Baťa's canal - river Morava
If you come to us, be sure to visit the Baťa canal, which offers many opportunities for sailing, water tourism and cycling.
The Baťa Canal is a historic waterway built between 1935 and 1938 in the length of 52 km, which connected Otrokovice with Rohatec.
It partly leads along the Morava River, otherwise through artificially excavated canals with a number of moving weirs, locks and other water structures.
As visitors to the Baťa Canal, you can rent a small boat or houseboat or choose a cruise on a cruise ship. You do not need any authorization to sail on a boat or houseboat, qualified staff will properly train you in boat rentals.
An ideal cycle path along the Baťa Canal, which is more than 80 km long and leads from Kroměříž to Hodonín, is ideal for undemanding cycling.
It is suitable for families with children, tourists, cyclists, in-line skaters, seniors and the disabled, who will certainly appreciate the almost absolute level and clear terrain.
The bike path is connected to the cycling routes leading to Chřiby, Hostýnské vrchůči in the White Carpathians, which offer various terrains and interesting destinations.
Thanks to the connection of the trail to other cycling routes, you can comfortably visit, for example, Buchlovice Castle, Buchlov Castle, Archbishop’s Castle and Gardens in Kroměříž, Velehrad, Archeoskanzen Modrá, wine cellars in Mařatice or Uherské Hradiště. In addition, the trail is followed by a network of popular Moravian wine trails.