LITOMĚŘICE is an ancient royal town in Northern Bohemia; it was founded in the 11th century on the Labe River in a region of the northernmost Czech vineyards. Apart from the town of Litoměřice itself, there are many places of interest in the Litoměřice district –
the Doksany Roman crypt and Baroque cloister by K.J.Diesehofer, Ploskovice Castle with its valuable frescoes by J.Navratil, or Třebenice, place where the garnets are found and mined. Terezín, just 2 km away from Litoměřice is famous as a World War II concentration camp and nowadays hosts a museum.
> distance from Prague: 60 km