5 tips for what to do on the weekend in February alone or with children


The weekend does not promise to be sunny weather, but it shouldn’t rain either. And this is the ideal opportunity to go out into nature for rest and discovery. Everyone has a different idea of ​​the best spent weekend, but perhaps our tips will interest and inspire you. What do you prefer?

A unique cogwheel trip

If you have procrastinated in the past a unique cogwheel ride from Tanvald to Harrachov, because you didn’t want to squeeze in among other enthusiastic hikers, now is your chance. Historical motorbikes will come out more often this year. The entire route is 12 km long, the part between Tanvald and Kořenov has been declared a cultural monument: it measures almost 7 kilometers, overcomes a height difference of 235 meters, and is therefore the steepest route in our country.

Interesting will also be open during the vintage motorcycle rides Cog railway museum in Kořenovwhere guided tours will take place. The train leaves Tanvald twice a day every weekend from Saturday – at 10:41 and 13:41.

Photo: Petr Zbranek, Shutterstock.com

A trip by historic motorcycle along a unique route will delight young and old alikePhoto: Petr Zbranek, Shutterstock.com

Winter tours of Křivoklát Castle

From this Saturday, after a month-long break, you can start again visit the famous Křivoklát castle. It is our historical gem and belongs to the oldest and most important castles of Czech princes and kings. The winter tour is also suitable for children – it is not very long and will show visitors the oldest core of the castle. You will pass through the second courtyard, Stříbrnica with an exposition about the House of Man, prison, famine, chapel, Knight’s Hall with an exposition of the Bible of Wenceslas IV, the Royal Hall and the castle stable. It is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Photo: Sarka Slukova 22, Mapy.cz

The beginnings of the castle date back to the 12th century. Krivoklat gradually expanded to its present formPhoto: Sarka Slukova 22, Mapy.cz

Skating at the Prague Exhibition Center

Skating strengthens the circulatory and movement systems, oxygenates the body – and above all, it’s great winter fun! Thinking of going ice skating? Then try indoor ice A small sports hall at the Exhibition Center in Prague. Public skating takes place here until until the end of March every Saturday and Sunday from 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Don’t have anything to skate on? Does not matter. There is also a skate rental for children and adults, children can also borrow a protective helmet. Is it far from Prague? Find a public ice rink near your home.

Photo: navystavisti.cz

You can really skate at the Prague Exhibition Center, for example. They will lend you skates on the spotPhoto: navystavisti.cz

Carnival parade in Moravia

Do you want to join the carnival parade? Then don’t miss Saturday carnival in Nové Město in Moravia. It is the only day of the year when you meet a bear, a woman with a litter, a Turk and a horse on the street at the same time. The meeting is at 2:00 p.m in the square behind the church St. Kunhuty, from where the procession will go to the cultural center accompanied by a brass band.

There is a carnival, special treats, competitions, fun games and workshops for children. And dance also gets to the point. All you have to do is get a costume and enjoy the carnival fun in the west of Moravia. And you will certainly taste some Mardi Gras delicacies: for example fried mice or god’s grace.

Photo: Milos Neuman/kd.nmnm.cz

With a mask or without a mask… Join the Mardi Gras parade, perhaps in Nové Město in MoraviaPhoto: Milos Neuman/kd.nmnm.cz

Blooming camellias

You know camellia? It starts in the greenhouses on the first Saturday in February Flower gardens in Kroměříž exhibition of beautiful camellias. These noble bushes are among the biggest attractions Kroměříž gardens since the second half of the 19th century. At the time, their collection here included only a few dozen mature specimens, but today you can find hundreds of red, pink and white flowering bushes here. The exhibition lasts until February 25, is open every day. Camellias are grown in greenhouses and regularly bloom here in winter. Previously, they were among the most popular decorations for winter gardens.

Photo: Archive of the National Monument Institute

Blooming camellias are among the great winter attractions for flower loversPhoto: Archive of the National Monument Institute

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