Boskovice lies in Middle Moravia approximately 40 kilometres from Brno on the border between Boskovicka brazda (the Boskovice’s gully) and the Drahanska vrchovina hills on the elevation of 380 meters above sea-level. Boskovice, because of its beautiful surrounding, has become a centre of tourism and recreation. The whole area has a summer resort’s appearance. The nearest surrounding offers many possibilities for walking or cycling. Boskovice is set in nice woods of the Drahovicka vrchovina hills. A lot of signed tourist paths line the environs, which head to quiet areas in Kunstat with sand-stone cave in Rudka. Boskovice is located in the north part of Moravian Karst with Sloupsko-Sosuvske caves and other zones with karst’s territory. Moravský kras is the next eldest National park in Czech Republic.
The Boskovice’s castle is a domain feature of this region. It stands above the valley of Bela river in elevation of 448 meters above sea-level, with views of Mala Hana and Chlumny. During summer season a plentiful cultural programme takes place there. There is well-kept chapel of Panna Marie Ruzencova with oratory. Tens of decorated rooms bespeaks about the extensiveness of this castle. Nowadays the castle is ranked among the nicest Empire buildings in Moravia. It creates an expressive art and architecture complex with its surrounding parks and other edifices.
The Museum of Boskovice documents the history of this region, by permanent expositions “The transformation of manufacture in Boskovice”, “Primeval ages of Boskovice’s cutting”, and “Hunting’s weapons” among others. The second exposition of the Museum of Boskovice is set in the Jewish town in Plackova street. This permanent exposition presents the way of life and cultural level of Jews in the town. The third exposition - “They fought for freedom”, you may look around in the town library on the square of 9th May. There is also a museum on this Boskovice’s square, where you can see the unique exposition of historical agriculture machines.