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CZ, Mitrov – A Trip in the Land of Ruins, Rocks, and Ponds – VIDEO
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.
Let's start in the village of Habří, from where the blue sign will lead us to the ruins of the Mitrov castle. Along the way we pass a few rocks above the Bobrůvka river and reach the Forest Pension Podmitrov. Look around carefully along the way, the local nature is beautiful. If you are lucky, a kingfisher will flash over the river, you may even see a rare meadow warbler.
From the guest house you just run a few hundred meters up the hill and walk through the remains of the fortifications of a once important castle. Together with Víckov Castle, Mitrov is the best preserved of the original system of guard castles on the trade route around the Bobrůvka river. To this day, several parts of the main walls remain and the moat is noticeable.
You now have several options. You can go on a tour of the nearby castle Mitrov, which today serves as a home for the elderly. Or continue through a picturesque valley upstream to the village of Strážek with the interesting church of St. Simon and Juda.
For more adventurous people, there is an opportunity to cross the river and continue along the yellow sign to Meziboří and further along the river Libochovka. This is where we move on.
In the settlement of Nový Dvůr, notice several important trees, especially beautiful linden trees. In the village of Meziboří you can then relax by the Mezibořský pond. The Libochovka valley also offers a beautiful walk, although it looks much less wild than the rocks and sharp bends in the Bobrůvka valley.
After about a kilometer and a half, we turn left onto an unmarked road to the main road and then return through Moravecké Janovice to the red road, which will take us back to Habří through the Bobrůvka valley. Along the way, notice two wells. The first is called U Bobrůvky and unfortunately there is not much water left in it, it is definitely not suitable for drinking. The second - Maria's well - but offers pleasantly cool drinking water.
Thanks to the system of forest paths, you can also extend the path according to your taste, they will also take you to Trenck'sgorge - unique rock gorges with a system of waterfalls. We will look into it in the next part of our trips around the Czech Republic.
You will pass Velká Bíteš on the edge of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands on every trip along the D1 in the direction from Prague, just before Brno. We recommend that you stop here for once and discover the unique fortified church and the local city monument zone.
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.
Although it is a small village, it offers quite a lot of tourist attractions and destinations. The picturesque village of Petrov boasts the Plže Nature Reserve, where you will find unusual wine cellars. Those who like wine will certainly not despise this village, because the area of the local cellars has a really magical atmosphere. The famous Baťa canal also flows through the village, where there is a lot of traffic in the summer months. There are plenty of bike paths in the area, so this area is also ideal for sports lovers.
Mutěnice (Mutenitz in German) is a village in the South Moravian Region in the district of Hodonín. They are about 10 kilometers away from the district town of Hodonín, to the northwest. Mutěnice has over 3,700 inhabitants and the cadastral area of the village is approximately 3,237 hectares. The Mutěnický stream flows through the village. The village is located at an altitude of 170-265 meters above sea level.
Northwest of Brno, an unusual rock formation, the Malhostovická Pecka, rises from the flat landscape around Malhostovice. In the sunny habitats, the endangered large-flowered passerine grows here, which offers a wonderful spectacle in the spring.
The Holedná game reserve is absolutely exceptional, because not only children but also adults have the opportunity to see and admire the life of wildlife with their own eyes, as it is a purpose-built hunting facility used for professional breeding of mouflon and fallow deer on an area of 327 ha. Although the game reserve is thoroughly fenced on all sides so that the animals do not escape, the whole area looks very large and unrestrained.
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 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.
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.
Near the village of Nedvědice stands one of our most impressive Gothic castles, in the Middle Ages the main seat of the influential lords of Pernštejn. Let's go to it together and take a look at the completed generous reconstruction of its gardens.
Not far from Pernštejn Castle, along the Svratka River, lies the town of Doubravník. At first glance, you will be fascinated by the majestic Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and there is plenty to discover in the area. Let's go to Doubravník together now.
It seems that this year we won't visit the sea, but it does not matter at all, because our country offers a lot of beautiful places for vacation. Today we will take you to the capital of Moravia and look into history. We will talk about Špilberk Castle.
The Moravian Karst is undoubtedly the most beautiful area in the Czech Republic. Blansko, a town offering many historical, cultural, nature, and other sights, is located right there. It is also an ideal destination for a trip for couple of days for its great life in culture and perfect sport opportunities.
Today we look again into the beautiful city in the heart of beautiful nature. Yes, we talk about Blansko, the entrance to the Moravian Karst. But it is not only that. It is a place of fascinating sights we take look at on the following lines.
As was told in the first part, now you know why to go to Brno. You know where to start your exploration of the historical district and where to have lunch. What is next? We are going to spend some moments on Svoboda square. There is a mysterious astronomical clock. We cant avoit a visit to Spilberk castle, Villa Tugendhat (under UNESCO) and a functionalist borough around it. Of course, we are going to have a taste of the night life, great beer or wine, and we are going to see some glimpses of local students ’life. So let’s get started!
When I have learned recently that Lonely Planet declared Brno the least interesting city in the Czech Republic I couldn’t understand. Then I realized that it was good they said it after all. Had crowds of tourists been going there every day as they go to Prague it would soon loose its magic. Brno is a city of universities, fun, culture and many small, lovely places. The turning clock in the shape of a male genitalia from which a small glass ball falls out every hour. Smoking road signs are really to be found only here… New York Times was much more smarter. They put Brno on the list of 52 places where to go in 2016!