Primavera Hotel & Congress Centre
Travel Blogs from Plzen
... for the beer history (and other history) of Plzen.
After Michael had given us a great run down on the city, we headed off.
First stop was the Brewery for Pilsner
Urquell, one of two massive industrial facilities in Plzen, the other being the
Skoda factory that used to make weapons and now makes trains (some links to the
cars, but only in name - Mr Skoda started the factory, but never made a car).
... have to keep all those Czechs happy and make sure they don’t go thirsty! Pilsner Urquell has been brewed at this same brewery since 1842, and they say the Pilsen lager inspired more than 2/3 of the world’s pilsner labelled beers. Thank you Pilsen! The best part of the tour was at the end where we tasted unfiltered and non-pasteurised Pilsner Urquell beer tapped straight from the oak lager barrels. Ahhhhhhhh!
... agreed that this was the best dish of all and I certainly thought it was too. The warm food was a contrast to the storm outside.
From lunch we found the summer castle. Skies had cleared so it was perfect timing.
The castle was closed for the day but the gardens were quite beautiful. We wandered about for some time before heading down the path to some Hungarian Coffee, a coffee with egg liquor.
Time to get back to Amberg and watch the world ...
... at John and said "There is a Marriot in town, do you want to stay there?" Two seconds later we making our way across town to the Marriot.
We feel a bit like sellouts for spending the night as such a nice place. In reality it is right around $100 and we get a buffet breakfast for Christmas morning. We have a huge, clean king sized bed, a nice shower, no roommates and a television. It almost seems like a dream being in such a nice place. We both feel like we deserve it ...
... school and after-school activities. Without transportation available, many kids are not even able to get to school.
Today, as we visited Stan’s radio station, Cesky rozhlas, we were surrounded by a media frenzy of flood information and updates. Stan, being a fun-loving guy, of course made the visit fun by giving us a tour of the studios in the historical radio building, showing us the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services