Těšínské slezsko

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 Těšín Silesia occupies the far north-eastern corner of the Czech Republic, bordering on both Poland and Slovakia. The main artery of this richly varied region is the Olše River, which flows into the Czech Republic from Poland in the village of Bukovec and in its upper reaches continues through the towns of Jablunkov and Třinec. The central section of the river then flows through Český Těšín and Karviná, and the final section – forming a natural border between the Czech Republic and Poland – runs from Závada through Bohumín, where it finally empties into the Odra River. One of the most attractive parts of Těšín Silesia is the Těšín Beskydy mountain range – a popular destination for holidays and day trips. The mountains hereare renowned for their distinctive traditional arcitecture and folklore. The past lives on in a vibrant local culture, with picturesque wooden buildings, lovingly preserved folk customs, and a living tradition of handicrafts. Visitors can also relax and unwind at the spa of karviná region, where the iodine-bromine waters are much prized for their healing properties. But these are just a few of the many things to see and do in this fascinating, endlessly varied region.

So come and enjoy a warm welcome in Těšín Silesia – a destination with something for everyone.

A world of natural beauty

A world of natural beauty

The most impressive landscapes in the region are to be found in the Beskydy mountains, whose peaks and valleys are shrouded in myths and legends. 

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Golf

Golf

In recent years, golf in the Czech Republic has broadened its appeal to become a truly popular sport. 

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History and tradition – where the past lives on in the present

History and tradition – where the past lives on in the present

For some people, history means little more than a dry and dull list of dates and important events that all happened a long time ago. 

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Mountains, outdoor, sports - summer

Mountains, outdoor, sports - summer

For an unforgettable view of the very best of Těšín Silesia, why not take a tour on horseback? It’s hard to think of a better way of relaxing and enjoying the region’s beautiful countryside. 

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Mountains, outdoor, sports - winter

Mountains, outdoor, sports - winter

The Těšín Beskydy mountains are a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts, with a wide range of downhill slopes, cross-country and snowboarding facilities. 

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Spas

Spas

Spas have played a major role in Czech culture for many centuries. Těšín Silesia is no exception, with a range of excellent spa facilities. 

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Unique folklore

Unique folklore

The Těšín Silesia region can boast a distinctive folklore tradition – including its own unique Silesian dialect, a mixture of Polish, Czech and German elements that local people simply call po naszymu, meaning ‘our language’. 

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