The Austerlitz Battleﬁeld and Surrounding
The area was made famous by Napoleon’s victory in the Battle of the Three Emperors in 1805; victims of the Napoleonic wars are commemorated by the Peace Memorial (Mohyla míru) on Prace Hill. Attractive locations in the area include the town of Bučovice, Slavkov u Brna (Austerlitz), and Vyškov. Bučovice prides itself on its Renaissance chateau with an arcade courtyard, while Slavkov prides itself on its monumental Baroque chateau with an exposition on the Napoleonic wars. Vyškov offers a Dinopark, Zoopark, and three museums. All these ocations lie 15-30 km (9-18 miles) from Brno.