The Golden Lion Hotel
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Map of the Czech Republic with the mark of the Golden Lion Hotel location in Havlíčkův Brod, in the Highland region, on the halfway between Prague and Brno.

Location

The Golden Lion Hotel is situated directly in the historical centre of Havlíčkův Brod in Havlíčkovo Square.
Arrival by car:
From Prague:
Join the motorway D1 in the direction of Brno, pull off at exit 90 to Humpolec and follow the road No. 34 to Havlíčkův Brod (about 20km); total distance – 110 km
From Brno:  
Join the motorway D1 in the direction of Prague, pull off at exit 112 to Havlíčkův Brod and follow the road No. 38 to Havlíčkův Brod (about 18 km); total distance – 116 km
Arrival by train:
The railway station of Havlíčkův Brod (15-minutes‘ walk) is an important railway junction. It offers rail connection in these main directions: Kolín, Prague, Brno, Břeclav, Pardubice, Humpolec, and Jihlava. For more information about rail connections see www.idos.cz.
Arrival by bus:
The bus station (8-minutes‘ walk) ensures a connection to the surrounding area with 15 routes. For more information about the bus connection see www.idos.cz.
Arrival by bicycle:
The cycle route No. 19 – along the Sázava River (Lísek-Davle) goes through the town.

Sport and culture

Kotlina Sports Centre
5 minutes’ walk from the Golden Lion Hotel, located in natural scenery of a centuries old park called ‘Future’. There is a winter stadium, an indoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a sauna, a squash hall, aerobic, spinning, solarium, massages etc.
Bowling centre
5 minutes’ walk from our hotel. It offers modern four-lane bowling.
Public airport
30 minutes’ walk from our hotel. It offers recreational flights for the public over the Town of Havlíčkův Brod, Lipnice nad Sázavou and close surroundings as requested.
Highlands Museum
Regular exhibitions, occasionally other cultural events
Highlands Gallery
Regular exhibitions, occasionally other cultural events
Cultural centre ‘Ostrov’
Films several times a week, occasional concerts, and theatre performances

Points of interest in the region

Havlíčkův Brod and its surroundings offer a number of interesting walks and trips. All the necessary maps and guidebooks are at your disposal at the reception, where they can be either borrowed or bought. There is the possibility to hire a bicycle as well.
Havlíčkův Brod
The Town of Havlíčkův Brod is known as a Baroque gem of the Posázaví region. The centre of the town has been made an urban preservation area. The Church of the Virgin Mary’s Assumption dating back to the 13th century.
Havlíčkova Borová
Karel Havlíček Borovský Memorial situated in his native house. St. Vitus Church –a dominating feature of the village and the whole area.
Chotěboř
Chateau with an exhibition in the municipal museum. A widely admired Valley of the Doubravka River lying near the town.
Ledeč nad Sázavou
Castle dating to the 1st half of the 13th century.
Lipnice nad Sázavou
A castle, which belongs to our collection of biggest Gothic castles, dominates the little town. There is a memorial to Jaroslav Hašek in his house.
Polička
A noteworthy historic town with an urban preservation area and well preserved historic core. Bohuslav Martinů (1890), a famous composer, was born here. Municipal museum with B.Martinů Memorial.
Přibyslav
Urban preservation area. Chateau dating back to the year 1560 with an exhibition of fire-fighting. Gothic tower dating back to 1497.
Světlá nad Sázavou
Chateau dating to 1567 with a park. Stvořidla Nature Reserve on the Sázava River.
Třebíč
UNESCO – Jewish town with two synagogues, considered unique in Europe. Jewish cemetery.
Žďár nad Sázavou
UNESCO – St Jan Nepomucký Church in Zelená Hora, a holy shrine built between the years 1719-1722 in a Baroque Gothic style by Jan Blažej Santini-Aichle.