History and modernity. Tradition and inovation. Town listed on the UNESCO world heritage register and European Capital of Culture 2009. Do you enjoy visiting historical sites as well as getting some entertainment? In this case you´re right here. The modern and attractive city of Linz together with the unique medieval UNESCO-listed town of Český Krumlov form an exciting combination for all visitors. Moreover, both cities are only 70 km apart.
The beauty of architecture and the Renaissance atmosphere unite with the modern art and culture. Throughout the year, the town lives a colourful life, the music of different genres drifts through the town and castle, ancient stories come about on the stage of the Baroque Theatre or revolving auditorium.
Opens four doors to discover the town
Sightseeing in Cesky Krumlov primarily involves visiting the castle and church in the city. Cesky Krumlov boasts the second biggest castle in the country. The church of St Vitus is built high up on a hill and after the castle is the second most dominant feature of the town. Moreover Český Krumlov and its surroundings offer lots of interesting museums and galeries.
Český Krumlov has a number of cultural events throughout the year including music festivals, film festivals and holiday markets. In many of the towns and villages around Cesky Krumlov you will also find traditional Czech customs like Carnival, Easter, Mayday,...
Linz on the Danube is an innovative, contemporary city where culture, architecture, nature and science coexist as a satisfying whole. The European Cultural Capital of 2009 is true to its slogan, "Linz.changes,".
A card full of experiences
Modern cultural buildings sit harmoniously with baroque facades, and there is ground-breaking industrial architecture with energy efficient facades and interior design. Contemporary art, the world of technology, interactive museums and green oases await the visitor in one of Austria's most successful cities, which strives to be both trail-blazer and trend-setter.
"Culture for all" is the theme evident in Linz's many events, exhibitions and public spaces. Pflasterspektakel, Ars Electronica and the Linz Cloud of Sound are cultural trademarks that are well known far beyond Linz - and outstanding examples of the very lively festival culture in the capital of the Federal Province of Upper Austria.
Český Krumlov as the pearl of Southern Bohemia is an ideal destination of your trip or vacation. And the modern and vibrant Linz, European Culture Capital 2009, is a stone's throw away.
Would you like to experience some unforgettable moments in a region offering both tradition and modernity? If your answer is yes, consider this offer.
It doesn´t matter, if you are comming from Prague, Vienna or Salzburg. You will reach both cities comfortable whether by car, train or bus. If you prefer air transport, you will certainly appreciate interational airport located close to both cities (Linz, Prague, Vienna). You can also use special transport on request - shuttle buses.
Infocentrum Český Krumlov
Náměstí Svornosti 2, Český Krumlov
tel.: +420 380 704 622, fax: +420 380 704 619
email: email@example.com, www.ckrumlov.cz/info
Co-financed by European Union by the European Regional Development Fund