Znojmo is situated on a rock outcropping on the steep left bank of the Dyje(Thaya) River, about 55 km (34 mi) southwest of the regional capital Brno. Located near the border with Austria, it is connected to Vienna by railway and road.

In 2005 originated Znojmo Music Festival. Each year focuses on a different composer. In 2008, was created as part of the music festival next Znojmo, Znojmo Jazz Fest and in 2009 followed VOC festival Znojmo subtitled „days of folklore and original Znojmo wine.

Each year, there is the Znojmo historical wine harvesting associated with the sale of young wine and cultural attractions throughout the city. Wine harvest regularly attracts around 80,000 visitors.