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The royal town of Uherské Hradiště comes to life in the middle of September with a prestigious national celebration of the towns and villages of the Moravian Slovakian community. Wine tasting, cultural shows in opened historic monuments, a festive...
The two days see the most interesting sights, buildings and premises, including many not normally accessible or only partially accessible, opened up to the general public.
The Ladies European Tour, the largest European professional ladies golf event, will take place this year in the Czech Republic for the first time ever. The event will be held from 9-11 September at the Albatross golf resort in Vysoký Újezd.
Do you enjoy a medieval atmosphere? Then be sure to come to Tábor to the 20th year of this international historic festival. The town comes to life for three days with ancient history, parades, fireworks, medieval markets, and plenty of swordfighting...
Visitors to this festival in Mikulov can enjoy the historic parade, folklore performances, crafts fair, and concerts by stars from the Czech music scene. Of course, there will be plenty of young stum wine and tents with culinary specialties.
Traditional town festival reminiscent of the time when John of Luxembourg, King of Bohemia, visited the town with his entourage in 1327. This is a great costumed occasion combined with a stum and wine festival with musical and dance displays.
The Olomouc International Organ Festival takes place every September in the Church of St. Maurice in Olomouc on one of the largest organs in the Czech Republic. The organ was built in the 18th century by Michael Engler.
Pardubice is the location of the 13th international horse exhibition with its one-of-a-kind horse show in five places at once. The programme is rich – participants and breeding farms from abroad, official breed champions, cold-blooded horse races, a...
The Queen Elisabeth Festival is an occasion to step back into the early medieval times, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and the 19th century. You will see historic swordfighting, jugglers, magicians, and jousting.
The great Dočesná festival of hops and beer celebrates its 54th year. It is the quality hops from Žatec that makes Czech beer so extraordinary. There will be over 40 types of beer to taste from both Czech and foreign breweries.