Karlovy Vary is the largest and most loving spa town in the Czech Republic. Many years of spa tradition, rich cultural life, beautiful architecture and nature at the confluence of the Ohře and Tepla rivers have made Karlovy Vary one of the most visited spa towns. We will advise you where you can find unique experiences and entertainments in the city and its environs.
Sightseeing wherever you look
The spa center of Karlovy Vary is a historical monument in itself. Its specific appearance was created by spa houses and colonnades. A wonderful walk, during which you will see most of the main attractions of the city, starts from Spa Elizabeth, located in the park named after the composer Smetana. From there, passing by the Hotel Termal, where the international film festival takes place annually, you will arrive at Sadova and then the Mill Colonnade. On the way, you can taste the water from mineral springs or spa waffles, as well as be sure to visit the Vridelni Colonnade.
Continuing a walk along the Tepla River, you can get acquainted with the church of St. Mary Magdalene, the building of the City Theater, the Karlovy Vary Museum and end your walk at the building of the Emperor Spa. If you decide to continue your walk along the path bearing the name of the great Goethe, outside the city center, you will see the Art Gallery and the Hussite Church of St. Peter and Paul. From the tops of the hills, where you can climb the funicular, a beautiful panorama of the surroundings spread out in the valley of the rivers opens. There you will find a huge number of romantic forest paths, observation towers and observation platforms, including the most famous, which has become a symbol of Karlovy Vary - Deer jump.
Cultural and sporting events
Karlovy Vary is traditionally and inextricably linked with the Becherovka liquor, the history of which is described by the Jan Becher Museum. You can learn about the tradition of producing elite glass Moser by visiting the museum of this glass factory. And if you are interested in sports, then in Karlovy Vary, in addition to standard sports opportunities, there is a Hippodrome and several golf courses at your service.
The best offers for interesting trips around Karlovy Vary and the surrounding area can be found on the Kudy z nudy website, which offers a comprehensive program for everyone.