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The town of Mikulov is placed on southern state border with Austria ( 2 kms from border crossing distant) in Břeclav district, situated 50 kms of Brno and 70 kms of Vienna only. The town belongs to Carpathian abasement system.
It is a countryside reminding Šumava (Bohemian Forest), Brdy Hills and Bohemia-Moravian Highways. The region is limited between Jindřichův Hradec on West, the Austrian border on South, the river Moravská Dyje on East and ponds near Strmilov on North is named as Czech Canada.
At the end of Prokopské Valley you can meet several rocky formations created as a rest of former limestone quarries Near to inundated quarry, known as Prokop´s Lake there are to be seen two big rocky formations, known as Hlubočepské plotny (Hlubočepské plates). This area is very popular not only with tourists but also by mountaineers.
The town of Havířov is situated between Frýdek-Místek and Karviná in the East of Czech Republic. The administrative part of the town, extending on a surface of 3208 ha are Město, Šumbark, Životice, Podlesí, Bludovice, Dolní and Prostřední Suchá and Dolní Datyně . The town has got its name in an open competition, became in 1990 a Statute Town with 89000 inhabitants.
The town of Kroměříž is situated in central part of Moravia, approx. 270 kms distant of Prague, 50 kms in north-east direction from Brno and 30 kms of Zlín. Kroměříž is a town of historical monuments, culture and arts. So it is named as Athens of Haná or Jerusalem of Haná. History of the town comes to 1110, when it was a village only with important bridge across Morava-river.
The most ancient history of the town is included in the middle of 10th century, connected with the reign of Boleslav II and dynasty of Přemyslovci.The town declined and raised during centuries, the most important period came thanks to Unity of Moravian Brethren.
It is true that the Giant Mountains (Krkonoše) as well as Bohemian Forest (Šumava) are more known and visited but many places in Krušné hory (Ore Mountains) have also its charm. The exceptionality of these mountains is consisting in the fact that in spite of rugged nature and often rigorous weather there are many interesting places to see and visit.
First written notice about Pelhřimov comes to 12th century. This ancient and picturesque town with 17000 inhabitants is situated along banks of small river of Bělá in Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. The town is united with a Festival of Records and Curiosities , here is also registered the Czech Book of Records – (according to Guiness Book of Records).
The town of Telč is situated in half way between Prague and Vienna. Telč is registered from 1992 in a Survey of Cultural and Nature Heritage UNESCO. Since this time, the place is more and more visited town of Czech Republic, its target is to become an European Tourist Centre. Telč is a natural administrative, social and cultural centre of southern part of Bohemia-Moravian Highlands.
The town of Nový Jičín is an administrative, economic and cultural centre of north-east part of Czech Republic. The oldest written notice about the town with 27000 inhabitants comes from 1313, so with this date is connected its foundation. This year the King Jan Lucemburský granted the town the privilege to pick out the duties and tolls.
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