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Vysočina is a tender undulating landscape on the border of Bohemia and Moravia and its tradition will captivate you with the nature and playfulness. Horácko and Podhorácko, two traditional regions, keep their traditions still alive and you have a unique opportunity to experience their charm. Dance and sing, get acquainted with the folk architecture and crafts, taste the inimitable asparagus from Ivančice or take a peep into beautiful wine cellars, let yourself be carried away with homey atmosphere and take a rest.

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Traditions in region Vysočina

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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.
You can taste traditional culinary specialities and specialities of Czech cuisine in restaurants Czech Specials:
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  • Hotel Hajčman, Žďár nad Sázavou
  • Zámecký hotel Třešť, Třešť
  • Hotel Horní Dvůr, Nové Město na Moravě
  • Hotel Vivaldi, Jihlava
  • Motel Velký Rybník, Velký rybník, Pelhřimov
  • Pension Klokočí, Sněžné
  • Penzion a restaurace Bílek, Chotěboř
  • Švejk restaurant Jihlava, Jihlava
  • Švejk restaurant Telč, Telč
  • Švejk restaurant U České koruny Lipnice nad Sázavou, Lipnice nad Sázavou
  • Švejk Restaurant Havlíčkův Brod, Havlíčkův Brod
  • Hostinec u Vlachů, Tišnov


Sprouted pea, roasted on stove in both sweet and salty way.


Yeast – raised cookies filled with flavoured carrot. Baked on the occasion of fair called Mrkvancová.

Hrách z kysela

Pea as a mash with grouts (peas and grouts) or plums.

Podhorácké mládě

Yeast- raised cake.

Křehotiny (křupance)

Sweet pastry.

Dalešické pivo

Brewed according to an old brewery law. Brewery in Dalešice was probably founded by the end of the 16th century. The oldest parts of today's complex of buildings come from the Early baroque era, that is 17th century.

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