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Orlické hory a Podorlicko Region

In romantic timbered cottages, in the heart of Orlické hory, a tradition of Vamberk lace has lived for centuries. Crossing and tying of free threads, reeled on wooden bobbins, is precise and delicate work, whose result will totally astonish your senses. Modern conception moved bobbin lace making among the world-renowned art craft.

Contemporary artists and designers work with silk, golden or silver threads and their necklaces, bracelets and earrings are real gems. 

Traditions in region Orlické hory a Podorlicko Region

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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.


Old time meal, in past served on Christmas table. It was believed, that small yellow millet grains would bring a lot of money to its consumers next year.


Potato pancakes filled with curds, sprinkled with sugar.

Jabkancová pouť in Česká Třebová

Festival traditionally held in November, where you can buy traditional local meal jabkance.

Frolíkova káva v Borohrádku

Six varieties of coffee mixture, special Christmas coffee every year. Petr Frolík has already been making his own coffee for 20 years, for which people from the whole country nowadays come to Borohrádek in Rychnovsko. His coffee can't be bought neither in supermarkets nor supermarket chains. Ingredients are imported from plantations all over the world, especially Central and South America, Asia and Africa. Mr.Frolík was awarded with several prizes for his coffee, both in ČR and abroad.

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