Moravia and Silesia
The landscape of the large eastern part of the Czech Republic, formed by two historical Czech lands, is very varied. While the North is characteristic with its belt of mountains – Jeseníky and Beskydy, going south you will pass through the peculiar and distinctive region of Wallachia with its lovely folk architecture, the fertile plains of Haná with the historical towns of Olomouc and Kroměříž, the picturesque region of Vysočina with amazing proof of the talent of the architect Santini, Brno the Moravian metropolis, the Slovácko region living with traditions and folk culture to the present day, and the wine producing region of South Moravia with its chateaux and castles, vineyards, wine cellars and wine trails, and the Podyjí National Park. The River Morava flows through the entire land of Moravia, with the 52 kilometre Bata's Canal along it. In the territory of Moravia and Silesia, you will find seven of the twelve Czech UNESCO cultural heritage sites.
Vranov nad Dyjí