Trips North Moravia
The region of North Moravia and Silesia, the easternmost part of the Czech Republic, attracts with its beautiful mountain nature, traditional folklore, many diverse architectural monuments and attractions connected with the industrial past. There are many possibilities where to go on a trip in North Moravia, whether you drive through it or explore one of the sub-areas more thoroughly.
The Jeseníky Mountains hide the highest Moravian mountain Praděd, the unique reservoir Dlouhé Stráně, the spa Karlova Studánka and the oldest town in the Czech Republic, Bruntál. The most popular tourist destinations in the Beskydy Mountains include the peaks of Lysá Hora, Radhošť, Velký Javorník and the sightseeing trail in Pustevny. You will also find historic towns such as Nový Jičín or Štramberk and the archaeologically significant Šipka Cave. Both Wallachia and Cieszyn are a region of wooden churches and log cabins. A beautiful view of the undulating landscape is offered, for example, by the lookout tower on the legendary Velká Čantoryje mountain. Poodří, a protected landscape of the meandering river Odra, also invites you to walk on foot.
Paradise in the industrial metropolis of Ostrava awaits fans of technical gems - don't miss the Michal mine, the Landek park mining museum, the industrial complex in Dolní Vítkovice and the listed Ema heap. The region of the medieval town of Opava is historically valuable, not only thanks to military monuments such as the II monument. World War II in Hrabyně.
Dozens of castles and chateaux are scattered throughout North Moravia and Silesia. The monumental ruins of the Hukvaldy castle, the Sovinec castle fortress, the ruins of Starý Jičín and Štramberk with a cylindrical tower called Trúba are definitely worth a trip. Among the castles, Hradec nad Moravicí and Velké Losiny, surrounded by a forest park, stand out. The romantic Raduň chateau, the Baroque gem Kunín, Slezské Rudoltice reminiscent of Versailles or Fryštát are also charming.
Where to look with children in North Moravia? In Tošovice there is a leisure area HEIpark with a bobsled and tubing track, giant slides and other activities for the whole family, in Trojanovice there is the largest rope park in the Czech Republic - Tarzanie. Ostrava attracts to the planetarium, ZOO or the world of miniatures Miniuni with miniatures of European cities. For a horseback ride, you can go to the Hlučín children's ranch, for exotic animals to the Ostrava Zoo or the Aqua Terra mini zoo in Štramberk. In the Nový dvůr arboretum you will find a unique collection of woody plants from five continents. On hot summer days, you will appreciate swimming in the giant Olešná aquapark or in the Slezská Harta reservoir, ideal for water sports, wellness and boating.