Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary is fairly known as Jerusalem of Western Bohemia – at the same coffee houses were german speaking Maskilim playing cards and chess with the Eastern European Rebbes of Chassidic courts. On the streets you could easily meet Albert Einstein, chattng with the Bobover Rebbe.

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Some of the sites you'll visit...

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Mineral springs

The Carlsbad mineral springs are healing digestive system. There are actually twelve Carlsbad healing springs. The 13th is called Becherovka – very popular and world famous herbal liquer.

Beautiful spa buildings

Many of the Spa buildings are offering beside the medical treatments also wellness treatments

Mill Collonade

Mill Collonade is a large colonnade containing several hot springs in this spa town.

Historical background

After Karlovy Vary was anexed by Nazi Germany with support of Italy, France and Great Britain, the local Synagogue was damaged during the November pogrom known as the Kristallnacht – untill those days the biggest Reichs Pogrom dated November 9th, 1938. It was just a beginning of what was to follow.

Facts, Myths and FAQs

Where is local Jewish community's sanctuary?

The local Jewish Community's sanctuary takes place in the JCC nowadays.

Why is it called Karlovy Vary in particular?

The word "var" in Czech means boil. When king Charles the IV. was hunting a deer on local hills, the wounded animal fell down the river. Before Charles and his royal retinue reached the river, the deer was boiled. So he called the place Karlovy Vary. A bit of bubbe meise.

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Karlovy Vary

Private Tour with one of our guides

 
Explore only with family or friends

Availability

upon request

Schedule & Duration

flexible, and set to fit our client's wishes

Departure

from the client's hotel

from 8000 CZK

Price is set depending on party' size. Entrance fees NOT included.

Private Tour with Sylvie Wittmann

 
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Availability

upon request

Schedule & Duration

flexible, and set to fit our client's wishes

Departure

from the client's hotel

14000 CZK

Price is set depending on party' size. Entrance fees NOT included.

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