ACTIVITIES

Walks, sports, arts and entertainment and other activities help to eliminate stress or health problems. Therefore we would like to give you a few tips about what to do in Mariánské Lázně while you are here.

 

SPORTS 

Tennis

The tennis courts are located about 1 km (25 minute walk) from the Orea Spa Hotel Palace Zvon. The courts provide ideal conditions for practice by both recreational and professional players.

 

Golf

The Royal Golf Club of Mariánské Lázně (18-hole course) is the oldest course in the Czech Republic. For the most part the golf course is surrounded by coniferous woods which make the play pleasant even on hot summer days.  There are several spots from which you can enjoy the view of the landscape, which has retained its original character and is not disturbed by any housing development.

 

Bicycles 

The town of Mariánské Lázně and its suroundings are ideal for those who love to go on bike trips.  Explore the landscape and various places of historic importance on a large number of cycling routes in the region of Teplá that connect the Euregia Egrensis cycling routes. 

 

Skiing  

Downhill skiing - Skiareál Mariánky - Mariánské Lázně - 2 lifts and a gondola. More information at www.snowhill.cz/marianky.  Ski school, ski rental shop.  There is a ski bar, rental shop, ski service, facilities and car parking.  Cross country skiing - the Golf cross country resort - 90km of ski runs, 90% of tracks have two ski runs.  Usually the ski slopes around the Golf resort are maintained + adjacent tracks in the forests (i.e. the yellow and blue tourist paths). It takes about 3 days to prepare all the slopes after a new snowfall.  For instance the blue tracks, which lead to Rájov, as well as the tracks for skating are in an open area and these are the most difficult to maintain - snowdrifts often occur when the weather is snowy and windy.  If the weather conditions are favourable the unposted track towards Mnichov and Kladská is maintained as well.

 

Horse-riding 

Horse-riding facilities are about 3km away from Mariánské Lázně.  They provide lessons for beginners and rides for the advanced.

 

Nordic Walking 

Walking with special kinds of poles which make your movement very efficient.  It makes you fitter and can be practised at any age.

 

Ropes course

Ropes course and the kid's ropes course "laňáček" has been opened since 2009.  There are 19 high rope obstacles at the height of 10 metres for adults. For the youngest (from 3 years of age) there is the "laňáček" obstacle course full of adventure for the little ones. The course is located within 500 metres from the colonnade next to the geological park on the premises of the tennis club by the Forest Spring.  (15 minutes walk from our hotel)

 

 

Tourist tips

 CASTLES AND CHATEAUS

Chateau of Kynžvart 

The chateau represents unique example of a country representative residence in the style of Viennese classicism and the Empire.

Ruins of the Castle Kynžvart

Originally a Romanesque castle, which was once the seat of robber barons in which they planned their expeditions.

Bečov Castle

A medieval castle connected with the picturesque Baroque chateau.

Loket Castle

A gothic castle founded in the 13th century, named according to a sharp bend of the River Odra, which looks like an elbow ("loket" in Czech).

Kladruby Monastery

One of the oldest Czech monasteries founded by the Benedictine Order.

The Monastery of Teplá

The Premonstratensian monastery in the town of Teplá near Mariánské Lázně was founded in relation to the Third Crusade to the Holy Land in the 12th century.

 

 

 NATURE TRAIL

Geological Park Nature Trail

The trail is focused on geology and ecology - geological structure and plants of the Slavkov Forest.


Smraďoch Nature Trail

A part of a nature reserve accessible to the public (highmoor forest bog).


Kynžvart Mineral Water Trail

The mineral waters are located in the spa town of Lázně Kynžvart, just 7km from Mariánské Lázně.


Kladská Nature Trail

Kladská Nature Trail provides information about the history of the village of Kladská, the fauna and flora of Slavkov Forest and Kladská Peat Bog.


Mnichovské Hadce Nature Trail

The nature trail provides information on the largest serpentine complex in Czech.


Komorní Hůrka Nature Trail

The former famous volcano Komorní Hůrka by Františkovy Lázně.


SOOS Nature Trail

Large peat bog and marshland app. 6km north-east of Františkovy Lázně.

 

TIPS FOR FAMILY TRIPS

Prelate Spring Natural Park

Popular destination for family trips with attractions (cable-way, aqua centre) for kids and decorations from natural materials that match the unique character of the landscape of the Prelate Spring Natural Park - there is a meadow with a creek full of granite rocks and
two ponds, which underline the magic of this destination.  The visitors can use the area of the Natural Park to organize various events for children and adults, and it is used by athletes in training, by schools for educational programmes, by kindergartens and after-school child care centre, families with children, seniors, foreigners and and other groups and individuals. The civic organization Hravý pramen holds a traditional ‘Indian Day’ for children in the park and its surroundings every year.


Boheminium Park

The Boheminium Park is an educational sightseeing tour on the eastern outskirts of Mariánské Lázně with perfect models (scale 1:25) of major construction and engineering monuments around the Czech Republic in the beautiful setting of a scenic park. A park with miniatures of prominent buildings in the Czech Republic, it features a model of the Castle of Červená Lhota, Říp Hill and more than 30 other models.


Tourists Mini Train

Sightseeing tours around Mariánské Lázně in the summer. The mini train is operated daily, if the weather permits, from April to October.