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Don’t be bored in Brno!

On this page we provide a list of all major attractions and interesting places to visit in Brno!

Did you know that

- a 15 km long bike & skate route on a flat terrain, going as far as the Olympia Shopping Centre, passes along our guesthouse, is just 200 metres away?

- the Bongo Family Entertainment Park (www.bongobrno.cz) lies 2 km from the guesthouse? A hall with the area of 2,800 m2 provides a number of attractions (slides, toboggan, multifunctional mega climbing frame, indoor climbing wall, trampolines, bungee trampoline, jumping castle, jelly island, volcano with a slide, playground, table football, air hockey, baby cars, pushbikes and ball pit for the youngest children, refreshments). Fun for children and adults all day long!

- the Viktoria club www.centrumviktoria.cz is just 500 m from the guesthouse and offers: private and public wellness facilities, sunbed, biologically based therapy (bio stimulator), Power Plate, Slim Up Studio, Bootcamp, Vacu Elite 2in1, bowling and squash?

- there are 3 outdoor beach volleyball courts with the finest beach sand, outdoor tennis courts with artificial surface, multifunctional playground suitable for futnet, five-a-side football, field hockey, as well as a large, well-equipped outdoor playgrounds for young children?


Our guests receive this voucher as a gift when checking in. It can be redeemed for 10 % of the total bill in the nearby Victoria restaurant. It also provides a 10% discount on bowling at the neighbouring club.)


the second largest city of the Czech Republic with almost 400,000 inhabitants, lies in the centre of Europe. Other major European cities are within 120 to 200 km from Brno: Prague, Vienna and Bratislava. Brno International Airport is served by airlines with regular flights. Brno is a capital of Moravia and a starting point for tourists who wish to discover the beautiful nature and culture of the South Moravian region. The Moravian Karst protected area lies just north of Brno and vineyards with stylish wine cellars spread in the south. The city is surrounded by lovely mixed forests which offer numerous opportunities for tourism and cycling. Brno prides itself on important cultural monuments which testify to its rich history.

Brno today is a seat of universities and important bodies of justice. The exhibition grounds, with a tradition going back eighty years, have a huge economic and social importance for the city, with fifty international trade fairs and many exhibitions and congresses each year.

Brno organises cultural events, festivals (such as “Brno – City in the Centre of Europe” with the Ignis Brunensis firework show) as well as major racing competitions (Grand Prix motorcycle races).

Brno is known as one of the centres of history and culture in the Czech Republic. In addition to magnificent opera performances at the National Theatre and tours to Špilberk Castle, you can enjoy a number of remarkable sites and historic monuments. Brno has a lot to offer also to those who prefer shopping, hiking or sports. For your convenience, we have set up a brief list of the most significant activities available for your free time in Brno.

Trips around Brno | www.jizni-morava.cz

  • Moravian Karst protected landscape area | stalactite caves
  • Macocha abyss
  • Slavkov (Austerlitz) battlefield | the venue of the battle of Austerlitz, the Cairn of Peace
  • Slavkov (Austerlitz) Chateua, www.zamek-slavkov.cz
  • Rájec Jestřebí | Boskovice | Lysice Chateaux
  • Předklášteří u Tišnova | Porta Coeli Convent
  • Pernštejn Castle
  • Wine cellars south of Brno
  • Pálava and Mikulov | Lednice / Valtice Site | Znojmo | Vranov nad Dyjí

Accommodation in Lovčičky | www.chalupalovcicky.cz

Interesting places and monuments in Brno

  • Špilberk Castle, www.spilberk.cz
  • Veveří Castle, www.veveri.cz
  • Moravian Provincial Museum, www.mzm.cz
    • Dietrichstein Palace
    • Ladies’ Palace
    • Anthropos Pavilion
    • Bishops’ Court
    • Leoš Janáček Memorial
  • Museum of Applied Arts

Brno culture – theatres and opera


Cultural festivals

  • Brno International Music Festival | Easter festival of spiritual music (March / April), Moravian Autumn (September / October), www.mhf-brno.cz
  • Brno – City in the Centre of Europe | entertainment festival under Špilberk and Veveří Castles, Ignis Brunensis firework competition (May / June), www.bmue.cz
  • Brno Summer Culture | collection of programmes, concerts and other cultural and social events held in the centre of the city (June - September), www.kultura-brno.cz
  • Brno Shakespeare Days | theatre festival at Špilberk Castle (July – August), www.kultura-brno.cz
  • Špilberk International Music Festival | symphonic festival (August), www.filharmonie-brno.cz
  • Brno Folk Celebrations | folklore festival in the centre of the city (August – September), www.kultura-brno.cz
  • Janáček Brno Festival | concerts and opera from the work of Leoš Janáček (November), www.ndb.cz

