Lednice-Valtice is a landscape complex with an area of 300 km2. It is located in Břeclav District near the border with Austria, and has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since December 1996. It is considered to be the largest structured landscape in Europe, and possibly the world. In the northwest it is connected to the Pálava Protected Landscape Area. In 1992 by the Ministry of Culture declared the Lednice-Valtice landscape and the site of the Battle of Austerlitz the first two landscape heritage zones in the Czech Republic.