Rožnov pod Radhoštěm: Introduction

Nestled in the picturesque Beskydy Mountains in Northern Moravia, the town of Rožnov pod Radhoštěm is located about 200 miles east of Prague, in the Wallachia region (Valašsko).

Beehives in the SkansenThe town's main draw is the Valašské muzeum v přírodě or Wallachian Open-Air Museum, a skansen that contains traditional Wallachian houses and farms from the 18th-20th centuries, collected from around the surrounding hills. The skansen consists of Dřevěné městečko (Wooden Town), Valašská dědina (Wallachian Village), and Mlýnská dolina (Mill Valley).

A hike to the top of Radhošť peak (1129m/3700ft) offers nice views and the statue of the mountains' legendary pagan god Radegast. The famous local beer, one of the best in the Czech Republic, is named after him.

To look up train and bus connections to Rožnov, please use this website.