Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic and an important cultural centre of the country. The city has more than 1000 years of history, and nowadays it has hundreds of historical sights, theatres and also a lake, mountains and caves for people who want to go hiking and enjoy nature. Brno is also a well known university city with around 90 000 students, that gives the town an international flair. Many festivals take place in Brno, check the festival calendar to be able to pick the best time to visit. A must do is to visit the castles, the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul and for the more adventurous, the Labyrinth under the vegetable market. Most of the sights are in the historic centre of the city, so it makes it easy to visit as much as you can. Take the opportunity to visit a theatre as well. The Check Republic is known for its high quality beer, but also vine lovers will find really tasty quality vines in one of the traditional pubs.