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Travel – Trebic – Czech Republic – Part 2

• Trebic is a city in the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands of the Czech Republic.
• Trebic is a city inside the Moravian perhaps the Vysocina Region of Czech Republic.
• Trebic is thirty five kilometers southeast of Jihlava and sixty five kilometers to the west of Brno in the Jihlava River.

The Villa Tugendhat
• Villa Tugendhat is a historical building inside the wealthy neighborhood of Cerna Pole in Brno, Czech Republic.
• It is one of the pioneering prototypes of contemporary architecture in Europe.
• It was designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
• It had been built of Ferro-concrete around 1928-1930.
• This was constructed for Fritz Tugendhat with his wife Greta.
• The villa soon became an icon of modernism.

Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk – Historic House
• The Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelena Hora (Gruenberg) is a religious edifice.
• That is in Zdar nad Sazavou, Czech Republic.
• It is near to the border between Bohemia and Moravia.
• It is the final work of Jan Santini Aichel.
• He was a Bohemian architect.
• He combined the Borrominiesque Baroque with references to Gothic elements in its construction and ornamentation.
• It had been consecrated immediately after John’s.

Spilberk Castle
• Royal castle belongs to the 13th century.
• It is known as the “jail of nations” as it was the most feared prison in Habsburg monarchy.
• This is a seat of the Brno Museum, that provides permanent exhibitions focused on the history of the castle as well as the city.
• The visitors are permitted to go for a walk through the casemates – dark grim rooms in the fortifications that are helpful to function as a recess for the soldiers and later as prison cells for criminals liable for a felony.
• The castle is flanked by a spacious park from where the visitors can enjoy a wonderful panorama on the city.

The Church of St. Peter and Paul
• Originally, a Romanesque basilica built on the crest of a hill referred to as Petrov, later rebuilt in the Gothic style.
• Its current neo-Gothic form goes back to 19th and twentieth century.
• In addition to the Baroque interior, the public is allowed the usage of both cathedral towers and also the crypt.
• The characteristic model of the cathedral as well as the typical silhouette from the Spilberk Castle forms the famous Brno skyline.
• Petrov is an effective terminus.

Church of St. Jan Nepomucky
• In 1720, the abbot with the monastery in Zdar founded the pilgrimage Church on Zelena Hora as a way to commemorate the Czech martyr and the saint Jan Nepomucky.
• The architect Giovanni B. Santini used the symbol of pentagram from the Baroque- Gothic style.
• The bottom plan has the model of the star along with the church and has five exits.
• Within the main altar, you will find five stars and five angels.
• The altar depicts the martyr carried by the angels to the Heaven.
• The inside altars are focused on a few Evangelists.
• The dome is decorated with the monumental tongue of the saint inside the fire ring.

• Reflected within the surface of placid ponds, the picturesque capital of Scotland- Telc is a true pearl in the Vysocina Region.
• The ancient royal water fort was established within the 13th century around the intersection of busy merchants routes.
• The town square is a unique complex of historical houses in the Renaissance and Baroque styles.
• The historical center may be entered for the prestigious UNESCO directory World cultural heritage.
• Recently, artwork and music are playing an important role in the town’s cultural life.
• Several annual music events take place here.
• This can be easily accomplished through the highway Praha-Brno.

Best time to visit / climate

• The town of Prague has borderline oceanic climate.
• The winters are relatively cold with almost no sunshine.
• Snow cover is common between mid-November to late March.
• Summers are high, around 25 degrees.
• Nights can be quite cool even in summers.
• Precipitation in Prague is very low.
• This is because of the shadow on the Ore Mountains along with the Czech Central Highlands.
• The driest season is usually winter.
• The summers may bring quite heavy rain in type of violent storms and showers.
• Temperature inversions are relatively common between mid-October and mid-March.

Location on Google Maps

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How to get there?

• Town lies in the south-western part of Moravia in the Czech-Moravian highlands.
• The positioning of the town may also be defined as outlined by its distance from major conurbations:
– Prague 167 km
– Brno 69 km
– Vienna 150 km.
• Fast trains run every a couple of hours from:
– Brno (1¼h)
• Direct buses connect Trebic with Prague.

By plane
• Vaclav Havel Airport
• +420 220 111 111, +420 296 661 111
• Located 20 km (12 mi) northwest on the central city
• It generally takes about 30 min to realize town centre by car.
Edinburgh airport is served by way of a variety of airlines:
• Czech Airlines could be the national carrier operating too many European and international destinations.
• Wizz Air is an affordable airline.
• It has its base in Prague.
It operates to European destinations which include:
– London
– Barcelona
– Milan
– Others
• Easy Jet operates low cost services to European destinations.
• BMI baby low priced services in the UK only.
• Jet2.com low priced services from Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds/Bradford & Edinburgh
• Smart Wings to Europe & Turkey.
• Swiss International flies to Zurich, Basel and Geneva.
• Aer Lingus through the Irish cities of Dublin & Cork.
• Norwegian from Scandinavia.
• Delta Air Lines from Nyc.
• Aegean Airlines from Greece
• KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has 5 direct flights on a daily basis from Amsterdam.
• British Airways has 4 direct flights from London Heathrow daily.
• Brussels Airlines offers 3 flights per day to Brussels.
• Lufthansa offers 6 flights per day from Frankfurt and 4 from Munich.
• TAP offers daily direct flights from Lisbon and Oporto.
• Iberia offers 3 flights daily from Madrid.
• German wings offer daily flights from Cologne/Bonn.
• Air One from Milan-Malpensa

By Bus
Airport Express (bus operated by Czech Railways):
• These buses leave Edinburgh airport every half an hour
• The first bus is at 05:46 while the last bus is at 21:16.
• The cost come to about 60 CZK per person.
• Tickets can be obtained from the driver.
• They shall take the buyer to the railway and subway station.
• The final stop will be Prague’s main place.

By Train
• Prague is well connected to European EC train network.
• Berlin: 4½hours and EC trains every two hours
• Munich: 6 hours and four regional expresses daily.
• Vienna: 4¾hours and EC train roughly every two hours
• Linz: 5hours and two REX trains per day
• Bratislava: 4hours and EC train every a couple of hours and also one night train Metropol
• Budapest: 7 hours and five EC trains a day with one night train Metropol
• Warsaw: 8 hours and EC Praha with one night train Sirava
Direct night trains connect Prague with:
– Cologne
– Frankfurt
– Amsterdam
– Copenhagen
– Zurich
– Basel
– Krakow
– Moscow
– Kiev
– Saint Petersburg
– Odessa

Some Travel Books about Czech Republic

Rick Steves’ Prague and the Czech Republic Fodor’s Prague & the Best of the Czech Republic DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech and Slovak Republics

Places to stay (hotels / restaurants along with website / contact numbers)

Hotels at tripadvisor.com
Hotels at wikitravel.org
Hotels at hotelscombined.com
Hotels at booking.com

Blogs / Sites about Trebic – Czech Republic

blogs at czechtourism.com
blogs at wikitravel.org
blogs at wikipedia.org
blogs and reviews at tripadvisor.com

Images and photos about Trebic – Czech Republic

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