Region Region of Ústí - Czech republic
REGION OF ÚSTÍ
Its border is formed from prevailing part by mountain range of Krušné hory (Ore Mountains) with the biggest peak of Klínonec (1244 m).
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Krušné hory are passing on North to Labské pískovce (Elbe Sandstones). You can admire here passes, towers and unique „rock towns“ built by original inhabitants. This region belongs to those protected and names National Park of Czech Switzerland. The favourable geological conditions in this area caused that in the old era of Stone Age the bands of mammoth- hunters there were living, and later the farmers colonized the valleys of Ohře and Elbe rivers.
The part of this region form also České středohoří (Czech Hills) with biggest point of Milešovka (837 m) created by volcanic activity.
The region of Ústí is the most industrial region of Czech Republic. Thanks to this fact there are worse ecological conditions compared to the other regions. On the other hand, there is active „spa traffic“. Visitors at health-resorts or tourists can stay in Mšené lázně, Teplice or Dubí and take advantage of salutary results of mineral springs.
We can recommend, especially to the sportsmen, the places like Klínovec, Bouřňák and Krušné hory for excellent conditions for skiing. On the other hand, the lovers of cycling can use the path along Elbe, and the tourists the excursion to Labské pískovce (Elbe Sandstones),Czech Switzerland. The other monuments, worth to visit, are for instance: the unique fortress town of Terezín, rotunda of St.George on memorable mountain of Říp,
the monument of Přemysl-Ploughman in Stadice, Střekov, Hněvín, Hazmburk, Kadaň-castle, the castles in Klášterec/Ohří, Krásný Dvůr, Libochovice and Duchcov.
If you prefer bathing and water-sports, do not forget to visit the dam of Nechranice, Kamencové jezero, inundated mine Barbora near to Oldřichov or Aquapark in Klášterec/Ohří.
Photo: K. Svobodová