Introducing the Czech Republic
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west and northwest, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast. Prague, the capital, is the largest city with 1.3 million residents. The entire country counts 10.5 million people.
The Czech Republic offers an exciting history: castles and chateaux everywhere, illuminating the stories of powerful families and individuals whose influence was felt well beyond the nation’s current borders. Prague Castle, a famous tourist attraction and home to many museums and galleries, is said to be the largest ancient castle in the world, covering an area of nearly 70,000 square meters. Besides its deep history, beautiful landscapes and impressive architecture, the Czech Republic offers a wide range of activities for young and old: hiking, biking, horseback riding, skating or golfing… the Czech Republic offers it all!
The capital Prague is known to be one of the world’s most beautiful and cultured cities – and one of the most exciting ones considering its dynamic music and arts scene.
What else to do? The city of Pilzen is worth a visit, home of Pilsner Urquell, the original lager. It is located about 90 km west of Prague, and one of the most populous city in the Czech Republic. The most common Czech beers are pale lagers of pilsner type, with characteristic transparent golden color, high foaminess and lighter flavor. The Czech Republic has the highest beer consumption per capita in the world!