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For foreign tourist Prague is not the only interesting destinationFor foreign tourist Prague is not the only interesting destination

Although more than 60% of the foreign tourists still travel to the capital city of Prague, the visitors of the neighbouring countries are more and more attracted by the less known regions and destinations.

Published: 08/09/2014, Helena Mařanová
The newly reconstructed Old Synagogue is open to visitorsThe newly reconstructed Old Synagogue is open to visitors

In addition to the Great Synagogue, which is the fourth largest in the world, another interesting Jewish building can be visited in Pilsen from mid-June.

Published: 21/07/2014, Helena Mařanová
Pilsen among the Lonely Planet’s top destinationsPilsen among the Lonely Planet’s top destinations

In 2014, even before Pilsen became the European Capital of Culture "A trip to Pilsen not only for beer" was included alongside attractive trips and experiences like romance on the Greek island of Santorini, a cycling trip to the South West of England,…

Published: 09/07/2014, Helena Mařanová
Female golf stars are heading to DýšináFemale golf stars are heading to Dýšiná

For the 4th time in the Czech Republic, for the second time in Dýšiná, for the first time in July and with a 250,000 Euro prize like last year, this is the brief and essential description of the Pilsen Golf Masters tournament

Published: 09/07/2014, Helena Mařanová
Pilsen will start to change into the European capital of culture in SeptemberPilsen will start to change into the European capital of culture in September

Le Manège Carré Sénart, one of the world’s biggest carousels for children and adults, will appear on the Republic Square. Following Madrid, Paris, Antwerp and Portimão in Portugal, Pilsen will become only the 9th place in the world to host the magical…

Published: 09/07/2014, Helena Mařanová
The Pilsen old town is coming alive with music and dance this summerThe Pilsen old town is coming alive with music and dance this summer

With the music performances, theatre plays, exhibitions and a diverse accompanying program, the ‘Vivid Street’ festival offers summer entertainment for the whole family.

Published: 16/06/2014, Helena Mařanová
Step in the times of BaroqueStep in the times of Baroque

During six weeks, six baroque locations of Pilsen will be revived with hundreds of events – from concerts in churches and castles to exhibitions and theatre performances, as well as garden parties, fairs and local food tasting.

Published: 09/07/2014, Helena Mařanová
History Weekend will take you back in timeHistory Weekend will take you back in time

Musicians, actors and other street artists wearing period costumes will perform on several stages.You will be able to see knights, white ladies and witches. The West Bohemian capital will also welcome many jugglers, conjurers and swordsmen, who will entertain…

Published: 05/06/2014, Helena Mařanová
Do you know who first brewed pilsner beer? Do you know who first brewed pilsner beer?

It was Josef Groll, a brewer from Vilshofen, Bavaria, whom the burghers of Pilsen invited to their new Bürgerbrauerei to try and brew beer that was better than the ones that had only brought notoriety to Pilsen.

Published: 15/10/2013, Edita Laštovková
Pilsen renews Loos interior Pilsen renews Loos interior

Efforts at making the Loos interiors in Pilsen open to the public already has its first real result: the residential interior at Klatovská Boulevard 12, created by world-famous architect Adolf Loos for local doctor Josef Vogel and his family in 1928, has…

Published: 29/04/2014, Helena Mařanová
Plzeň – TURISMUS operates information centre from AprilPlzeň – TURISMUS operates information centre from April

The city-funded organisation Plzeň – TURISMUS is responsible for the information centre as well as Pilsen’s tourism marketing and long-term development.

Published: 29/04/2014, Helena Mařanová
Pilsen 2015 finalises European Capital of Culture programmePilsen 2015 finalises European Capital of Culture programme

The gala opening ceremony for Pilsen – European Capital of Culture 2015 is planned for 17 January 2015. The interesting programme starts in less than a year, however, when the centre of the city will start to transform into a place where people…

Published: 06/12/2013, Martina Chomátová
Celebrity chefs to cook at Apetit festivaluCelebrity chefs to cook at Apetit festivalu

Last year the two-day event attracted 32,000 people. That record attendance motivated the organisers to make further improvements, and this year truly elite Czech chefs will show off their skills in the cooking show.

Published: 06/05/2014, Helena Mařanová
Techmania Science Center tripled exhibition spaceTechmania Science Center tripled exhibition space

Completely new and three times larger! That’s Techmania Science Center at the start of the tourist season.

Published: 29/04/2014, Helena Mařanová
Military vehicle convoy to ride through Pilsen Military vehicle convoy to ride through Pilsen

The highlight of the celebrations each year is the participation of American and Belgian veterans, who stir strong emotions in visitors to the event.

Published: 29/04/2014, Helena Mařanová