Cozy atmosphere, the sound of dulcimer complimented by the sound of glasses, loud laughter and lots of good Moravian wine, this is South Moravian! Different wines excel in their freshness and fruity harmony, but also in their wide range of aromas and typical full flavours. In addition to wine, the open arms of local winemakers, a number of bike trails, countless historical monuments, and many sports activities await you. Do you already know where to go in South Moravia?
The South Moravian Winery is considered one of the oldest wineries in Europe, and experts claim that nowhere else in the world can so many small wine cellars be found. The most widespread varieties in Moravia are Veltlínské zelené, Muller Thurgau, Ryzlink vlašský, Ryzlink rýnský, Svatovavřinecké and Frankovka. To taste this wine, you can go to four wine-growing subregions, namely Znojmo, Mikulov, Velkopavlovice and Slovácko.
To Znojmo Tours and Attractions
The vineyards of Oneobes are one of the most picturesque and in terms of wine it is the most valuable wine destination in the Znojmo region. This Moravian gem is often ranked among the top 10 grape growing places in Europe. Combine a visit to the vineyard and Bodegie National Park. Znojmo is located behind the station, where you can admire the beauty of monuments such as the Rotunda of St. Catherine, Church of St.. Mikuláš, but also Loucký Monastery with the Museum of Viticulture and Cooperation. The ruins of the Rosa coeli monastery and the ghetto of Dolní Kounice await you. Stop in Evans and see the Monument to Alphonse Mucha and the Vladimir Minsk Gallery. The beautiful Vranov nad Dijy Palace and the Swimming Palace are waiting for you at Vranov Dam. For cycling lovers, the Znojmo Wine Trail is 165 km long.
To Mikulov for sunny Pálava
The magical areas are dominated by the limestone cliffs of the Pallava, which have been planted with vineyards since time immemorial. The sun shines here so much that you feel like you are somewhere in sunny southern Europe. You can walk the entire Mikulov region thanks to the Mikulov Wine Trail (cycling), which is 62 km long and hiking enthusiasts will surely welcome the many educational wine trails. History buffs shouldn’t miss the UNESCO-listed Lednice-Valtice region. Valtice is the wine capital, there is the oldest wine school in the Czech Republic and a permanent exhibition of wine tastings in the Czech Republic located right in the Baroque Palace. Here you can sample a selection of hundreds of the best Czech and Moravian wines. You should not miss visiting Mikulov and Svatý vrch, but also the wine exhibition through the centuries in Mikulov Palace.
For red wine in the Wilkopavlovice . region
This subregion is one of the warmest places in the Czech Republic. Climatic conditions, great soil, and plenty of sunshine make great red wines. It is therefore no wonder that Vilkopavlovico has become the heart of red wine. You must visit Velké Bílovice, where you will find nearly 700 wine cellars. Don’t miss Velké Pavlovice, the local wine shop, and André Nature Trail. In Kobylí, stop by the Wine Gallery and Museum. In Veveří you can enjoy the castle and Bučovice Palace in Buovice. Slavkov u Brna offers a palace, a synagogue and a golf course. In Brno, head to Špilberk Castle, Moravian Museum, Villa Tugendhat, Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Zoo.
For fun and entertainment in Slovakia
A paradise of relaxation, sun, regional culinary specialties, entertainment and wine, this is Slovácko. The largest wine-growing village Slovácko Muticenice will present the Búdy complex with folk paintings and the Nechory Prušánka wine cellar complex. Snails is a unique complex of historic wine cellars with white stucco, blue arches and Slovácko decor. It is located in the village of Petrov and is one of the most valuable collections of wines. Archeology enthusiasts should visit Bochlov Castle, Bochlovici Castle, Beclav behind Bohansko Castle and the Synagogue. Bata Canal is a paradise for well-known rafters. For nature, visit the White Carpathians Protected Landscape Area, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Where should I go for wine?
On the official website of the winery of the Czech Republic (www.wineofczechrepublic.cz) you will find countless places in Moravia where there are wineries, wine shops and cellars. They will provide you with a guaranteed level of services at the facilities bearing the Wine Tourism Certification logo.
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