Following in the Footsteps of Napoleon: Brno

Did Napoleon pause in Brno? Yes, he did! In fact, he spent more time in the Moravian capital in the memorable year of 1805 than on the battlefield at Austerlitz (Slavkov). Therefore, take a stroll through Brno and look at the familiar city with fresh eyes.

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route length

4.1 km

time needed

1:30 hours

superelevation

32 m


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Following in the Footsteps of Napoleon: Šlapanice

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Cool Down in the Brno Underground

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Tišnov Beer Trail

A little tasting of the Tišnov Beer Trail or a relaxing bike ride not only for beer lovers!

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Itinerary 1: Active Tourism

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Nostalgia for the First Czech Republic

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Where Old Stories Come Back to Life

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Bike Trip Around the Austerlitz Battlefield - Circuit from Slavkov

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