Eastern Bohemia (Východní Čechy)

East and north-east of Prague. This region offers a variety of scenery, from fertile valleys to Czech Republic's highest mountains, the Krkonoše (Giant Mountains). The charming Český ráj (Bohemian Paradise) nature reserve is a great place to take a few hikes and enjoy the beautiful sandstone formations and quiet forests. The zoo in Dvůr Králové nad Labem is one of the most famous in the Czech Republic.

Towns and Cities:
Česká Třebová, Dvůr Králové nad Labem, Hradec Králové, Jičín, Litomyšl, Pardubice, Vrchlabí...

Castles and Chateaus:
Kost, Opočno, Ratibořice, Trosky, Valdštejn...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
1999 Litomyšl Castle

Other:
Český ráj Nature Reserve, Krkonoše Mountains, Orlické hory Mountains, Zoo in Dvůr Králové nad Labem

Distance from Prague to Hradec Králové: 110 km/70 miles