River Vltava - Czech republic
Vltava river is created by confluence of Teplá (Warm) and Studená (Cold) Vltava in a natural preserve Mrtvý luh near to the community of Nová Pec in Bohemian Forest.
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Čertova stěna (Devil's wall)
Nature places of interest
Český Krumlov district
Čertova stěna - Luč is national nature reservation of extent of 140 ha approx. It is placed around a section of Vltava-river between communities of Loučovice and Vyšší Brod. This reservation was founded in 1992, joining of Čertova stěna and Luč. On tops of Čertova stěna and Luč, there are to be found power rock formations. Most known from them, there is top rocky formation of Čertova stěna (Devil´s Wall) with powerful boulder, named as Devil´s Pulpit. Further ahead, you find Strašidelník Hill, covered with dead troops of trees, fallen as a victim of forest fire in 1988.
Devil´s Wall top is accessible from parking place, situated along road connection Vyšší Brod and Loučovice. Reservation is crossed with two tourist trails, cycling route as well as railway Lipno-Rybník.
Nearby the river, there is to be found a place with appearance of critical menaced plants. You can see and investigate other menaced sorts of plants and animals, such as heathers, winter-oak, or adders, lizards and others.
Text: Václav Zamba