Educational trail Věstonická nádrž
Not far from the village of Pasohlávky in the charming region of South Moravia, the Věstonická nádrž nature trail was opened on 10 May 2008, which stretches around the central Nový Mlýnská reservoir. It is crossed by a total of 6 stops and is about 16 km long. Information panels provide tourists with information about the flooded village of Mušov, from which the church of St. Linharta on an island right in the middle of the Věstonice reservoir. In addition, you will learn more about the conditions of Pálava, the Nový Mlýn reservoir and get acquainted with the local flora and fauna.
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Interesting facts Educational trail Věstonická nádrž
Where will the nature trail take you?
The nature trail is moderately demanding and leads along both paved and unpaved roads. It can either be walked or cycled. Its beginning can be found at the Merkur Pasohlávky-Mušov motor camp directly at the dam and continues along Betlém, which is a nesting ground for geese and ducks and an artificially built wetland.
The path will take you further to Dolní mušovské luh, a natural monument and the remains of a floodplain forest, located at the confluence of the Svratka and Jihlava rivers.
Then the trail leads across the dam of the Strachotín pond and then to the village of Dolní Věstonice, famous for the discovery of the famous Venus of Věstonice. Directly in the village it is possible to visit the exhibition called The Age of Hunters and Mammoths.
The trail ends at the Rybníkářství complex in Pohořelice.
Author: Andrea Štyndlová