The region along the river Dyje and its inflows becomes more and more popular among the nature and history lovers. Not only because of the National Park Podyjí ( only one park of this type in Moravia ) but especially thanks to many of beautiful river valleys with remarks of the ancient mill craft and thanks to romantic ruins situated along rivers Dyje, Jihlava and Oslava. The national park Podyjí with its area of 63 km² in the Czech Republic and 14 km² in Austria belongs to the smallest national parks in Europe. But his importance of the unique morfology and the wealth of plants and animals is exceptional. The national park was declared in the 1991. The part of the river Dyje between Vranov and Znojmo extends in the length of 42km through intact nature and forms the canyon with a lot of meanders bordered by varios rock forms and walls. The national park offers 76km of marked tourist trails not crowded by many tourists. At the teritory of this national park can be seen more then 77 protected plants, unique moorland and steppe and also 65 species of mammals, 152 species of birds and 7 species of reptiles.