Kafka on holiday

Franz Kafka? The writer who lived in Prague and was sick all the time? We know a different Kafka, and we’d like to open a permanent exhibition in Zürau to introduce you to Kafka-globetrotter who liked going to the cinema, did sports and rode a motorbike.

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  • 8 Kafka’s vegetable schnitzel

    Franz Kafka often visited vegetarian restaurants. He liked cabbage rolls, semolina porridge with raspberry juice, and vegetable schnitzel. We have prepared a vegetarian menu of his favourite dishes, including historical pictures. The recipes (in PDF) will be sent via e-mail.

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    EUR 7.79
    (CZK 200)
  • 6 Sight-seeing with Kafka

    Two free tickets to our exhibition “Kafka on holiday“ in Zürau. Franz and his rural world will be waiting for you. You’ll learn where he went on trips, what he had for breakfast and who he was friends with. But this won’t be the end; you’ll see a lot more: 70 pictures of places where Franz spent his holidays or business trips. A voucher for two tickets (in PDF) will be sent via e-mail.
     

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    EUR 11.69
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  • 5 Waiting for you

    During the eight months in Zürau, Kafka sent a lot of postcards. He asked his friends to came to visit, and wrote his parents what he had for breakfast and his fiancée how much he missed her. We’ve created 10 Zürau postcards for you from the year of 1917 when Kafka lived there. It’s up to you what you’ll write on them – maybe about how beautiful the place is or how much you miss someone. The postcards will be sent by post.
     
     

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    EUR 15.59
    (CZK 400)
  • 3 Surprises on every corner

    Our map of Kafka’s favourite places in Zürau will help you find your way in his world. He had lunch in one house and wrote letters to friends in another one. He visited the neighbours across the yard and watched cats in the village square. You won’t get lost, all the places are easy to find with the map. The map will be sent by post.

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    EUR 23.38
    (CZK 600)
  • 3 Travelling across Europe with Franz

    This brochure is a knock-out. It contains 40 sites throughout Europe you can visit with Franz Kafka. For each site, you’ll find a brief description of what Franz was up to there. He admired cars in Paris, went to cinemas in Berlin, watched planes in Italy, and went skiing in the Tatras Mountains. The brochure also includes a map of Kafka’s favourite places in Zürau and a voucher for two free tickets to the Zürau exhibition. All the items will be sent by post.
     

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    EUR 35.07
    (CZK 900)
  • 17 from 20 Franz in love

    2 tickets to the theatre performance Kafka24 in the Dejvice Theatre (Dejvické divadlo) starring David Novotný and Lenka Krobotová. Performance in Czech.
    Two tickets to the Dejvice Theatre are a real gem, although not as precious as the one Kafka found at the end of his life – his last love, Dora. Together they dreamt about moving to Palestine, opening a restaurant, and living happily ever after. Voucher for the tickets will be sent by post.

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    EUR 54.55
    (CZK 1,400)
  • 20 from 25 Jaromír 99 has found Kafka’s Castle

    Czech artist Jaromír 99 has his own theory about where Kafka’s Castle took place. The author of comics Alois Nebel created a black-and-white comics book after the novel by Kafka,  published by publishing house Labyrint. We have a copy for you, autographed by Jaromír. The book is in Czech version, the book will be sent by post.
     
     

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    EUR 62.34
    (CZK 1,600)
  • 9 from 10 Kafka and Prague – the rower and the gardener

    What new can you learn about Kafka in Prague? A lot of things, it depends what you’re interested in: where Kafka’s favourite vegetarian restaurant and lookout point were situated, or what he liked about rowing and gardening. During our two-hour guided tour, we’ll visit Assicurazioni Generali, the former insurance company offices in Prague, where Kafka worked for several months and where we managed to locate his office. There’s a commemorative plaque on the third floor. The tour will be in Czech, German, English or Spanish. The tour voucher will be sent by e-mail.

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    EUR 116.89
    (CZK 3,000)
  • 0 The Zürau labyrinth

    Are you afraid you can get lost in Kafka’s world? Don’t worry, we’ll take you to his favourite places in the village and tell you interesting stories about him. He admired the faces of goats and fussed over a mouse, but he loved cats. What was hidden in the granary? Who did he meet on the way from a pub? And who got on his nerves? You’ll learn all this during our three-hour guided tour in Zürau. The tour will be in Czech, German, English or Spanish. The reward includes: transportation of two people from Prague to Zürau and back, a guided tour of Zürau, 2 admission tickets to the “Kafka on Holiday“ exhibition, a map of Zürau, and the brochure Travelling across Europe with Franz. The tour voucher will be sent by e-mail; the other materials will be provided in Zürau.
     

