Czech & Slovak Republics - History, Culture & Food (Chapter)
This chapter contains the History, Culture, Food & Drink, Environment and Outdoors chapters from Lonely Planet's Czech & Slovak Republics guidebook.
With 18 Unesco World Heritage-listed sites between them, it's no surprise the Czech and Slovak republics are rich with culture, history and natural beauty. This tasty chapter fills you in on each country's unique background and character, whetting your appetite for the journey ahead...
- all the best national parks in both republics
- free-wheeling: enjoy the republics from the saddle of a bike
- the truth about Czech beer
- our favourite Czech & Slovak restaurants
- from the 6th century to the Euro: handy history timeline
Coverage includes: History, The National Psyche, Lifestyle, Economy, Population, Sport, Religion, Literature, Cinema, Music, Architecture, Painting & Sculpture, Theatre, Culinary Staples & Specialities, Drinks, Celebrations, Where to Eat & Drink, Vegetarians & Vegans, Eating with Kids, Habits & Customs, Food Glossary, The Land, Wildlife, National Parks, Environmental Issues, Hiking, Cycling, Rock Climbing & Mountaineering, Skiing & Snowboarding, Water Sports, Caving, Other Activities.
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