Beskydy - Czech republic
Beskydy Mountains are situated in the eastern part of Czech Republic near to the border with Poland and Slovakia . They are formed by Moravian and Silesian Beskydy and its environs, Štramberk Highlands and the northern part of Vsetín Hills. The highest point of Beskydy is Lysá hora (1323 m), on the frontier of Poland and Slovakia , in an area of Oravské and Zywiecké Beskydy there is Babia hora (1725 m). On the territory of Beskydy there is extending Protected Natural Area Beskydy.
In the eastern part of the Czech Republic, along the border with Poland and the Slovak Republic stretches extensive Carpathian Mountains. On the Czech side are the Beskydy, the Moravian and Silesian part of the Carpathians, the highest peak is Lysá Mountain (1323 m above sea level). The most visited places include Pustevny and the statue of the pagan god Radegast, a pilgrimage site at the top of Radhošť or the Wallachian Museum in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm. On the Wallachian meadows that surround the village of Gruň you can still find scattered mountain chalets.
Text: Monika Babická
Photos: Matouš Vinš, Monika Babická
Mountains / Europe / Czech republic
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