Plzen holiday rentals - the birthplace of Pilsner
The West Bohemian city of Plzen is found around 60 miles west of Prague, close to the German border. The city is most well known for being the hometown of one of the most famous beers in the world, pilsner – though that's not to say that a Plzen holiday rental isn't a great idea for a romantic holiday, or a family holiday: there's so much to do and see in this historic and picturesque city. Holiday rentals Plzen are centrally located, modern and affordable, with all the necessary amenities, perfect for a a holiday with a budget.
Saint Bartholemew's, a Gothic cathedral in the city's central square that took 300 years to build, has a tower which can be climbed for great views across Plzen. For a different view on the city, don't miss Plzen Underground tours, a subterranean labyrinth of corridors dating back to the 14th century. You'll find out what it was used for, and how it came about, and learn about the daily life of locals hundreds of years ago.
Beer fans will love doing a beer tour of the fourteen most important breweries in the Pilsen region, for which a Plzen holiday rental is the perfect base. Touring the breweries you uncover hundreds of years of history, tradition and techniques, as well as seeing other landmarks and attractions near the breweries. Other great places in Bohemia that are worth visiting include Ceske Budejovice (home of the Budweiser Budvar Brewery), and Cesky Krumlov, both near the Austrian border, and Karlovy Vary in the north west.