Sightseeing or relaxing, South Bohemia is an ideal place for spending some quality time with loved ones. In spending a family holiday in South Bohemia in the countryside, you not only get the possibility of exploring the natural beauty of the area, but also great historical monuments, opportunities for cycling and water sports as well. If you count in some of the charming historical cities in the area, your holiday in South Bohemia got just that much more interesting. Český Krumlov and the village of Holašovice are great cultural and historical hubs, with both of them being listed as UNESCO monuments. The neo-Gothic Hluboká Chateau is a great romantic escape, while the Lipno Reservoir offers the perfect setting for sports lovers and those seeking for an active vacation.
South Bohemia has a quite interesting cycling network that takes you through the countryside, with all its charming colors and scents. The popular Třeboň flat lands, the Jindřichův Hradec or Nové Hrady regions are great for cycling discoveries starting from your holiday home in South Bohemia, as well as the trails emerging along the Vltava, Otava, Lužnice rivers. The Šumava, the Nové Hrady and Písecké mountain areas are the paradise of hikers, and the over 5000 kilometers of marked trails in South Bohemia attest for the infinite charm of nature, taking you to unique locations. Further along, if you think of a perfect combination of nature, the lush countryside and a whole lot of fun, horse riding definitely comes to mind, and it is very popular in the Czech Republic. South Bohemia also has a tradition of hunting, the Ohrada Manor is a center of hunting activities in that manner. Gamekeeping, game wardening, and fishing are also part of a rich tradition to be found in this region of the Czech Republic.
Water fun and fishing
The Vltava, Otava, or Lužnice Rivers are great for water sports enthusiasts, as well as the facilities at Lake Lipno, or one of the Třeboň lakes. Thus a holiday home in South Bohemia is the ideal starting point for spending some great times by the water, maybe even taking a nice cruise on one of the rivers. From splashing around with your kids in the warm summer sun, to swimming, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, there is a great deal of fun and relaxation offered by the South Bohemian waters. To get even more in touch with nature, a fishing trip is just excellent and quite an unique experience that will have you take in the atmosphere of the area. Rivers, ponds, and man-made lakes are the basis for great fishing conditions, especially in spring and autumn, yet also in other seasons. The most traditional catch in the area would be the crap, but pike, a pike-perch, or sheatfish, or even some silver carp, bass might fall for your fishing tricks. The rivers are rich with trout, eels, even grayling. So you see, whether you are into fishing or just relaxing and enjoying the nature, culture, history, a holiday in South Bohemia will never let you down.