Travel Blogs from Frantiskovy Lazne
This is a beautiful Spa town . The hotels are spectacular , perched on cliffs .painted in beautiful colours Most were built 1880 when taking the waters was popular , but has been a spa town for hundreds of years .
There are many fountains of hot water for people to drink . They recommend that you use a teapot shaped cup to sip the water as you walk slowly .
They eh all looked silly , but the cup vendors happy .
there is a river flowing ...
... designer label! The whole town was spotlessly beautiful and gleamed. We were only there for two hours so we wandered the streets for a little while, had lunch, and peeked inside one of the expensive hotel lobbys. It was a nice break from the long drive. After lunch we piled back on the bus for 3 more hours to Nuremberg. Finally at 4:35 we got to walk on to our river boat. What a difference from ocean liners! We literally stepped right onto the ...
... a state of disrepair after neglect through the communist years and after a couple of fires, as well as providing insight into how it has become the site for one of the most popular volunteer opportunities in Europe. We then did four hours work which mainly consisted of throwing bricks and rocks down a hill to a road, clearing space so that they could begin to build an access road to another side of the castle. The castle ...
... re a bit lost). We finally arrive and visit it. I liked it very much,because they were some kind of "natural paintings" inside the cave which I found fascinating. We go to eat something afterwards and then we take the bus and go back to Bamberg. I think my exchange partner didn't enjoy the trip as much as I did, but he says he prefer the trip rather than doing ...
... all day ;-)
But to be fair the town was a magnificient little czech beauty with its picturesque buldings painted red/ yellow/ green and pink. Beautiful architecture really.
We at least started the tour with good old Becherovka brewerie tour which included 3 morning shots to wake us up. That was rough haha!
In the end we ended up sitting in a park bathing in sun, enjoying the +10 degrees and drinking good cheap czech brews.
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking