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International driver's license in the Czech Republic

Traveling around the Czech Republic by car is an exciting adventure, allowing you to enjoy its beautiful landscapes, ancient cities and rich history. However, before you hit the road, it is important to familiarize yourself with the basic requirements and rules of the road in the country.

International driving permit (IDP) in the Czech Republic:

For those planning to rent a car in the Czech Republic and whose national driving license is issued outside the European Union, having an international driving permit is mandatory. This document simplifies the rental process and ensures that you can legally drive a car in the country.

Basic traffic rules in the Czech Republic:

  • Driving is on the right side of the road.

  • The use of seat belts is mandatory for all passengers.

  • Compliance with speed limits: 50 km/h in built-up areas, 90 km/h on highways and up to 130 km/h on motorways.

  • Headlights must be on 24 hours a day all year round.

  • Driving while intoxicated is strictly prohibited.

  • Using a mobile phone without hands-free is prohibited.

Famous sights of the Czech Republic:

  • Bohemian Switzerland National Park: Famous for its majestic sandstone canyons and inspiring landscapes.

  • Cesky Krumlov: A UNESCO-listed medieval town with a magnificent castle and charming streets.

  • Kutna Hora: Famous for the Bone Church and other unique Gothic monuments.

  • Moravian Karst: An extensive cave system with deep gorges and underground rivers.

  • Bohemian Paradise: Offers travelers rock towns, castles and nature reserves.

Before you set off, make sure you have all the necessary documents and insurance, and that you have reserved a reliable car. Explore the beauty of the Czech Republic by car, plan a route taking into account local attractions and relax while enjoying a journey through one of the most beautiful countries in Europe.