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Mutěnice Wine Region

The Mutěnice Wine Region is composed of four villages - Mutěnice, Dubňany, Ratíškovice and Milotice.

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Brno

city in the Czech Republic

76km

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Trnava

city in Slovakia

96km

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Piešťany

town in Slovakia

97km

48.617.8333

Wrocław

city in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

107km

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Prague

capital city of the Czech Republic

310km

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Sights

Holy Trinity Column, Olomouc

was built in the early 1700s and consecrated by the Empress Marie Theresa in 1754. With a height of 35 metres, it has dominated the Upper Square (Horní náměstí) ever since and was added to the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage in the year 2000. The column features sculptures of the Holy Trinity (predictably), the assumption of the Virgin Mary, all twelve apostles, three virtues and the most important saints of the Baroque period. The base of the column contains a small chapel with amazing acoustics and the raised pedestal is a very nice place to sit and eat lunch. It is one of the traditional rendezvous points in the city.

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Olomouc Astronomical Clock

was constructed in the 15th century, but takes its present appearance from the 1950s, during a refurbishment to repair damage inflicted in World War II. Czechoslovakia was under Communist rule by then and the clock reflects the values of the day, the saints and angels being replaced by scientists, sportspeople and labourers. At noon the clock has a presentation that is unique to its structure and construction. There is one other astronomical clock in the Czech lands (in the other ancient capital, Prague), but as a surviving example of Socialist-Realism, the Olomouc Astronomical clock is unique world-wide. It is another popular rendezvous point in the city.

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Church of Saint Maurice (Olomouc)

A beautifully preserved gothic church dating from 1398. One of its highlights is the massive Engler organ, one of the largest in Europe. The organ is the focus of the international music festival in September/October and the Christmas Music festival every year. The tower of the church offers a magnificent 360 degree view over the city and countryside and is accessed via a graceful double-spiral staircase.

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Church of Saint Michael (Olomouc)

The church appears quite plain from the outside. Upon entering, however, most first time visitors find their breath stolen away. Inside is one of the most beautiful baroque churches in Central Europe. One notable feature is a painting of an apparently pregnant Virgin Mary, quite rare in a Catholic church. It’s also possible to enter the old monastery attached to the side of the church and climb its bell tower.

388m

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Saint Wenceslas Cathedral

A thousand-year-old cathedral, dominates the city’s skyline with the tallest spire in Moravia (second tallest in the Czech Republic). Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa have both visited the cathedral and the holy relics of Saint Jan Sarkander are interred within.

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Olomouc Zoo

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Kroměříž

town in Czech Republic

26km

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Bouzov

municipality of the Czech Republic

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Milotice

Municipality in South Moravian, Czech Republic

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Dubňany

Town in Czech Republic

52km

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Hodonín

Town in Czech Republic

55km

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Lednice

village in Břeclav District of South Moravian region

76km

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Valtice

community in the Czech Republic

82km

48.7516.75

Litomyšl

Litomyšl (German: Leitomischl) is a small city (10,000 inhabitants) in Eastern Bohemia. Its renaissance chateau is one of the twelve Czech sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and the town is famous as the birthplace of composer Bedřich Smetana.

106km

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Silesia

region of Central Europe now located mostly in Poland, with small parts in the Czech Republic and Germany

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Znojmo

– The Rotunda of the Virgin Mary and St Catherine with the oldest frescoes in the Czech Republic.

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Znojmo Castle

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Olomouc

Czech Republic
Olomouc has the second largest and second oldest historic preservation zone in the Czech Republic. Olomouc lies astride the Morava River and is surrounded by the fertile Haná plain. It was the capital of Moravia until 1641 and is the sixth-largest city in the country, with approximately 100,000 inhabitants.

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