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Top Choice Architecture in Brno

Vila Tugendhat

Brno had a reputation in the 1920s as a centre for modern architecture in the Bauhaus style. Arguably the finest example is this family villa, designed by modern master Mies van der Rohe for Greta and Fritz Tugendha…
Top Choice Castle in Valtice-Lednice

Lednice Chateau

Lednice’s massive neo-Gothic chateau, owned by the Liechtenstein family from 1582 to 1945, is one of the country’s most popular weekend destinations. The crowds come for the splendid interiors and extensive gardens,…
Top Choice International in Brno

Pavillon

High-end dining in an elegant, airy space that recalls the city's heritage in functionalist architecture. The menu changes with the season, but usually features one vegetarian entrée as well as mains with locally so…
Top Choice Cafe in Olomouc

Cafe 87

Locals come in droves to this funky cafe beside the Olomouc Museum of Modern Art for coffee and its famous chocolate pie (50Kč). Some people still apparently prefer the dark chocolate to the white chocolate. When wi…
Top Choice Czech in Třebíč

Restaurant Coqpit

One of the best restaurants in this part of Moravia stands on the edge of the Jewish Quarter. The bare-bones interior belies a highly skilled kitchen. Popular and well-executed mains include the braised pork tenderl…
Top Choice International in Mikulov

Sojka & Spol

This light, airy bistro situated above a food shop on central Náměstí is a must, both for the quality of the ingredients (fresh, locally grown and organic) and the inventiveness of the menu. Expect anything from tom…
Top Choice Czech in Kroměříž

Černý Orel

Some of the best food in this part of Moravia is served at this microbrewery on the main square. Choose from appetisers such as duck crackling and liver to a full range of duck, pork and venison mains. Pair your mea…
Top Choice Czech in Olomouc

Svatováclavský Pivovar

This warm and inviting pub makes its own beer and serves plate-loads of Czech specialities such as duck confit and beer-infused goulash. Stop by for lunch midweek for an excellent-value soup and main course for arou…
Top Choice Cafe in Brno

Cafe Podnebi

This homey, student-oriented cafe is famous citywide for its excellent hot chocolate, but it also serves very good espresso drinks. There are plenty of baked goods and sweets to snack on. In summer the garden terrac…
Castle in Telč

Telč Chateau

Telč's sumptuous Renaissance chateau guards the northern end of the Telč peninsula. The chateau was rebuilt from the original Gothic structure in the 16th century and remains in fine fettle, with immaculately tended…