The area around Vsetín, called Vsetínsko, is spread out on the foothills of the Vsetín, Hostýn and Vizovice Highlands around the Bečva River. This area features the remains of log houses and cultural monuments of significant importance mainly in Vsetín itself.
The folk culture has been kept alive by Wallachian song and dance groups for many decades. Originally a small town, Vsetín has become an important centre of industrial, economic, cultural and sports life during the last century.
Vsetínská Bečva is a river in the Czech Republic, the left tributary of the Bečva River. It originates in the Javorníky mountain range at the elevation of 896 m and flows for 59.38 km to Valašské Meziříčí, where it joins with Rožnovská Bečva to form the Bečva River.
It flows through numerous towns and villages, including Velké Karlovice,Karolinka, Nový Hrozenkov, Halenkov, Huslenky, Hovězí, Janová, Ústí, Vsetín,Jablůnka, Pržno, Bystřička, Jarcová and Valašské Meziříčí.