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One of the most popular ski resorts in Sumava is interesting even in the summer. It is an ideal starting point for your exploration of the surrounding area.
At the confluence of the Ticha Orlice and Trebovka, right on the main railway line from Prague to the east of the Czech Republic, you will find a beautiful town of Usti nad Orlici. Its main feature is a Baroque square with arcades and a unique railway station.
On the western edge of Janske Laze, in the direction of Cerny Dul, another tree trail was opened one year ago. It is the third wooden lookout tower going up into the clouds in the Czech Republic. Similar buildings are enjoying popularity in Germany.
CZ: Rokytnice in the Orlicke Mountains - a picturesque town surrounded by wild mountain nature - VIDEO
If you are planning to make a trip to the eastern part of the Orlicke Mountains, you should definitely stop in a beautiful town at the foot of the mountains. There you will find traditional architecture and beautiful countryside.
Near Pilsen, in the small town of Plasy, there is a cistercian monastery founded by Vladislav II. In 1421, however, the Hussites burned it down. The Baroque appearance of the monastery and adjacent buildings is the work of the architects Jan Blazej Santini-Aichel and Jean Baptist Mathey, who from 1661 to 1739 led the rebuilding works of the monastery to the form we may see today.
If you want to see how a life in fairy tale looks like head to the Julincino Valley and Hamernice village in the Orlické Mountains, near Rokytnice. There is an unforgettable walk along the river Ricek in the beautiful countryside and between the timbered buildings.
Would you like to make a trip into beautiful nature while learn something on Czech history. Go to the town of Tetin near Beroun. The legend has it that the daughter of Krok had her seat there. Also, the princess St Ludmila was murdered there.
A small quiant town on the confluence of the Bela and the Divoka Orlice rivers boast an historic object of immense value, both historic and artistic. We talk about Castolovice Chateau and its vast English-style park, chateau animal pen, and a perserve with fallow deer. Be ready to spend an entire day on the residence of the House of Sternberk.
The church of pilgrimage on Makova above the village of Smolotely makes a beautiful sight in the area. It is dubbed the Baroque pearl of central Povltavi region. Also, it is a peaceful place amidst amazing nature.
South Bohemia is a popular and beautiful region. Cesky Krumlov is one of the most popular sites here. Yet every other village is just like it was taken from some fairy tale. A village square with gables is sort of a prototype of a classic Czech village. When you have a pond on the square then you can easily expect to see a water goblin making shoes out of willow. Holasovice is one such village. In 1998 it became a UNESCO site.
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