Karlovy Vary

Czechia

Wellness Visit

Our first impression of Karlovy Vary is that it is cozy and whimsical, sophisticated and humble, earthy and grand.

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Walking, Dining, Culture, Shopping

The forest feels protective and inspires contemplation…As a soft rain began to fall, we returned to town, ready to experience Bohemian cuisine…

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Legend of the Foundation of Karlovy Vary

The King of Bohemia, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV founded a spa town around the hot springs where the hart had led his hound…

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The Thermal Springs

There are more than 80 springs in Karlovy Vary and more than a dozen of these flow into drinking stands…

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Spa Experience

While sipping the mineral water facing the relief, I reflected on the legend of the Spirit of the Springs. The town’s mystical and ancient protector reposes inside the rock and manages the elements of fire, water, and wind…

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Legend of Libushe

The next morning, Kazi gave Libuše a necklace made of bright red stones, to soothe and strengthen her…

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