Moravia

Moravia is one of the three historical Czech Lands, the other two being Bohemia and Czech Silesia. These regions no longer exist as administrative entities, but they are mentioned in the Czech constitution and their symbols appear in the Czech coat of arms. Moravia is the second largest and second most populous of these regions (after Bohemia). The biggest city and the former capital of Moravia is the beautiful city of Brno.

Brno is a city in Moravia, relatively close to Czechia’s borders with Austria and Slovakia. It is the country’s second largest city after Prague and t…
Kroměříž is a medium-sized town on the Morava river in the Zlín Region. The second half of the town’s name may seem a bit of a tongue-twister to Engli…
The Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape (Lednicko-valtický areál) is an area in South Moravia encompassing the village of Lednice and the town of Valti…
Mikulov is a beautiful old town in South Moravia, in Břeclav District. The town boasts very well-preserved historic architecture. The highlight is Mik…
Moravian Tuscany, in Czech known as Moravské Toskánsko, is a very picturesque region in the southern part of Moravia. It is located in the Hodonín Dis…
Olomouc is a major city in Moravia and the capital of the administrative region of the same name. It is the sixth largest city in the country and the…
Ostrava is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region in the north-eastern part of Czechia. It is the third largest city of the country. The city is…
Praděd is a mountain in the Hrubý Jeseník range, on the border of the Moravian-Silesian and Olomouc Regions. The mountain peak itself is situated in C…
Telč is a beautiful small town in Jihlava District in the Vysočina Region. There are lots of beautiful towns in Czechia, but Telč certainly belongs to…
Uherský Ostroh is a small but pretty town in the Zlín Region in eastern Moravia. It belongs to the Slovácko cultural region, also known as Moravian Sl…
Zelená Hora (a literal English translation is “Green Mountain”) is a small hill near the town of Žďár nad Sázavou in the Vysočina Region. On its own,…
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