The Czech Republic is a country in central Europe. It is a member of the European Union since 2004 and it was born from the division, happened in 1993, of Czechoslovakia in the two countries of Slovakia and Czech Republic. The country is formed by three great historical regions: Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. The state capital is Prague.
With a car rental booked with Rent.it at the Ruzyne airport of Prague, it is possible to set off for a touristic trip to discover the many beauties of this nation. A tour of the Czech Republic can only start from Prague, the golden city or the City of a hundred towers. The historical center of Prague (Staré Mesto) is a world heritage site and it is visited each year by millions of tourists. Other places worth visiting are the cathedral of St. Vitus, with the relics of the patron saints of Bohemia, and the old jewish cemetery.
The Czech Republic is also famous for its many beautiful medieval castles, which were built as early as the thirteenth century. Among these it is worth remebering, in addition to the Castle of Prague, the castle of Kromeriz with its beautiful gardens; the castle of Lednice and that of Litomysl. Many of these buildings have also been declared world heritage sites by the UNESCO.
Other cities worth of visit are the univeristy city of Olomouc, with the cathedral of St. Wenceslas but especially known for its square where stands the majestic column of the Holy Trinity, built in the ‘700 and over 30 meters high. Finally Brno, where the lovers of architecture can not miss a visit to Villa Tugendhat, a masterpiece of the german architect Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe.
At the end of the tour, it will be possible to return the car rental to the desk at the airport of Prague, certain of having spent memorable days in a magical country, rich in history and culture.