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  • Castle Wallenstein Read more>

    Castle Wallenstein

    Valdstein (Waldstein) is a ruin in the Semily district near Turnov, in the Bohemian Paradise area. The native castle of the Lords of Valdštejn comes from the second half of 13. century. It is one of the oldest castles in this region. The castle built one of the branches of the Markvartic family in the years 1260 to 1280. It was probably Jaroslav of Hruštice or his son Zdeněk [...]

  • Roudnice in Krkonoše spring 2018 Read more>

    Roudnice in Krkonoše spring 2018

    Short February cooling from Roudnice in the Giant Mountains. Roudnice is a village, part of the village Jestřabí in Krkonoše in the district of Semily. It is about 2 km southeast of Jestřabí in the Krkonoše Mountains. There are registered 80 addresses. The 47 inhabitants live here permanently. Roudnice lies in the cadastral area of ​​Roudnice in the Krkonoše Mountains with the area 2,19 km2. Roudnice lies on the back [...]

  • Castle Frýdštejn Read more>

    Castle Frýdštejn

    Fast visit to Frýdštejn Castle ... The castle is dominated by a large castle tower, built on the highest sandstone rock, from where it can be seen across the valley. The tower is 15 meters high, it has an average of 9 meters and the masonry has the power of 2 meters. Pojizeří was from 13. century property of Markvatics. 1363 is mentioned as the owners of the area around Hodkovic [...]

  • Bresser LCD Microscope 50x-2000x 5MPix Read more>

    Bresser LCD Microscope 50x-2000x 5MPix

    Bresser Microscope LCD Bresser LCD Microscope This LCD microscope makes it possible for multiple people to view objects simultaneously thanks to their 8,9 cm (3,5) large LCD monitor. It can be used for both light and light (light) observation in reflected light. You can capture or save your observations as a movie sequence. The device has an integrated [...]

  • Drábské Rooms Read more>

    Drábské Rooms

    Drábské světničky are the remains of an original wooden castle on sandstone blocks in the cadastral area of ​​Dneboh in the district of Mladá Boleslav, 4 km east of Mnichovo Hradiště. It is located in the protected landscape area Bohemian Paradise, in the territory of the European site NATURA 2000 and Příhrazské skály Nature Reserve. The rock fortress was built on the northwest edge of a platform called Hrad [...]

  • Prachovské rocks Read more>

    Prachovské rocks

    To jump to Prachovské skal ..... Prachovské skály are rock formations of sandstone formations of various shapes, extending about 5 to 7 km northwest of the town Jičín, nature reserve, part of the Bohemian Paradise Protected Landscape Area and popular destination of tourists. They originated in the Secondary period as sediment at the edge of the sea. Geomorphologically Prachovské rocks are part of the whole Jičínská pahorkatina, sub-part Turnovská [...]

  • Giant Mountains 2018 Read more>

    Giant Mountains 2018

    The wider mountain range, including today's Krkonoše, was described in ancient times as Sudetenland, which is probably Celtic origin (most commonly translated as the Bohemian Mountains) or Balkan origin (translated as Kozí hory). Klaudios Ptolemaios (for example, 85-165) used Sudetayle (from the Ore Mountains) and Askiburgion (especially the Jeseníky Mountains, near the town of Askiburg,

  • What is GDPR? Read more>

    What is GDPR?

    GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation. General Data Protection Regulation, abbreviated to GDPR, full title Regulation 2016 / 679 of the European Parliament and Council (27) of 2016. April 95 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing the 46 / XNUMX / EC Directive (General Regulation [...]

  • Hruboskalsko from the height Read more>

    Hruboskalsko from the height

    Hruboskalsko is a nature reserve renowned for 22. April 1998. The 219,2 ha is one of the largest rock towns in the Bohemian Paradise Protected Landscape Area. The reason for the protection is an extensive rock town with preserved relics. Hruboskalské rock town includes hundreds of rock massifs and separate towers that reach altitudes up to 60 m. Due to the small resistance of sandstone and permanent [...]

