DESTINATIONS

Agro Czech Republic: General Tour:
backCzech Agricultural and Cultural Tour

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Prague, the Mother of Cities, unrivalled in Europe, bearing a character of its own
  • UNESCO – Telc, Cesky Krumlov, Holasovice
  • famous Budweisser Brewery and beer tasting
  • Variety of farming - dairy, beef, fish, pigs, vegetable, goats, new energy



     

TRIP DETAILS

During this tour, we will not only learn about farming in the Czech Republic but we will also visit the nicest parts of the country (most of them listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List) and, furthermore, we will immerse ourselves in the Czech culture for a little while.

 

This tour is a great opportunity to visit typical farms representing Czech agriculture of all sizes 80-20,000 ha, and with variety of production. Entrepreneurs now farm more than 4200 thousand ha of agricultural land, around half of the total area of the country. Especially dairy production, beef breeding, or wine production are undetectable and crucial spheres of Czech agriculture. This tour combines the best of cultural heritage and learning new things about different kinds of farming in Czech.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Prague arrival
• Arrival in Prague
• Guided city tour of the Old Town with Astronomical Clocks and famous 14th century Charles bridge
• Welcome dinner and walk Prague city center
• Overnight in Prague

 

 

Day 2: South Bohemia: Dairy farming and beef breeding

• Cooperative Arable, Dairy, Beef nad NEW ENERGY farm: 4892 ha of agricultural land, 3269 ha arable. Plant production: cereals 1475 ha, rape 641 ha, rest are mainly fodder crops with majority of silage maize. Animal production: total cattle 3670, 1446 dairy cows, 341 beef, Biogas - new energy
• Private beef breeding farm – breeding bulls (approx 250 heads), only specialized rearing station of this kind in South Bohemia. (Aberdeen Angus, Blonde d’Aquitaine, Gasconne, Hereford, Charolais, Limousine, Brahman, Beef Simental)
• Visit of Holasovice (UNESCO), small medieval village of peasant baroque style
• Overnight in Ceske Budejovice

 

 

Day 3: Dairy farm with milking robots, Cesky Krumlov (UNESCO), Budweisser Brewery

• Private dairy farm using milking robots, 120 dairy cows (Fleckvieh), 300 ha agricultural land, from this 200 arable land, rape, wheat, poppy seed, oat, barley
• Visit of picturesque town of Cesky Krumlov (UNESCO), famous for its Old town with 300 medieval buildings and castle complex second largest in Czech
• Famous Budweisser Brewery and Beer tasting
• Overnight in Ceske Budejovice

 

Day 4: Fish farm Trebon, Telc, Goat organic farm

• En route to Brno, visit of the largest Czech Fish farm, operating over 10,000 ha of fishponds. Farm products over 50% of Czech carp
• Visit of Telc (UNESCO), walk through an elongated square with well-conserved Renaissance and Baroque houses with high gables and arcades
• Goat organic farm: 650 goats, 50 sheep, 275 ha of agricultural land. Farm is specialized in goat milk, golat cheese. Own dairy plant. Bio products of an excellent quality.
• Overnight in Brno

 

Day 5: Corporate Dairy and arable farm, Straznice open air museum, Vegetable farm, Folklore evening
 Large modern dairy, arable, and NEW ENERGY corporate farm – 3000 ha of arable land , 55% cereals (wheat), 600 ha maize, 458 sugar beet, Fodder plants, 1050 dairy cows (Holstein), new energy Biogas
 Open Air Museum of Moravian Village in Straznice - an excellent opportunity to learn about the peasant life from the early 18th till the beginning of the 20th century.
 Vegetable farm – greenhouse of 6,6 ha, production of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, lettuce as of 2000t/year, using system of biological protection
 Folklore evening in wine cellar and wine tasting with dulcimer band
 Overnight in Brno

 

Day 6: Transfer to Prague, Departure

• Transfer to Prague airport for the departure flight
• Optional visit of private dairy family farm former farm house having 6445 dairy + 35 heifers, Czech Red-white Breed Fleckvieh and Holstein. 10.200 l of milk per cow, 100 ha of agricultural land

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