Experiences from the field of culture are always enriching. And experiences like this is in the Vysočina region a plethora of. Film fans will enchant the annual International Festival od Documentary Films, music lovers will certainly appreciate the International music festival Peter Dvorsky, The Music of Thousands – Mahler Jihlava or the festival Concentus Moraviae. Furthermore, you can choose from a wide range of regularly organized historical festivities, cultural performances and multi-genre festivals.
Of the twelve monuments, which are located in the Czech republic and are registered on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites, are three of them in the territory of the Vysocina Region - the Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená hora in Žďár nad Sázavou, historic centre of Telč and the St. Procopius Basilica with the Jewish quarter in Třebíč. These architectural treasures are distant from each other about 40 kilometres away, and regularly comes to life thanks to events with a rich cultural and entertaining programme. The atmosphere of the middle ages of the local castles and ruins will introduce you to many of the summer festivities full of jugglers, swordsmen and musicians. Costumed guided tours, theatrical performances, or the scary night guided tours of the castles will ensure you a new experiences and approach history in an unusual way.
In the footsteps of the celebrities
The Vysočina region is the place of birth and activity of a number of eminent persons. Many famous artists, architects, writers, and scientists in the Vysočina region was born and remained tied with the local region throughout his life. Others have discovered the Vysočina during their travels here, and then come back again and again inspired by the beauty of this region. Take a walk around the region in the footsteps of Gustav Mahler, Jaroslav Hašek, JA Schumpeter and many other important persons.
The Jewish Journeys
In many places of the Vysočina region we meet with the monuments of the Jewish settlement – the individual houses, quarters, synagogues. Those you can admire within the three newly created trails, which connect all the places of interest. Unique is the Jewish quarter in Třebíč, which is the only Jewish monument registered on the UNESCO List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage outside the territory of the state of Israel.
The brewing of a good beer prospers at the Vysočina region for centuries. Producing two dozen breweries (industrial and small family) can not only taste, but also to look the manufacturing process, become for a moment the brewer and brew your own batch of beer or enjoy relaxing in a beer bath. All this can comfortably connect with any of the cultural and gastronomic events, which traditionally organizes a number of breweries.
Experiences for all
The visitors can meet with the unusual experiences, for example in the fairytale village or the fairytale land, a western town, a haunted castle, in the information centre of nuclear power plant or in Eden centre - the paradise of the Vysočina region. Also lovers of good food in the highlands come into their own, many local restaurants promises an extraordinary culinary experience in which you can taste both international and traditional regional cuisine.
The Vysočina region offers a wide range of adrenaline activities – airsoft, aquasorbing, bumperball, bungee running, landkiting, paragliding, climbing centre, paintball, parachuting, snow kiting etc. Driving a dog sled through the winter landscape combine adrenalin and romance.
White track of the World Cup
Race track, which graduated participants of the World Championships in biathlon in 2013 can try out for yourself. In winter, cross-country skiing or summer biking or in-line skates.
The beneficial effects of the local environment you can also support by selecting from a wide range of wellness services, which include the inexhaustible variety of massages, baths and other attractions such as unique resting room Silencariun or Herbarium - a place, where the herbs are stored.