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CZ, Štiřín - castle: cradle of Czech golf
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Come with us to see what is behind the gates of castle Štiřín, the place where the tradition of Czech golf have started. And not only that. Fame of Štiřín was lifted by the baroque palace, surrounded by a castle park in the English style. Štiřín is just a short walk from Velké Popovice, famous for beer.
Twenty-five kilometres southeast of the city centre, in a quiet countryside with extensive forests and numerous lakes, is located the historical noble residence of Štiřín. Castle and other objects of complex serves for several of hotel, cultural and sporting uses and also as the best conference centre.
Štiřín, part of Kamenice, is the village situated close to the much better-known Velké Popovice, famous for its beer Velkopopovický kozel. But even in Štiřín it is possible to have a good local beer. Brewers in a family atmosphere of Štiřínská stodola (barn) recently started with producing of their own beer called Magnát.
Kladno. When people hear the name of this city, most of them think of a forty year old man with earthy humor, who conquered the world with his art with a hockey stick. We visited Kladno during the time of the interruption of NHL season, in time when Jaromír Jágr plays in Kladno. It is evident that the city lived hockey.
Last week, we introduce you to the town, situated on the border of Kokorín Forest and the Cesky Kras, with Horovice in Central Bohemia. Today, we invite you to Horovice castle, the main tourist attraction.
A small village 50 kilometers of Prague surprises anyone who does not know a thing about it. On a small area in beautiful landscape near Benesov you might find right two chateaus – the new one and the old one.
We have already visited Kamenice in Central Bohemia. It was on the occasion of a visit to Stirin Chateau. There are however two chateaus in Kamenice. The other has the same name as the town – Kamenice.