Vinařice (Mladá Boleslav District)

Vinařice is a municipality and village in Mladá Boleslav District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 300 inhabitants.

Aerial view of Vinařice Castle
Aerial view of Vinařice Castle
Flag of Vinařice
Coat of arms of Vinařice
Vinařice is located in Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°22′26″N 14°57′9″E / 50.37389°N 14.95250°E / 50.37389; 14.95250Coordinates: 50°22′26″N 14°57′9″E / 50.37389°N 14.95250°E / 50.37389; 14.95250
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictMladá Boleslav
First mentioned1227
 • Total4.49 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
303 m (994 ft)
 • Total316
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
294 41


Vinařice is located about 5 km (3 mi) south of Mladá Boleslav and 43 km (27 mi) northeast of Prague. It lies mostly in the Jičín Uplands, the southern part of the municipal territory extends into the Jizera Table. The highest point is the hill Kněžský at 366 m (1,201 ft) above sea level.


The first written mention of Vinařice is in a deed of Agnes of Bohemia from 1227, when it was a property of the Convent of Saint George in Prague. Soon it became property of the lords of Chlum, who held it until 1403, after that it changed owners frequently. The most notable owners of Vinařice were the Waldstein family (1623–1734), who joined it to the Dobrovice estate.[2]


The main landmark of Vinařice is the Vinařice Castle. It was created by the Renaissance rebuilding of the old fortress, which took place in two phases in the 16th century and around 1630. Later, Baroque modifications were made. Today it is privately owned and used for social purposes and as a hotel.[3]


  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ "Historie obce" (in Czech). Obec Vinařice. Retrieved 2022-11-23.
  3. ^ "Zámek Vinařice u Mladé Boleslavi" (in Czech). CzechTourism. Retrieved 2022-11-23.

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