Holidays in the Czech Republic

Austria, Germany, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia

Ostrava is the main city of Silesia. There are direct flights to Ostrava from the London Stansted (Ryanair). Ostrava has a rich industrial history and now is a major destination for people interested in industrial history and archaeology. Being only 10 miles from the Polish /Slovak border Ostrava makes a great starting point for exploring the three countries. 


Some Sights in Ostrava

  • The Landek Park and Mining Museum 
  • Silesian Ostrava Castle - 13th century castle 
  • Vitkovice & Hlubina area - mine, blast furnace and coking plant
  • Michal Mine
  • Vintage tram, bus and trolleybus rides
  • Ostrava Zoo
  • The Beskydy Mountains

Holidays We Offer That Include Ostrava


Silesian Holiday

This flexible self-guided holiday can include: 

  • Walking in the Beskydy Mountains, 
  • Roznov Pod Radhostem and the Wallachian Open-air Museum which has over 150 historic wooden buildings
  • Wooden churches
  • Hukvaldy - birthplace of the composer Janacek and Hukvaldy medieval castle
  • and a trip over the border to Polish Silesia. 

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Ostrava Plus the Czech Republic

Combine a few days in Ostrava with stays in the following:

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Ostrava Plus Krakow

Combine a stay in Ostrava with a stay in the Polish city of the UNESCO World Heritage site Krakow.

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Ostrava Plus Bratislava 

Combine a stay in Ostrava with a stay in the Slovakian capital.

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Self-guided or Group Tour

Industrial Heritage Tour

This tour combines the industrial heritage sites north of Brno with those of Silesia (Ostrava). 

Highlights include:

  • The Landek Park and Mining Museum  
  • Vitkovice & Hlubina area - mine, blast furnace and coking plant
  • Michal Mine
  • The Ironworks at Adamov - 18th century ironworks, with furnaces, and exhibitions
  • Technical Museum Brno.

For more information email admin@czechtours.co.uk

May - September 

8-day Guided and self-guided tour

Cycling in Silesia

This fascinating bike tour criss-crosses the Czech Polish border. The tour is run by our Polish partner Bird Service, who are a major supplier of cycle tours in Poland

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