Live Nativity Scene in Rajhrad brings together hundreds of people each year at Christmas.
Hrusice, the village from drawings by Josef Lada
Just 22 km southeast from Prague there’s a village that could be like thousand other small sleepy villages. Except it’s not. It’s Hrusice, the birthplace of the legendary Czech illustrator and writer Josef Lada. Several generations of Czechs know the picturesque village from Lada’s drawings. But are the drawings true to reality? We have always …
Pulčín Icefalls – Beautifully Unique
The icefalls of Pulčín are a unique natural fenomenon in Moravian Wallachia (Moravské Valašsko or simply Valašsko) that can be admired every winter between January and March. Why are they so unique?
Litomyšl – a town you will not want to leave
When you find the border between Bohemia and Moravia on a map and look closely in its northern half, you will find Litomyšl. This town is the pearl of the Svitavy District in the Pardubice Region. Not only it is the birthplace of Bedřich Smetana, one of the most significant composers of all times, but also a beautifully kept municipality which hosts important music events including Smetanova Litomyšl (Smetana’s Litomyšl). Continue reading “Litomyšl – a town you will not want to leave”