Shopping centres

  • Vaňkovka Shopping Mall | 130 shops, restaurants, cafés | In Vaňkovka, between the central train station and the bus terminal
  • Velký Špalíček | shops, restaurants, multiplex | Mečová 2
  • Dům pánů z Lipé | Rozkvět | Omega | náměstí Svobody
  • Orlí Shopping Mall | Orlí 3
  • Avion Shopping Park | Skandinávská 2 (towards Bratislava, the Brno-South shopping zone)
  • Olympia | Shopping and Entertainment Centre | Modřice (Brno-south shopping zone)
  • Futurum Shopping Centre | Vídeňská 100
  • Královo pole Shopping Centre | Cimburkova 4



Sports and fitness centres

  • Big One Fitness | sports and relaxation centre, Dornych 27, telephone: +420 543 254 616, www.big1fitness.cz
  • Fitness Blue Gym | Kotlářská 51, telephone: +420 541 213 450, www.bluegym.cz

Swimming pools and swimming parks

  • Kraví hora swimming park | telephone: +420 543 216 434, a modern park with indoor (25 m) and outdoor (50 m) swimming pools, www.kravihora-brno.cz
  • Riviéra swimming pool in Pisárky | swimming pool fed by the Svratka river with three swimming pools, www.rivec.cz
  • Brno swimming pool | Dobrovského 29 (50 m swimming pool), telephone:+420 733 676 566, www.koupalistebrno.cz
  • Brno City Baths | Rašínova 12, telephone:+420 542 214 400, www.lazne-brno.cz
  • Kometa Brno | Sportovní 4, telephone: +420 541 425 831 (sports and fitness centre), www.kometaps.cz
  • TJ Tesla Brno | Halasovo nám. 7, telephone: +420 545 222 672, www.tjtesla.cz

Ice skating


  • Observatory and Planetarium | Kraví hora 2, telephone: +420 541 321 287 | www.hvezdarna.cz

Botanical Garden and Arboretum

  • Botanical garden | Kotlářská 2, telephone: +420 549 497 772
  • Arboretum | Zemědělská 1, telephone: +420 545 223 606

Brno Circuit | www.brno-circuit.com

  • The 5,403 m long Masaryk Circuit is located between the Ostrovačice municipality and Brno-Žebětín municipal district. It was built in the years 1985 – 1987 to replace the original classical city circuit where races had taken place since the 1930s. The modern premises have a reputation for being among the safest circuits worldwide and, being located in a forest landscape, also among the most beautiful ones. Brno is well established in the schedule of motorcycle and car world championships. The annual Czech Republic Grand Prix (in August) is the most prominent event on the circuit.

Zoo Brno | tel.: 546 432 311 | www.zoobrno.cz

  • The zoo sits on 65 hectares of land in Brno-Bystrc, near the Brno Lake. It houses animals from all continents except for Antarctica. Tigers and leopards, Canadian timber wolves, polar bears, kangaroos, meerkats and the rare Przewalski’s horses are among the most attractive species. New enclosures are now available: Tiger Rocks, Tropical Kingdom and Children’s Zoo. The zoo organises numerous events for children and adults, especially in summer.

Brno Lake

  • A popular recreation site and an ideal location for all kinds of water sports, the Brno Lake is lined with sports facilities, restaurants, pubs and stalls. The regular boat transport between Brno and Veverská Bítýška operates every year from May to September (www.dpmb.cz). The lake is accessible by public transport from the city centre.


Brno City Tourist Information

  • IC Radnická 8 (the main information centre at the Old Town Hall)
  • IC Nádražní 8 (opposite the central railway station)
  • C compound at the exhibition grounds, Pavilion E (open during trade fairs)
  • telephone: +420 542 211 090, +420 542 423 960, e-mail: info@ticbrno.cz, www.ticbrno.cz
  • information on the city of Brno and its vicinity
  • free leaflets and brochures
  • tickets, guided tours, trips for sale
  • guides, maps, books, CD/DVD, postcards and gift items
  • stamping of historic coins in the summer season

Samet Tour | www.samettour.cz

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