  • Újezd ​​pod Troskami Read more>

    Újezd ​​pod Troskami

    Újezd ​​pod Troskami is located in the north-western part of Jicin district, adjacent to the Semily district, on the I / 35 road. The village lies below the famous Trosky Castle, which is located nearby and is a significant landmark of the Bohemian Paradise, which is popular with tourists. The church is a typical building for the village. John the Baptist from 1874. The first written report on [...]

  • Benecko lookout tower Žalý photography Read more>

    Benecko lookout tower Žalý photography

    Benecko is a Krkonoše village located in Jilemnicka, in the north-eastern part of Semily district. It consists of eight parts (Benecko, Dolni Stepanice, Horni Stepanice, Mrklov, Rychlov, Stepanicka Lhota, Zákoutí and Žalý). It lives around 1 100. The center of gravity of the benefit region has shifted over time according to the prevailing economic activities. The original historical center of settlement was Horní Štěpanice - [...]

  • Les Království Water Reservoir - Carp Rod & Praga V3S Read more>

    Les Království Water Reservoir - Carp Rod & Praga V3S

    The Forest Kingdom is a dam reservoir on the River Elbe built in 1920. It lies at the lonely Tešnov in the cadastral area of ​​Bílá Třemešná, 4 km upstream from Dvůr Králové nad Labem, in a narrow valley passing through Kocléřovský ridge. On the left bank it is surrounded by the extensive forest complex of the Kingdom, the rest of the old border forest, after which it [...]

  • Spring in the Giant Mountains, Rokytnice nad Jizerou, Buřany, Františkov Read more>

    Spring in the Giant Mountains, Rokytnice nad Jizerou, Buřany, Františkov

    Giant Mountains (German Riesengebirge, Polish Karkonosze) are the geomorphological total and the highest mountain range in the Czech and the Highlands. It lies in northeastern Bohemia (the western part lies in the Liberec region, the eastern part of Královéhradecký) and in the south of the Polish part of Silesia. The highest mountain in the Giant Mountains is Sněžka (1603 m). According to rumors, the Krkonoše Mountains guard the mythical Krakonoš spirit. It is one of the most popular mountain areas in the Czech Republic. [...]

  • Rokytnice nad Jizerou, Lysá hora, Skiareál Horní Domky, Strážník Read more>

    Rokytnice nad Jizerou, Lysá hora, Skiareál Horní Domky, Strážník

    Spring view of Rokytnice nad Jizerou and surroundings from above. Rokytnice nad Jizerou (German Rochlitz) is a town and mountain resort in the western Giant Mountains. It is located in the Liberec region, in the Semily district, in the prolonged valley of the Huťský brook between the massifs of the mountains Stráž (782 m), Čertova hora (1022 m) and Lysá hora (1344 m) and along the left [

  • Kost Read more>


    Bone is a gothic castle located in the Czech Paradise in the cadastral Podkost, part of the municipality Libošovice, district Jicin, just few meters from the border of Central Bohemia and the Hradec Králové region. It is the private property of the Czech Count Kinský dal Borgo. It was built by 1349 Beneš from Vartemberk some years ago. As one of the few of our castles is located not [...]

  • Humprecht Read more>


    Humprecht is a chateau in Jičín district with a distinctive elliptical building layout, built in 1666-1668 years. It lies in the PLA Bohemian Paradise, about 0,5 km northwest of Sobotka, in the cadastral area of ​​the same name. The Humprecht Chateau, visible and interesting in its shape, stands on the hill of Palanka near Sobotka. The biggest attraction of the castle is definitely the 16 meter high hall [...]

  • Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Downloads Read more>

    Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Downloads

    Microsoft is quietly preparing for a major update to the Windows 10 operating system. It should bring a number of improvements and new features to the system. Representatives of the US software giant have not officially confirmed the arrival of the news. However, it has been whispering for some time in the gates that Microsoft will release a bigger update in the first half of this year. News will be a lot more, Microsoft is [...]

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