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CZ, Dolni Vestonice: Palavian Gem
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Welcome to Palava, Dolni Vestonice. This land is not known only for wine. In case of Vestonice it is its Vestonicka Venuse, a bulky statue that made this small village in southern Moravia world famous. It is the oldest example of Paleolithic art.
The second biggest town of the Czech Republic and the biggest Moravian metropolis at the same time, this is Brno. This town is, from times immemorial, a rivalry synonym with Prague, as far as their mentality or even their language (dialect) are concerned.
We visited Pavlov in summer heat. What is interesting about his place located in southern Moravia? Winegrowers from Pavlov, a small village, were among the first who joined their forces to make wine of Palava famous all-around.
It is unthinkable to drive through Valtice and missing local chateau; besides wine the Valtice chateau is the main tourist attraction. Chateau Valtice is part of Lednice-Valtice area that is included in the UNSECO heritage site since 1996.
Not only Mikulov but its chateau, the greatest sight here, is closely related to wine tradition in Palava region. Mikulov Chateau is located on a quite high rock known as the Chateau Hill. It looms over the city. From there you can see all its nooks and beyond.