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District of Františkovy Lázně
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The district of Františkovy Lázně (German: Franzensbad) lies in the western part of the Czech Republic at the border with Germany. It is an ideal place for treatment or relaxation stays at the local spa facilities, as well as for an active holiday with your family and friends, or for various social events and gatherings.
Historical & Other Sights in the District of Františkovy Lázně
Apart from the spa zone in Františkovy Lázně represented by an array of spa colonnades and pavilions, you may also find numerous other masterpieces of architecture in Františkovy Lázně and its surroundings. For example Cheb Castle, Kynžvart Chateau, Seeberg Castle, the Premonstratensian Monastery in Teplá, just to name a few. Moreover, the district may boast a variety of other tourists points of interest. You may find the Butterfly House, or the Boheminium Park showcasing miniatures of major landmarks of the Czech Republic, the Singing Fountain, and much more.
Nature in the District of Františkovy Lázně
Františkovy Lázně is situated between two major nature localities - i.e. the Slavkovský Les Protected Landscape Area and the Smrčiny Nature Park. In their close vicinity, you may find several other nature reserves and nature monuments. The most notable undoubtedly include the Soos National Nature Reserve or the Amerika Nature Reserve.
An Active Holiday in the District of Františkovy Lázně
The surroundings of Františkovy Lázně are criss-crossed by low-difficulty tourist and cycle paths that are suitable for people of all ages, including children and seniors. Along their routes, you will have the opportunity to explore various interesting sites and structures. You may set out on one of the many interesting nature trails. And there is plenty to offer to those keen on other sports, such as tennis, golf, miniature golf, in-line skating , etc. Recreational bathers and active swimmers will be undoubtedly attracted by the Aquaforum Water Park in Františkovy Lázně with its 3 indoor and 3 outdoor swimming pools, an extensive relaxation zone, sauna, toboggans and many other attractions
Culture in the District of Františkovy Lázně
Apart from visiting the permanent displays and short-term exhibitions at a number of museums and galleries in the area, you may also take part in dozens of cultural and social events throughout the year. The most popular include the re-enactment shows at Seeberg Castles, the Opening of the Spa Season, the "Hrnčířský swing" Jazz Festival, or the Strauss Festival. Cheb, which is just 6 kilometres away, also offers a wide range of attractive events, such as the Wallenstein Festival, various events held at Cheb Castle, etc.
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