The palace of Lednice
began its life as a Renaissance villa; in the 17th
century it became a summer residence of the ruling Princes of Liechtenstein.
The estate house (designed and furbished by baroque architects Johann
Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Domenico Martinelli, and Anton Johan Ospel)
proclaimed rural luxury on the grandest scale. In 1846-58 it was extensively
rebuilt in a Neo-Gothic style under the supervision of Georg Wingelmüller. The
surrounding park is laid out in an English garden style and contains a range of
Romantic follies by Joseph Hardtmuth, including the artificial ruins of a
medieval castle on the bank of the Dyje River (1801) and a solitary sixty-metre
minaret, reputedly the tallest outside the Muslim world at the time of its
My hotel is situated in Lednice na Moravì, in the heart of the Lednice-Valtice grounds. The blind arm of the River Dyje flows directly beneath the hotel rooms while the deep and scented alluvial forest rustles. This forest and the nearby extensive chateau park attracts visitors for walks and relaxation.
How to get from Brno to Lednice?
There will be a conference bus going from Brno directly to the hotel and back.