Travel Blogs from Plzen
... walking down to the Urquell Brewery, for another complimentary beer, this one the free-be from the underground tour.
With little more to do than wander back into the town centre, taking in the sights of the gardens along the way, and stop for another beer, we enjoyed the last of the afternoon sunshine, before heading back to the camper.
Doing a quick tally of our spendings for the day, we worked out lunch cost us 12 Euro, meaning our whole day of drinking ...
Keen to get to the Czech Republic and to be able to use the 'Eastern Europe' Tom Tom App on the iPad (from the Western one, the Czech Republic, is simply a blank spot on the map) we were on the road early, getting through a couple of hours of travel before stopping for breakie.
We navigated as far as the border through smaller and smaller German settlements, we ...
... with such a fascinating history.
Dinner in the baronial hall, wonderful Czech cuisine, I had Rudolph's Sword a selection of meats on a genuine sword, John had Venison medallions.
We were entertained by a troupe of performers employing a range of different , traditional skills; dueling with swords and with pikes, juggling, magic tricks, fire juggling and swallowing and traditional music and instruments.
Great night ...
... down the road. This second bank told us that for the last four months Czech banks have not been allowed to change currency. I ended up using our debit card in an ATM, not a cheap option but sweetened a little as it helped me secure a discount on the scooter, which I've as yet to try out. Come this evening and we will somewhat sadly have left Cz. We think it's a lovely country - beautiful countryside and pleasant, friendly people. Indeed, should ...
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 English language tour.
After turning the map several times we decided we had a rough idea where we had to go and made it to the brewery about 10 minutes before the tour and purchased our tickets and ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed