Šumava (Bohemian Forest) - Czech republic
Bohemian Forest is one of the oldest mountain range of Europa. It is a biggest Natural Park in Czech Republic (69 030 ha). Bohemian Forest is situated on the Border of Czech Republic with Germany and Austria. It is formed by rocks of Primary mountains origin. As Natural Park it was declared in 1991. There are many monuments here. The tourists have choice for spending of nice holidays as in winter as in summer. The highest point of Šumava names Plechý (1378 m).
One of the most popular ski resorts in Sumava is interesting even in the summer. It is an ideal starting point for your exploration of the surrounding area.
Near Zelezna Ruda town, there are two amazing glacial lakes. The large one, Cerne Lake, is the largest lake in the Czech Republic. It partially came into existance thanks to the work of the men.
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.
Don’t be confused. Winter is the best season to watch underwater life. Pikes, pikeperches, crucians, and carps swim in clear water around you. A quarry in Mrakov, Domazlice region, is a great place for this activity.
Last week, we visited the European Capital of Culture for 2015 – Plzen. Today we continue in the tour of the city. We focus on experiences and events you shouldn’t miss.
In the west Czech Republic, an extraordinary city boasts with rich history, interesting tourist attractions, and cultural experience. The city is Plzen.
Susice is famous for its factory on matches production. Among the paddlers it is known for its camp. It is from there when many of them start their journey on the Otava river. Its locationa on the very border with Sumava National Park and Landscape Park Sumava makes it important for tourism.
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.
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 Lipno water dam is reachable by ferry, train, car, or along some of bike trails. From the dam it ascends to a forest park Dobra Voda to places where are views of Sumava, Lipno water dam, and in case of good weather also the Alps. Across the town goes a nature trail named in honor of poet A. Stifter born in Sumava.