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Czech Tourist Club – KČT

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KČT is an abbreviation of the Czech Tourist Club.

The history of the club dates back to 1888, when it was founded by patriots around Vojta Náprstek. For more than a century of history the Club is not only the organization of tourist events and club activities, but such an significant activity around the Jubilee Exhibition in 1891, construction of the Prague Petřín Tower and cable railway. During the First Czech Republic (1918–1938) was the club quite wealthy and he was one of a number of chalets and even castles. After World War II was virtually abolished KČT and assimilated by ČSTV (communist Czechoslovak Federation of Physical Education). The restoration work took place after the Velvet Revolution in 1989.

Today, the KČT roughly 40,000 members, nearly a quarter of young people.

The basic organizational unit KČT unions which are organized into 14 areas with the same border region. All umbrella KČT Headquarters based in Prague.

KČT members organize an annual basis over a thousand events intended for club members or otherwise interested in all types of tourism – walking, cycling, skiing and water sports, moto-tourism, speleo-tourism, mountaineering, hiking and, most recently disabled and horseback riding. Places sections of youth are grouped under the Association of TOM ČR.

Czech Tourists Club publishes for its members – and the public journal Turista.

Links (in English)

About KČT

Links (in Czech)

Websites KČT
History KČT
The rules of movement in nature
Tourist signs for pedestrians