
page can be found here. Official HK Guide with info
on history, sightseeings, culture and sport events,
services, surrounding, trips (CZ).
Hranice na Morave - Maehrisch Weisskirchen - is a
historic town in the Moravian Gate. A regional weeklyHranický týden .
Humpolec - the
town of the cloth - lies in Bohemia in district of
na Hané in the Hana region of Moravia - town,
church, chateau, personalities CZ.
is a small place on the edge of the Prague International
The name of the town of Jesenik
(CZ + E + G) is a puzzle for family
researchers. The town consists today of two parts:
Jesenik-mesto (town) and Jesenik-lazne (spas). The
original names for them were Fryvaldov (Freiwaldau) and
Graefenberg. The town is located in Silesia, in the
Jeseniky Mountains (das Gesenke). Before the WW2
populated by Germans only. It counts today 10.000 people
and it is the youngest district town in Czechia. (The
district was established - in fact re-established,
because it had existed until 1961 - only a year ago.)
Jicin (CZ + E), a district town in the
north-east Bohemia. The center of so called the Czech
Paradise - the Eden of forests, rocks, ponds, ruins of
old castles. Jicin has an old square and a palais, that
used to be a seat of the Albrecht´s of Wallenstein duchy
in 1620 - 1630s. Info on Jicin
and the Cesky raj region (Bohemian Paradise - Eden).CZ
Jihlava was once
Iglau in German. One of the most important medieval towns
in Moravia. Today with 60.000 inhabitants. A local
by God forgotten place in middle Bohemia, near the
district town of Pribram. The headquarters of military
area in the Brdy Highlands. Also a place of a huge
emigration in the last century.
a center of coal mining area in Silesia, near the city of
Ostrava. Karvina is an agglomeration of originally
independent towns and villages, in total 100.000
inhabitants. The former name of the town was Frystat
(Freistadt) and Karvina
was only a neighboring village. The area was populated by
the Poles, Germans and Czechs, either of them having
formed one third.
Horyin the Sumava (Boehmerwald) region with a
established by the emperor Karel IV. Luxembourg.
An industrial district townof 65.000 inhabitants, 30 kms
NW of Prague - Kladno
(basic info, location, map, sport, actualities - CZ + E).
Try also this one (CZ +
E). A look at
the region (CZ + E)
is a 25.000 district town
near the German border in the Sumava - Boehmerwald
Mountains. Famous for planting of carnations in the past.
The town and
region is also described here.
Kolin, an old town on
the Elbe river, east of Prague (40.000 people)
Labem (interactive map, history, sightseeings,
pictures, basic info- CZ + E) on the Elbe river, just 15
kms to the NE of Prague. A sugar factory. A place where a
dance Polka was born.
Kourim - a small
town in middle Bohemia. An open-air-museum.(CZ + E)
Krnov, in German
Jaegerndorf, a 25.000 towns in Silesia (district Bruntal
- Frauental), on the Polish border. Krnov is famous for
its church and orchestra organs production.
(Kremsier) (info, pictures, architecture, chateau,
gallery - CZ + E) in the fertile Hana region of Moravia
is the important cultural and historical center of
Moravia. A summer chateau of the Archbishops of Olomouc.
Pictoresque townsquare, gardens. Place, where in 1848 an
Austrian Reichstag was held, who addopted the first
Constitution. Regional weekly magazine HIT
On the rock above the Elbe river, half way between Hradec
Kralove and Pardubice in East Bohemian region, there is
an old and proud castle called Kuneticka
(CZ + E) (Kuttenberg) was ranked second after Prague
among the Czech towns in mediaval ages. Silver mines and
mint spread its glory to the entire Europe. A large town
reserve of 15.000 inhabitants. Another WWW pages.(CZ + E).
Information on the district are on this server and also here.
( in German Reichenberg) an important town in North
Bohemia near the Saxon and Polish border was the main
center of the German - Bohemian population.(basic info,
map, history, architecture, culture - CZ + E). The
population of the agglomeration reaches 150.000 people.
The official pages of Liberecoffer the overview of services, important addresses,
culture events, museum, zoo, botanical garden - CZ).
Another server shows the contemporary town and
its surrounding (CZ).
