The hidden history of Olomouc: through the park past the fortress
Get to know a different side of Olomouc. What was once a “city of soldiers and priests, was an important fortress until the 19th century, the remnants of which can to this very day be found in a ring around the centre. The thirty-kilometre route around all of the Olomouc fortified keeps awaits you, whether you travel it on foot or by bike. The original battlements have been replaced by parks with a stream, bowers and flowers, so your trip in search of the forts will be a pleasant one. Discover not only the forts, but also other military buildings such as redoubts, powder houses or military wells.