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Surroundings & Leisure time
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Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) is the most important spa city of the Czech Republic. Balneology has been accompanying this city since its foundation into the present. For 650 years already, the local thermal springs serve to cure various diseases. However, in the world, Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) is nowadays being associated not only with its unique spa therapy, but also with the International Film Festival and a few traditional Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) products.
Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) became famous very shortly after the discovering of the curative effects of the springs. During the past centuries, many important personalities visited the city. And due to the busy tourist traffic, the city grew very fast. But Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) also experienced hungry years...
Since the end of the 20th century, the Karlovy Vary Spa (Carlsbad) again began to mean something even outside of the Czech Republic. During the spa season, you would more likely hear foreign languages in the streets then Czech, especially during the festival.
If you do not know what to do with your free time, we will gladly give you advice. We will offer you a visit to various sport facilities in the hotel and outside. We will advise you on which sights one must not miss while strolling through Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad). And we will point you towards interesting places even if you are going outside the city.
If you are more a strolling type and you would like to see some of the many sights and attractions in Karlovy Vary, click on "Strolls through Karlovy Vary" »
Karlovy Vary does not have the only important sights. Visit other interesting places and important cities as well.
Germany is not far from Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad). So, why not to make a trip to see the beauty of Saxon and Bavarian towns. Germany not only offers many tourist sights and other interesting places, it is also ideal for shopping trips.
South of the Czech Republic, there is a beautiful country with a rich history - Austria. The most beautiful as well as the closest Austrian city is Vienna. Visit with us the places where a substantial part of European history was written.