in middle Bohemia is a district town of 20.000
inhabitants.Information on the town and the district.
In the Beskydy mountains, beneath the sacred mountain
Radhost, protected by the heathen´s god Radegast, a
small town of Roznov pod Radhostem attracts
thousands of visitors every year, mainly due to the
oldest open-air museum in our country. The Beskydy mountains, a western part of
the Carpathian Ellbow, belong to the most preserved
regions in Moravia.
nad Kneznou is a small charming district town (12.000
inhabitants) in the Orlicke hory (Adlergebirge) in the
north-eastern part of Bohemia. Because of poor living
conditions, it was a center of huge emigration to the USA
in the second half of the 19th century.
Sedlcany in district Pribram is a
tiny town with a population of 5000. Famous for its
One of the starting points to the Cesky raj (Czech
paradise) with its wild sandstone towns, rivers, woods
and ruins of proud medieval castles is the district town
of Semily. (CZ + E + G)
Slavonice, a renaissance pearl of the architecture on the
Bohemian - Moravian border. A near medieval castle Landstejn
has its own site (history, pictures, coat-of-arms, events
in the Jizerske hory (Isergebirge - description,
pictures, history, turist activities, travel, transport
CZ + E)
Strakonice in the Southern Bohemia
has more than 20.000 inhabitants. Ruins of medieval
castle in the centre of the town. Annual festival of
bag-pipers from all over the world. The official info
server of the town and district.
Industrial community near the city of Kladno. Brown
, though an old Moravian town, by administrative
changes located in the East Bohemian region. Svitavy, in
German Zwittau (CZ + E) was a center of so
called Hrebec - Schoehengst region. A birthplace of Oscar
Schindler, famous by the Spielberg´s List. The third link try here.(CZ + E)
The Krkonose mountains (Riesengebirge) have several
outstanding resort centers. One of them is a small town Svoboda nad Upou (Freiheit an der
But the most famous center of winter sports in Krkonose
Mlyn (Spindlermuehle) under the highest Bohemian
mount Snezka - Schneekoppe (1605 m).
Sternberk (Sternberg) in North
Moravia near the city of Olomouc was founded by the Lords
of Sternberg and there is a star above the mountains in
the town´s crest until now.
(CZ)(Moehrisch Schoenberg) is located in the Jeseniky
Mountains. A district town (CZ
+ E) of 30.000 people, center of textile (linen)
Tachov (Tachau) in the
Boehmerwald (Cesky les) is the westernmost Czech district
town with more than 10.000 people. CZ
are the twin towns between the Krkonose and the Jizerske
mountains (Riesen und Isergebirge) in the North Bohemia
near the city of Liberec.
The wonderful town square of Telc (South
Moravia) is a part of the World Cultural Heritage
declared by UNESCO. (CZ + E)
(CZ)a spa in the Krusne hory (Erzgebirge) with more than
The tall spire of the Tovacov´s
palais rules over the fertile region of Hana in Central
is a district town with 30.000 people in Western Moravia.
Center of footwear industry. The official
information center of the town (history,
sightseeings, nature, culture, services, addresses - CZ +
E + G). The E-zine
Silesia on the Olse river is a center of steel industry.
A town of 25.000 inhabitants.
One of the starting points when visiting Cesky raj
(Bohemian Paradise) is Turnov, a town located in its heart,
past and present center of quarrying, manufacture of
jewellary made of Boemian garnets, cut glass artificial
jewellery, monocrystals and synthetic stones.
Uherske Hradiste, a former royal
town on the Morava river in South-East Moravia. Now with
50.000 inhabitants. Old cultural center, with first
settlements dating back to the 9th century. Regional
Uhersky Brod, in the district of
Uherske Hradiste, is one of potential birthplaces of Jan
Amos Komensky - Comenius, a famous Czech scholar and
founder of the Church of Moravian Brethren. A so called Comenius´
map of Moravia from the year 1627 is one of the
oldest cartography works in our countries.
A center of North Bohemian region is the city of Usti nad
Labem (Aussig), located on the Elbe river near the
Saxony border, with 100.000 inhabitants. The second
(official CZ + E +G) and third
links to this industrial city are here.
Vodnany is a small town of 5000
people in the Southern Bohemia, between Pisek and Ceske
Volyne is located on the northern
slopes of the Sumava - Boehmerwald.
Vracov is a small community in
Southern Moravia, near the town of Kyjov. A center of
The biggest town in the Krkonose mountains is Vrchlabi
- Hohenelbe (CZ + E). The starting point to the
National Park of Krkonose. A museum, which features a
permanent ecological exhibition describing the
relationship of life and inanimate nature in the
mountains, exhibition of art craftsmanship, folk arts and
beginnings of turismus and mountaineering.
in East Bohemia with today´s 14 000 inhabitants has an
old history as the royal town donated to the Bohemian
Queens. The center of Czech Bus production (Renault joint
is today a suburb of Prague. A convent of Zbraslav
hosts exhibitions of National Gallery
The city of Zlin (CZ) with its 100.000
inhabitants is a cultural and industrial center of the
East Moravia. It used to be a headquarters of the BATA
footwear industry. Located in a valley, with its rectagle
streets, redbrick houses, parks and wooded slopes, Zlin
is also called a garden city. There are naturally more
links : http://www.zln.cz
(CZ) and http://zlinweb.zln.cz
(official city pages - CZ + E).The district of Zlin has
its own info server (CZ + E + G). Zlin is a center of a
large region. The regional
The border region with Austria has a variety of cultural
and natural beauties. Znojmo
belongs to the oldest Czech towns.Znojmo is center of a district.
nad Sazavou, a district town of 20.000 inhabitants in
western part of Moravia, was a center of a Cisterciens´
estate. The pilgrim church on the Zelena hora was
proclaimed by UNESCO as a part of the World Cultural
Ruda is a border market town in the Sumava mountains.
The summer and winter resort center.
Various regions of Bohemia and Moravia:
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).