Czech Republic is a landlocked country located in Central Europe. It shares borders with Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the north. The country bestrides Western Europe and Eastern Europe and therefore is best placed to provide the best of both worlds.
Czech Republic is endowed with beautiful adventure destinations that will give you more than the cultural experience of Eastern and Western Europe. Below are the top adventure destinations in the country.
If you love your alcohol, then Plzeň is the place to immerse yourself in the world of beers. It is the birthplace of the pilsener beer and is home to more than 500 varieties of beer. Amazingly, your beer adventure will be complimented by the wide variety of outdoor activities. The Plzeň neighborhood is located on the convergence of 4 rivers.
These are Bohemian villages that will give you enough places to explore for the whole of your vacation. With over 300 historical buildings, many festivals, lovely gardens and dozens of farmhouses, these idyllic villages will take you on a journey of Bohemian way of life.
On the foot of the Chřiby hills in Moravia is the beautiful town of Kroměříž. It features a Baroque chateau that has some of the most beautiful gardens in Europe. You will get to explore the extensive vineyards, sample the best of Eastern Europe wines and also get to visit the White Carpathians Biosphere Reserve.
It goes without saying that the city of Prague is the most popular tourist destination in Czech Republic. Its old center is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site Noteworthy is the Castle of Prague - the largest castle in the world. The city teems with tourist activity and you would be lucky to have the chance to explore this beautiful city.
5. Spa Towns
Finally, you will be missing out one of the greatest adventures in Czech Republic if you do not get a chance to visit the spa towns of Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Marienbad (Mariánské Lázně) and Franzensbad (Františkovy Lázně). The towns feature historical sites, stunning castles and incredibly magnificent chateaus.
Czech Republic is a cross-cultural country with some places featuring Eastern Europe culture while others feature Western Europe culture. It is also one of the most toured countries in Europe. If I were you, I would make a detour in Czech Republic during my European adventure tour.