Among the fields of blue…
You’ll recognise the fields with blooming lavender even your eyes closed! It will elate you with its unmistakable scent. And when you open your eyes, you’ll be amazed at the blue splendour even though you are not in Provence. Farms specialising in growing lavender can be also found in the Czech Republic. A few kilometres away from Prague, in the village of Nezabudice, you’ll find the organic Křivoklát Lavender
farm. Nearby, the Lavender Valley Farm
in Chodouň awaits you. You can literally immerse yourselves in lavender at this farm. Just choose one of the lavender wellness procedures. Liven up your lavender trip with a tour of the royal Křivoklát
castle or the family-owned Rückl glass factory
. The lavender season will also start soon at the Lavandia Farm
in Starovičky by the Lednice-Valtice Landscape Area
. They make special homemade lavender lemonade or ice-cream, and you can even have a lavender coffee there. Take a stroll along the lavender trail at the Bezděkov Lavender Farm
; a lavender massage in the midst of aromatic bushes is available by appointment.
Oases of Thousand Colours and Scents: the Balm for the Soul
The Baroque Hospital Kuks
in East Bohemia
has a unique historical herb garden
. It opens at dawn and closes at sunset so you can enjoy the beautiful combination of thousands of colours and scents to the full. The Valtice Chateau
in South Moravia has the Lu & Tiree Chmelar herb garden
inside the UNESCO park. Buy herbs, oils and herbal teas in their special shop. The Botanicus Gardens
in Ostrá in Central Bohemia
make tea, jam, syrup and natural cosmetics. You can also make your own herbal bar of soap.
Do You Know Where Joy Grows?
Have you ever visited a place where joy grows? If not, go to Čejkovice
in South Morav
ia! It’s the home to Sonnentor
, a company that has been growing and turning herbs and spices into tea and spice blends for decades. The guided adventure tour
will take you to the places where herbs and spices are harvested, dried and stored. The local people like to say, with a slight exaggeration, that this is where joy grows.