Křenov no. 36
381 01 Český Krumlov
reception: +420 725 474 711
reception: +420 774 833 168
Information for Season
1.5. - 30.9.2015
- Woods + corner for children
- Kneipp´s bath
- Multiuse sport ground
- Roller skating available in Český Krumlov
- Horse riding available 300metres from the campsite
- Swimming in the Mammoth hunters´ cove
- Campsite is guarded
Petráškův dvůr − A slightly different type of camp...
When planning a holiday in Southern Bohemia, you can find a pleasant location in the immediate vicinity of Český Krumlov. It is interesting and unique in the sense that, should one exaggerate a bit, it can be described as an open-air spa with the possibility of a special drinking regimen. This combination is very beneficial to the health and regeneration of the entire body.
The Petráškův dvůr camp is located in a quiet and picturesque environment at the foot of the highest peak of Blanský les - Kleť (1084 m a.s.l.). The southern and eastern borders of the camp consist of the Polečnice River and the Chvalšinský Stream, which meet here. On its north side, the camp neighbors a mixed forest, and the western border is made up of a local road and a cycling path.
The caravan camp is part of the Blanský les protected landscape area. One can say that it is one of the starting points for visiting the protected area (21,450 ha), which is interwoven with a network of 200 km of cycling paths. Blanský les is a remarkably preserved landscape in the foothills of the Šumava Mountains with a natural environment which has not yet been affected by the negative impacts of human activities.
The four-hectare camp is located near the municipality of Kájov, which is dominated by one of the most important South Bohemian monuments of the late Gothic period – the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, a place of pilgrimage since the 14th century. At the church, a spring, referred to as miraculous, bubbles from the ground. This spring, together with the church, has become an important place of pilgrimage for thousands of visitors every second Sunday in October.
The camp includes newly constructed wooden shelters that also serve as a bearing structure for solar panels. The shelters are exceptionally suitable for tent pitchers, as they create a pleasant semi-shaded site and maintain an ideal micro-climate due to the air flowing from the Polečnice River. Thus, pleasant air humidity and temperature are created, very suitable for asthma sufferers and others who can relax here. The air flowing under the shelters enhances the feeling of being in a forest and creates a climate similar to a salt cave. The camp is of course equipped with modern sanitary facilities that correspond to its capacity and comply with the needs of handicapped guests.
The visitors cannot but notice the beauty of the camp’s location. A substantial part of the camp management’s philosophy is to try to live in harmony with nature. Therefore, there is the camp’s own ecological wastewater treatment facility and a newly constructed solar installation that covers the majority of the camp’s electricity consumption.
Let’s not forget to mention the 30-meter deep well, from which water of exceptional quality called Petráškův pramen (Petrášek’s Spring) is drawn and bottled. Currently, this excellent drinking water is offered for free to camp visitors. Aktivant, a health-beneficial drink, is also for sale. You can find more information at www.aktivant.cz.
A restaurant in the camp offers its services and excellent cuisine, allowing the guests to sit in the tavern, on the terrace or in a stylish barn with a grill and an accompanying band.
Within the camp, a children’s corner and a playground are available. One can also put on inline skates or mount a bicycle and set off for the neighboring nature or visit the nearby Český Krumlov, which belongs among the most beautiful and best architecturally preserved towns in the Czech Republic and which is on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. People say about the Český Krumlov region that wherever one goes, one meets history everywhere. There are over 2,000 monuments within this relatively small area.
To the southwest of the camp, the largest and best-preserved natural park in Central Europe is located – Šumava National Park. The park, with an area of 69,000 ha, includes areas of vast coniferous and mixed forests with many natural peat bogs. Its lakes of glacial origin are an important phenomenon. The area is very sparsely populated. Šumava National Park borders the Bavarian Forest National Park. The 44-km-long Lipno Lake, also nicknamed the Šumava Sea, is situated some 18 km south of the camp.
The Petráškův dvůr camp certainly has something to offer to its visitors. Having read the lines above, you must have also come to the conclusion that this is, in fact, a slightly different type of camp :-).
We are looking forward to your visit. You will surely be satisfied.
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