An antique town with many monuments in unique area of natural prettiness, dreamy chateaus and ancient castles, excellent wine and hospitable people called in equity “the Garden of Europe”. The historical city centre has been pronounced in 1952 a town monumental reservation. The Renaissance chateau used to be a residence of Olomouc’s bishop cardinal Frantisek Ditrichstejn. Mikulov had been a capital of Moravia at that time. Nowadays the chateau has precious collections, which we can see in the Regionalni museum. There is also a unique exposition with giant butt and wooden pressers in chateau cellar. Mikulov is the starting point of the wine educational track, which goes along Palava and presents traditions of Mikulov region. We may enjoy nice views from Svaty kopecek, Kozi hradek (from an outlook tower) and from the chateau. There are two reservation of world cultural and natural heritage of UNESCO - the reservation Palava and Lednice-Valtice complex.