Grand Hotel Zvon
Travel Blogs from Ceske Budejovice
... I was feeling a bit better we went on the hunt for a local grill restaurant. The hostel manager, who had steered us well yesterday, suggested we try the Traveller's Hostel, as they have a restaurant built in with grill type foods, but when we got there we were more interested in the menu of the place across the street. We walked through a few rooms following the signs to the restaurant, down some stairs, and it turned out this restaurant was underground in what looked like a ...
... barley beer was more profitable so they combined the two towns by building a bridge.
Today, Krumlov is a popular tourist town and the Czech people come to holiday and take rafts and small boats down the river during summer. We watched the parade of paddlers of which there were hundreds, many enjoying a pub crawl or boozy lunch along the way as they visit many pubs and drink much beer.
When you cross the bridge to the Castle you can look down to where ...
... developed hay fever and was feeling a little worse for wear - particularly after a long ride with only two breaks - so we relaxed at the hostel for a while. Speaking of getting ill, my throat glands have become swollen and painful, and my joints feel a bit feverish so I hope I'm not getting sick. Anyway once Jess had recovered we went out for dinner, and we followed our hostel managers recommendation to a place called U Dwau Maryi which apparently did good Czech food, and ...
Today, we came across an Old Edwardian in an exhibition at Schloss Harthiem, which was quite exciting. The castle is a relatively modest affair, but handsome enough. It is square and compact, with some semi-impressive towers. We were greeted at the entrance by a bustling, busy and enthusiastic lady; communication was achieved, just about. Inside, the castle is set around an open internal courtyard, with Italian style colonnades and walkways overlooking the central space. It was ...
... to be closed for renovations. Our experience so far with the smaller Czech towns however led us to believe that all the exhibits would not have English translations and we would not get much from the museum any way.
We made our way back towards our hotel and decided to stop at the most famous restaurant in Budejovice, Masne Kramy. According to one of the brochures, no visit to Budejovice is complete without having a bite to eat at Masne Kramy. We found this ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet