Hluboká celebrates Easter grandly
Can you find hidden eggs in Hluboká?
Not everyone is happy to sit at home on Easter Monday and wait for the boys to come egghunting. If you plan to celebrate this Christian holiday in a more unusual way, come to Hluboká nad Vltavou. There, they are going to celebrate Easter in a very original and sporty way.
Hluboká nad Vltavou Castle is a place you should definitely visit in South Bohemia. If you or your children don't know it yet, this year's Easter is an ideal opportunity to change it. You can join in and look for huge Easter eggs in the gardens.
Hluboká nad Vltavou is alive and kicking
Hluboká nad Vltavou is one of the most visited towns in South Bohemia. It has just over 5000 inhabitants, but there are plenty of tourist attractions in the area. The main one is of course Hluboká Castle, which is rightly called the most beautiful Czech castle. Furthermore, the area will satisfy athletes, too. There are several camps in Hluboká, they have a golf course, paddlers pass through here. And it was sportspeople in particular who was in mind when the Easter program was being created.
Will you join the charity run?
Easter celebration in Hluboká starts on April 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. It is at this time that the Easter Run will start - a 10 km and a 5.3 km races. The route leads through the chateau park, through the castle garden and around Hluboká nad Vltavou. The start and finish are planned outside the Church of St. John of Nepomuk.
An hour later, the canicross starts – a run with dogs of the same distance. It is necessary to register for both events and pay the entry fee in advance, but if you don't make it, they will certainly be worth watching, too. The earnings from both runs will be donated to the charity project Chain of Hope.
Can you find all the eggs hidden in Hluboká?
From half past two in the afternoon, a family game with a map starts, where your task is to find hidden Easter eggs. XXL size Easter eggs will be placed all about the town. All Easter eggs are already prepared, each weighing nearly 700 kg and painted. With some of them, children from the local elementary school had some fun, others blossomed under the hands of academic painters.
At the local info center you get a map and choose which route to go. The trail for Easter eggs starts in the chateau park, leads through the town, across the dam of Munický pond, through the sports complex and the golf course to the hunting lodge Ohrada.
You can walk the Easter Trail until the end of May
Although you can see the Easter eggs in the catalog on the website www.velikonocenahluboke.cz, seeing them set in the local landscape is much better. The painted eggs remain spaced out in Hluboká until the end of May, the trail is open at all times. Just pick up the map at the information center and set on the journey.
Easter at Hluboká is one of the most sought-after spring activities in the Czech Republic thanks to the unique idea of giant Easter eggs and the fact that it is a charity event. Every year, over 20,000 visitors come here. Will you join this year?