Karlovy Vary: The Vibrant Culture of West Bohemia’s Spa Capital

Downtown Promenade in Karlovy Vary

  For most of the year, the city of Karlovy Vary (known as Carlsbad in German) is laid-back, with a stream of mostly spa patrons and Russian visitors meandering along the collonaded main drag as peacefully as the Teplá River bubbles through the center. But come the first week in July, the city, nestled into a forest-rimmed valley, is transformed. Everything changes as the annual Karlovy ... Read Full Article