Penzion U Gigantu

Chvojova 8, Plzen, Bohemia, 320 00, Czech Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Plzen

The city of Pilsener beer

A travel blog entry by andy.and.emma on Jul 16, 2014

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... tours weren't for over an hour, so we continued to
the Brewery Museum in the city centre. A few beers later and a walk through the
museum and we had seen an amazing collection of historical equipment used in
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Walking through the square in the towns
centre, we came upon 3 bells in a frame outside the church, along with
a story about ...

Pilsener in Pilsen

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey on Jul 13, 2014

1 comment, 13 photos

... to see the scale of the brewery – it’s gigantic. The bottling plant alone was phenomenal, with a capacity of 120,000 bottles per hour. You got to see the historical side of the brewery as well as the new contemporary side –
essentially everything is brewed in the same way, only bigger and better with more robotics and less man power. It’s all about being more efficient and brewing more beer! I suppose ...

On the Road in Czech

A travel blog entry by miss.chris on Jul 13, 2014

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Time to leave Prague, Dieter would be outside the hotel near 11am. We had breakfast that the hotel served: toast, meat, cheese, tomatoes and coffee. From breakfast we finished packing then went out to the square to buy some chocolates, macaroons and a cappuccino. We met Dieter, threw our things into the back of the car and were off.

On the way Dieter suggested that we go to a summer palace in Pilsen and we agreed. When we got to Pilsen it was lunch time so of ...

To the land of Castles

A travel blog entry by word-a-day on Aug 17, 2013

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... curious to see how other expenses would add up.

On the advice of the guide books, we stopped in at Loket, a small town, known for its medieval castle built around the river bends that fringe the settlement. Somehow we’d managed to time our visit with the annual castle festival, so were treated to stalls of food and crafts and musicians, during our walk.
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Viktorious!

A travel blog entry by rotarygse on Jun 01, 2013

1 comment, 6 photos

... 8k of underground tunnels and imagine life then. That brings us to this evening, when we gathered at Tomas and Gabrielle’s flat to watch Viktoria take the crown. We were delivered back to our hotel, but not before a Beatle’s sing-a-long with Standa at the piano. Standa is a local celebrity radio host + successful acoustic musician he made us sound good!

15 minutes from now, the three 40-year-olds and the one hip ...