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Klášter sv. Františka z Assisi

Klášterní 1, Votice
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Abbey Vol.

 Klášterní 1, Votice
Abbey Vol. Francis of Assisi was founded in 1627 by Count Sezima of Vrtba, then owner votického estate. Its current appearance dates to the 18th century. It consists of four two-storey wings, the middle is a paradise garden with beautiful sundial.

When guided tour will take you to the monastery in 1645, when the nearby Jankov was a battle of Swedish and imperial troops. At that time, the monastery served as a refuge for local residents. Learn why in our region called "catch as Kec u Jankova" or "fasting as u Jankova". Further we acquaint you with the history of the monastery and Franciscan life. You will see the home monastery chapel decorated with frescoes Marian, former library, which used over 4,500 volumes, a monastic dining (refectory), the largest room in the monastery, the ceiling has a unique stucco decoration. We do not forget the history of Votice and celebrities Votická.

The monastery church can be viewed altar of St. Francis of Assisi Chapel Virgin Mary and Gallery Vol. Francis is religious art.
Bicycle storage (coverable) in reach of guests, lockable storage/boxes for free bicycle and luggage parking
Provide basic bicycle repair tools for simple bicycle repair
First Aid kit
Information board Cyclists Welcome
Provide space with basic equipment for bicycle cleaning
Sales of bicycling and tourist maps of the surroundings
Offer of one-day bicycle trips in the surroundings
List of "Cyclist Welcome" accommodation options in the region


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