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CR: Vlašim – in and under the castle
heading (paragraph): Towns
Vlašim is about twelve thousand inhabitants town in central Bohemia. It lies a bit less than twenty kilometers from Benešov. The town is dominated Vlašim castle with ist adjacent park, which is located in the valley of the river Blanice.
„Hlinik (Aluminium) moved to Humpolec “. This sentence about a classmate who was never seen by anybody but is omnipresent in the “Marecku podejte mi pero” movie by Sverak and Smoljak, made Humpolec famous in the eyes of the Czech nation.
As the name implies, it is the ruin of Kostelec nad Sazavou castle. The ruins are visible from Hradecice hill, in Cizov u Tynce nad Sazavou natural reservation. After 300 meters of hike a beautiful view to the valley and the Sazava river opens to you.
The smell of autumn grapes, baked potatoes, St Martin goose, old Czech crafts, sweet trdelnik, shooting from a slingshot, bread with cracknels, and a glass of the first wine of the year. These are traditions held every year in Votice, Central Bohemia.