Brno is the major city of Moravia (a historical region in the Czech Republic). It is the largest city in Moravia, the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area. It was founded around year 1000; and since 14th century, the city served as the capital of Moravia. Brno is the heart of Moravia and its cultural hub, it’s home to many institutions related to Moravian history and culture. At the same time, Brno represents the administrative center of South Moravian region. It has population around 380,000 people, and it’s located in beautiful natural environment between South Moravian vineyards and the Moravian Karst.
About the Clinic
“We realize very well infertility treatment involves trust, quality and satisfaction. We offer all those and do our very best to make your experience at our clinic as stress-free and comfortable as possible.”
ReproGenesis is a clinic of reproductive medicine located in a beautiful villa in Brno, the Czech Republic, a place already known for its top IVF clinics. We are private center. Our strategy is based on empathy, understanding and a strong desire to help. We have never intended to be one of the largest in order to always be able to keep to a high standard and provide the best service possible. Our statement is clear – we are on the same level as other leading world IVF centres and our goal is to continue maintaining this standard as well as our successful results.
We do provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of infertility and maintain a comprehensive sperm, egg and embryo donor program. Because of our advanced donor database, we are immediately able to locate the best donor match for couples in treatment. Therefore there is no waiting period at ReproGenesis.
State-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as the latest and most successful procedures make ReproGenesis the one of the most modern reproductive center in the Czech Republic. Our highly professional yet kind team has many years of experience with infertility treatment obtained in the Czech Republic and abroad. Very high conception rates are the best proof of their expertise.
ReproGenesis is one of very few infertility treatment centers where a special camera system continuously monitors embryonic development, eliminating the need to handle the embryo outside the cultivation box and significantly increasing the chances of successful egg implantation and conception.
“We do not promise a miracle, we bring the hope to believe in one. Where there is hope, there dreams can come true.”
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How to get to Brno
Brno is an important stop on the Prague–Vienna and Prague–Bratislava–Budapest railway line; all IC and EC trains stop here. For some trains originating in Prague, it is a terminal stop.
Prague: 2¾h, hourly IC/EC trains
Standard tickets are expensive when bought at train station (CZK 333 first person, CZK 200 second, CZK 166 others), but you can get a great discount (up to CZK 180) if you buy them online.
Olomouc: 1½h, every 2 hours
Be careful that you get in to the proper train, because another train to Brno via Břeclav departs at around the same time which will add 2 hours more to your trip.
Ostrava: 2¼h, hourly
České Budějovice: 4½h, every 2 hours
Vienna: 2h, EC trains every 2 hours (depart from Wien Meidling station, though you can also depart from other stations further from the city center)
Brno hlavní nádraží (Brno Main Station) is located close to the city center; almost all attractions are just within a few minutes walk. These attractions are to the north of the station, to the left coming out; follow the sign marked “Centrum,” not the one marked “Centra.”
Using highways – Ostrava, Bratislava, D1 highway from Prague or using any of the national roads. For the highway you have to buy a toll sticker.
There are coach services from various European destinations including Prague where frequent buses run touting assorted amenities and stops (such as Prague Airport). You can find the timetable for all buses including international on. The page is in Czech, English and German.
Bohemian Lines. Is a Brno based company. Buses roll off to Scandinavia every couple of days headed for Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and a slew of more exotic smaller towns. Copenhagen €57(1500 CZK), Stockholm €67(1750 CZK). Student Agency – started by students, but offers service with free coffee, newspapers, and movies to everyone. Brno is the main hub and buses travel across Europe, and are known for their high quality. Vienna €8. Tourbus, a.s.. is also based in Brno and serves many destinations and is particularly cheap to some international destinations. Vienna €5. Eurolines CZ/Touring Bohemia, s. r. o.. International and domestic routes. Some services include free newspapers, magazines and bottled water, some even have wifi. Book ahead for best price.
An unconventional, but beautiful way to get to Brno (well, from just outside town) is to take a boat from Veverská Bitýška village, which takes you (in summer season only) on a trip across Brněnská přehrada (Brno dam lake) to Brno-Bystrc.
(IATA: BRQ) Although it has a limited amount of destinations Brno Airport is highly convinient and boasts an extremely impressive structure. Those interested in modern architecture may want to visit even if they are not lucky enough to fly into the airport.
Ryanair flies 7 times a week to London-Stansted and 3 times a week to Bergamo (city near Milano), twice a week to Alicante. Wizzair flies to London-Luton 3 times a week, Rome twice a week and from December 2011 twice a week Eindhoven. Czech Connect Airlines flies 4 times a week to Moscow and twice a week to Saint Petersburg. UTair flies three times a week to Moscow-Vnukovo. CCA flies once a day – Monday to Friday to Prague as a codeshare of CSA Czech airlines and beyond and Czech budget airline Smart Wings fly to several seasonal vacation destination. Bus 76 runs every 30 minutes from about 4:30AM–11:30PM to the bus and train stations in the city center. Fare is CZK 22, and you can buy your ticket beforehand in the information centre or the ticket machine in the airport.
Bratislava Milan Rastislav Štefánik Airport
(IATA: BTS) The airport is the largest in the Slovak Republic and the home base of Danube Wings, though the budget airline Ryanair flies the vast majority of seat capicity (80%). Additional carriers are Aeroflot to Moscow, CSA to Prague, Sun d’Or to Tel Aviv (seasonal, budget flights), and LOT to Warsaw.
Prague Ruzyne Airport
(IATA: PRG) There are buses to Brno operated by Student Agency. You must change buses at Florenc station in Prague.
Vienna International Airport / Wien Schwechat
(IATA: VIE) It is located near the town of Schwechat in Austria, after which the airport is named. The airport is the home base of the flag-carrier Austrian and the budget airline Fly Niki. Most European airlines and a significant number of international airlines have direct connections to Vienna from their respective hubs. Direct transfer options:
Student Agency offers 4 direct daily coaches. It is much cheaper to take the Viennese train S7 to Praterstern and catch the same coaches from there, for some reason the trip to the airport costs double, so it is much cheaper to take the Austrian public transportation. €16
Tourbus, a.s.. offers 1-2 direct daily buses to Brno. €8.60
All About BRNO
for those who want to find out more about the city. Useful links!