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Castle in Hluboká nad Vltavou

Hluboká Chateau

A raven pecking the eyes from a Turk's head (the grisly crest of the Schwarzenberg family) may be a recurrent decorative motif at Hluboká Chateau, but the image is at odds with the building's overt romanticism. The …
Czech in Hluboká nad Vltavou

Solidní šance

This traditional pub on the square at the eastern end of the village main street is decorated with old bric-a-brac and ice hockey memorabilia, and serves a menu of classic Czech pub grub including grilled pork with …
Gallery in Hluboká nad Vltavou

South Bohemian Aleš Gallery

This excellent gallery is housed in a former jízdárna (riding school) next door to Hluboká Chateau. On display is a permanent collection of Czech religious art from the 14th to 16th centuries, plus 17th-century Dutc…
Italian in Hluboká nad Vltavou

Pizzerie Ionia

A basic, reasonably priced place that serves decent pizzas and good beer, though the rest of the menu isn't up to much. It's a welcome pit stop for lunch or a drink.