Your holiday starts the moment you open the guide ...'No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one.' - "Independent". This book is the winner of the "Guardian" and "Observer" 'Best Guide Books' and "Wanderlust Magazine" Silver Award for 'Top Guidebook'. Together the Czech and Slovak Republics offer glorious Medieval, Gothic and Baroque architecture, stunning landscapes of rolling hills, spectacular mountains and welcoming beer halls. This book helps you to explore the romantic metropolis of Prague and historic spa towns using unique 3D models and birds-eye-view maps. Photographs, illustrations, cutaways and floor plans of all the major sites ensure you don't miss a thing. It provides clue up on the basics, from the most comfortable places to stay (whatever your budget) to the best bars and restaurants. It allows you to discover where the locals go, enjoy vibrant night life and relaxing retail therapy, hiking and skiing in the High Tatras, stunning cathedrals, local crafts, markets, colourful festivals, scenic walks or drives and thematic tours. It provides all the information you need for an unforgettable trip.