Category: Czech Tourism

Rozsochy in the Vysocina Region voted winner of 2019’s “Nejkrasnejsi nadrazi” award, honouring the Czech Republic’s most beautiful railway station; Celakovice, Central Bohemia, comes second; Slezke Rudoltice, Moravian-Silesian Region, is third (Seznam) [Social Media Post] 0

Rozsochy in the Vysocina Region voted winner of 2019’s “Nejkrasnejsi nadrazi” award, honouring the Czech Republic’s most beautiful railway station; Celakovice, Central Bohemia, comes second; Slezke Rudoltice, Moravian-Silesian Region, is third (Seznam) [Social Media Post]

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First snow of winter falls in Czech Republic, in mountainous areas including village of Kvilda, South Bohemia, in the Sumava national park (Blesk) [Social Media Post] 0

First snow of winter falls in Czech Republic, in mountainous areas including village of Kvilda, South Bohemia, in the Sumava national park (Blesk) [Social Media Post]

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Mystery artist attaching giant clogs to trees in the Moravian-Silesian Region’s environmentally protected CHKO Jeseniky area; park officials use Facebook to ask him/her to collect the ones they’ve removed; if caught in the act, perpetrator faces 10,000-crown fine (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Mystery artist attaching giant clogs to trees in the Moravian-Silesian Region’s environmentally protected CHKO Jeseniky area; park officials use Facebook to ask him/her to collect the ones they’ve removed; if caught in the act, perpetrator faces 10,000-crown fine (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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26-year-old British tourist fined 10,000 crowns for balancing dildo on head of statue on Jan Hus monument on Old Town Square; perpetrator tracked on CCTV to hotel on Mala Stupartska street, Prague 1-Stare Mesto (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] *corrected* 0

26-year-old British tourist fined 10,000 crowns for balancing dildo on head of statue on Jan Hus monument on Old Town Square; perpetrator tracked on CCTV to hotel on Mala Stupartska street, Prague 1-Stare Mesto (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] *corrected*

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French artist Denis Defrancesco’s “King Kong Balls” sculpture outside Old Town’s InterContinental hotel becomes big hit with tourists – but shiny-testicled gorilla, part of this year’s (2019’s) Sculpture Line festival, is set to leave Prague by Christmas (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

French artist Denis Defrancesco’s “King Kong Balls” sculpture outside Old Town’s InterContinental hotel becomes big hit with tourists – but shiny-testicled gorilla, part of this year’s (2019’s) Sculpture Line festival, is set to leave Prague by Christmas (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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City of Prague to return Alfons Mucha’s “Slav Epic” to old home in Moravsky Krumlov, South Moravia, if new permanent home isn’t found in capital within five years (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

City of Prague to return Alfons Mucha’s “Slav Epic” to old home in Moravsky Krumlov, South Moravia, if new permanent home isn’t found in capital within five years (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Lipova, in the Usti nad Labem Region, named 2019’s Czech Village of the Year (Vesnice roku); village of around 600 people is in the Sluknovsky vybezek (“Sluknov hook”) area, in the northernmost part of the Czech Republic (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Lipova, in the Usti nad Labem Region, named 2019’s Czech Village of the Year (Vesnice roku); village of around 600 people is in the Sluknovsky vybezek (“Sluknov hook”) area, in the northernmost part of the Czech Republic (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Cops from Pribram, Central Bohemia, using drones fitted with thermal imaging cameras to stop people camping illegally in environmentally protected CHKO Brdy area (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Cops from Pribram, Central Bohemia, using drones fitted with thermal imaging cameras to stop people camping illegally in environmentally protected CHKO Brdy area (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Government prepares new international marketing campaign, with slogan “Czech Republic: The Country For The Future”; no mention of “Czechia” (HlidaciPes.org) [Social Media Post] 0

Government prepares new international marketing campaign, with slogan “Czech Republic: The Country For The Future”; no mention of “Czechia” (HlidaciPes.org) [Social Media Post]

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