(Leitmeritz) on the right bank of the Elbe river is the
district town of 30.000 and the seat of a bishop. On the
opposite side of the river there is a former military
fortress and during WW2 the concentration camp Terezin
(Theresienstadt), where thousands lives of Czech Jews
were terminated. The town is located on the southern
slopes of the Boehmische
Mittelgebirge (Ceske stredohori).The official pages of the
The synonymum for cultural life in the East Bohemia is
the historic town of Litomysl.
A birthplace of famous Czech composer Bedrich Smetana.
Litomysl was center of the Czech emigration to the USA in
1850 - 1890s. A site dedicated to the
chateau of Litomysl.
of 30.000 inhabitants is the petrochemical center of
(CZ + E + G) on the estuary of the Vltava (Moldau) to the
Labe (Elbe) river is famous for its vine and castle
belonging to the princes of Lobkovicz. Regional
press. Some information on the region.
is a market place near Jihlava in the Czech-Moravian
a frontier crossing with Austria. The chateau once
belonged to the Liechtensteins.
is located in the Ceske stredohori in district of Ceska
Mlada Boleslav, a
former regional town (kraj boleslavsky) and rapidly
developing industrial district. The seat of the Czech car
production (SKODA - Volkswagen). A district newspapers. Official pages of the
Most (Brux) (CZ + E +
G) was a historic town that had to give way to coal
mining. Only a church was saved. The new Most arose in
the 1950 - 1970s. A district city of 80.000 in the Krusne
hory (Erzgebirge) mountains. Second
link is here.
lies to the NE of Hradec Kralove. A district town and
frontier crossing to Poland with a proud palais
on the hill above the old town.
a tiny town of 7.995 and 5 more (my family), on the
Morava river, in fact a suburb of the city of Zlin.
Nove Mesto na Morave in a pretty region of Ceskomoravska
vrchovina. A page of the hotel HOTEL SKI (CZ + E
(Neutitschein) in the Moravian Gate, where the river Odra
(Oder) flows in a valley between the Beskydy and Sudeten
mountains was once a capital of the region called
Kuehlaendchen or Kravarsko, side by side having been
populated by the Germans and Czechs. Today a district
town of 30.000.
(in German Neuern) is a mountain town in the Sumava
(Boehmerwald) near the Bavarian border. For other towns
in this region try this.
information for visitors, architecture, photographs - CZ
+ E) the third biggest moravian city with more than
100.000 inhabitants. A historic, cultural, educational
and industrial center. A seat of archbishops of Olomouc.
There are many links: first,
virtual city tour CZ + E), The public information service
of the magistrate is here.(CZ + E
+ G + FR + IT). Regional pressOlomoucky PULS
Opava (CZ + E) -
Troppau, was the capital of Austrian Silesia, of what
remained within the Austrian Empire from the former Czech
crown country, that Maria Theresia had to cede to
victorius Prussia in 1742.
Ostrava , or the steel
heart of the Czech Republic. The city of Ostrava is
formed by originally independant towns of Moravska
Ostrava (Maehrisch Ostrau) and Slezska Ostrava , also
called Polska Ostrava (Polnisch Ostrau). All three
nationalities lived here together for centuries and a
special dialect of German, Polish and Czech languages is
still spoken here. Today Ostrava has 400.000 and all the
metropolitan area more than 1 million people. Check these
links as well : here,
here and here .
of Ostrava. Electronic
magazine for citizens and visitors.The WWW pages of
the Ostrava region.
(description, services for visitors, CZ) - a second
largest city in East Bohemia, located on the Elbe river.
Historic center, chemistry ( SEMTEX production). A
district city of 100.000 inhabitants. An
unofficial server (map of surrounding, region,
geography, history, pictures, sightseeings, population,
culture CZ) and an offical one is here (CZ + E) A castle
Kuneticka hora nearby.
the confluence of the Vltava and the Otava rivers in
South Behemia. Formerly a center of a region (Pisecky
kraj). 20.000 inhabitants. A large ratio of emigration to
America from the country. Other two links : 1) anet.cz2) webhouse.cz
(Official home pages of the city - CZ + E) or Pilsen in
German, second biggest city in Bohemia with 180.000
inhabitants. A place that gave name to Pilsner. Pilsen Web Pages covers all
a small town of 6.000 near Litomysl in East Bohemia. A
birthplace of famous Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu. An unofficial
is a medium large district town in the middle of Moravia
with 60.000 inhabitants. Another link to the town of Prerov.
Info on the region,
regional newspapers (CZ)
district town in middle Bohemia, former royal mining town
(history, museums, pictures, Antonin Dvorak´s memorial
site, maps, addresses -CZ + A + G + IT)
This is the first part of links to various homepages of the
Czech towns and cities.
Bellow are some links to various regions of the Czech
the Beskydy Mountains (East Moravia)
with the highest peak Lysa hora (1329 m), are the
mounains of an unspoiled natural beauty and of an old
cultural heritage, though a biggest industrial region of
Ostrava is located on their northern edge.
The district of Ceskolipsko (Ceska Lipa - Leipa) is
the region of formerly volcanic hills, wild woods, lakes
and uranium mines. It is called Ceske stredohori (
The Ceskomoravska vrchovina presents a
large region on both sides of borders between Bohemia and
Moravia. The most visited towns are Jihlava (Iglau), Zdar
nad Sazavou, Hlinsko, Litomysl, Chrudim, Havlickuv Brod,
Humpolec and Trebic. Another server provides information
on transport, towns and communities, local newspapers,
society, sport, education, sightseeings, travels, local
radio station - CZ)
Cesky raj (Bohemian Paradise) was
mentioned several times within entries of the towns of
Jicin, Turnov and Semily. One of the most famous natural
regions in the Czech Republic.
around the towns of Litomerice, Lovosice, Bilina, Usti
nad Labem, Decin and Ceska Lipa has an interesting
English and Czech site (national park, towns, castles,
chateaux, culture, photos, map).
The region of Southern Bohemia around Ceske
Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Pisek, Strakonice, Trebon,
Jindrichuv Hradec and Tabor is like a fairy tale. A
pictoresque landscape with old farmers´ homesteads on
village plazzas, proud palais and castles, small blue
ponds full of carps, tiny hills, meadows and woods. Try this link as well.
West Bohemian region of a
spa triangle of famous Karlsbad, Marienbad and
The Krkonoše mountains - Riesengebirge
- is the highest mountain ridge on the Bohemian-Polish
(Erzgebirge - Ore mountains) form the border with Saxony.
A part of an Euroregion.(CZ + G)
The Lužické hory - Lausitzerberge -
in Nort Bohemia is another border mountain group (CZ + E
Moravian Carst - Moravsky kras, located 25 km north
of Brno, is a landscape of beauty. Limestone rocks with
gorges and abbysses. You may also look here.
Northern Bohemia - Severní Čechyis not only a
region of heavy industry and mining activities.
The empress Marie Theresia lost nearly all Silesia in
wars against Prussia. Only a small part of Silesia around Opava,
Krnov, Ostrava and Tesin remained within her empire as a
part of the Bohemian Crown Lands
TheSumava mountains, the Boehmerwald,
was a natural protection of Bohemia from the West for
centuries. The Bohemian Germans and Czechs built
prosperous and lively towns of Domazlice (Taus) Horsovsky
Tyn (Bischofteinitz), Klatovy (Klattau), Susice
(Suschitz), Vimperk (Winterberg), Volyne, Volary
(Wollarn), Prachatice (Prachatitz) a Cesky Krumlov
(Krummau).The beauty of glacial
lakes (Cerne, Certovo, Laka, Prasilske) is
worthseeing. A proposal of a
bus trip thru Sumava with the itinerary and map.The
list of camps and camping places with addresses,
facilities etc. A picture
gallery of Jan Kavale. A second information WWW page
Bohemia (Cz + E)is a region where the Elbe river has
its beginning. The region of fertile lowlands, as well as
of border mountains.
Postal codes you may find here: PSC
The sensitive map (worth trying
! but be patient !) of the Czech Republic and Prague. Geodézie ČS, a.s. is an
important producer of travel maps. On-line map 1:400.000 and
1:100.000 on their server (CZ + E).
and natural treasures of Bohemia and Moravia. Czech Travel and Hotel Guide (CZ
+ E + Russian) Turism and Sport in
the Czech Republic (CZ + E + G) SHOCart - the
cartographic map publishers from Zlin. On-line sell.
One more remark: Most of the linked documents are in Czech (CZ).
But sometimes already in English (E)or German (G).