Mariánské Lázně means beautiful spa parks, romantic colonnades, charming pavilions, pleasant cafes and cozy hotels. The town is endowed with many healing mineral springs and revels in a unique atmosphere that attracts thousands of visitors every year who come to soak up this atmosphere. It is a place where history meets today and where a pleasant holiday means everything from spa relaxation through to actively participating in sports & walks and finally ending your day relaxing to a variety of entertainment programs.
No visit would be complete without a visit to the town`s theatre or a performance of the West Bohemia Symphony Orchestra. You will also find a visit to the town Museum an eye opener, you can drop into the library, the cinema, a gallery or one of the music clubs. Mariánské Lázně is also enjoyed by admirers of its varied architecture. Besides the spa parks, the dominant and iconic structure of the town is the Colonnade of Maxim Gorkij with its lofty cast iron construction and wooden ceiling. A memorable part of the spa Colonnade is its breathtaking Singing Fountain. On every odd hour the fountain dances to one of many famous compositions played throughout the day. In the evening this already impressive show takes on a new visual dimension as the fountain cascades with even more vibrance from a colorful illumination eminating from lights embedded beneath the water.
This town and surrounding region can also satisfy the sports enthusiasts amongst its visitors. The magnificent natural beauty of the nature reserve Slavkovský les that surrounds Mariánské Lázně is perfect for hiking, Nordic walking or taking an exhilarating bike ride. For golf players too, this town offers a memorable opportunity to experience a game at one of the oldest golf courses in Europe. The eighteen hole course of the Royal Golf Club in Mariánské Lázně was awarded its ‘Royal’ title by Queen Elisabeth II of England. The winter season here also offers visitors plently of opportunities for cross country and downhill skiers. The downhill slopes at Skiareal Marianky reaches lengths of up to 1600 mts and offers terrains of several difficulty levels.
Within the town and its surroundings rise around one hundread mineral springs, containing carbon dioxide and mineral salts. They are cold ferrous mineral waters. Drinking treatments mostly use the main 8 mineral springs: Augustin, Edward VII, Cross (Křížový), Rudolf, Karolina, Forest (Lesní), Ambrose and Ferdinand.