The unique character of South Moravia is defined by not only its sheer beauty, but also by the fact that there are literally very few places in the world that can offer their visitors such a perfect combination of wonderful nature, lush countryside, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, architecture and monuments that attest to a great history. So whether you are one to enjoy a wine tasting among the vineyards in the rural area of South Moravia, or you are in search of a cultural experience that has even been defined as fabulous by UNESCO, a holiday home in South Moravia is where you will need to start your journey from. The city of Brno for example, has a beautifully preserved historic center with some great buildings, like the villa Turgenhat dating back to the 1930's. The Masaryk University is another great venue of the city that kind of also defines the atmosphere here. A holiday in South Moravia is a small paradise for all its visitors, no matter the age.
Wonders of the world in South Moravia
From a holiday home in South Moravia, a first stop for any tourist should be Telč, a beautiful city that they say hosts the most beautiful square on the Old Continent. The Lednice-Valtice Complex is another great choice with its castles, a beautiful park and great architecture as well, and the Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená hora in Žďár nad Sázavou has become one of the country's landmarks, and it is the only one of this kind in the entire world. The church actually is a silent witness of the legend of St. Nicholas, who is said to have been a confessor for the king's wife in past times, and whom, because was not willing to give up her secrets, was tortured in the headquarters of the "mayor" of those times. Mysticism overrules the area of South Moravia for many years.
Culture and romance
A holiday in South Moravia can also walk you through the many gardens and parks here, like in the city of Kroměříž and the countryside hosts some traditions that are hard to be omitted, like the Ride of the Kings and the Moravian Slovakia dance Verbuňk. All this is completed by a beautiful natural landscape, some of the most incredible countryside in the world, even a UNESCO biosphere reservation. As for culture, the city of Blansko is also a picturesque sight, at the foothills of Českomoravská Vysočina, there are also historical and cultural monuments here, traditions such as folk crafts, ceramics, items that are still a part of the day-to-day life here. The city of Brno is also an attractive place, there is even an International Firework competition here, the Ignis Burn Ensis, that takes place in June every year. South Moravia is a land of greatness in all its facets.