Tips for trips
Martin is cultural as well as economical seat of Turiec, North Slovak Region. In 1994, the town was declared as Slovak Centre of National Culture. So, Martin became a very attractive target, not only for local tradition and its monuments.
Sandstone massif of Tisá Walls is placed at the edge of Labe (Elbe) Sandstone Walls in North Bohemia and reaches the altitude of 613 metres above sea level. Despite this fact, the walk is quite pleasant, you are not forced to overcome the hills or climb over the rocks, provided you omit last mounting of the section where you started your excursion.
Camden Rown is an undivisible London quarter. To tell the truth, this is a special town inside British capital As soon as you enter Camden Town, you see immeditately that this quarter is living in some different way, and has another type of culture.
Would you like to visit a place which was written with black letters into modern history? Do you have a feeling that „holocaust“ is a legend? So, would you visit concentration lagers Oswiecim I and Oswiecim II- Brezinka, (Birkenau) exterminated lager for death, destined from Czech borders not more than 100 kilometres.
Romantic Paris is a capital of France and famous metropolis of the country. Nevertheless, each of you will recollect in their mind , in connection with Paris, something different, such as: romantic, fashion, famous boutique shops, Eiffel Tower or other monuments. And just the sightseeings and places of interest are today´s targets…
This sentence is well-known for everybody in Czech Republic. It is something similar when somebody in UK says: Go to hell! Nevertheless, in our country, this expression means something different. From this reason, there was established a tradition of long-distant walks.
We mentioned recently inique natural locality of Slovak Paradise in our article. Now, we take aim at its most interesting parts and try to describe where they are placed and how to arrive there.
In district of Pilsen-north, in a distance of 21 kms of Pilsen. There is situated the community of Plasy. The town was successively founded near to Cisterciac monastery, established with a document of 1144. signed by Prince Vladislav II. The monastery was created on place of Prince courtyard, it was changed under the administration of Religious Fund after its closing.
Vienna is, no doubt, a treasury of art, from grandiose Baroque style up to buildings in Art-Deco style or typical Viennese cafes at the end of 19th century, when the actual face of this town was given by architect Hoffmann. City centre, the target of most of tourists, has the advantage of essential importance.
Čertova hrbatina (Devil's Hunchback) and Jistebnice Highlands with its top-part Čertovo břemeno ( Devil's Burden), all this is to be found in an area, known as Bohemian Siberia. This region got its name, thanks to its hard and colder winters as in other areas, where Sedlec basin ia named as "Bohemian Meran".
The extended torso of Kostomlaty castle (also Sukoslav, according to Vaclav Hajek of Libočany Chronicle) is arising on outstanding afforested hill, not far from the community Kostomlaty pod Milešovkou. This castle belongs to most beautiful castle-ruins in Bohemia, according to many castle-ruin lovers.
The community of Náměšť na Hané is to be found fourteen kilometers distant from district town of Olomouc, and twelve kilometres from King´s town of Litovel. The town is located on confluence of small river Šumice and Baběnice brook, on slope of Drahanská Highlands.
The ruin of Landštejn castle is most extensive and most preserved ruin of Romanesque castle in Bohemia. The castle was constructed on granite hill in an altitude of 665 m above sea level, 10 kms distant in eastern direction of the town of Nová Bystřice, not far from the point where meet borders of Bohemia, Moravia and Austria.
Originally, Hradčany was an independent town. In 1784, it became a part of united King´s Capital of Prague. Most part of Hradčany is formed with Prague Castle. The castle was created with subsequence of added buildings of castle of 9th century. Today, the castle is marked as one of greatest castle complexes of the world.
Sovinec is a most extended castle-complex in Bruntál district. It is situated on rocky headland in mountain valley of Low Jeseník Mountings.
Let´s take a way to the town where West and East culture mix!
The town of Klášterec nad Ohří is placed in a valley on left bank of Ohře river, 36 kms in eastern direction of Karlovy Vary in an altitude of 330 m above sea level.
One of most known cave-complexes of Czech Republic is situated couple of kilometers only from the town of Beroun and 40 kms distant of capital Prague. The cave-system inside hill of Zlatý kůň (Golden Horse) near to the community of Koněprusy is most extended and longest underground system in Bohemia.
One of most attractive parts of Swiss Alps is situated in Goms valley which is ideal for all arts of summer activities. In hot summer days you can make an excursion to a glacier or climb to one of mountains of 4000 m high. Immagine, in Wallis Canton there are 47 mountains of such altitude!
We have prepared for you some tips for excursions, you can undertake visiting this mountain-range at south-eastern border of Slovak-Moravian Carpathian Mountains. We visit Malý Javorník (Small Javorník), mountains cottages Portáš and Kohútka, nature reservation Razula as well as community of Nový Hrozenkov, etc.
The town of Vodňany is is a place joined with water, especially with ponds. It is situated in South Bohemia Region, between town of České Budějovice and Strakonice. Former King´s town Vodňany received its name of water, surrounding it from all parts. The town is mentioned medioeval Latin texts, thanks to its position and magic, as Aquileja Bohemorum (Venice of Bohemia).
If you will be pleased to make an excursion in mountains and you do not prefer to visit the Alps, would you visit some of natural beauties of Vysoké Tatry (Giant Tatra) in Slovakia. The climbing through Malá Studená dolina (Small Cold Valley) up to Téry Chalet is very popular. It cannot be your final target, of course.
This dominanta of Giant Mountains is situated in northwestern direction of Horní Mísečky community. Kotel (Kettle) peak is 1435 m high, and it is a dominion of ice, snow and wild wind. This protected area created by glacier formations is placed in the first belt of National Park, at southern and southeastern slope of Kotel.
Since 2001, it was created the attractive tourist locality in Chabařovice. It forms a base of change of mining activity in Ore Mountains. This is unique project of flooding of former mining work.
The district town of Prachatice is situated on Živný brook at foot of Bohemian Forest in South Bohemian Region. The town was founded on merchant „Gold Path“ probably on place of today´s community of Staré Prachatice (Old Prachatice). New town of Prachatice was established at the beginning of 14th century, together with a church of St.Jacob on a square.
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