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Czech Republic

The Republic of Czechoslovakia achieved independence from the Austro- Hungarian Empire at the end of World War I. In 1993, it split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Although the exquisite city of Prague was inundated by Westerners after the collapse of the Soviet Union ...

The Republic of Czechoslovakia achieved independence from the Austro- Hungarian Empire at the end of World War I. In 1993, it split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Although the exquisite city of Prague was inundated by Westerners after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the rest of the country is less explored but equally fascinating. Not far outside of Prague, the landscape quickly becomes idyllic, with mountains, waterways, castles and châteaux. To the east, central Moravia is distinguished by pungent cheeses and baroque cathedrals; west of Prague, the 13th-century town of Pilsen, provenance of the best-known Czech beer, sits at the confluence of four rivers. The region farther toward the German border is known for mineral springs and mountain winter resorts. 

WHEN TO VISIT

The Czech Republic experiences cool, dry winters and warm, showery summers. The western part of the country has the coldest winters and warmest summers. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Passport (valid for three months beyond end of stay and containing at least two unstamped pages). Visit travel.state.gov, and for travelers’ health information, cdc.gov.

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