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České Horácko Region

Wild bustle of masks, musicians, dancers and captivating smell of traditional pig-slaughter delicacies in Hlinecko will enchant your senses that much, that festivities of spring will become your most favourite celebration of the year. Shrovetide procession in East Bohemia is deservedly included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and you will fall in love with its thrilling atmosphere.

You can experience magic of traditional crafts, traditions and architecture in Veselý Kopec, Svobodné Hamry and Betlém: blacksmith's trip hammer or romantic timbered houses are just a fractions of their tempting offer. Visit the Open-air Museum at Vysočina and you will learn much more.

The oldest amateur show in the world, Puppeteer's Chrudim, underlines a century old puppet tradition and in Chrudim Puppetry Museum you can penetrate the mysteries of wandering life of east bohemian puppeteers. 
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.

Map of Czech traditions