Travel Blogs from Plzen, Czech Republic

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The home of Pilsner, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

The home of Pilsner

A travel blog entry by mhopper

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Plzen is home the Pilsner Urquell brewery which is the label which Josef Groll created when he was too slow to copyright 'Pilsner' after creating the worlds most popular type of beer. We spent a few hours exploring the central city and had dinner at the ...

Pilsner Urquell brewery tour, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Pilsner Urquell brewery tour

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

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... tour if we could leave the van in the Brewery car park, as we couldn't drive anywhere after a sip of beer as in Czech they have a 0 percent alcohol driving limit. Probably the most secure place we have slept yet! After a very cold night it was ...

Pilsen, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Pilsen

A travel blog entry by dulcewallace

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... estratégica na viagem de Munique para Praga... E que paradinha!           Pilsen, ou Plzen, estava bem na nossa rota, e para bons apreciadores de cerveja que somos, năo dava para năo ir conferir. O tour foi ...

Plzn, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Plzn

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... from Waldmunchen, so the trip was nice. We drove through the central city.  I think Plzn is the 2nd largest city in the Czech Republic. Or maybe it's Brno.  The central city is quaint, but it's not that pretty of a city. Very industrial ...

Pilsener (Plzn) Brewery Tour, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Pilsener (Plzn) Brewery Tour

A travel blog entry by damenfamily

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... Urquell Brewery for a tour. The Pilsner beer was the first golden Pilsner beer brewed in 1842 and today half of all beer consumed in Czech is Pilsner Urquell beer.  They can brew up to 120,000 bottles of beer per day (amazing what you learn on a ...

Sobota, Rokycany, Česká republika travel blog

Sobota

A travel blog entry by toro212

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Probuzeni do vedra na fluffu a nasledna prochazka po Rokycanech s koupanim psa v potoku. Pote cesta po jiznich cechach a zastavka kousek od Breznice v dogcenter Ajax ve ...

Prazdroj, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Prazdroj

A travel blog entry by gwawd

"Urquell" in German or "Prazdroj" in Czech both mean "original source". The Urquell (Prazdroj) trade mark was created in 1898, to underline the claim of being the older, original source of Pilsner beer.   Certainly, the main purpose of our ...

Klastor Plasy, Plasy, Czech Republic travel blog

Klastor Plasy

A travel blog entry by mimiama

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Klastor ...

Mmmmm Beer!!!, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Mmmmm Beer!!!

A travel blog entry by walty_dee

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... not, around 170,000. Besides the brewery it also has a large Skoda factory, we found out later that Skoda was Czech for "shame"........ makes sense really. We walked around until 10am before we headed towards the brewery. We thought the tour was 10.30 ...

Too Many Brewery Tours Are Never Enough, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Too Many Brewery Tours Are Never Enough

A travel blog entry by andrewclifton

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Today we had an 8am train from Ceske Budejovice to Pilsen with the main goal of going on the Pilsner Urquell Brewery Tour. We arrived around 10:15 and quickly grabbed a city map and sought out the Urquell Brewery with the aim of joining the 10:45am ...

ART MILL: birthplace of my wanderlust, 7 yrs later, Miřenice, Czech Republic travel blog

ART MILL: birthplace of my wanderlust, 7 yrs later

A travel blog entry by paveyourpath

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... station. The trains were late because of the rain, which meant I missed my connecting train…I´ve since learned that Czech trains aren´t very reliable. Also, people in the smaller towns REALLY don´t speak very much English, and they don´t ...

More rain.....and some aircraft porn,,,,,, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

More rain.....and some aircraft porn,,,,,

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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... .... So a few pics of a castle ish looking building from Germany and a few from the museum. Currently in a town in the Czech republic called Pilzen. Arrived at 6.30 pm after a total of 420 miles on the road, pretty much most of it in the rain. ...

Plzeň Thank You, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Plzeň Thank You

A travel blog entry by gadelle

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Crossing the border into the Czech Republic in 2010 was nowhere near as exciting as it was back in 2002.  At that time, the Czech government required Canadians to get a visa to enter the country, and I remember the official examining it closely when ...

Basinfire festival, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Basinfire festival

A travel blog entry by sandesande

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Plzen: Hometown of the world's original lager beer, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Plzen: Hometown of the world's original lager beer

A travel blog entry by clodblog

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... in ridiculously cold cellars underneath the brewery and they only serve this good stuff to employees and people who join the tour.  For dinner, I went to the adjoining restaurant which seats over 650 people, the largest in the Czech Republic! ...

