Tips for Trips

Lipno nad Vltavou


Vyšší Brod - 15km



Vyšší Brod Cistercian Abbey founded in 1259 by the Rosenberg nobility and dedicated to the Virgin Mary

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The Postal Museum - Branch Office in the historical building of a former Cistercian abbey a permanent exhibitions of the postal history in the Czech lands since 1526 until today an exhibition of the 19th-century coach technique a selection of postal stationery on sale

Open daily:

April - October except Monday 9 - 12 a.m., 13 - 17 p.m.
November - March - by mutual consent.

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The ruins of the Gothic castle Vítkův Kámen ("Vítek's Stone") are situated on the top of the mountain Vítkův Kámen (1,053 m) above the Lipno Dam about 4 km from the Czech-Austrian border. It is the highest located castle in the Czech Republic.

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The Rožmberk state castle


One of the oldest castles in South Bohemia was built by the Family of Vítek around the mid 13th century.

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Cesky Krumlov - UNESCO monuments


The State Castle and Chateau of Český Krumlov, which was included to the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Monuments in 1992, ranks among the most important European sights.

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