Easter, spring break, is just around the corner, so don’t sit at home and go out with your family to nature and have fun. We’ve brought some inspiration for where you can go in the next two weekends.
Fear eggs in the castle in Jindřichův Hradec
From Friday 15th to Sunday 24th April, a special tour is prepared at the Jindřichův Hradec castle. After two years, the popular local Easter tradition is back, with an exhibition called Fear Eggs. Nearly a thousand eggs of various sizes and colors will gradually appear in the castle rooms in the week before Easter weekend in strange and very unusual compositions, complemented by non-traditional flower arrangements. You can view the original exhibits and individual castle interiors, at your own pace, which parents of the youngest visitors will especially appreciate.
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Easter in Lipno
If you go to Lipno on Easter weekend (16 and 17 April), there are plenty of opportunities for you to really enjoy your free holiday. On White Saturday, a rich program is set up on the Treetop Trail and beyond. You can look forward to creative Easter workshops, musical performances and theatrical or knitting shows. Kids will have fun looking for eggs as part of the fun Easter Fox competition, and you won’t miss picking up Morana. On Easter Sunday, you can try egg decorations and other Easter customs and traditions in the square at Element Hotel. In addition, there will also be a face painting competition and a competition for the little ones. Then you can sample traditional Easter specialties at Stedola’s stylish restaurant and local Povidloň pastry shop.
Trail with giant Easter eggs in Hluboká
From Good Friday to May 29, you can head to the Easter Trail for giant Easter eggs at South Bohemian Hluboká nad Vltavou. This particular walking route will take you through the castle’s beautiful gardens. Along the way, you can search for a total of 27 original Easter eggs. Easter eggs weigh almost 700 kilograms and are painted by famous artists, academic painters, but also, for example, children from local elementary schools. Will you find them all?
Easter in Kašperk
Spring break celebrations at the romantic Kašperk Castle in the middle of the umava forest will take place from Good Friday, April 15th. In addition to the usual sightseeing tours, a rich companion program awaits – a trip into castle history, archery or shooting arrows, horseshoe throwing, seal production, medieval scriptorium, or a talk about the origins of Easter eggs. On Easter Sunday, there will be an open-air musical focusing on medieval music. You will get acquainted with period instruments and learn how people sang and rejoiced in the Middle Ages.
Behind the butterflies to the Botanical Gardens
Starting today you can head to the Prague Botanical Gardens in Troja to see the popular spring butterfly exhibit, this time focusing on the details of their bodies. Beautiful butterflies will fly through the greenhouses of Fata Morgana, exhibits will reveal the secrets of the construction of their wings, showing what the eyes, legs or tentacles of the caterpillar and the adult look like. As every year, 5,500 cocoons from the butterfly farm in Stratford-upon-Avon travel to Prague, and from them, dozens of species hatch from the Fata Morgana greenhouse. You’ll also see a life-size unique atlas model of the night butterfly Attacus. In addition, fans can also watch the process of hatching butterflies from pupae through the online Botanical Gardens YouTube channel. You can visit the exhibition until May 22.
Experience sauna festival
Do you need some rest before Easter fever breaks out? Are you a fitness and sauna lover? Bring your partner, or even older children, and treat yourself to an extraordinary experience at Europe’s largest sauna festival Saunafest 2022, which runs until Sunday, April 10 at Aquapalace Prague. The best sauna masters from the Czech Republic and 12 other countries will showcase their best in the sauna ceremony and sauna theatre. Visitors will also have the opportunity to see (and experience firsthand) more than forty of the best shows, which are part of the Czech Sauna Ceremony Championship and at the same time the national qualifiers for the World Championships. Come and enjoy the monumental sauna show and companion program at the estlice aquapark area. Key attractions include the bustling sauna garden, which will house a sauna tent and cedar bath. There will also be smoking rituals, musical relaxation, peeling and beauty procedures, Nordic rituals and whisking. The organizers have little children in mind and have set up a children’s sauna on Sundays.
Krkonoše beating on the street
The event for the whole family, called Easter Petting on the Treetop Trail in Janské Lázně in the Giant Mountains, will run from April 15 to 18, from Good Friday to Easter Monday. These days, all will be in the spirit of the coming spring and in the sign of Easter customs and traditions. It will be a long weekend full of fun, creative work and also great food and drink. An art workshop will open at the end of the Path, where (not only) children can learn to knit pomlázky or decorate Easter eggs. The program also includes adults who wish to sample egg liquor. During Easter Saturday and Sunday, visitors will be entertained by the mascot Emil and Emilka Trails. Come and enjoy the natural wonders of the rising mountains and the stunning views of the treetop Krkonoše Trail.
Prohlídky Plzeňského historického podzemí za svitu baterek
Chcete zažít něco opravdu nevšedního? Od úterý 12. do neděle 17. dubna máte možnost navštívit Plzeňské historického podzemí a objevit tajemství rozsáhlého labyrintu chodeb, sklepů a studní pod západočeskou metropolí netradičně za svitu baterek. Vždy od 16 do 17 hodin vás prohlídky s průvodcem zavedou i do běžně nepřístupné části podzemní chodby. Víte, že Plzeňské historické podzemí je s délkou 13 kilometrů jedním z největších komplexů podzemních prostor u nás? Přístupné je z původního právovárečného domu z 15. století, ve kterém dnes sídlí unikátní Pivovarské muzeum. Podzemní prostory dříve sloužily k výrobě piva, skladování potravin, ale také jako obranný systém během dob nepokojů. Díky exponátům a vystaveným nálezům proniknete během prohlídky do historie města a každodenního života středověkých obyvatel města.
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