Social Programme

The programme is subject to change and could be cancelled due to the low number of attendees.

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Welcome reception                                                            
   € 0


Included in the registration fee

 

 

 

 


Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Culture programme

Concert in the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit                
  € 0

 

The cathedral was founded probably by Queen Elizabeth Rejčka in 1308. It is a brick building with two towers in a Gothic style. Throughout its history, burned down several times and was always renovated. At the end of the 19th century there was a pseudo-gothic reconstruction.

 

 

           

 


Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Guided tours

Please choose only one guided tour.

Kuks hospital                                                                          
  € 15

 

It is a unique monument of central European town-planing, architecture and statuary art, originally comprising a spa, a chateau, a hospital, a theatre, ecclesiastical edifices and sets of High Baroque statuary.

The only remaining remembrance of the old glory and monumentality is the still standing Hospital of Mercyful Brethern, surrounded by masterpieces of European art - Braun´s sculptures of Virtues and Vices.

In the present building of Hospital, the visitors will find the originals of the statues, a Baroque apothecary´s, a crypt of the Hospital´s founder, František Antonín Špork, Czech Pharmaceutical Museum and many other things.

In the near vicinity, at Žireč, you will find Braunův Betlém (Braun´s Nativity) - a natural park with a gallery of Baroque sculptures, depicting Biblical scenes.

www.hospital-kuks.cz/en

 

 

National Stud at Kladruby nad Labem                           
  € 20
 

The National Stud at Kladruby nad Labem is one of the oldest studs in the world and home to the oldest original Czech horse breed: the Old Kladruber horse.

The tradition of horse breeding in Kladruby nad Labem stretches back to at least the mid-14th century. For over 300 years (1579–1918) it was an imperial court stud providing horses for the royal and imperial court in Prague and Vienna. Nowadays the National Stud keeps around 500 horses.

www.nhkladruby.cz/national-stud

 

 

Hrádek u Nechanic chateau                                           
  € 12
 

Hrádek u Nechanic is one of the most prominent buildings of the Romantic period in the Czech Republic and is a National Cultural Monument. It was built between 1839 and 1857 and originally served as a representative hunting lodge of the House of Harrach, a Bohemian and Austro-German noble family.

www.zamek-hradekunechanic.cz/en

 

 


Thursday, 13 September 2018

Gala dinner                                                                        
  € 0


Included in the registration fee