The centre of the region and the biggest one from Czech spas at all. Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary in Czech language) is a city full of historical sights, springs and collonades, but it’s also a living cultural centre. There’s so many things to do, that one article definitely cannot be enough. But fortunately there are some quality guides already available, so we can select just some our recommendation. Check-out our TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN KARLOVY VARY!
Hot springs underground
Walking inside dark and narrow corridors under the Hot Spring Collonade is just a great adventure! Learn all about local hot springs, their composition or about their pumping and using in treatments. See more information.
Czech glass is simply a phenomen. Visit the most famous and traditional manufacture operating since 1893! Moser Glass invites you to the world of precisious luxury and artificial handwork. Experience fascinating moments while watching real masterwork of glassmakers! Visit the website.
Popular Czech liquer is sometimes counted as one of the healing springs. Enjoy really special museum exposition, which is situated in nice historical building of the original factory. Visit atmospheric cellars, listen the story about secret recipe and try some of local products in museum’s bar. See more information.
The Linhart forest park
If you’re a lover of natural beauties, don’t miss amazing deer park called Linhart. There’s educational trail which includes many interesting spots, hidden between the trees of nice forest. The most amazing part is more than 500 meters long observation bridge, but you can find there also mysterious ruins of medieval church or funny cableway, which you can use to get there.
For those who traveling with children is this place simply must-visit! Little but beautiful farm breeds local but also exotic kinds of butterflies. It’s not place for a long stay, but your children will love it! See more information.
- Show on map
- Visit the official tourist website of Karlovy Vary
- Read another English-written guide for Karlovy Vary
- Watch episode about Karlovy Vary from Honest Guide (youtube video)