Moravian Karst Caves
Pernstein castle from the 14th century is considered one of the largest in Moravia with a hovering tower of Barborka. The castle belonged to the noblemen of Pernstein, one of the most powerful princes of Bohemia who had a bison head in their coat of arms. The castle is shrouded in legends and secret stories. One of the stories says that an ancestor of the Pernstein family caught a bison by bare hands and cut its head as a hunting trophey. The White Lady ghost repeatedly haunted the Castle. The Karst caves of Moravian Karst are the most beautiful and picturesque places in Moravia. Tourists come down the subterranian river Punkve which is at the bottom of the abyss Macocha. A small boat will take to a small journey among subterranian galleries, stalactites and stalagmites. The history of the glass factory Caesar goes back to the 19th century, when Joseph Sreiber founded a small glass workshop at the valley of the river Sazavka. The beginning of the traditions to fabricate glass in Bohemia laid the first glassworks and factoris of Guttenbrunn,which is only 4 km away from the glass factory of Caesar. The production of the Bohemian glassblowers gradually won the European and the Bohemian markets ousting the Venetian glass. You will visit the factory and see a master class of glassware blowing with a possibility to buy glass souvenirs at the souvenir shop at Caesar glass factory.