Czech Republic

Last Updated: 7th Jun 2012

<p><img src="" class="rightwise" title="jan hus momument prague czech republic" alt="jan hus momument prague czech republic" /><br /> <strong>Capital:</strong> <a href="/contikipedia/articles/prague">Prague</a></p> <p><strong>Currency:</strong> Czech Koruna (official) <a href="/contikipedia/articles/the-euro">Euro</a> (unofficial)</p> <p><strong>Language:</strong> <a href="/contikipedia/articles/central-and-eastern-european-language-basics">Czech</a> is the nation&#8217;s official language; however, English is understood in the more developed areas</p> <p><strong>Visas:</strong> <a href="/contikipedia/articles/visas-travelling-to-europe">Travel Visa Information</a></p> <h2>Basic Country Information</h2> <ul> <li>Czechs generally have a very relaxed, laid back attitude to life and times don&#8217;t mean very much</li> <li>People are very proud of their food and culture and you should try some of the local foods like dumplings, duck, goulash, and bramborake</li> <li>Most Czechs are very understanding of how difficult their language is to learn and use and are very accommodating to visitors who cannot speak Czech</li> <li>Beer, particularly pilsner beers, are very important to Czech culture</li> </ul> <h2>Places Contiki Visits in the Czech Republic</h2> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/prague">Prague</a></li> <li>Cesky Krumlov</li> </ul> <p>h2.<a href="/search?scope=tours&amp;terms=czech+republic"><strong>Contiki Tours that travel to Czech Republic &gt;</strong></a></p>