Aug 12, 2015 by Marina Shmelyova
Guests visiting the Czech spa resort of Luhacovice are offered a wide range of entertaining activities that will keep them busy throughout the stay.
Luhacovice’s Short Events Calendar:
May: Spa Season Opening.
If you are lucky enough to come to Luhacovice in spring, when a new spa season begins and all spa hotels open their doors to international guests, you will be able to enjoy a plenty of entertaining activities and cultural events. Get ready to participate in various competitions, enjoy spectacular shows, dance and music performances. You will never forget these festivities.
June-September: The open-air Spa Theatre offers a series of musical productions and straight plays.
July: The Janáček a Luhačovice Festival named after composer Leos Janacek. It is one of the most prestigious musical events in the Czech Republic that brings together the best composers and musicians from the country and all over the world.
August: Theatre Festival in Luhacovice.
Vaclav Hudecek Academy where you can learn to play violin.
September: The International Festival of Children’s Folk Ensembles.
December: Christmas Fair.
Throughout the spa season you can also enjoy:
You will greatly enjoy long walks in and around Luhacovice, with all its beautiful landscapes, green valleys and magnificent mountains. If you do not wish to leave the town you can opt for a walk in the Spa Park famous for its fresh air and natural beauty. Luhacovice is also a great place for bicycling.
Municipal Community Center Elektra
Every Sunday the Center holds dance parties for people over 40, while disco parties that attract young people from all the nearest towns and villages are traditionally held on Fridays and Saturdays.
In the Community Center you will also find Cinema Elektra. See bills for new premieres and showtimes.
Free concerts are held in the Spa Park on Sundays.
Museum of Luhacovice
During your visit to this museum you will learn more about the development of this mineral resort, as well as about people who played an important role in its history. Mobile exhibitions are also often held in the museum.
Sunday Fairs are sometimes held in Luhacovice’s Spa Park. Here you can buy souvenirs, local crafts, natural honey and sandthorn berries.
Music and cuisine
You can spend evenings dancing to live music and tasting delicious meals in Luhacovice’s many cozy small restaurants and cafes.
The train highlight tour around Luhacovice will introduce you to its most prominent places of interest. Children usually find such tours especially exciting and fun.
Beside fun and entertaining activities that you can find inside Luhacovice, you can also leave the town and enjoy its surroundings:
Chateau Lešná. This is a popular excursion among tourists, during which they visit the beautiful 19th century castle with carved wood interior. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful park with precious woods. There is a zoo on the premises.
Vizovice. This excursion will take you to the baroque-style castle. Local expositions include unique collections of china and ancient weapons, as well as interesting pieces of fancy furniture. Works of Dutch painters will bring aesthetic pleasure to art-lovers.
Buhlovice. This is an ancient castle built in the early 13th century. In 1908 one of the most crucial decisions that changed the course of world history was made here.
One of the best playgrounds is situated near the St. Joseph mineral spring. If you decide to visit one of the nearby restaurants or cafes you will not have to worry that your child will be bored or idling around while you are enjoying delicious meals and pleasant atmosphere of the place. Most cafes and restaurants also have small playgrounds of their own.
A modern new swimming pool has been recently built not far away from the center of the Spa Park. This is a great place for adults and kids. Young guests will enjoy swimming in the indoor wading pool with warm water, a water slide and a plenty of toys to play with.
Tennis & more
Tennis fans will be pleased to know that Luhacovice has 5 clay courts situated in the center of the Spa Park, a 2-minute walk from such spa hotels, as Vila Alpska Ruze***, Jurkovicuv Dum Wellness***, and Hotel Dum B. Smetany****. If you wish to learn to play tennis, professional tennis instructors will share with you all the main secrets of this sport.
Here you can also rent balls and rackets.
Beside tennis here you play squash, mini-golf, visit a bowling alley or enjoy some horse-back riding.
Water park & the lake
Those who enjoy outdoor activities can visit the local water park that is a 40-minute walk from the spa resort. Here you will find swimming pools for adults and kids, water slides, playgrounds for children. Or you can swim in the lake, enjoy a boat ride, paddle boating, or fishing.
Young mothers who can leave their children under supervision of other adults can indulge in various wellness and cosmetic procedures offered by Luhacovice’s wellness centers. Massages, solarium, sauna, Jacuzzi, peeling and other treatments will help you relax your mind, body and soul.
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