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CZ, Sumava: Cerne and Certovo Lakes – Remains of the Ice Age
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Do you know where in the Czech Republic there are two glacier lakes right one next to another? In the Sumava. But you would need to climb up the ski slope on Spicak mountain. After that, you would walk in forest. The trail to Cerne lake is quite strenous yet the vista is worth it. You can go there in any season fo the year. You can either walk, or travel by bike or cross-country ski in case it is winter.
Handsome decorating peaks of Sumava is the highest standing royal castle in Bohemia. Kasperk Castle seems unconquerable to many tourists even today when it is not necessary to defend against enemy attacks.
A town near Castle Kasperk, well, actually below it, is a gem of Sumava. Right at the first sight many tourists fall in love with it. It is an ideal base camp for trips to the surroundings; either by walk or by bike.
The town was founded embraced by the wide valley of the Otava River under the Svatobor ridge as early as the arrival of the Slavs. The wealth of Sušice brought mostly gold panning in the Otava and the Golden Path. But the most famous dry goods are undoubtedly Solo matches. The factory for their production was built in 1839 in the city and operated until 2008.
Are you not sure where to go in the Sumava? In case car is not a option for you, Mount Spicak and its surroundings are great option. The nature is amazing, vistas great and there are two glacial lakes.
Kvilda is a small alpine town with an old history of gold placer mining crossed by the Golden route, a trading route. Today it is a busy and popular tourist center, it is an area of marshlands, mixed forests and neighboring towns that together create an area known as Kvildsko. It is a region at 1000 meters above the sea level with a calm climate and despite this fact you can find here many rare plants.