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Traditional region

Rakovnicko, Křivoklátsko, Poberounsko and Kladensko Regions

Dense woods of Křivoklát and romantic meanders of the Berounka river, gave rise to two strong traditions. A fame of pottery has begun already in the Middle Ages, that time a quality of Beroun's potters used to be renowned and a characteristic red ceramics with white design is well known till these days. Few centuries later – in interwar period – tramping arrived at a valley of the river and Berounsko has remained sought-after destination of tramps till today.

Enjoy a poetical atmosphere of this traditional region with all senses.
You can really savour the region thanks to local culinary specialities, traditional methods and ingredients. Let your senses flow in the unmistakeable fragrance and taste of local cuisine and enjoy.

Kladenská uhlířina

Typical mining meal made for example of potatoes, dumplings, cabbage or meat.

Mead from Karlštějn

The most widespread fermented drink in the then Czech kingdom territory till the king Karel 4. period.

Mead from Lužensko

Made of fermented fine bee honey from woods of Křivoklátsko.

Mšecko ciders

Several types of delicious alcohol-free drinks, clean apple cider and ciders with added pear cider, carrot juice or beet juice.

Herb mixtures from Křivoklátsko

They are mixed of herbs growing in a protected landscape area Křivoklátsko.

Berounsko Vočepák

Traditional delicacy cake from Berounsko, big, from both sides spread cake. Most often, spread with powidl, sprinkled with poppy sees and decorated with almonds and raisins. Used to be a part of every proper farmer wedding.

Beer Berounský medvěd

Yeast, unfiltered beer. Local tradition of brewing is approximately 550 years old. Followed by married couple Mayer, which founded home microbrewery in Beroun in 1998.

Poddžbánsko brewery

Microbrewery situated in the Křivoklátsko area, around 50km from Prague, in municipality Mutějovice. Focused on production of handcrafted beer, which is unfiltered and unpasteurised. For production of Poddžbánsko beer, Czech malt of Pilsen type is used for light beer, and Munich malt, caramel, for dark beer.

Brewery Matuška

Located near Křivoklát in municipality Broumy. Brewery was founded in 2009, precisely at Easter Monday. With its production and size, is classified as a microbrewery. Beer of brewery Matuška can take pride in attribute handcraft, because is brewed traditionally without filtration and pasteurisation.

Map of Czech traditions