Usti nad Labem

Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
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If you want to experience diversity in your European travel, go to Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic and you will not be disappointed. For one, it has a mixture of both historical and present elements that make up for an interesting city.
Nature lovers and outdoorsy people will definitely thrive in a vacation in a land like this. Since it is perfectly situated in the Elbe Valley within the Czech Highlands and about 40% of it consisting of natural preserves, you can definitely get the strong feel of nature perfectly suited for your vacation. One of the main tourist spots is the natural monument Vrkoc which is a high volcanic neck of basalt. It has a well-shaped column form separation of the rock. The preserves also consist of natural formations with massive clinkstone and rock formations.

The city also has some great waterfalls that make up for such pleasant sights. These are truly wonderful to behold especially after walking the trails and a long hike. They said it is especially wonderful to visit during the spring to see the formations scattered with flowers everywhere you look.

Once you’re done with nature, you can now see the man-made architecture that dates back to the early 14th century. You can visit the Blansko Castle and the ruins to get a taste of the history of the place. Another great tourist spot is the Chateau Velke Brezno. It was built as a villa with an Empire Style and was later reconstructed with a neo-Renaissance style. You can also visit the Rock City in Tisa which is the village that has the remains of a huge sandstone table. If you are interested in art, you can always visit their museums too.

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