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Mikroregion Mikulovsko

Mikulov – the seat of the Pálava Protected Landscape Area and Brno Regional Centre

Pálava area was declared Protected Landscape Area on 19th March 1976 by a decree of the Ministry of Culture of the then Czechoslovak Socialist Republic. Primary task of the Pálava Protected Landscape Area is the protection of cultivated agricultural landscape. Its primary long-term goal is the preservation of generic diversity of plants and animals and the preservation of the typical landscape character.

The Pálava Protected Landscape Area is situated on the territory stretching south of the Novomlýnské water reservoirs all the way to the state border with Austria. Its western boundary is formed mainly by the state road R52 leading from Brno to Vienna and its eastern boundary is marked off by the Lednice and Valtice Cultural Landscape. The total area of Pálava is 83.32 square kilometres. There are 14 smaller protected areas which include 4 national nature reserves, 1 national natural monument, 4 nature reserves and 4 natural monuments. Pavlovské Hills, Mesozoic limestone cliff with the highest peak Děvín (554.4 metres above sea level), stretch from the north to the south in the western part of Pálava. Its eastern part is typical of undulating upland of Milovický forest.

GPS position

N 48° 48.425', E 16° 38.282'



CEV Pálava ZO ČSOP 56/15
PhDr. Eva Řezáčová
Náměstí 32, 692 01 Mikulov
Tel.:519 513 399
e-mail:eva@palava.cz <eva@palava.cz>