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Excursions

Southern Bohemia


Trebon - Spa, a Renaissance Castle, Fishery

Trebon

Trebon is a town of cinquefoil rose and known especially through its spas and fisheries. Founded in the 12th century, Trebon is a beautiful small spa town with a Renaissance castle, well-preserved historical centre and sights, many ponds and great fish restaurants. History of the town is connected with the famous aristocratic family of Rozmberk and later with the Schwarzenbergs. Surrounding nature welcomes you for long yet easy cycling trips. Travel Plan


Tabor - a Town Reservation, the Hussites Movement Centre

Tabor

An ancient town in South Bohemia founded in 1420 by the Hussites. From this place Jan Žižka, a leader of the Hussitism, a famous personality in the Czech history, conducted his winning crusades. Tabor is also connected with Mistr Jan Hus, an important reformer of the catholic church. You will find a large complex of renovated old town houses built from Gothic through Renaissance to Baroque and Rococo architectural styles, churches, monuments, the Hussites museum and a unique labyrinth of underground cellars built under the town houses from 16th century, of which part is open to public. The main cultural event definitely worthy to visit is the festival "Tabor Meetings" held annually on the second weekend of September. It is the national launch of European Heritage Days, Torch Parade, Fireworks, Medieval Market, Jousting, Old-Bohemian Fair, Street Theatre, Children’s Paradise, Historical Battle, and Historical Buildings Open Day with participations of Czech and foreign ensembles. Travel Plan


Castle Orlik

Orlik nad Vltavou

This beautiful castle located on the river Vltava in South Bohemia shows the history of the old aristocratic Schwarzenberk family that got the castle back into their hands in 1993. Take your chance and go by boat to the castle Zvikov having a nice trip throughout the river Vltava valley.
Hours: April, October: daily 9:00-16:00, May, September: daily 9:00-17:00, June - August: daily 9:00-18:00
Admission: Foreign explanation - Adults: 130 CZK, Children 60 CZK Travel Plan


Castle Zvikov

Zvikovske Podhradi

Built on the rocks above the river Vltava as a royal castle by Wenceslas I in the beginning of the 13th century that is supported by written historical evidence. Well-preserved rich Gothic interior reminds you of the real Medieval times. The Palace was built with an irregular five-sided floor plan with the courtyard enclosed by an arcade walk. The Ceremonial Hall is also well known.
Hours: April: Sat-Sun 9:30-12:00, 13:00-16:00, May: Tue-Sun 9:30-12:00, 13:00-16:30, June - August: Tue-Sat 9:00-17:30, September: Sat-Sun 9:30-12:00, 13:00-16:30, October: Sat-Sun 9:30-12:00, 13:00-16:00
Admission: Adults 40 CZK, Children 20 CZK Travel Plan

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