Jizerské Mountains - Czech republic
Jizerské Mountains are the most northern mountain range of Czech Republic. The mountains derive its name according to the river of Jizera, springing on slopes of Smrk, being the highest point of these mountains. The mountains were originally considered as a western extremity of Krkonoše (Giant Mountains). Its essential part is situated in Poland, where you can find the highest point of these mountains (Wysoka Kopa).
Around the mountains there are situated the towns , such as Liberec, Frýdlant, Nové Město pod Smrkem, Desná , Tanvald and Jablonec nad Nisou.
In the form of photogallery we bring you well-known places of these romantic mountains which are filled with log cabins and picturesque nooks. We hope our photos will be an inspiration for your trip. The area located in the North of the Czech Republic is dominated by Ještěd and is also filled with many observation posts. Many recently built blacktop bicycle tracks, i.e. those leading around the water reservoirs, serve also as in-line tracks or tracks for wheelchairs. Tourism is procured by Jizerská magistrála and railway/cog railway leading from Tanvald through Kořenov to Harrachov. To experience the calm of the local nature you should visit the village of Jizera known for its freezing cold temperatures.
Text and photo: Monika Babická
You slowly go uphill from Jablonec nad Nisou. Walking by easy ski slopes and a bobsledge you continue to Bedrichov. Local parking lot is a great place to start any trip be it in winter or summer. Kralovka cabin and an observation tower of the same name is mere one hour of walk from there. Prezidentska cabin featuring great cuisine and a cross country track runnigng by is about an hour of walk from there. Former game chateau is yet another historic structure around these parts, today it is known as Samalova cabin, which also is a gateway to the Jizerska magistrala track. A sledge track could be found in Smrzovka close to Cerna Studnice observation tower.
Text and photos: Monika Babická
Mountains / Europe / Czech republic
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