Rückl Crystal: everything you want to know about glassmaking
Have you ever wondered about the work of glassmakers and different stages of glass production? In the glassworks of the Rückl glass dynasty, with a three-hundred-year tradition, you will learn in the course of a 45-minute tour about all stages of glass production including glass-blowing, painting, crackling and cutting. Located in Nižbor, which lies 8km from Beroun in the pleasant environment of the Berounka River, the glassworks offers tours all year round. There is a refreshment stand with a terrace and a shop selling glass products directly on the grounds of the glassworks. Film fans will appreciate that Rückl Crystal creates the cut-crystal Czech Lion statues, which are awarded annually by the Czech Film Academy for the best Czech films and performances.