Penzion Helena Bubancova
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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 ...
... into the lobby. We handed them our passports and a crew member escorted us to our room. Two minutes later we had our suitcases. Just like that! After unpacking we met in the lounge (yes, there's only one lounge on the boat!) with the other 136 passengers for a safety briefing. Upon entering the lounge we were given a glass of complimentary champagne, individually toasted by the captain, and each lady was handed a single long stem red rose. We ...
... The night was spent around a campfire over which we cooked delicious Klobasa (Sausages) and Marshmallows.
The morning bought sunshine and after a lazy breakfast we made the short walk to Hartenberg Castle where we were warmly greeted by the Castle owner, Béďa. He gave us an interesting tour and history lesson which included; stories of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's visits to the castle, how the castle came to ...
... 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.
Other places to stay in Cheb
Mostov 1, Cheb | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Skalka 10, Cheb | 4 star hotelfrom $68
Svobody 32, Cheb | Hotelfrom $70
Namesti Krale Jiriho z Podebrad 4, Cheb | 3 star hotelfrom $56
JateÄnÃ 7, Cheb | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Komorni Dvur 45, Cheb | 4 star hotelfrom $99