May 2011, the beautiful spa town of Marianske Lazne, located in the
Western Bohemia will welcome a new addition to their spa resorts. Maria
Spa hotel will open in a reconstructed historic building from the
1880’s. The hotel will offer accommodation in 20 historic rooms situated
along a spa complex. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy
treatments such as CO2 gas and peat bath, oxygen therapy and traditional
Kneipp’s peat therapy.
Marianske Lazne you'll find the colonnades, river walks and fountains
you expect from a world-famous spa. A hundred years ago Marianske Lazne,
or Marienbad as it was known, was one of Europe's finest resorts.
Marienbad was a favorite Spa town of Britain's King Edward VII. Goethe,
Chopin and Mark Twain.
Wellness & Spa hotel Augustinian House recently opened in the
beautiful Moravian town of Luhacovice. It is a luxury four-star hotel
offering 26 design rooms, a luxury suite, wellness center and a
4-star Spa Resort Tree of Life offers an ideal combination of hundred
years of old spa tradition combined with the comfort of modern hotel
amenities. From the dozens of procedures, among the favorites once
belong a wrap in natural fen peat, oxygen-therapy, electrotherapy, CO2
therapy, physiotherapy and beautifying treatments. In
your free time you can take a stroll through the large park and enjoy
the magnificent views of gardens and lake surrounding the hotel.
Republic promotes Ecotourism by including programs that minimize the
negative aspects of conventional tourism on the environment such as
conservation of biological diversity, promotion of energy efficiency,
recycling and water conservation.
ECO HOTELS in the Czech Republic
is only the second five-star hotel to earn the right to use the
European Union’s Eco Label. Chateau Mcely, which belongs to the Small
Luxury Hotels of the World, is situated in the Czech Republic's
legendary St. George Forest located just one hour outside of Prague.
Chateau Mcely is also a great place for weddings and honeymoons.
is an eco hotel located near the Brevnov monastery in Prague. The newly
reconstructed baroque building provides comfortable accommodation in an
MaMaison Residence Belgickahas
been awarded the European Union Eco label. The hotel offers
accommodation in several Art Nouveau buildings in the trendy Vinohrady
district. The hotel consists of 30 elegantly furnished apartments in
For many years Hotel Adria Praha has been striving to be environmentally friendly. Adria is a first 4-star hotel in Prague, holding the EU Eco label.
AGROTOURISM- Experience rural countryside and taste organic produce in the Czech Republic!
first-hand experience on agricultural life in the Czech Republic!
Agrotourism offers visitors the opportunity to connect with daily life
in a rural countryside or stay on farm.
At Belina organic farm you may taste organic products made from locally grown produce, participate in educational events, such as weaving baskets from rattan and processing of sheep’s wool using traditional techniques.
Sasov organic farm,
has begun to produce feed crops, buckwheat, potatoes, onions and soya.
One of the farm’s products is organic salami known as “biouherak”, which
is recognised as “Czech Organic Food”.
Stay at an organic Javorice Lhotka organic farm and have the opportunity to taste honey and sheep products, apples, pears, cherries, rowanberries, fruit ciders and liquors.
The Augustine- Rocco Forte Hotel - The
5-star hotel opened in 2009, is being created from a complex of five
historic buildings, the largest and most important being the 13th
century Augustinian St Thomas’s Monastery, after which the hotel is
residence will open in the historical and commercial centre of the city
in the e. The suites will be available for short - or long - term
rental. Kempinski Residence Prague has an interior of a landmark
building which has been carefully restored and adapted to provide 21st
century amenities and facilities, while retaining the grandeur of the
Buddha Bar Hotel
Hotel is a unique boutique hotel offering 5-star luxury rooms and
exquisite suites. The hotel boasts with contemporary Asian interior
design with French colonial influence.It’s located in the heart of Prague just few steps away from the Old Town Square.
historical, neo-Renaissance-style building has been renovated from the
former prestigious seat of the Chamber of Commerce into the contemporary
deluxe five-star Hotel KINGS COURT, offering 133 guestrooms, unique
conference facilities, and a magnificent ballroom, and Spa Zen Asian
of retro design and vintage furniture should visit the recently opened
refurbished Design Hotel Sax located in Prague’s picturesque Little
Quarter. The hotel’s building is originally medieval and dates back to
the 14th century. The interiors are decorated with retro furnishings
from the 50s-70s, designed by the architects Nadi Sadovska and Jaromir
Pitzinger. The rooms are decorated with authentic objects and lights
from famous designers, recreating the atmosphere of the '50s to '70s.
The hotel also has a magnificent famous lights collection.
its dazzling location at the historical centre of Prague, 987 Prague
hotel offers a dramatic and daring reinvention of the urban design.
Smart, witty and sophisticated, Gca Architects design is a brilliant
collision of influences that surround this boutique hotel with energy
and vitality. Unique features of this boutique hotel include: an
interactive light displays in every guest room that encourage guests to
personalize their own individual space.
Hotel Prague is a new 4-star design hotel boasting a unique all-glass
façade. The hotel is located in the historic centre of Prague - a short
walk from numerous historical, cultural and tourist attractions. The
hotel has a gorgeous roof-top area and sun deck, offering magnificent
views of Prague. The 64 en-suite air-conditioned rooms have an internet
access, featuring modern interior design.
of Functionalist style can enjoy stylish accommodation at the new
4-star Hotel Amarilis located in the Prague's historical centre. The
design hotel offers accommodations in 64 air-conditioned rooms with
Internet access. The guests will have the chance to relax at the hotel's
4-star Andel´s Hotel Prague is a stylish choice for business and
tourist travelers visiting the Czech Republic. Designed by leading
British architects and designers Jestico + Whiles, this chic Prague
luxury hotel boasts creative architecture and imaginative interiors. The
hotel is now offering a special rate of 145 USD per room.
four-star eco-friendly Grund Resort Golf and Ski hotel has been built
with respect for the environment. This luxury resort with a wellness spa
is integrated into the surrounding landscape of the Krkonose Mountains.
The interior was designed by the top Italian design studio Ferrari
Pagani Tresoldi Architetti. A part of the resort is a new 18-hole golf
course with first-class facilities. It is an ideal place for both
down-hill and cross-country skiing. In summer, in addition to golf, you
can enjoy horse riding, swimming, cycling or hiking.
Czech Republic, which has the highest consumption of beer per capita in
the world, has opened another beer spa! Located in the Beskydy
Mountains, the BBB Beer Spa is situated at the Bahenec Wellness Hotel.
The guests can indulge in a range of health treatments including a
hot-tub soak in lager, beer body massages and beer body wraps.
new Tiree Chmelar Herb Garden is part of the Greenways program and is
designed by students of Mendel University in Brno. The Garden is also
included in the EU program “Gardens without Borders”.The
themes of the gardens are: “Medicinal Herbs, Dyer’s Herbs, Culinary
Herbs, Mythology Herbs, Aromatic Herbs and Aphrodisiac Herbs.
gourmands should definitely visit restaurant La Degustation Boheme
Bourgeoise while in Prague. All you have to do here is to choose from 3
different menus, and then just enjoy your 12-course dinner evening
composing from small plates ("amuse bouche").
Restaurant & Bar offer modern French cuisine accompanied by
excellent service whilst enjoying the unrivalled, unique and beautiful
landscape of Prague. Restaurant is located on the right bank of the
Vltava river on the top two floors of the Dancing house, a masterpiece
of modern architecture by Frank Gehry.
truly outstanding Italian cooking in Prague — and many would say
anywhere this side of the Alps — head to this restaurant inside the Four
Seasons Hotel. The chef Vito Mollica serves seasonal dishes like
slow-roasted veal with Alba truffles and aged Modena balsamic vinegar.
gourmands are invited to try Prague’s new gastronomic experience-
dining in complete darknes- which is offered in the newly opened
restaurant Pod kridlem noci (Under the Night's Wing). Upon arrival the
visitors can choose from four menus consisting of three dishes. The
guests are than led to a hermetically closed room, where they dine in
absolute darkness, confined only to their four senses - hearing, touch,
smell and taste.
gourmands will enjoy the brand new Zinc restaurant located at the
Prague Hillton Old Town. The restaurant offers Modern European cuisine
with Asian flavours. The cuisine is based on traditional methods of
cooking using fresh and seasonal ingredients blended with the exotic
tastes, colors and texture of Asian spices.
gourmands will enjoy the new Villa Richter restaurant that boasts with
scenic views of Prague's Old Town. The restaurant offers contemporary
Czech cuisine and tastings of wines from Bohemia and Moravia.
small, pleasant, reasonably priced hotel well-situated on one of the
main streets in the Little Quarter. Very short walking distance to
Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, old Jewish quarter.
elegant gallery specializing in furniture and accessories from the
first half of the 20th century, Modernista covers every style from Czech
Cubism, Functionalism, Bauhaus and Art Deco to Industrial and
Mid-Century Modern designs.
store is located at the House of Black Madonna. Kubista store
specializes in Czech Cubist and Art Deco art, offering both originals
and replicas. The museum of Czech Cubism is located on the top floor.
its variety of golf courses the Czech Republic is a perfect destination
for a golf holiday. The Western Bohemian region is famous for its spas
and wellness resorts as well as number of wonderful golf clubs.
and culture buffs will surely appreciate the country’s large
concentration of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Twelve UNESCO Sites make up a unique part of the Czech Republic's cultural heritage http://en.unesco-czech.cz/.
American spas, Czech spas were primary developed to serve those who
want to improve their health. Soothing and pampering is, of course, part
of the treatment, but the main emphasis is placed upon addressing a
specific medical condition.
is considered one of the most effective in Europe thanks to its high mineral content.
The spa in Teplice www.lazneteplice.cz offers an exceptional combination of medical care, water-based cures and cosmetic care.
HORSE BACK RIDING:
Czech Republic has a long tradition of horse breeding and horse racing.
The Czech Republic offers interesting horse races and places that
specialize in horse tourism. Organizations for tourist horseback riding
offer opportunities to ride on horseback in the nature and have
accommodation facilities on the stud-farms.
Inseparably linked with horses is especially East Bohemia region:
Kromeriz- Unesco site. The Jewish ghetto consisted of 34 houses, a synagogue and a town hall.
town near the border with Austria is located 50 km south of Brno. Local
Jewish institutions included a school, an old people’s home and two
synagogues: the High Synagogue and the Michlstetrovska Synagogue.
is registered in the UNESCO and is one of the oldest and most important
centers of Jewish settlements. The Trebic ghetto is a remarkable
example of town planning and ranks among the best-preserved ghettos in
lived on the territory of Olomouc most probably as early as the 11th
Century.The cemetery was consecrated in 1901 and is still used today.
CYCLING IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
countryside of the Czech Republic is picturesque, varied, and rich in
natural beauty, history and traditions. Why not to cross the whole
country by bicycle!
The Cyclist Welcome (www.cyklistevitani.cz)
- is a certification system verifying the range and quality of dining,
accommodation, camps and tourist landmarks from a cyclist's point of
Southern Moravia has been the Czech wine-growing region since the Roman times.
small extremely picturesque area accommodates 27,000 acres of small
vineyards. The best time to visit the vineyards is during the harvest
time in September. At this time most of the towns in the wine region
hold its own wine festivals with parades, music and of course wine
Its landscape is dominated by number of national parks with amazing rock formations such as: Bohemian Switzerland - Ceske Svycarsko (www.ceskesvycarsko.cz) with the Pavcicka Gate - Pavcicka brana, which is the largest sandstone bridge in Europe. Central Bohemian Uplands -Ceske stredohori (www.ceskestredohori.cz) -- a wavy landscape of hills that were once volcanoes, Labe Sandstones - Labske piskovce
region extends along Morava River and is famous for it's sunny climate,
friendly Moravian hospitality, rich folklore traditions, as well as for
vast number of Baroque cathedrals, churches, monasteries and pilgrimage