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With the first snowflakes the town is seemingly asleep. The bustle and hustle which disappeared from the streets has moved into exhibition and concert halls. The long nights are dedicated to dance balls, the short days to the winter pleasures in the town or nearby. While walking through the spa centre the cup with hot spring water helps to warm-up many a pair of numb hands.



Average daytime temperature: -5,7–7,2 °C
Max: 11,6 °C
Min.: -15,7 °C
Precipitation: 28–60 mm

Most important events

  • The Festival Ball – the ball thematically connected with the IFF
  • The Karlovy Vary Ball Soirée – the festive social evening
  • Christmas and New Year's Concerts


Winter is the most peaceful period. Most tourists have already left to celebrate Christmas and New Year at home. But there are also some tourists who come here just for the unique festive atmosphere. Another group of guests prefers the winter because of the favourable prices for accommodation and spa programs.

  • castles and chateaus
  • museums and galleries
  • convention tourism
  • health tourism


Outdoor Cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, ice hockey, snow tubing
Indoor Swimming, aerobics, fitness, spinning, golf, tennis, squash

Come to Karlovy Vary for treatment and discover the healing power of thermal springs.
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Virtuální infocentrum Karlovy Vary

Habrová 1445
363 01 Ostrov

Tel.: +420 773 378 559