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Šumperk

- North Moravia, Olomouc region
- pop: 27 k
- in a Desná river valley
- transport hub and a base for Jeseníky Mountains skiing/hiking/spa resorts
- Europe's 1st manchester manufacture outside British Isles
- neo-renaissnce town hall with art nouveau elements dominating the market square

Sumperk 49°58' N, 16°58' E



 

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Žďárské vrchy (en: Zdar Highlands)

- protected natural area
- part of a larger area of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands
- de facto plateau mostly 700-800 metres above sea level (2,300-2,700 feet)
- Devět skal (en: Nine Rocks) 836 metres above sea level (2,743 feet), the highest point

Zdarske vrchy 49°40' N, 16°00' E



 

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Český ráj (en: Bohemian Paradise)

- protected natural area (1st one in Czech rep., declared in 1955)
- sandstone rock formations esp. in the Prachov rocks part of Český ráj
- Trosky, Kost and Valdštejn castles
- Vyskeř 466 metres above sea level (1,529 feet), the highest point

Cesky raj around 50°30' N, 15°15' E



 

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Bezděz Castle

- located between the towns of Mladá Boleslav and Česká Lípa
- since 1264 (Přemysl Otakar II the King of Bohemia residence)
- tophill Castle on a 604 metres above see level (1,982 feet) Velký Bezděz hill
- accessible via 'Stations of the Cross' alley on the hill southern slope

Bezdez at 50°32' N, 14°43' E



 

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Kroměříž

- located in central Moravia closed to regional centers of Zlín (25 km), Olomouc (45 km) and Brno (65 km)
- upon Morava river
- pop: 29 k
- flatland of Upper Morava Valley yet closed to northern slopes of Chřiby Highlands
- Arcibishop Palace and the Gardens (Flower Garden and Palace Garden) listed in Unesco heritage list
- new constitution of the Austrian Monarchy signed in Kromeriz Imperial Diet in 1848 (known as de: Kremsier Constitution)

Kromeriz 49°18' N, 17°24' E



 

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Helfštýn Castle

- in a walking distance of 3 km from the town of Lipník nad Bečvou
- hilltoped on so called Maleník Fault Block in the area of Moravian Gate
- found probably in first decade of 14th century
- maintaining and renovation works (following the original state plans) ongoing from 1990 up to date

Helfstyn 49°31' N, 17°38' E



 

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Červená lhota Chateau

- renaissance water chateau surrounded by the Chateau fishpond, originally called Nová lhota
- first mentioned in 1465, originally in gothic style
- 18 km (11 mi) from closest town of Jindřichův Hradec
- 9.5 km (6 mi) walk by blue-marked tourist path from the closest railway stop of Kardašova Řečice

Cervena lhota 49°15' N, 14°53' E



 
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