THE LEDNICE - VALTICE AREA
An extensive Baroque complex built for the Liechtenstein family by renowned
architects like C.Tencalla, D.Martinelli, J.B.Fischer von Erlach, and J.Ospel.
The area is spread between the little towns of Lednice and Valtice southeast
of Brno, and covers 250 square kilometers.
The complex consists of various chateau buildings, garden structures and decorative
sculpture of various styles, set amidst ponds and woods. The Valtice chateau
is surrounded by a beautiful natural park dotted with many Romantic structures
(follies), rare trees and greenhouses with tropical plants.
The area is crisscrossed with a dense network of hiking and biking trails and
is perfect for exploring in combination with the surrounding wine country.
The chateau area is located near the Austrian borders and is accessible from
the Prague Brno Bratislava (- Vienna) via an access route from
Brno. Good rail connection several times daily via trains to Bøeclav