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Information Centers

Turnov

The regional tourist information centre (RTIC) is located in the middle of Turnov in the „náměstí Českého ráje“ square (the corner of square and of the 5. května street) in the house „U zlatého beránka“. The info is part of the Tourism section of the municipality, and so it arranges also operations for the city Turnov in addition to services for visitors of the Bohemian paradise. The section also secures the operation of Turnov's synagogue, which is accessible for public in the season. It isn't used for religious purposes more. It introduces the Jew's history in Turnov, and also cultural events happen here – concerts and exhibitions.

Exterior of the information centre

Interior of the information centre

Galery „U Zlatého beránka“

Information centre affords these services: information about natural and historic sights in the Bohemian paradise, about accommodation and possibilities of using freetime; sale of souvenirs, postcards, maps, guidebooks and other books, videotapes and DVDs about the Bohemian paradise; overview of cultural, sport and social events and advance sale of tickets Ticketpro, Ticketstream and e-tickets; charged internet access; information about train- and bus connections; occasional exhibitions in the gallery „U Zlatého beránka“ (1st floor of RTIC). Other activities of RTIC: preparation, edition and distribution of propagation materials about Turnov and Bohemian paradise (leaflets, booklets and the like) in several languages; redaction of the newspaper „Turistické noviny Český ráj“; participation in tourism trade shows in the Czech Republic as well as foreign countries; organizing events related to tourism in Turnov and Bohemian paradise, e.g. „Český ráj dětem“ – opening of tourist season, City's celebration „Kámen a šperk“ (= stone and jewel) in the beginning of July; guided tours in the Turnov's churches every Monday in July and in August; city tour „Magický Turnov“ in July and August on Wednesday evening. According to classification of the Association of tourist information centers (A.T.I.C.) the RTIC belongs to category „B“, and so fulfills e.g. these conditions: it is open the whole year 6 days in the week, in the main season on Sunday as well; every operative is able to give information at least in two world's languages – English, German; number of visitors is registered by an automatic counter; RTIC has barrier-free entrance.

Useful information

Opening hours:

September – June

Monday – Friday 8.00 – 17.00

Saturday 9.00 – 12.00

Sunday closed

July – August

Monday – Friday 8.00 – 18.00

Saturday 9.00 – 16.00

Sunday 9.30 – 15.00

Contacts:

náměstí Českého ráje 26, 511 01 Turnov

tel. +420 481 366 255–6

fax: +420 481 366 256

e-mail: info@turnov.cz

www.infocentrum-turnov.cz

GPS position

N 50° 35.246', E 15° 9.485'
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Contact

Geopark UNESCO Český ráj
Jiří Vlasák
e-mail:vlasak@geopark-ceskyraj.cz
http://www.geopark-ceskyraj.cz