By the Czech Canada, we call the well-liked touristic area among Slavonice, Nová Bystřice and Kunžak locality. The Natural park Česká Kanada has been proclaimed in its current state in 1994 and stretches over an area of 250 square kilometres. Its former look reached out to Jindřichův Hradec which used to be a kind of a centre of the area. Here you can currently visit cities with a rich history as well as peek into unique historical sights of interest for instance castle Landštejn or chateau Červená Lhota. The landscape can be explored by the use of local cycleways running through extraordinaire nature, by hiking or with the help of a local light railway. This runs from Jindřichův Hradec to Nová Bystřice and counts among historical-technical memorabilia of the Czech Republic. A lot of ponds resembling beautiful Canadian lakes lures passionate fishermen into the area.
Amidst frequented natural attractions are also rock and megalithic shapes, for example, logan-stone Trkal, cultic Kamenný stůl (Stone table) or Ďáblova prdel (Devils arse). Stony shapes and granite overhangs rank rather with solitaires than parts of rock towns that can be encountered at other places of the Czech Republic. Sure the path among these rock shapes is in its right marvelous hike in the unrepeatable landscape.
The area of the nature park is interlaced with legends and mysterious stories about various bandits and bands of robbers. The most well-known leader of a band of robbers was Johan Georg Grasel exerting influence at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries. According to local narrations, he attacked and murdered wayfarers and salesmen with his band. Following murky history thus are so-called Grasel’s pathways on which you might besides other things encounter adverbial Grasel’s cave.