Karlovy Vary is the main city of the spa region of Czech Republic. I must admit I had not heard of it before visiting the area! Now that I have been there I cannot believe that such a stunning and interesting town has quite a low profile. So there is a great opportunity to experience this delightful town before everyone else!
Natural springs were discovered in the area in the 14th century and visitors have been flocking to Karlovy Vary ever since to experience the healing powers of these natural springs. The waters in the area are particularly high in a load of good chemicals and minerals and there is considerable scientific evidence of the benefits of “taking the waters”.
Karlovy Vary is also the home of one of the biggest film festivals in the world. It is held every July and attracts some serious Hollywood royalty. As if