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Discover the most popular tourist destinations in the region. These include castles and châteaux, beautiful natural areas, entertainment facilities for children, technical rarities, interactive museums and folk architecture.

29 12, 2019

The Museum of Glass and Costume Jewellery

2022-11-22T14:13:55+01:00Categories: The greatest selection of Czech costume jewellery, Monuments and culture, Tourist destinations, Museums and exhibitions|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Museum of Glass and Costume Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou is the only one of its kind in the world. Its exhibitions constitute one of the largest collections of glass in the Czech Republic, a collection of costume jewellery unique in Europe and the largest [...]

30 12, 2019

Ještěd, a unique symbol of the region

2022-11-20T13:24:03+01:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , , , |

Ještěd is a destination for hikers and nature lovers all year round. The Ještěd transmitter (designed by architect Karel Hubáček) with its well-known mountain hotel and restaurant stands on the peak at a height of 1012 m. The structure takes the shape of a hyperboloid under rotation [...]

30 12, 2019

Frýdštejn Castle

2022-11-22T10:19:31+01:00Categories: The valleys of the Jizera and Kamenice Rivers, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , , , |

The preserved ruins of Frýdštejn Castle, which is especially known to Czechs from the filmed fairy tale of Princess Jasněnka and the Flying Cobbler, are located at the edge of a village of the same name, just twenty minutes’ drive from Jablonec. This typical guard castle, [...]

13 12, 2019

The Bozkov Caves

2020-09-23T13:35:44+02:00Categories: The valleys of the Jizera and Kamenice Rivers, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , |

This national natural monument which boasts the longest dolomite caves in the Czech Republic can be found about forty minutes’ drive from Jablonec. The greatest experience awaits you at the very end of the tour when viewing the crystal clear, blue-green water of the Lake Chamber, [...]

17 06, 2022

Technical monuments in Jablonec and its environs

2022-11-22T10:31:43+01:00Categories: Tourist destinations, Cycling, Hiking|Tags: , |

Visit 15 technical monuments and points of interest in Jablonec and the wider environs with us. The varied selection includes lookout towers, water-engineering structures, museums, a railway line and a windmill. All of the places are open to the public and are excellent trip destinations, either on foot or by car. You can see with your own eyes that our region offers a number of technical spectacles in addition to natural beauty.

20 03, 2020

The Lighthouse and Jára Cimrman Museum

2022-11-21T14:47:44+01:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , , |

There is no greater Czech than Jára Cimrman! This genius, thinker and jack-of-all-trades also left behind traces of the time he spent in the region at the border of the Jizera Mountains and the Giant Mountains. The Lighthouse lookout tower, which is an excellent example of [...]

17 06, 2022

Technical monuments from our German neighbours

2022-11-22T10:42:37+01:00Categories: Tourist destinations, Cycling, Hiking|Tags: , |

Significant branches of industry formed Upper Lusatia for centuries and as such left their mark on the countryside and the towns and cities. The most important economic branches were opencast lignite mining, the glass and textile industries and engineering. Imposing witnesses to this industrial culture and unique technical monuments still hint at how many people were able to secure their livelihoods and their daily lives thanks to these branches of industry. Come and discover their secrets with us!

30 12, 2019

The Detoa Museum of Wooden Toy Production, Jiřetín pod Bukovou

2020-09-23T14:02:14+02:00Categories: Tourist destinations|Tags: , , |

It is possible to visit the Museum of Wooden Toy Production at the Detoa toy factory, which produces a wide range of popular wooden toys for children. During the tour, you will become acquainted with the entire production process which has a tradition of more than [...]

17 01, 2020

The Kristiánov glassmaking settlement

2022-11-18T09:19:35+01:00Categories: The Jizera Mountains, Tourist destinations, Museums and exhibitions|Tags: , , , , , |

Even though it has not been possible to come across a functioning glassworks in the middle of our mountains for almost a century, the places where they once stood are so magical that you often feel as if the master glassmakers had only just left the [...]

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