Czech Republic vacation and travel tips

Czech Republic vacation

Hello and welcome to our travel guide for your Czech Republic vacation! If you're looking for a great travel destination, you've come to the right place in the Czech Republic. The country has a rich history and culture, stunning scenery and world-class beer. Here are some tips to get the most out of your holiday in the Czech Republic.


Karlovy Vary Czech Republic

Wafers from the Great Spa Towns of Europe

Wafers are known as ingredients for Christmas cookies. These are thin sheets whose dough consists exclusively of water, flour and starch. If you eat them, they taste bland. Unless you rate them by sweet fillings or as...
Hotels in České Budějovice Czech Republic

Ten top hotels in České Budějovice Czech Republic

České Budějovice, a city in the Czech Republic, is an excellent choice for travelers who appreciate history, nature and good beer. The old town of České Budějovice is known for its historic buildings and squares, such as the Samson Fountain and Piarist Square. The city also offers...
We look in vain for Bohemian specialties in this restaurant

Bohemian food from South Bohemia

One reason I was particularly looking forward to our trip to Lipno Dam was bohemian food. I spent my childhood on the border of the Bohemian Forest. Among the dishes my mother conjured up in our kitchen were many...
Lipno dam cottage

Fantastic apartments at the Lipno Dam

Rent a holiday home or holiday apartment at the Lipno Dam Do you already know the Lipno Dam in the Czech Republic? It is a travel destination that is growing in popularity every year. If you like to relax and be active surrounded by nature, ...
Budweis Czech Republic Ceske Budejovice

České Budějovice, Czech Republic – Ceske Budejovice and its sights

Budweis in the Czech Republic is now known by its Czech name Ceske Budejovice. We are going on a trip from our vacation spot at the Lipno Dam in Bohemia. There we want to see the sights in the old town of České Budějovice. The town is about...
Cesky Krumlov hotels

Cesky Krumlov Hotel – Find your Krumlov hotel here

If you want to visit Cesky Krumlov, it is best to stay in accommodation near the old town. However, since the Old Town is a pedestrian zone, not all accommodations in Krumlov offer parking facilities. There are several paid parking lots outside of the old town.
Cesky Krumlov on the Vltava

Cesky Krumlov and its sights

Cesky Krumlov and its sights We were surprised by Krumau on the Moldau or Cesky Krumlov, as the city is called in Czech. On a day trip from our apartment in the holiday village Landal Marina Lipno on Lake Lipno we need only half an hour ...
Vyšší Brod monastery

Vyssi Brod and its monastery

Already on the way to the Lipno reservoir we pass Vyssi Brod and its monastery. We like the place as soon as we drive through it. The monastery of Vyšší Brod, which is located on the outskirts of the village on the banks of the Vltava River, is particularly striking ...
Lipno at the Lipno reservoir in the Czech Republic

Holidays in winter at the Lipno reservoir in the Czech Republic

A winter holiday at the Lipno Dam in the Czech Republic is not just for skiers and snowboarders. We discovered that during our stay in Lipno. Lake Lipno is an artificial lake connecting the cities of Ceske Budejovice (Budweis) and Prague...
View of Lake Lipno from Landal Marina Lipno holiday park

Landal Marina Lipno holiday park in Lipno nad Vltavou Czechia

Advertisement - In the morning, the mist droplets rising from Lake Lipno freeze into ice crystals. They shimmer through the air in front of the window of our holiday apartment. The sun's rays make them glitter, which, after ice-cold nights over the hills of the Bohemian Forest, make their way to ...

Travel to the Czech Republic

Most tourists arrive in the Czech capital, Prague, by plane. But there are also many bus and train connections from other European countries if you are planning a trip to the Czech Republic. Renting a car is a great way to explore the country on your own. Public transport is also well developed and connects many places in the country.

Accommodation for your vacation in the Czech Republic

There is a wide variety of accommodation in Czech Republic, from budget hostels to luxury hotels for your vacation in Czech Republic. In Prague there are many nice hotels in the old town. These are often a bit more expensive, but offer spectacular views of the city. If you're looking for something cheaper, there are plenty of budget hotels and hostels across the city. Outside of Prague there is also plenty of nice accommodation to spend your Czech Republic vacation in, especially in the picturesque towns and villages of the Czech Republic. Just look around online to find the best deal for your Czech Republic trip.

Czech Republic insider tips

Besides the obvious tourist attractions, there are also many hidden gems in the Czech Republic that you can discover during your holiday in the Czech Republic. One of these recommendations is the small town Cesky Krumlov, which is often referred to as “Little Prague”. The city is simply beautiful with its cobblestone streets and medieval flair and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Another recommendation is the city of Olomouc, which is often overlooked. However, it has a beautiful old town and many historical sights to offer. If you like hiking, you should definitely visit the Šumava National Park. The scenery is simply stunning and there are many beautiful hiking trails to explore.

Eating and drinking on holiday in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is known for its first-class beer and hearty cuisine. If you are in the Czech Republic, you should definitely try the Czech beer. This is often made in small breweries. Food in the Czech Republic is also very tasty and hearty, with dishes such as roast pork, goulash and dumplings. Another must-try is the traditional dish “Trdelnik”, a sweet cake sold on the streets.


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Czech Republic vacation and travel tips

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.