Tourist destinations

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.

17 01, 2020

The Kristiánov glassmaking settlement

2021-04-27T09:18:15+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 [...]

9 04, 2020

The rack-and-pinion mountain railway

2020-09-07T17:11:33+02:00Categories: Tourist destinations, Other activities|Tags: , , |

Take a ride on the unique mountain railway which has become a technical monument thanks to the rack-and-pinion system installed between its rails. The line starts in Tanvald and passes through picturesque stations, forests and crags via Harrachov and on to the Polish Giant Mountains. It [...]

14 01, 2020

Vranov – the Pantheon

2020-12-22T16:36:10+01:00Categories: The valleys of the Jizera and Kamenice Rivers, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , |

Vranov or the Pantheon is the ruin of a clifftop castle on the right-hand side of the Jizera River which towers above the municipality of Malá Skála. Only remnants of this late mediaeval clifftop castle, which was the largest fortification of its type in the Czech [...]

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