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heading (paragraph): Towns
Do you long to hide from the world and the mountains are too crowded for you? Near the D1 motorway in the Vysočina region you will find two inconspicuous villages. The town of Polná with a rich history and the remote village of Nadějov.
The Sedlice waterworks is a dam reservoir located on the Želivka river near Humpolec in the Vysočina region, specifically below the confluence of the Hejlovka and Jankovský streams. The described area belongs to the geomorphological area Českomoravská vrchovina, district Humpolecká and Želivská pahorkatina. From a geomorphological point of view, the valley of the Želivka River has an erosive character, in some places accumulative-erosive, which means that in some parts of the river, washed-out material accumulates. The valley is medium deep with a narrow floodplain.
Three gems near the Sazava river is what you can manage to visit in one day. The castle in Ledec nad Sazavou, historical center and Svetla nad Sazavou chateau, and lastly the majestic castle in Lipnice nad Sazavou.
Near Bystřice nad Pernštejnem on the eastern edge of the Vysočina region, today we will visit the picturesque landscape around the Bobrůvka and Libochovka rivers. Ruins, ponds and majestic rocks await us.
The season when castles and chateaux are open is getting to a close. However, there are still several weekends left to go there. In case you didn't enjoy history throughout the summer you should make another historic trip. Above Namest nad Oslavou Town, there is a chateau of four wings. You can enjoy the vista over the chateau from a stone, Baroque-bridge crossing the Oslava river. And from the chateau garden you can have a splendid vista over the town. A guided tour is one way how to get to the garden. No wonder than that President Benes made his summer residence of this chateau.
Famous Versailles in France was example for many other residencies of nobility. The chateau in Jaromerice, dubbed Moravian Versailles, was, aparently, also built with French Versailles in mind. It is no false advertising to bring more tourists to this gem of the Baroque era. Jan Adam of Questenberk really wished to build his own Versailles in Jaromerice. This town was supposed to become cultural center in the region as well as home to culture and muses. Plans were grandiose yet lack of funding allowed only partial fulfilment of Jan Adam's dream. Even though, the chateau really became center of culture and it has remained venue of many important culture events ever since.
The valley of the Bobrůvka and Loučka rivers offers many romantic nooks and Trenckova gorge near the village of Drahonín certainly belongs among them. Let's go on a slightly adventurous trip over rocks and gorges to a rock gorge with an interesting history.
Northwest of Brno, a short distance from Tišnov, lies the town of Lomnice in a picturesque valley. The local baroque church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary attracts visitors from a distance, and the local chateau or the former Jewish quarter and synagogue are also worth seeing. Let's go to Lomnice together.
The historic town of Tišnov is known to most people in connection with the famous monastery of Porta Coeli in the neighboring Předklášteří. But Tišnov itself is definitely worth a visit, let's go to it together now.
You can visit the Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary, the chateau or the former Jewish q...
The history of Tišnov dates back to the 13th century, when the Porta Coeli monastery was founded ...
The trip to Treck's gorge is a bit more adventurous, you will go over rocks and various gorges. T...
Today you will visit the picturesque landscape on the eastern edge of the Vysočina region with us...
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