River Divoká Orlice - Czech republic
The river springs in Poland under the hill Biesiec in an altitude of 800 m of sea level.
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Zemská Brána (Country Gate)
Rychnov nad Kněžnou district
This route leads you throughout Zemská brána (Country Gate) Nature Reservation. It follows blue marked tourist trail. You walk in environs of Divoká Orlice-river. Just inside the reservation, there is to be found most beautiful section of the river. At the beginning, stone bridge across the river is placed. The bridge was originally built in 1903 by means of Italian workers. Within 2004-2005, complete reconstruction of the bridge was effected. The reconstruction was successfull, so the bridge was declared as best work of 2006 in Hradec Králové Region. Another bridge, you pass is Smuggler´s Gate. The bridge got its name, as it served as smuggler´s purposes in past. Along river bank, there is even preserved one-storey infantry cottage.
Along the route, 10 stops are to be found.
Route length: 3 kms