The village of Velké Karlovice lying in the Protected landscape area of the Beskydy Mountains attracts with its natural beauty. With its area of 81 km², it is one of the largest municipalities in the Czech Republic. Velké Karlovice offers hiking and cycling in the summer and in winter skiers will appreciate groomed slopes and kilometers of marked cross-country and hiking trails with various degrees of difficulty. Grandhotel Tatra and Resort Kyčerka offer quality accommodation, services and hospitality.
Velké Karlovice is a typical Wallachian village. Here you will find large pastures with smaller flocks of sheep, as well as buildings in the mountains, where the farming tradition is still alive. You will discover here trees that remember old stories, chapels and crosses, telling about the worries and joys of the people who lived here. You will discover your Wallachia here and you will surely find your favourite places in the countryside.
Velké Karlovice is known as a village of artists, folk artists and craftsmen. Many buildings of the original wooden house architecture have been well preserved here. One of the most important is the wooden baroque church of Our Lady of the Snows from 1754. The next one is a merchant house, which was built in 1813. The half-bricked house was built by the builder Jan Žák from Hážovice in folk baroque architecture. It is sometimes named after the last „fojt“ and tradesman of Karlovice Karel Barvič – Barvič house, which now houses the Charles Museum.