Easter, spring break, is fast approaching, so don’t stay home and get out with your family in nature and have fun. We bring some inspiration where you can go in the next two weekends.
Scared Eggs at Jindřichův Hradec Castle
From Friday April 15 to Sunday April 24, special visits are prepared to the castle in Jindřichův Hradec. After two years, the popular local Easter tradition returns, namely the exhibition called Scaring the Eggs. Nearly a thousand eggs of varying sizes and colors will gradually appear in the castle’s chambers in the week leading up to the Easter weekend in eerie and highly unusual arrangements, complemented by non-traditional flower arrangements. You can visit the original exhibition and the interiors of the castle individually, at your own pace, which will be particularly appreciated by the parents of the youngest visitors.
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Easter in Lipno
If you go to Lipno on the Easter weekend (April 16-17), you have plenty of opportunities to take full advantage of your free vacation. On White Saturday, a rich program is prepared on the summit trail and its surroundings. You can expect creative Easter workshops, musical performances and theatrical or knitting performances. Kids will have a blast looking for eggs in Fox’s fun Easter contest, and you’ll be sure to pick up Morana. On Easter Sunday, you can try egg decorating and other Easter customs and traditions in the square of the Element Hotel. There will also be face painting and competitions for the little ones. It will then be possible to taste traditional Easter specialties in the elegant restaurant Stodola and the local pastry shop Povidloň.
Trail with giant Easter eggs in Hluboká
From Good Friday to May 29, you can hike the Easter Trail for giant Easter eggs in southern Bohemia Hluboká nad Vltavou. The route of this special walk will take you through the beautiful park of the castle. Along the way, you can search for a total of 27 original Easter eggs. The Easter eggs weigh almost 700 kilograms and are painted by renowned artists, university painters, but also, for example, children from the local primary school. Will you find them all?
Easter in Kasperk
Spring holiday celebrations at the romantic Kašperk Castle in the middle of the forests of Šumava will take place from Good Friday, that is, April 15. In addition to the usual guided tours, a rich accompanying program awaits you – a journey through the history of the castle, archery or crossbow shooting, horseshoe throwing, seal making, a medieval scriptorium or a lecture on the origin of Easter eggs. On Easter Sunday there will be outdoor musical performances focusing on medieval music. You will learn about period instruments and learn how people sang and rejoiced in the Middle Ages.
Behind the butterflies at the Botanical Garden
Starting today, you can head to the Prague Botanical Garden in Troja for a popular spring butterfly display, this time focusing on the details of their bodies. Beautiful butterflies will fly through the Fata Morgana greenhouse, the exhibition will reveal the secrets of building their wings, show what the eyes, legs or tentacles of these caterpillars and adults look like. Like every year, 5,500 pupae from a butterfly farm in Stratford-upon-Avon traveled to Prague, and from them dozens of species hatch from the Fata Morgana greenhouse. You will also see a unique life-size model of the Attacus Moth Atlas. Additionally, enthusiasts can also watch the butterfly hatching process from the pupa via the Botanical Garden’s online YouTube channel. You can visit the exhibition until May 22.
Experiential Sauna Festival
Do you need to rest before the Easter rush hits? Are you a wellness and sauna lover? Bring your partner, or even older children, and treat yourself to an extraordinary experience at Europe’s biggest sauna festival Saunafest 2022, which runs until Sunday April 10 at the Aquapalace Prague. The best sauna masters from the Czech Republic and 12 other countries will present the best of their art at sauna ceremonies and sauna theatres. Visitors will also have the opportunity to see (and experience first-hand) more than forty top performances, which are part of the official Czech Sauna Ceremonies Championship and at the same time a national qualification for the World Championships. Come and enjoy the monumental sauna show and accompanying program in the Čestlice water park area. Key attractions include the bustling Sauna Garden, which will house sauna tents and a cedar bath. There will also be smoke rituals, musical relaxation, scrub and beauty procedures, Nordic rituals and whipping. The organizers think of the little ones and have prepared a sauna for children on Sunday.
Krkonoše flying on the track
From April 15 to 18, i.e. from Good Friday to Easter Monday, the event for the whole family will take place, called Easter Caress on the Treetop Trail in Janské Lázně in the Giant Mountains. These days, everything will be in the spirit of the coming spring and under the sign of the habits and customs of Easter. It will be a long weekend full of fun, creative work and also good food and drink. An art workshop will open at the end of the trail, where (not only) children can learn how to knit pomlázky or decorate Easter eggs. The program also includes adults who can look forward to tasting the egg liqueur. During Easter Saturday and Sunday, visitors will be entertained by trail mascots Emil and Emilka. Come and enjoy the magic of the awakening mountain nature and the breathtaking views from 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.