Do you feel proud of your roots when someone tells you that they are going to spend a vacation in the place you have been growing up? I definitely do. And it happens to me quite frequently since I come from Žďár nad Sázavou, a town famous for its exceptional baroque structure of the Pilgrimage Church of St. Jan Nepomuk that is listed in the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage Sites.
We Czechs may not have a sea but that doesn’t mean that we don’t like boating. I personally went boating on Vltava but I am also going to give you some general tips for boating. There are several rivers in the Czech Republic that allow you to drive a boat in it and each of them offers an entirely different cultural experience.
With its area and a total population of 300,000, the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region is the third-largest city of the Czech Republic. Ostrava is located 10 kilometers south of the Polish and 50 kilometers west of the Slovak border. It is considered one of the greenest cities in the Czech Republic. Ostrava is also an important economic & cultural center. Many jobs have been created involving sectors such as IT, outsourcing industries, and over 30,000 students are studying at universities in Ostrava.
If you’re visiting South Moravia, there is no way you wouldn’t eventually visit the town of Znojmo. I mean, how could you not? It’s historically and culturally one of the most important places in South Moravia and for a good reason! Znojmo is famous for its wine, pickles, history and beautiful architecture. You could say there is something interesting for everyone.
Did you know that Kutná Hora can be loosely translated to “digging mountain”? No wonder – Kutná Hora is hiding a whole new world underneath its surface. To this day not all underground tunnels have been discovered. Many people disappeared in them, never to be seen again. And that’s just the beginning!. Kutná Hora is packed with mystery, history and great restaurants. It is a very popular destination that can keep you busy for the whole day.
Prague – considered the “City of a Hundred Spires” attracts thousands of tourists and becomes along the way a top destination. The capital city of the Czech Republic embodies a big variety of styles and this way creates a refined atmosphere with a unique charm. Let’s get to know more about this fabulous destination!
Unless you’re a passionate fan of spelunking, you might think that caves are boring. After all, they’re dark, wet, narrow, and probably full of bats – who are known carriers of dangerous diseases, among other things – and that’s pretty much about it, right? No? If you are one of those people who agree with that statement, then let me try to change your mind because there is one area in the Czech Republic known for its fascinating caves. It lies in the middle of beautiful forests that look like from brothers Grimm’s fairy tales. But don’t worry – there are no evil old witches lurking within!
I would like to introduce my hometown to you. As a long time resident, I know all the small streets and interesting stories from this little town close to Kutná Hora. Despite the fact that thanks to its proximity to Kutná Hora it is often overlooked, Čáslav is still a great destination for a one day trip or just for a stop on your way home from another cultural experience in the Czech Republic. Čáslav is a town of contrasts and I will happily guide you through it.