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The region of Zábřeh is situated in between the Jeseníky Mountains and the region of Olomouc – Haná. Itswestern part is the starting point to the Orlické Mountains. The national park Březná with cobble seas, wide range of protected animal species and spring snowflakes spreads on part of the Zábřeh Region. The rivers Březná and Moravská Sázava flow through the region, forming romantic and symmetrical valleys, which can be visited using any one of the biking trials. Water-loving tourists will appreciate rafting or canoeing on the Morava river.

The town Zábřeh, the centre of the region, has a rich history and is famous for its association with of Jan Eskymo Welzl, the polar traveller and adventurer. An exhibition is dedicated to this Eskymo leader and globetrotter in the Museum situated in the "Dům pod podloubím", the birthplace of the wife of Jan Amos Komenský. Zábřeh is intersected by the railway line Olomouc – Prague. Its completion is marked by a memorial on the hill above the city of Hoštejn. Lake Oborník in Zábřeh and a nearby dam reservoir Nemilka are popular fishing resorts.

Another significant centre of the region is the town Štíty, famous for the sport resort of the Olympic winner Aleš Valenta – the Acrobat Park. The square in Štíty, with a dominant Baroque church, is declared a Historical Town District. Among popular holiday destinations nearby there are Bozeňov near the dam in Dolní Bušínov and Heroltice u Štítů. A good reason for exploring this region may be the multiplicity of easy trips, especially fofamilies with children.

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Dolní Bušínov


A favorite holiday resort. The resort provides numerous cultural and sport activities, its main att ...

Skalička Castle


This castle is registered in the Central register of cultural monuments in the Czech Republic.

Acrobat Park Štíty


The largest complex of its kind in the world; its co-founder is Aleš Valenta, Olympic medalist in a ...

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