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Journey of the Bohemian Central Highlands

Head to the local workshops for traditional handicrafts and bring back a beautiful gift or souvenir.

A visit to the Bohemian Central Highlands is not always just a hike or a sightseeing trip, but also an experience connected with visiting local producers and producers.

What does traditional craftsmanship look like, how are handmade products made, what does it smell like in local factories?

You will find out all this on the JOURNEY OF CZECH CENTRAL HORIZONS!

Head to the workshops and shops of regional producers. Most of them are just a knock away, some are better to call ahead. Experience the local atmosphere for yourself!


1. PART OF THE ROAD (Litoměřicko)

2. PART OF THE ROAD (Vernericko, Úštěcko)

3. PART OF THE ROAD (Moravany, Klapý, Roudnice nad Labem)

4. PART OF THE ROAD (Podřipsko)

5. PART OF THE ROAD (Litoměřicko and Lovosicko)


Podřipská bobbin lace

Bobbin lace is 100% handmade lace, which is created in the hands of experienced lace makers in the association called Podřipské lace makers.

The lace is made in the traditional way under the guidance of Ivanka Špundová, who has been bobbin lace making in the Podřipsko region for many years. The Podřipské lace makers are trying to bring the 450-year-old art from the mountain regions and spread it further.

Podřipská lace is made in the workshop in Vetlá, in the workshop of folk traditions in Bechlín (also holder of the regional brand České středohoří) and in the new Podřipská mini-gallery in Roudnice nad Labem.
This gallery is also the background for the permanent exhibition of bobbin lace, workshops and exhibitions.

Connection to Czech and local suppliers

The threads used for bobbin lace are made of natural materials (linen, silk, cotton). Many suppliers are Czech companies (Barkonia). The lace is placed on handmade paper from the Handmade Paper Workshop in Litoměřice.

Bobbin lace are works of priceless value that take several weeks to create. In addition to large-scale motifs, small art objects such as earrings or bracelets are also made.


PaedDr. Eva Hotovcová - Podřipská minigalerie
Prokopova 529
413 01 Roudnice nad Labem

Telephone contact
+420 603 215 324




Regional brand - ČESKÉ STŘEDOHOŘÍ Regional product

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