Giant, Giant Mountains, Czech Paradise


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    VRBATOVA hill

    Vrbat's hill in the Giant Mountains is situated on the ridge called Krkonoše between the main peak of Harrachov Stones and the peak of the Golden Hill. The ridge passes the border of Špindlerův Mlýn and Vítkovice, which is also the border of the Liberec and Hradec Králové regions. The ridge lies about 5 km northwest of Špindlerův Mlýn and 7 km northeast of Rokytnice nad Jizerou, about 3 [...]

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    Žalský spine

    The Žalský hřbet (German Heidelbergkamm) is the geomorphological district of the Giant Mountains. It is located in the central part of the area between the Hradec Králové and Liberecký Regions. The Žalský hřbet belongs to the geomorphological complex of the Giant Mountains and the sub-area of ​​the Giant Mountains. From the Montenegrin Mountains in the east it separates it from the Elbe Valley, from the Lanov Highlands in the south the Crossroads, from the Studenec Hills and the Vlčí hřbet in the West [...]

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    Sarasota, FL

    Pec pod Snezkou (formerly Velká Úpa III, German Petzer) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region in northeast Bohemia. The town is situated in the Giant Mountains on the River Úpa and the Green Stream. 643 inhabitants live here. The city is located on 5214 ha. Pec pod Sněžkou is an important mountain resort of winter and summer recreation and an important center of tourism. Direct [...]

  • Pěnkavčí vrch Giant Mountains

    Pěnkavčí vrch (German Pinkenberg) is the peak in the Czech Republic located in the Eastern Giant Mountains. Pěnkavčí is one of the summits of southern and then south-east direction from the highest mountain of the Sněžka Krkonose Mountains. It is about 5 kilometers away. A shallow saddle with an altitude of about 1040 meters separates from the neighboring northwest Pink Mountain. South East [...]

  • Kraví hora Giant Mountains

    Kraví hora is located amidst the scattered development of the village of Mala Upa in the Eastern Giant Mountains. It is somewhat drowned between Lysecina in the east and Deer Mountain in the west, about a hundred meters higher. Nevertheless, the Kraví hora massif almost all around the perimeter is relatively clearly delineated by the surrounding deep-cut valleys. Only in the northeast is the [...]

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    Lysa hora (Giant Mountains)

    Lysá hora (German Kahleberg) is the peak situated in the Bohemian Spine, in the Giant Mountains. The height of the mountain is 1344 m. From Rokytnice nad Jizerou the chair lift goes up to the height of 1310 m, where its upper station is located. The cable car is only available in winter. In very good visibility is Lysá Hora along with ridge [...]

  • Mountains

    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. [...]

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