Krnov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkr̩nof]; Silesian: Karńůw, German: Jägerndorf, Polish: Karniów, Latin: Carnovia) is an Upper Silesian town in the northeastern Czech Republic, in the Moravian-Silesian Region, the District of Bruntál, on the Opava River, near the Polish border. From 1938 to 1945 it was one of the municipalities in Sudetenland. An industrial center of the Upper-Silesian region, it manufactures textiles (especially woolens), beverages (including the most popular Czech soft drink Kofola) and musical instruments (notably organs and guitars). It is also a summer resort and a winter sport area with close access to the Jeseníky Mountains, the second-highest mountain range in the country. The city was founded in 1221 and served as the capital of an independent duchy from 1377 to 1523. Krnov has an 18th-century castle, several churches and abbeys as well as a lookout tower from 1903. The Krnov Synagogue is one of the few large synagogues to have survived the Nazi occupation of Europe. In Krnov is factory producing cola-based drink Kofola. Wikipedia
Planning a vacation to Krnov in Czech Republic? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Krnov is located at a short trip away from Pardubice a major city in Czech Republic. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Pardubice for its bountiful attractions like Old Town Hall, Capuchin Church And Crypt, Tugendhat Villa on your trip to Krnov. Also, to reach Krnov, you'll have to take a flight to Pardubice; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Krnov can generally be of 1-2 days.