The Vysočina region is located in the very heart of Czech Republic on the border of Bohemia and Moravia and it covers the majority of the Bohemian and Moravian Highlands (Českomoravská vrchovina). The capital of the region is Jihlava whose traditions go back deep into history.
Vysočina is especially appreciated for the untouched natural beauty and unforgettable scenery of the Bohemian and Moravian Highlands that make up the majority of the region. Its wealth is also based on the cultural and historical legacies, which were left here by a number of prominent architects, sculptors or painters, whose pieces of art you can admire to this day via religious and architectural monuments and as well UNESCO sights listed in Register of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. There are currently twelve sites in the Czech Republic, three of which are located in the Vysočina region: The Church of St. John of Nepomuk (kostel sv. Jana Nepomuckého) at Zelená hora in Žďár nad Sázavou, the historic Down centre of Telč and the Basilica of St. Procopius in Třebíč, together with the Jewish quarter and the Jewish cemetery.
Vysočina is an ideal place for active relaxation. Hiking trails, cycling tracks and sports fields are very popular in here. Sceneries can be viewed from several lookout towers. There are plenty of places which are suitable for swimming, water sports and fishing so as well areas good for winter sports fans, who can find here numerous tracks for cross country skiing and downhill courses.
The region offers an excellent background for organizing conferences, seminars, business meetings and events due to convenient location in the middle of the Czech Republic, transport accessibility (D1 highway) from Prague and Brno (also from other cities – Zlín, Olomouc, Ostrava etc.), safety, significant cultural and historical heritage and appropriate services. Hotels and restaurants, which offer conference facilities, have many years of experience and they provide high – quality services. Apart from already estabilished institutions there are some new ones that are being built and the offer of accompanying activities is increasing (sports, culture,adrenaline, relaxation). There are several incentive programs with varied specialization (culture, crafts, sports, etc.). The Vysočina region meets the challenging conditions and requirements of MICE events.
1. Convenient location in the heart of the Czech Republic, with good transport links and direct motorway connection with Prague, Brno, Olomouc, Ostrava.
2. Safety and one of the cleanest air in the Czech Republic.
3. It offers diverse range of accommodation and conference facilities including a modern capacity and stylish chateau and historical buildings.
4. The highest concentrations of UNESCO sites in the Czech Republic (all three architectural gems can be used for your meeting and make it an unforgettable experience).
5. Rich offer incentive programs, which comes from the local natural beauties, cultural and historical riches.
6. Gastronomy - at the Vysočina region prospers excellent beer, honest, traditional and modern international cuisine.
7. The unique combination of calm for your undisturbed meetings, and quick and easy accessibility of large cities.
8. White Track World Cup - a racetrack, which graduated participants of the World Championships in biathlon in 2013, can you try on your own skin, and in winter on skis or in summer on bicycles or in-line skates.
The Vysočina region has great transport links thanks to its location in the middle of the Czech Republic. Thanks to the D1 hihgway, which the region intersects and passes through its capital of Jihlava, it ensure convenient and fast connections with other major cities, particularly Prague (120 km), Brno (90 km), but also Zlín, Ostrava, Olomouc and other (Jihlava always been an important stop on the route Vienna-Prague).
Thanks to the reliable public transport, is the Vysočina region easily accessible from the closest international airports in Prague and Brno. This ways not exceed one hour (depending on the finish destination within the region).