Dominance of the region
Hradec hill belongs to the hillside of Nízký Jeseník. Castle of Hradec nad Moravicí is located on the peak of the hill bordered from west by the river Moravice and from east by the stream Hradečná. Steep slopes protected all the settlements througout the history. Through this place went one of the most important trade routs connecting Mediterranean Sea and Baltic Sea - Amber Road. Quality of the architectonic complex of the castle Hradec nad Moravicí situated in a 60-hectare natural landscape park with his precious artistic and historical collections rank the castle to sought tourist targets in the region. It is well known as an important musical centre in which numerous extraordinary events are held every year, dominated by the international interpretation competition called The Beethoven's Hradec.