Plzen, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Plzen

A travel blog entry by zim

Pilsner Urquell from the ...

Odjezd, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Odjezd

A travel blog entry by jiripek

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Jak lépe začít novou cestu po světě než tím, že jsem se po ránu probudil na chatě s malou opicí. Nejdřív jsem zkontroloval roztrženej palec na ruce... taková menší historka, jak mi kouslo mrtvý prase. ...

Atlanta to Rokycany, Czech Republic, Rokycany, Czech Republic travel blog

Atlanta to Rokycany, Czech Republic

A travel blog entry by westhill7

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... pay $1 every time one of us had to use the restroom. So by 4:30pm we were in a rental car driving from Frankfurt to the Czech Republic. With sunset behind us we realized that we were not going to make it to Prague before dark, so we pulled off at Rokycany ...

The birthplace of beer as we know it, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

The birthplace of beer as we know it

A travel blog entry by mattadore

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... unfiltered and unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell. Apparently this is the only place it is sold. It's beautiful. Worth the visit to Plzen alone. I'm just waiting on a grilled pork chop to accompany my delicious beverage. After that I will head to the Pilsner ...

Going over to Grandma's house, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Going over to Grandma's house

A travel blog entry by cazali

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... back to the nursing home.   We were clearly eagerly anticipated, and conversation bubbled along easily. For those who speak Czech of course. Funnily enough, Grandad found it hard to grasp that I didn't speak Czech and chatted to me, directing ...

Short visit to the Czech Republic, Pilsen, Czech Republic travel blog

Short visit to the Czech Republic

A travel blog entry by garriepowers

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This was a short visit to see my dear friend Lucie, whom I had met while I was in ...

Plzen - the spiritual home of Pilsener, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Plzen - the spiritual home of Pilsener

A travel blog entry by pgdavis

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On our way to Praha today we stopped by Plzen, which would you believe is is the spiritual home of Pilzner! Pilzner was invented there in the 1800's, and has been a major influence on most of the beer we ...

beer tourism..., Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

beer tourism...

A travel blog entry by travellingjen

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I seemed to have developed a taste for beer on this trip (partly b/c it's too hot to drink wine!!) and no tour to Czech republic would be complete with a tour of the Pilsner Urquell brewery... The town of Pilsner is fairly nondescript (ie/ it has ...

The Pilsner Urequell Brewery, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

The Pilsner Urequell Brewery

A travel blog entry by merrygoround

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We are now going to visit the Pilsner Urequell Brewery in Plzen. The Pilsner Lager was invented in Plzen in 1842. Nous visitons maintenant la brasserie Pilsner Urequell. La Pilsner Lager a ete invente a Plzen en ...

Czech Republic, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Czech Republic

A travel blog entry by wandawagonettes

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Drove through the Czech Republic and we were amazed to see someone mowing the highway with a remote control mower. Obviously we also enjoyed exploring Plzen, having a delicious meal in a courtyard and camping just ...

Just Sue Finds Her Feet, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Just Sue Finds Her Feet

A travel blog entry by team-elephant

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... we rolled out of a damp and slippery London on a quiet Saturday morning headed for the Channel Tunnel, the Czech Republic and, eventually,the town of Plzen. We had decided to make the “Pilgrimage to Plzen” to visit the famous Pilsener Urquell ...

Bohemian Adventures, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Bohemian Adventures

A travel blog entry by grapestomper

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Pilsner Uraquel .. the BREWERY!, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Pilsner Uraquel .. the BREWERY!

A travel blog entry by drconsul

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My goal for the day was to do as little as possible.. I figured what better way to accomplish this goal than to visit the famous Pilsner brewery.  After wandering aimlessly for awhile.. trying to figure out how EXACTLY to cross 4 lanes of ...

Plzen - again, Bayreuth Gaildorf and Mössinge, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Plzen - again, Bayreuth Gaildorf and Mössinge

A travel blog entry by paulpenni

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... of three rivers, the banks of one of which at least having burst. We stopped off at the bike shop in Plzen and I succumbed, choosing a Mibo Mastr folding scooter. Having chosen, came the paying. Not straightforward when the shop doesn't accept cards. In ...

Plzen, Plzen, Czech Republic travel blog

Plzen

A travel blog entry by lar4290

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... actual beer cellars.  The whole Pilsner complex is basically a tribute to the drink.  Because beer is so central to the Czech Republic (really Bohemia), it makes a great stop! We took the 10 am bus from the far western Zlicin station (serves ...

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