South Bohemia is a popular holiday region, with a varied landscape, beautiful historic towns, castles, countless lakes, and many cycling and hiking opportunities. You will find the Sumava National Park (the Bohemian Forest) here, a park of great ecological value. From your holiday home in Bohemia, you can make trips through the landscape. The landscape is untouched, rugged and mountainous, with forests, hills, glacial lakes (remnants of the ice age), rivers and peat bogs. There is a network of cycling and walking routes, and in the winter this is the perfect place for a winter sports holiday.
Water lovers can visit Lake Lipno, the largest (reservoir) lake in the Czech Republic, and a tourist attraction. Around the lake are sandy beaches and cosy holiday villages, and various water sports can be practised on the lake. The region of South Bohemia is also the place to be for cultural heritage. You will find beautiful historic towns here, such as Ceský Krumlov, Trebon and Ceské Budejovice, and some romantic castles, like those of Hluboká nad Vltavou, Èervená Lhota and Orlik.
České Budějovice, Červená Lhota, Český Krumlov, Šumava National Park and Písek are some places that you must visit in South Bohemia.
Some of the must-try activities in South Bohemia are:
Some of the recommended dishes in South Bohemia are Cabbage with pork greaves, Curd cheese dumplings with blueberry sauce, Kulajda (cream soup with poached eggs), Mushroom patê with thyme.
The best time to visit South Bohemia is during spring and fall.
Travellers from the UK can reach South Bohemia by air, rail or road. If you choose to fly, Prague houses the closest airport to the South Bohemian Region.