For tourism purposes, Hradec Králové Region is divided into 7 areas – Hradec Králové Area, Orlické Mountains and Podorlicko Region,
Broumov Area, Kladsko Borderland, Bohemian Paradise, Krkonoše Mountains and Krkonoše Foothills, each of which offers a variety of options
for congress and incentive tourism.
Hradec Králové Region is easily accessible from Prague by the D 11 motorway. There is also a good connection by public buses or trains. Its administrative centre is the city of Hradec Králové, called the Salon of the Republic, an open-air textbook of architecture or a city in greenery. The region boasts breathtaking natural areas, as well as charming, historical monuments and towns. Many major cultural, sporting and social events take place in this region.
The Hradec Králové Region offers quality facilities for events with varying numbers of participants and for different target groups.
Hradec Králové is also a university city, dominated by medical science. Apart from the University of Hradec Králové, the city houses the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Pharmacy of Charles University and the Faculty of Military Health Sciences of the University of Defence. In this context, the town can also boast the University Hospital Hradec Králové or the Botanical Garden of Medicinal Plants.
The Region stretches in the Northeast part of Bohemia from the Elbe lowlands up to the foothills of the Krkonoše Mountains, of the Orlické Mountains or the Kladsko borderland. The diversity of the region cannot be described in a few lines. Let us therefore take only a glimpse into the wide range of what this area offers and of what its inhabitants are duly proud, also because the regional capital Hradec Králové is a place where, according to statistical measurements, living is simply the best!
In the Hradec Králové Region, you will find the highest Czech mountain range Krkonoše, with the highest Czech mountain Sněžka, reaching 1603 meters. The Krkonoše Mountains are ideal for winter experiences. The hills are crisscrossed with hundreds of ski slopes and cross-country skiing trails. In summer, Krkonoše are enjoyed by cyclists and hikers. Last but not least, the locations of Špindlerův Mlýn and Pec pod Sněžkou are ideal places with an incredibly varied range of facilities for events of the MICE segment.
Slightly lower in height are the adjacent Orlické Mountains. They are also visited in winter by skiers and snow lovers and in summer by hikers and cyclists. The Orlice River is decorated by several beautiful chateaux - Častolovice, New Chateau in Kostelec nad Orlicí, Doudleby nad Orlicí and others.
The location that deserves an especially important place in the MICE context is no other than the regional capital Hradec Králové, which is a very popular congress destination. MICE events participants can choose from a wide range of accompanying programmes. Places that allure visitors include the well known modern architecture of architectural masters Gočár and Kotěra, the urban conservation zone with its landmark, the White Tower (Bílá věž), and the adjoining Gothic Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, or the junction of the Elbe and Orlice Rivers with the spectacular park Jiráskovy sady. This way, we could go through cultural, golf, cycling, in-line or spa and wellness facilities to name further attractions inviting for a visit.
Out of the historical monuments of the Region we cannot omit two Baroque pearls, both of which have undergone extensive renovations in the near past. They are the Špork’s Hospital Kuks near Dvůr Králové nad Labem and the Broumov monastery by the Dientzenhofer architects.
If we were to talk about a place that would truly make you feel like in a fairy tale, it would be the Grandmother’s Valley in Ratibořice and no doubt also the rock towns. The Bohemian Paradise, the Adršpach and Teplické Rocks and their endless labyrinths of sandstone rocks entice visitors for long walks with lovely views, but they are also an ideal congress destination. A little more adventure is offered by the ZOO Dvůr Králové nad Labem with the largest collection of African animals in Europe.
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