Giant, Giant Mountains, Czech Paradise
2018

2018

  • 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,

  • 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 [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • Jablonec nad Jizerou Read more>

    Jablonec nad Jizerou

    The town of Jablonec nad Jizerou is located in the district of Semily in the Liberec region. It lives around 1 700. Since nearby Jablonec nad Nisou (formerly called Jablonec nad Jizerou), the name of Jablonec or Jablonec was also used. The name of Jablonec nad Jizerou is used by this municipality since 1916. 1492 has been in [...]

  • Rokytnice nad Jizerou from the height of the photo Read more>

    Rokytnice nad Jizerou from the height of the photo

    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 extended 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 (eastern) bank of the river Jizera. It lives around 2 700. [...]

  • Krkonoše from the height of the photo Read more>

    Krkonoše from the height of the photo

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

  • Lookout tower near Vysoká nad Jizerou pine Read more>

    Lookout tower near Vysoká nad Jizerou pine

    Rozhledna U pinehole Vysoké nad Jizerou 21.01.2018 sometime in the afternoon ..... The tourist lookout tower, whose appearance resembles a guard tower with a wooden gallery, was built in the years 2008 to 2009 on its land Mr. František Hubař. The observation tower is situated in a place with far-reaching views near the village of Roprachtice in Semily, where the triangulation tower once stood. The [...]

  • Roudnice in Giant Mountains, Křižlice, Jestřabí, Rezek Read more>

    Roudnice in Giant Mountains, Křižlice, Jestřabí, Rezek

    Shot of shots from Roudnice in Krkonoše, Křižlice, Jestřabí and surroundings. 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 Krakonos spirit. It is one of the most popular mountain areas in the Czech Republic. The wider mountain range of today's Krkonoše was described in antiquity [...]

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