PLACES OF INTEREST
A location in the territory of former junction of trade routes, an influence of a number of cultures and a vibrating history imprinted a mixed character and heterogenous local colour in the face of the North Moravian and Silesian Region. There could be found unique wooden buildings considered to be pearls of Czech folk architecture, but also beautiful castles, trading towns and interesting technical attractions. The rich history and cultural heritage is in contrast with the majestic mountains and a well-preserved nature inviting to active exploration of its diversity.
PLACES TO VISIT IN THE JESENÍKY MOUNTAINS
In the heart of the beautiful and wild nature of the Jeseníky mountains there are a lot of national parks and also a number of interesting places, where you can see manual paper production, brewing industry or a unique method of power production in the highest located pumping power station in central Europe.
PLACES TO VISIT IN THE OPAVA REGION
In the centre of Opava, the „white pearl of Silesia“, you can find plenty of protected complexes. The environs of the city invites visitors to chateaus, with Hradec nad Moravicí being by right considered the nicest, and also to fortifications open to public in the Czech-Polish borderland.
PLACES TO VISIT IN THE OSTRAVA REGION
The Ostrava Region could be proud of a number of unique technical attractions, the most famous of which is the Mining Museum at the foot of the Landek Hill. In this region there are also plenty of attractions for families.Visit Ostrava ZOO or the World of MINIATURS.
PLACES TO VISIT IN THE TĚŠÍNSKÉ SLEZSKO REGION
The most known attraction of Těšínské Slezsko Region is certainly Darkov Spa which attracts many visitors every year. The other popular tourist destinations are Fyštát Castle, several objects of Těšínské Museum with interesting expositions.
PLACES TO VISIT IN THE BESKYDY MOUNTAINS
Wallachian Open Air Museum serves an exuisite example of harmonious coordination of human cohabitance. The beauty of the Beskydy mountains is sure to have inspired Leoš Janáček’s work. In Hukvaldy you can see Janáček’s natal home and a medieval knight’s castle, a place annually hosting Janáček’s Hukvaldy Festival.
PLACES TO VISIT IN THE POODŘÍ REGION
A romantic area along the Odra River with alluvial forests, fenland, and pond systems is an attractive tourist destination. In the environs you can also find historic castles and historically interesting towns. Příbor is birthplace of Sikmund Freud and a protected urban conservation area.