1. The Painted Ladies of Telč: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
Immerse yourself in the unusual history, culture, and architecture of Telč. On this walking tour, you’ll take in the colorful pastel Baroque and Renaissance homes, known as the “painted ladies,” flanking its gorgeous medieval town square. We’ll pause and hear the backstory behind several of these striking examples of sgraffito architecture before venturing beyond the square. This medieval town has plenty of intriguing nooks and crannies to explore, and we’ll wander down a few of its alleyways too. Telč’s historic centre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and, recently, National Geographic recognized the town as one of the top 25 destinations in the world. On this walk, you’ll hear about the town’s overlooked history and forgotten stories, see jaw-dropping architecture, and visit several off-the-beaten path places, as well as iconic sites. Bring your camera – you’ll need it to photograph the beautifully preserved sgraffito architecture! Whether it’s your first time in Telč or you’re a curious history buff eager to uncover the town’s hidden corners, this 90-minute walk will keep you captivated and have you yearning for more intriguing tales.