Tips for trips
What unusual is happening at this castle? It is simply haunted. Do you know already? Krakovec castle is well-known for Knight Brtnik of Brtnik, a character from a movie. However, the castle was built in the deep forests near Rakovnik more than 600 years ago. It also played a role in the life of important historical characters such as Jan Hus.
Summer is getting closer. It is the best time for tourism. We take you to a paradise, a Slovakian one actually. We start our trek in Smizany village. There also starts a nature trail.
After a while we go again to the republic of Steiermark situated in the southeast of Austria. Recently, a new tourist trail was opened (950 km long). It takes you from the glacier to vine-growing regions.
HOTEL Chateau BERCHTOLD is situated near Prague in the fabulous land of Lada. Its name comes from the noble Berchtold family. They owned the chateau at the turn of the 20th century. In 2005, a complete reconstruction and revitalization of the chateau began. It transformed the compound to a place where interesting events take place. Especially families with children are fond of the chateau for its family atmosphere and delicious food.
We can describe Banska Bystrica easily – mining history and the Slovakian National Uprising. Since time immemorial has been the history of Banska Bystrica tied to mining – mostly silver and copper.
Spirit of true genius will remain around Zelena hora at Zdar nad Sazavou unless a church which stands there is removed. It is the embodiment of the spirit of bold, talented architect Jan Blazej Santini Aichel.
Today we move to Slovakia’s third largest city to learn about its beauties, sights and interesting facts. It is situated in the region which gave it its name. The city is also famous for the Shroud of Turin. Last but not least, the city is the place from where you enter diverse region of Saris. Maybe you have guessed what this article is about. Yes, it is Presov.
Many water surfaces make south Bohemia fabled. The region of Blatna is no exception. Today we go to Blatna. It and Cervena Lhota are among the most beautiful noble mansions around. The chateau is not solely the destination of the tourists. There is also an English-style park.
About 3 kilometers from Roznava town there is Betliar, a fabulous small village. There is the most visited chateau in southeast Slovakia and also beautiful nature park the history of which began in the 18th century.
The bike season is about to start. It is about the highest time to take out your bike from the garage or basement. Wash it, oil it, pump the air into the tire and set of for an adventure. Those who love to explore the world on bike there are couple of interested theme trails in Austria.
It was fortunate for the nature around the Novohradske Mountains that people had little chance to change it in the last centure. This remote mountain range raises up to 1000 meters and German-speaking settlers lived there. However, after the WWII they were displaced. Moreover, the borderline regions became inaccessible. Once we omit the cruel thing of displacing former inhabitants, then nature benefited. Deep forests, clean air, nature untouched by the men. And still, after 25 years not many tourists have discovered this area, unlike Sumava.
One beautiful day we came into conclusion to climb one of the Tatranian shields. Therefore, we travelled to Strbske Pleso lake and from there we set off for the Salisko summit.
In the south of Bohemia (about 17 kilometers away from Jindrichuv Hradec) where beautiful nature meets romance there is one fabulous place Cervena Lhota which is a water castle. It is situated on a small rock island in the middle of a pond. Only the stone bridge connects it with the land.
Today we would like to invite you for a nice spring walk. We visit Rusovc, a borough of Bratislava. There is a mansion, archeological excavation site (Gerulata) and beautiful nature.
Its unique defense mechanism allowed it to quickly flood moats around the castle and also turn dirt into mud. The castle drained water from the Uhlava and therefore Svihov became basically impenetrable fortress. Let’s see this unique and greatly designed structure, well at least what has remained of it. Yet it is still awesome.
The capital of Austria is full of attractions interesting for tourists. The Natural History Museum is one of them. Former residence of the Habsburgs is where the museum resides today – Hofburg palace complex.
In case you fancy less known places in nature then today is your day as we take you to the mountain area of Galmus that is situated in the north of the Volovske Hills. The area is about 20 kilometers from Spisska Nova Ves and also near to Krompach.
We have good news for everybody who loves shopping and fashion. Today’s destination is the most popular outlet shopping center in Austria.
People who love history will appreciate the following tip. In fabulous landscape of the Sumava with splendid panoramas and easy terrain there is Klatovy where you can take a nice break from everyday worries.
Last time we explored the building of Old Town Hall. Another beautiful sight stands near to it. We got on the historical square of Zelny Trh (Cabbage Market).
Meadows have been gradually becoming green again. Orchards blossom, vine grows on vineyards. Simply put, the spring season has just started. Many events take place during this time. Today we talk about Lower Austria and all kinds of things you can do or attend there including festivals or beautiful sights.
Banska Bystrica is often looked at as the heart of the country below the Tatras. There one of the most important memorials in Slovakia is located. It reminds the nation of the second world war and Slovak resistance to fascism.
We shall continue in our walk in the old streets of Brno. Last time we saw church of St Jacob and also saw the large Svoboda square formally known as Dolni Market. This busy triangle shaped square was pretty noisy and busy when we reached it.
On our trip we saw Spisske Podhradi last week. Also we climbed up castle hill to magnificent Spissky Castle. There we walked onto a yellow trail which akes us through unique nature around and also the town of Zehra.
Upon visiting Spilberk castle which the main sight in Brno we returned through Spilberk park back in Husova street. Opposite to the park there is a building of the Moravian Gallery, the second largest art museum in the Czech Republic.
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