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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

2020-10-15T13:02:15+02:00Categories: 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 type in the world. Located in the former export house of Zimmer & Schmidt, it offers selections of its completely unique collections of costume jewellery and the largest exhibition of [...]

30 12, 2019

Ještěd, a unique symbol of the region

2020-09-23T12:52:25+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points, Tourist destinations|Tags: , |

Ještěd is a destination for hikers and nature lovers all year round. The Ještěd transmitter 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 with a circular floorplan and [...]

14 01, 2020

The Sychrov Château

2020-09-23T13:57:47+02:00Categories: Tourist destinations|Tags: , |

The neo-gothic Sychrov Château, which served as a residence of the originally French House of Rohan, has been used as a setting for numerous filmed fairy tales such as Goldilocks or the Immortal Aunt. The history of the place where the château is now located stretches [...]

20 03, 2020

The Lighthouse and Jára Cimrman Museum

2020-09-23T13:10:29+02:00Categories: 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 [...]

31 12, 2019

The Black Nisa Reservoir in Bedřichov

2020-09-23T13:59:59+02:00Categories: The Jizera Mountains, Tourist destinations|Tags: , |

The highest located reservoir in the Czech Republic lies on the Black Nisa, 3 km to the north of Bedřichov and it has been part of the surrounding mountain countryside for one hundred years. The Bedřichov Water Reservoir (sometimes also called the reservoir on the Black Nisa or [...]

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 01, 2020

The Kristiánov glassmaking settlement

2020-09-21T09:47:42+02:00Categories: 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 [...]

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 [...]

29 05, 2020

The Museum of Armoured Technology in Smržovka

2020-09-07T19:04:45+02:00Categories: Tourist destinations|Tags: , |

The largest private tank museum in Central Europe At present, the exhibition includes approximately 40 exhibits from the Second World War and the post-war period. The collection mainly consists of tanks, but there are also half-track and wheeled vehicles, artillery and other pieces of military hardware. [...]

8 04, 2020

The Breached Dam

2020-09-07T17:22:14+02:00Categories: The Jizera Mountains, Tourist destinations|

A genius loci in the middle of mountains and forests, a beautiful place with a dark past. A huge tragedy took place there more than one hundred years ago. The reservoir on the White Desná River, which was supposed to protect the mountain municipality from floods, [...]