Krkonoše

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This mountain region is an ideal place for winter and summer holidays

Mountain national park and biosphere included in the UNESCO list with the highest mountain in the Czech Republic. Krkonoše (the Giant Mountains) with its highest mountain, Sněžka (1,602 m above sea level) is the highest mountain range of the republic. The southern borders of the region and the most popular resorts belong to the zone of the National park.

Characteristics of the region

Krkonoše is attractive all-year-round. The towns Špindlerův Mlýn and Harrachov offer ideal conditions for winter sports. In Harrachov there is a large ski-jump. Also Rokytnice nad Jizerou , Jablonec nad Jizerou, Vysoké nad Jizerou, Vítkovice, Horní Mísečky and Paseky are spots offering excellent conditions for downhill skiing. Planiny attracts cross-country skiers.
In the summer, lovers of walking tours will appreciate the system of marked hiking trails, which lead along the mountain ridges as well as glacial valleys with waterfalls. The main Krkonoše resorts (Špindlerův Mlýn, Pec pod Sněžkou, Rokytnice nad Jizerou, Harrchov and Janské Lázně) offer comfortable accommodations and plenty of facilities for various sports.

Other links

www.ergis.cz - Krkonoše - průvodce - cz, en, de, pl
www.hory-krkonose.cz - cz, en, de, pl