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CZ, Drevcice: Villa Dreucici – medieval stronghold
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Come with us to see beautiful medieval stronghold. Its a frequent place of weddings for its romantic atmosphere. Come with us to visit Villa Dreucici...
Text/video: Klára Svobodová
The title informs us that this town, mentioned above, is situated on Labe (Elbe) river. Nevertheless, this title is informing us about the fact that you are entering two towns in reality, i.e. Brandýs nad Labem and Stará Boleslav.
Locals would say it is still Prague, those who live in the central part of the capital city, would Dřevčice considered as a village. And they would be right.
Not so long ago, the Prague City Hall has invested in extensive reconstruction of the castle Ctěnice considerable sum. Today in the castle area, which people in a short period of time can easily fall in love, it is not possible to give even a cup of coffee.
The chateau in Brandys nad Labem had liked most significant Czech sovereigns. Bred him so that at his summer residence near Prague felt as possible. Now the result of their effort is available to us, the ordinary folk.
Old buildings with arched portals are typical sight of Drevcice, a village near Prague. Across this very village St Wenceslas passed during his last ride to Brandys. There are many such edifices in the village. Local architecture will catch your attention. Despite they are truly enchanting, we are more interested in medieval fortress that was used to be known as Villa Dreucici.
A blacksmith has arrived to stables of Ctěnice Riding Club. It isn’t something unusual. Every hoof needs his attention once in two months. However, we were there with our camcorder and we prepared a minidocumentary about good old blacksmith craft. We inspected the work of Jaroslav Kaufner.
We have a short documentary about old ways of smithery. Master smith Jaroslav Kaufner presented h...
Chateau in Brandys is located on an elevated point on the left bank of the Elbe. It is a former r...
Ctěnice castle you would find at the very edge of Prague, in the Prague 9 - Vinoř. Ctěnice is ide...
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