Elegant townhouses gathered around one of the largest squares in Europe, an idyllic salt store and a brewery cooking up the original Budvar beer – this is České Budějovice, the capital of South Bohemia region. The countryside offers endless possibilities for a visit including charming historical cities like Český Krumlov and the village of Holašovice; both places have been listed as UNESCO monuments! A great tip for romance is the neo-Gothic Hluboká Chateau, fans of sports and active holidaying are catered for at the Lipno Reservoir.
The fastest and the easiest way to get to České Budějovice from Prague is via train. Trains to České Budějovice leave every half an hour from Praha hlavní nádraží (Metro line A). The ticket will cost you from 160 to 250 CZK. Travel time: 2h 40 min
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