South Bohemia is a traditional tourist destination, both for individual and congress and incentive tourism. It has an ideal location in Central Europe on the borders with Austria and Germany, easy access, security, excellent infrastructure and a wide selection of tourist attractions. All of this makes South Bohemia an attractive place to organize events or incentive stays.
We offer a number of modern congress halls, as well as exclusive historic spaces that will meet the requirements of even the most demanding clients. Conference rooms with the latest technology, professionalism and individual customer service can meet your wishes. This all is a guarantee for smoothly running conference or incentive event. Of course, there is a background of quality accommodation, complemented by a wide range of activities and local gastronomic specialities. All of this is enhanced by the atmosphere of various cultural, sports and social events.
You can find more about the region at www.jiznicechy.cz/en
The nearest international airports
|Václav Havel Airport Prague www.prg.aero|
|Vienna Internation Airport www.viennaairport.com|
|Munich Airport www.munich-airport.de|
|Blue Danube Airport Linz www.linz-airport.com|
For private flights, it is possible to use the České Budějovice LKCS Airport – a non-public international airport with an external border eligible for visibility flights (VFR) during the day. Gaining the status of an international public airport and the start of full operation is planned in 2020. You can find more at: www.airport-cb.cz.
|Follow-up connections from the mentioned airports are provided by high-quality public bus and railway transport. We recommend individual visitors to use the car rental services at the airport.|
South Bohemia is easily accessible from the northern and eastern parts of the Czech Republic and from neighbouring Austria via the D3 motorway and the E55 road (Prague – České Budějovice – Linz), to which local transport hubs connect.
Approximate distances and durations of travel by car from selected towns to the centre of South Bohemia (České Budějovice):
|Starting point||Approximate distance (km)||Approximate duration of the trip|
|Prague||150 km||2 hours|
|Vienna||200 km||2 hours 30 minutes|
|Linz||95 km||1 hours 15 minutes|
|Munich||330 km||3 hours 45 minutes|
|Passau||130 km||2 hours|
In the Czech Republic, there is a dense network of transport infrastructure and fully functional public bus and rail transport. Another popular method of transport is shuttle bus transfer.
The bus connection is provided by several companies in the region as part of regular scheduled transport. We recommend passengers always book a ticket in advance.
International train connections run via České Budějovice and an important railway junction in Veselí nad Lužnicí. In 2009, a new railway corridor connecting České Budějovice with the capital city of Prague was put into operation. International intercity trains run regularly on the line, ensuring the comfort of passengers. The journey takes about 2 hours.
You can find more information at www.idos.cz
Basic facts about Czech Republic
|Official name: Czech Republic|
|Capital City: Prague|
|Population: 10.5 milion|
|Currency: Czech koruna + conversion to the current euro exchange rate (follow the example of www.pragueconvention.cz)|
|Time zone: GMT +01: 00 + current time (follow the example of www.pragueconvention.cz)|
|Electricity: Type C, Type E|
|International dialling code: +420|
|Internet, GSM: Nationwide Internet and signal coverage for mobile phones|
Climate: Transitional Central European type, the warmest months are usually July and August + current temperature (follow the example of www.pragueconvention.cz)
Security: According to the Global Peace Index, the Czech Republic ranks among the ten safest countries in the world