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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.
You can also reach Rokytnice in Orlické Mountains by a romantic railway from Doudleby nad Orlici, which in our opinion belongs to one of the most beautiful tracks in the country. Most of the trips will take you through the valley of the Zdobnice River and then the Pecinsky and Silver streams. You will cross vast deciduous forest, which is home to the typical wooden houses and cottages. The journey is somewhat fairy-tale like.
What can you expect in Rokytnice itself? On T. G. Masaryk square you will see historic houses, some of which are also typical for the Orlicke Mountains. Take a look at the parish church of All Saints church and the Holy Trinity Church with the tomb. Just next to the square there is also the castle, which, unfortunately, needs restoration.
We certainly recommend visiting the Orlicke Mountains Museum situated in an interesting renovated old granary. Railroad enthusiasts will be delighted by the Doudleby - Vamberk - Rokytnice Railway Museum, military freaks should see the nearby fortress of Hanička and the infantry block R-S 72 Nizka from the fortress network built during the First Republic.
We also recommend a walk around the area, throughout Rokytnice there are scattered local traditional buildings and just behind the town begins the beautiful virgin nature of the Orlicke Mountains. Rokytnice can also serve as a base for a multi-day visit to this beautiful corner of our country.
Near Bartošovice in the Eagle Mountains, right on the border with Poland, lies the village of Neratov. Visitors are mainly attracted by the unique church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, but we must not forget the surrounding beautiful nature. So let's go to Neratov together.
The town located in the Hradec Králové region on the river Kněžná is associated with several historically significant names. The author of the novel There Were Five of Them comes here - the writer Karel Poláček, the composer Jiří Rychnovský, Magdalena Dobromila Rettigová wrote the famous Domestic Cookbook here and the Kolowrat family owns and manages one of the largest Baroque complexes in Bohemia - the Kolowrat Castle.
Let's start with a riddle: do you know a city that has its main square named after a literary figure? You may remember that the Kadaň embankment is named after Maxips Fík, in Pilsen the streets have figures from Quick Arrows and several towns and villages did not resist recessive ideas and paid tribute to Jár Cimrman. But the central square named after a literary figure has only the charming East Bohemian Dobruška: F. L. Věka Square and then the town of Trutnov - Krakonoš Square.
At the foothills of the Orlické Mountains, visit the small town of Vamberk, which is famous for its bobbin lace. Perhaps you will be amused that one of its district goes by the name Peklo (Hell). Also, the mummy, which you may in the Broumov Monastery, comes from this place.
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.
An inconspicuous city at the foot of the Orlicke Mountains, famous for its lace technique and skilled women, whose numbers have fallen rapidly since the time of fame. Interest in lace also fell. The lace museums here will guide you through the centuries-old tradition of lace-making, and when you're lucky, you can find lace festivals or the International Lace Makers Gathering. Yes, there are two museums in Vamberk due to social changes. We will visit Vamberk at the Na Vyhlídce cottage, at the crossroads of hiking trails.
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.
A small town near Rychnov nad Kneznou is not known by many. Local area is crossed by the Divoka Orlice River. Nobility built chateaus in the past in the area. Doubdleby town also features a chateau adorned by countless sgrafitti ornaments.
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.
If you like beautiful, remote places spiced by interesting past and present there is one I am going to tell you about today. The place is called Neratov situated in the Orlicke Mountains. Neratov has a temple with unique roof of glass.
Parked cars with Prague license plates at ancient trees is a thing that you would see if you had travelled in summer to Kacerov (15 km from Rychnov nad Kneznou). In the following season, Kacerov becomes a solitary place. I love it for one concrete location – a church and its cemetery.
When young Count Ervin Kinsky lost his fondness of former chateau, now called Stary Zamek, he intended to built a representative residence for the family. The construction of Novy Zamek took place between the years 1829-1833. The old Baroque-style chateau with two stories is separated from the gardens by royal road. It has remained the seat of the dominion.