What to visit
Sights in Valašské Meziříčí
The Žerotin Castle - The construction of the building was started By Jan Perštejn in 1538. In the middle of the 18th century the Renaissance catle was reconstructed in Baroque style, extended by wings and one more floor raised. Until 1854 castle belonged to The Žerotins and until 1854 to the Kinsky family, who sold it to the Austrian State. It houses The Town’s Cultural Center today. In The Theatre Café you can enjoy the famous Maryša coffee.
The Kinsky Castle – The originally Baroque administrative building from 1730 was reconstructed to an Empire style palace in 1854. Since 1949 it is a museum with permanent expositions of the history of the town, the glassproduction, the weaving of tapestry and the carpentry school. The palace is surrounded by a large park.
Visiting time: Mon. – closed, Tues. – Sun. 9:00- 17:00
Curch of the Holy Trinity - Since its construction in the beginning of the16th century, it has been used as a Renaissance cemetery church. In the 18th century a wooden nave with a folk-style gallery in traditional Wallachian style was added. Today there is a lapidarium of Renaissance and Baroque sculptures. Visiting time: July – August, Mon.- closed, Tues. – Sun. 9:00 – 17:00
The Moravian Tapestry Manufactory - The only one workshop of its kind in Moravia and Silesia. It was founded in the nearby village of Zašová in 1898. Ten years later its founder rudolf Schlattauer moved the compny to the Valašské Meziříčí.The manufactory specializes in professional restoration of historical tapestry and waving of new tapestries according to modern artworks. The manufactory organizes excursions on weekdays and you can arrange a visit at the given phone number. The access for individuals without a guide is also possible.
The Observatory - The modern project of the architect Zdeněk Plesník was opened to the public in 1955. In the neighbourhood still stands a wooden observatory from 1929, the oldest one in northen Moravia and Silesia.
Bečva Cycle Path - great for bikers, in-line skaters, tourists, runners and cross- county skiers. You can visit this bicycle path any time of the year and it is always going to be a pleasant and unforgettable experience. The path is located in close neighborhood of our pension. You can rent scooters by us and we also provide a storage of your bikes.
Tennis Hall and Courts
Bowling – Xbowling, Bowling Scandal
Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
Fitness – gym, aerobics, functional trainings, jumping
Lysá mountain (Lysá hora) - (1323 m) is the highest peak of the Moravien-Silesian Beskydy. You can rech it by walk, climb or cycle on it. During a winter time you can also cross-counrty ski. It lies among the villages Krásná, Malenovice, Ostravice and Staré Hamry. The top of the mountain is called Gigula.
Radhošť - the peak of The Moravian-Silesian Beskyds at the end of significant Pustevny ridge. It is situated 3 km southwest of Trojanovice and 6 km northeast of Rožnov pod Radhoštěm. With its height 1129 meters above sea level, it is the seventh highest mountain of the Beskydy Mountains. On the top of Radhošt‘ mountain there is a cross from 1805, a wooden chapel of St.Cyril and Method dating to years 1896-1898. The chapel is the highest placed temple in the Czech Republic. There is a bronze commemorative plaque remainding the visit of the first Czechoslovak President T.G. Masaryk in June, 1928.
The Great Javornik - (918 m.) is the mountain in the Beskydy foothills, the highest point of Veřovice Hills. The peak of this mountain is a well-known tourist destination with a wide view to the surroundings. On the peak there is a tourist cottage from 1935, which is open whole year round except Mondays. The cottage does not provide accommodation. From the summer 2013, there is also a new observation tower from which is possible to see The Lysa Mountain, Smrk, Kněhyně, Radhošt‘, Palkovické hills or Ondrejník. In the northwest direction, there is a view of the hill Kotouč and Štramberská Trúba. You can see nearby towns Frenštát pod Radhoštěm, Frýdek-Místek, Nový Jičín, Kopřivnice. When the visibility is good, there is a view to far distance towns Ostrava and Havířov.
Vartovna Observation Tower - is located on the hill of the same name, 651 m. above the sea level. It is about 30 km from Valašské Meziříčí direction to the village Seninka.
Jarcová - the village lies 4 km south from Valašské Meziříčí at the foot Hostýn Hills. You can find there a natural monument, isolated sandstone, called ‚Jarcovská kula‘.
Beskydy Sky Nature Trail – explore the life in tree crowns - The trail is situated on the border of Frenštát pod Radhoštěm and Trojanovice. The part of this new educational nature trail is nearly 100 metres long footbridge, in the height up to 16 meters. People can expolore nature in the crowns of trees. The flouting structure of the footbridge, in the locality of Horečky above the Vlčák brooke will be the great entertainment for families with children. The three kilometres long trail is accesible at any time of the year but the walkway „in the sky“ (85 m. long) is open only seasonally.
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Wallachian open air museum - is located in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm. It is second oldest museum in the countryside in Central Europe. The museum was founded by the brothers Alois and Bohumír Jaroněk in 1925. Troughout the year, the museum features events inspired by folklore, folk customs and traditional crafts.The museum has four parts – wooden town, mill valley, wallachian village and Pustevny.
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