Places

Tvarožná, Czechia

18 November 2017
Tvarožná is the location of Santon, a position which occupied the left of the French line during the Battle of Austerlitz.  In its
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Zuran, Czechia

18 November 2017
Zuran is on the road from Brno to Olomouc and Napoleon chose it as his position to watch and control the battle of Austerlitz due to the van
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Stary Vinohrady, Czechia

18 November 2017
Below the Pratzen Heights we find the area known as the Old Wineyards (Stary Vinohrady).  The Tsar moved his HQ from Krenovice some tim
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Krenovice, Czechia

18 November 2017
The centre of the village of Krenovice is dominated by a statue of the Russian general Kutusov.  120 metres from the statue we find the
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Prace, Czechia

18 November 2017
The Pratzen Heights dominate the position of the Battle of Austerlitz, the centre of the Allied line and the place where Napoleon broke the
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Sokolnice, Czechia

17 November 2017
Sokolonice was part of the Austerlitz battlefield.  Here we see the manor house which changed hands four times during the battle on 2 D
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Telnice, Czechia

17 November 2017
Telnice near Brno in Czechia had a crucial part in the Battle of Austerlitz on 2 December 1805 when it changed hands several times and the v
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Dutch museum acquires van Gogh

17 November 2017
On 14 November 2017, Het Noordbrabants Museum, Holland acquired Vincent van Gogh's (1853-1890) painting Watermill at Kollen at the
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New ways to explore England

16 November 2017
VisitEngland has uncovered new ways to explore England in 2018, including tree top experiences; cultural trails that uncover England’s rich
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Gusen, Austria

16 November 2017
Gusen was a subcamp of Mauthausen and is located close by and built around a quarry.  Today very little can be seen and all that remain
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