Litomerice Medieval Town

Garden of Bohemia

Order Tour Code: NWW5
Tour availability: Tour available in summer season Tour available in winter season

The medieval town Litomerice with its churches and historic cellars surrounded by the beautiful mountains called the Czech Central Mountains. It is situated nearby the concentration camp Terezin and we recommend to stop in the pieceful square for lunch after visiting the WWII memorial Terezin, or to make a stop in Litomerice on the way to Dresden.
4 HOUR ROUND TRIP
A combination with Nelahozeves castle , Terezin WW2 memorial, concentration camp , Karlovy Vary - Carlsbad spa , Lidice Village - Memorial of WW2 , Libochovice chateau , Zatec center of hop making , Ustek medieval town , Melnik castle or Dresden is available.

The Litomerice region, characteristic of riverside lowlands and with its volcanic outcrops offers a rich variety of natural features. The fertility of the landscape earned it the name Garden of Bohemia back in the 17th century.
Here, at the confluence of the Labe and Ohre rivers, in the picturesque region of the Czech Central Mountains, lies one of the oldest and most beautiful Czech towns, the royal town of Litomerice, whose population nowadays is almost 26,000 people. As mute witness to the historic glory of Royal Litomerice stand Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, protected under an urban preservation order since the year 1978.
Out of 256 sites, 104 of them are listed in the state record of cultural real-estate monuments, and almost all of them are to found in the historical heart of the town, which for the most part is encircled by well-preserved Gothic fortifications.
The houses around the square, the ancient cellars, numerous churches, the museum, several galleries, all these and a host of other interesting features await your visit. Should you get tired of walking around, stroll over to the fortification parklands, where you can refresh yourself in the peace and quiet, with a view over old Litomerice and Domský peak, not to mention the panorama of the Czech Central Mountains, Hazmburk and the memorable Rip mountain, and here you will see why the romantic poet K. H. Macha loved this region so much.

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Historical glory of royal Litoměřice remind you Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings.
In Litomerice you can visit many churches, several galleries and medieval underground passages.
The oldest place in Litomerice is Cathedral Hill where the first Slavonic settlements appeared in the 8th century and where the Slavs erected a powerful early medieval castle, the guardian of surrounding land. This fortified settlement was one of the most important in Bohemia. Thanks to Cosmas, the earliest Czech chronicler, we know the local Slavonic tribe by its name - Liutomerici. Dated May 31, 993 A. D., there is documentary evidence of the province of Litomerice.
Town hall cellar was opened in the spring of 1993 in the historical cellar of the house č.p.21 the Peace Square in Litomerice.
This is the core of a Renaissance building with a baroque layered scrolled gable. In Baroque rebuilt at the turn of the 17th and 18 century.
In 1975 the then available guided tour of the historic cellars under this and the surrounding houses. toward Michalska street. Cellars built for economic reasons since the Middle Ages have a total of three floors and are connected by corridors.
Wine-tasting
The total length of the route, which is installed Lapidary Museum measured 366 meters. Originally they were several miles long, connecting churches and monasteries in Litoměřice and led into the surroundings.
It is possible to extend the tour and arrange the wine-tasting in the wine cellars from the local wineries.

NW from Prague, 1 hour to drive

Trip:
1)Litomerice town trip NWW5 - 4 hour round trip

NW from Prague – 1hour
Trips combinations :
2)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 - 7-8 hour round trip
3)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Ustek NWW7 - 8 hour round trip
4)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Lidice WW2 memorialW2 - 7hour round trip
5)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Nelahozeves castle NW1 – 7hour round trip
6)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Melnik castle N1 – 7hour round trip
7)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Duchcov castle NWW2 – 8hour round trip
8)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Nelahozeves castle NW1 + Melnik castle N1 - 9hour round trip
9)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Ustek NWW7 - 9hour round trip
10)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Dresden CA1 - 10-11hour round trip
11)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Karlovy Vary spa WW2 - 10hour round trip
12)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Strekov castle NWW2 - 10hour round trip
13)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Karlovy Vary spa WW2 - 12-13hour round trip
14)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Karlovy Vary spa WW2 + Nelahozeves castle NW1 - 12hour round trip
15)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Skoda historical cars museum NE1 - 9hour round trip
16)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Skoda historical cars museum NE1 and factory NE2 - 10hour round trip
17)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Karlovy Vary spa WW2 + Lidice village WII memorial W2 - 13-14hour round trip
18)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Franz Kafka´s village B3 - 10hour round trip
19)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Franz Kafka´s village B3 - 8hour round trip
20)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Zatec hop making center - 8hour round trip
21)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Franz Kafka´s village B3 + Nelahozeves castle NW1 - 9hour round trip
22)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Franz Kafka´s village B3 + Nelahozeves castle{NW1} - 12hour round trip
23)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Dresden A1 - 12-14 hour round trip
24)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Dresden A1 + Lidice village WII memorial W2 - 13-15 hour round trip
25)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Libochovice chateau NW5 - 7 hour round trip
26)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Zatec town and hop museum CWW13 - 8-9hour round trip
27)Litomerice town trip NWW5 + Terezin NW3 + Zatec town and hop museum CWW13 - 10-11hour round trip


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