Organised by The Friends, this was a unique opportunity to visit top historic sites in Bohemia and to meet the experts who look after them. Specialists from the NPÚ, the Czech National Heritage Institute, and others - accompanied us to Strahov Abbey, the Palace Gardens below Prague Castle, Konopiště Castle, the Château of Krásný Dvůr, Karlštejn Castle, Kynžvart Castle, Blatná Castle, Český Krumlov, the Château of Kratochvíle and Hluboká Castle.

Images left to right: 1 Palace Gardens below Prague Castle/©NPÚ, 2 Chapel of the Holy Cross at Karlštejn Castle/©Binková and Ledová, 3 Hluboká Castle/©Czcharlie, 4 Library of Strahov Abbey/©Y.Shishido, 5 Český Krumlov/©FoCH