A cosmopolitan centre of culture, Brno is one of the Czech Republic’s lesser-known gems that boasts a well-preserved medieval centre. Along with its world-class cultural institutions, Brno has plenty to offer with its historic landmarks and vibrant nightlife.
Things to do in Brno
You can spend the day out and about in the city centre and stumble upon intriguing landmarks such as the Spilberk Castle. Art enthusiasts will want to explore some of Brno’s world-class museums and galleries, such as the Moravian Gallery and Moravian Museum. Brno puts on many exciting cultural events each year, the most spectacular of which is the Ignis Brunensis firework competition, which puts on a spectacular light show over the city’s skyline and Spilberk Castle.
Getting around Brno
Public transportation in Brno comprises a network of buses, trains, trams and trolleybuses. The city centre of Brno is compact, so it’s also easy to explore on foot. The nearest airport to the city is Brno-Turany Airport, which is 7.5 kilometres from the city, or you can arrive at Václav Havel Airport Prague and travel to Brno by train, coach or car.