A piece of Windsor England in the middle of South Bohemia. That’s how one could sum up the magical Hluboká Castle, which got its present appearance in the 19th century after a Neo-Gothic reconstruction. Český Krumlov is situated on the banks of the Vltava river, the town was built around a 13th-century castle with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements. It is an outstanding example of a small central European medieval town whose architectural heritage has remained intact thanks to its peaceful evolution over more than five centuries.
Kutná Hora, the silver treasury and a true gem of the country, was present at the very start of the boom in the Czech Kingdom. Architectural styles, unique buildings from various historical periods and a long history full of wine making. This is precisely what you will find in Kutná Hora, a city whose historical centre with the Cathedral of St. Barbara and Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary have been included in the UNESCO world heritage list.
It’s a cultural-natural landscape complex of 283.09 square kilometres (109.30 sq mi) in the Lednice and Valtice areas of the South Moravian Region and its registered in the list of monuments protected as World Heritage Sites (WHS) by UNESCO. Aftter the visit of this unique landscape we will visit Valtice underground and you can taste moravian wines from the local producer.
Spa care in the Czech lands has a tradition going back hundreds of years. It has earned a reputation as one of the best in the world, which some famous visitors have come to the Czech spa towns to find out about for themselves. Let yourself be pampered in a world of elegant spa houses, exquisite, blossom-filled gardens and high culture as you sample specialities produced in the region, thus creating an experience for all the senses!
Terezín is a fortress built by the Enlightenment ruler Josef II and although the building named after his mother Maria Theresa was supposed to be used for defence, it paradoxically became infamous first of all as a prison, and later during World War Two as a Jewish ghetto and concentration camp. A visit to Lidice will bring to mind the tragedy that befell the small village on 10 June 1942, when the Nazis decimated it in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the acting Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia. Today the Lidice Memorial commemorates a place that was to be wiped off the map.
Karlštejn Castle holds an absolutely exceptional position among Czech castles. It was established by the Czech king and Roman emperor Charles IV as a place to store the royal treasures, collections of holy relics and the crown jewels. The very impressive layout of the castle buildings from the settlement outside the castle walls right up to the Imperial Palace and the towers rising over it will captivate you with their ingenuity.
It has become famous as the last residence of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, whose assassination in Sarajevo triggered World War I. The bullet that killed him, fired by Gavrilo Princip, is now an exhibit at the castle’s museum. You can residential rooms of Franz Ferdinand, who was also an enthusiastic hunter, a large collection of antlers.
Did you know that Pilsner Urquell has inspired more than two-thirds of all of the world’s beers, which still today are labelled as “Pils”, “Pilsner” or “Pilsener”? Go on a tour of the Pilsner Urquell brewery, and get to know the story of the legend born in 1842.
Spend a part of your holidays in nature. We have selected for you some of the best golf courses in Czech Republic. You will play with our golf player with HCP 5, which will guide you and give some tips how to be strong enough to contend with the golf course. The total price for the trip is by request and includes transfer, golf partner and a fee – if needed we also book golf clubs, trolley or buggy. Fee is changing during the year and depends on the month, day and time of your preferred start.