Visegrad is a small Hungarian city often mentioned in the history. A castle from 4th century atop the hill offers magnificent views of river Danube.
Prague is one of those European cities I have never visited as a tourist. I always joined my local friends living in the city and they showed me around.
ZOO and chateau Lešná is located near Zlín in Northern part of Moravia region. The area of the ZOO is large, with hills, forests, grassed areas, water streams, calm gardens and even a castle.
Kroměříž is a city in the Morava region, north of Brno and Luhačovice. The historical centre of Kroměříž is nice to walk around as well as the Archbishop’s Château, the Flower Garden and the Château Garden, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998.
There is a lot of castles in Slovakia. Some are still standing and open for public visits, others are only ruins, like Beckov . Castle in Trencin belongs to the first category. It is located up on a hill towering over the city and it is visible from almost anywhere. My favourite view is when driving from the sport recreational area on the island or from the highway in the distance.
We have discovered this lovely castle with a big public park and gardens in Rajec Jestrebi purely by accident. We were passing it when returning from our trip in the Macocha area back to Brno. So we stopped and walked around the compound.
Nyon, a small Swiss city on the northern shore of Lac Leman, is only 20 minutes by train from Geneva central station. It is also connected to Yvoire by a regular boat service.
The Orava castle, one of the most beautiful castles in Slovakia, is located atop a mountain cliff above the river Orava in the village of Oravský Podzámok.