Tips for trips
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.
Upon our visit to Litochoro, we moved several kilometers on. Our next stop was a typical Greek village with amazing nature, interesting architecture and amazing vistas.
Fall is coming so we are about to visit a place of revence on our tour across the US. This place is in the town of Arlington.
Pribram is situated at the edge of the Brdske uphills. This area is known for high mining activity in the past. Also, it is one of the most well-known sites of pilgrimage in the Czech Republic.
This time we decided to set off to explore towns and cities in Greece. Litochoro was one of our first stops. This "stone town" is situated close to the Olympic Mountains.
Mining industry is one of the things that made Pribram well known. This town is also a place of Svata Hora pilgrimage site. Today we are about to visit the town of Brezove Hory.
One sunny day we came to a decision that we need to get out of summer heat in the city. We packed our things and left Bratislava for north of the country, for Orava. As we are not particularly physically fit and we did not want to visit many tourist we chose Prislop saddle to be the destination.
In the following weeks, we are going to visit some of the overlooked places in the USA. We begin our tour on the other end of the Atlantic in Pennsylvania, a state in the northwest of the country.
Amazing compound on the rock, a bending of River Elbe, everlasting fame, travellers' lectures, educative travel games for children.
Without Antonin Dvorak we wouldn't even probably here of this town. Apart from memorials of the famous composer, the area features beautiful forests and many vistas over the Sumava.
After the introduction to Luhacovice and local world famous spa, we visit some local cultural, nature, and historic sights. We are going to travel within the regions of unique Valassko, hospitable Slovacko and fertile Hana.
Bojnice is certainly one of the most famous towns in western Slovakia – it is for its curative baths, a chateau which might well be taken from some beautiful fairy tale, or the oldest Zoo in the country.
The High Tatras are among the most popular places for tourists in Slovakia. In summer, many visitors from home and abroad come here to enjoy the magic of mountains or do some hiking. Sedlo pod Ostrvou is a popular spot for easy alpine tourism.
A quiant town featuring a well-preserved historic center is situated in South Bohemia, a region famous for its many ponds and more.
Luhacovice spa is beautiful, quiant and treats patiens in any season of the year. Its diverse architecture, splendid surroundings and green has always charmed its visitors.
The Western Tatras is very popular and frequented mountain range. Treks here, the main ridge especially, are amazing and people who go there long remember it. Ostry Rohac is perhaps the most attractive and most well known peak in this area. Many tourists hike across it every year.
Last time we paid visit to the Zlin Zoo. Today we visit the second largest city in the district of Zlin, a city sitting on the confluence of the rivers Morava and Drevnice.
The southern regions of the Bohemian Paradise have been already explored by us. Today our jorney continues. Let's introduce you to the last part we don't know about yet – the north.
The Schladminger Tauern have good reputation among tourists. This popular Alpine mountain range offers many treking possiblities – from easy to high difficulty. There are crossing of saddles or treks which would get you up to high mountains or ridges. Hochwildstelle pyramid mountain is among the most interesting places to go. It is the second highest peak of the Schladminger Tauern.
Today we take you to an amazing place about 10 kilometers from downtown Zlin. The city was founded by the Shoe King Tomas Bata in 1930. Well, you may already realized we are going to visit the Zlin Zoo. Locals dubb it Zoo Lesna.
Welcome to our latest addition of our tour across the Bohemian Paradise. This time we go southeast off Turnov. We are about to see beautiful rock towns surrounded by the Bohemian Paradise. We will fallow a red tourist trail dubbed the Golden Trail of the Bohemian Paradise.
The visitors to the Tatras region are familiar to well known tourist restorst and well known points of interest of the amazing High Tatras mountain range. However, another mountain range is no less splendid. It neighbors the High Tatras in the east. We talk about the Belianske Tatras. The area of the Siroke Seat is a well known and popular point of interest to many mountain hikers.
Summer makes an ideal season for family trips. Today, we take you to northwest Slovakia, the home of quiant region of Kysuc. Magnificent mountains, life-giving rivers, and beautiful towns, hamlets, and settlements constitute this great region.
Bohamian Paradise is very popular. People like to return here. This area is situated about 80 kilometers northeast of Prague and is protected nature area (CHKO) established in 1955. It is the very first protected nature area in the former Czechoslovakia. CHKO Bohemian Paradise was founded because of unique rocky towns so they would be preserved for the future generations. Apart from rocky towns, there is peace and quiet, amazing lakes, and many historic landmarks waiting for your visit.
Zacharias‘ of Hradec square in Telc is a gallery of Renaissance architecture with bits of Baroque. Dubbed Moravian Venice, Telc is surrounded by ponds which reached to the town walls. This made the town an unconquerable water fortress. Its historic core has basically preserved its Renaissance looks. This architectonic coherence helped it to be listed to UNESCO’s cultural heritage program in 1992.
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