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    EUR 155.85
    (CZK 4,000)
  • 5 from 5 Kafka’s village and hops

    Together, we’ll explore the hops village of Zürau and travel to the town of Saaz (Žatec, 17km from Zürau). Why? It’s a place directly related to what Kafka admired: growing hops. The tour will be in Czech, German, English or Spanish. The reward includes: transportation of two people from Prague to Zürau and Saaz and back, a guided tour of Zürau, 2 admission tickets to the “Kafka on Holiday“ exhibition, 2 admission tickets to the Temple of Hops museum in Saaz, and the brochure Travelling across Europe with Franz. The tour voucher will be sent by e-mail; the other materials will be provided in Zürau.
     

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    EUR 194.82
    (CZK 5,000)
  • 10 from 10 Kafka and Prague / Invite your friends!

    What new can you learn about Kafka in Prague? A lot of things, it depends what you’re interested in: where Kafka’s favourite vegetarian restaurant and lookout point were situated, or what he liked about rowing and gardening. During our two-hour guided tour, we’ll visit Assicurazioni Generali, the former insurance company offices in Prague, where Kafka worked for several months and where we managed to locate his office. There’s a commemorative plaque on the third floor. The tour will be in Czech, German, English or Spanish. The tour voucher for up to 12 people will be sent by e-mail.
     

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    EUR 272.74
    (CZK 7,000)
  • 5 from 5 The Zürau labyrinth / Invite friends!

    Are you afraid you can get lost in Kafka’s world? Don’t worry, we’ll take you to his favourite places in the village and tell you interesting stories about him. He admired the faces of goats and fussed over a mouse, but he loved cats. What was hidden in the granary? Who did he meet on the way from a pub? And who got on his nerves? You’ll learn all this during our three-hour guided tour in Zürau. The tour will be in Czech, German, English or Spanish. The reward includes a guided tour for up to 12 people, 12 admission tickets to the exhibition, a map of Zürau, and the brochure Travelling across Europe with Franz. The tour voucher will be sent by e-mail; the other materials will be provided in Zürau.

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    EUR 311.71
    (CZK 8,000)
  • 0 My footprint in Zürau

    Kafka has gone down in the history of Zürau, and your name can stay there, too. Our exposition will include its own “Fame Board". Get your name on it! The reward includes: your name on the Fame Board, 2 admission tickets to the “Kafka on Holiday“ exhibition, a map of Zürau, the brochure Travelling across Europe with Franz, and Kafka’s vegetarian menu in PDF. The tickets and other materials will be sent by post.

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    EUR 389.64
    (CZK 10,000)
  • 0 For ever

    Kafka was a perfect observer, and he kept all the places he visited in his memory. He re-created each site in his texts. What do they look like today? We’ve explored them for you, and the photographer Jan Jindra took the photographs of places where Franz Kafka lived or spent his holidays. Choose a picture from his collection, and you’ll get it signed in the 50x60cm format, without adjustment. The photograph will be printed on classic photographic paper.
    You can choose your picture at http://www.janjindra.eu/journeys-of-franz-kafka/. Shipping and handling included.
     

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    EUR 779.27
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  • 0 Mr. K. above your couch

    Kafka was a perfect observer, and he kept all the places he visited in his memory. He re-created each site in his texts. What do they look like today? We’ve explored them for you, and the photographer Jan Jindra took the photographs of places where Franz Kafka lived or spent his holidays. Choose a picture from his collection for your living room or above your couch. You’ll get it in the 100x150cm format, including backing and adjustment. The photograph will be printed on classic photographic paper.
    You can choose a picture at  http://www.janjindra.eu/journeys-of-franz-kafka/.
    The reward includes: an adjusted photograph, postage within the Czech Republic, shipping and handling across Europe, a series of Zürau postcards, the Czech-German catalogue Franz Kafka’s Travels/Wege des Franz. Postage outside Europe will be paid by the buyer.
     

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    EUR 1,558.54
    (CZK 40,000)
  • 1 from 1 The winner takes it all

    Franz Kafka worked for an insurance company Assicurazioni Generali, which had a branch office in Wenceslas Square, Prague, and the headquarters in Trieste, Italy. Franz spent hours and hours in his office and dreamt about getting promoted and going to Italy. In 2003, Jan Jindra photographed the original office just before the whole building was rebuilt. He managed to save an artefact from Kafka’s office: a window handle. The reward includes: the window handle in original packaging and 20 free tickets to the exhibition, the book Travelling with Franz Kafka, the Czech-German catalogue Franz Kafka’s Travels/Wege des Franz, a series of Zürau postcards, and delivery to any place you wish.                                         

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    EUR 6,234.17
    (CZK 160,000)