Excursion to Walachian open-air museum (National cultural monuments: Wooden little town, Mill valley or Wallachian village)
20 participants at least, 360 CZK (10 USD) per person, by bus
The Walachian open-air museum:
Walachian museum is the oldest open air museum in Center Europe, established in year 1925. The three independent premises,
Wooden Town, Mill Valley, and Walachian Settlement, contain more than sixty showplaces that represent typical timbered
architecture of Walachian region.
The Walachian open air museum welcomes more then 600 000 visitors every year. They admire not only dwellings,
farms and technical building, but are spectaculars of regular weekend happenings that demonstrate old ways of housewifery,
housework, and craft. Programs for lovers of the folk music, vocals, and dance run every Saturday and Sunday since May till
September on stage of the chamber amphitheatre.
The stylish boarding in the area of the Wooden Town and Walachian Settlement is available throughout the year.
The wide spectrum of folk craftsmen products, souvenirs, and postcards are offered in the shop.
The museum provides guided tours in Czech, English, German, French, Russian and Polish. Printed leaflets are available
in all world languages and Czech. The museum also prepares regular exhibitions where it presents its rich collection funds.
The collections have been building since the twenties of the last century. They total at the present more than 100 000
three dimension objects, 120 000 negatives and photographs, 13 000 book volumes in the library, and 40 000 archive items.
More information are available here
Walking trip to Lysá hora mountain (good weather only)
5 participants at least, free of charge, on foot - 8 km length, 700 m of altitude diference
Lysá hora mountain: With its stretch of 1.160 km2 The Beskydy Mountains
Protected Area is the
largest natural region in the Czech Republic. It was found in 1973. Almost
70 % is a timberedland. The Beskydy Mountains first were composed of mixed
forests (firs, beeches), later there were planted out spruce firs. Today
trees are affected headly by the industry and logging. The herbage and
various of flower create a typical impression of this landscape.
To known tops belong headly the highest point of the Beskydy Mountains Lysá
hora (1.328 m), further it is Radhošť (1.129 m), Pustevny (1.020 m), Kněhyně
(1.256 m), Smrk (1.276 m) or Velký Javorník (918 m). These massifs are
mainly formed of grit on a claystone from the chalk age. The Beskydy
Mountains are also an important water region with some fresh water
reservoirs. Natural reservation is mostly of a primeval forest type with
several natural protected creations.
More information are available here. Description of the Walking trip to Lysá hora mountain is available here