Tips for trips in Jizera Mountains

Využijte skvělé lokace Penzionu pod kopcem na maximum a poznejte nejkrásnější místa Jizerských hor. Ať je léto nebo zima, u nás je vždy co dělat i za špatného počasí. Inspirujte se našimi tipy na výlety, které by ve Vašem itineráři rozhodně neměly chybět.

Jizerská Magistrála - Giant Highway

The Jizera Mountains have been attracting enthusiasts and cross-country skiing professionals from all corners of the Czech Republic and abroad for decades. Almost 200km of trails will enjoy classical style as well as skaters and thanks to the varied terrain and many circuits of different lengths it will satisfy even the most demanding skiers and those who are just starting out on cross-country skiing. From the white trail of the Jizera Mountains, the stars as Standa Řezáč or Kateřina Smutná came into being, and if you feel like it, you can measure your strength at the prestigious race - Jizerská 50, which takes place every year in the footsteps of the Jizerská magistrála.

Ski arena Jizerky

Take advantage of the connection of the ski resorts Tanvaldský Špičák, Bedřichov and Severák! Thanks to a single check-in system, you can move between these centers without restrictions. But it does not end with a common ski pass. For your comfort you can use the ski bus, which runs between the resorts 3 times a day on the route Jablonec n / N -Janov n / N - Bedřichov - Severák - Tanvaldský Špičák and back

Mšeno dam

The Jablonec dam is undoubtedly one of the pearls of the Liberec Region and rightly holds the primacy as the largest urban water area in Central Europe. This monumental building was originally part of the flood protection measures and caused considerable disputes among the inhabitants. Later the reservoir began to be used for recreational and sporting purposes and currently offers a pleasant base for active and passive leisure.

Bike park

Bike park "tanvaldský Špičák"

One-way bike trails with a total length of 8 km offer a dose of adrenaline to beginners and experienced bikers. There are three difficulty levels - blue, red and black. To start all trips you can go by bike along the road from Albrechtice, or use the cable car directly from the parking.

Prezidentská chalet

Prezidentská chalet

"Prezidentská" chalet boasts a very interesting history. Since its opening in 1929, it has served not only as an association of Friends of Nature, but after several years as a recreational facility for the staff of the Castle. The chalet was for a long time completely inaccessible and avoided it and all hiking trails. Passers-by were reopened after more than 50 years. Today you can enjoy traditional Czech delicacies here and see the surroundings from the saddle of one of the stallions and locusts of the local stable.

Dam in Josefův Důl

Dam in Josefův Důl

Josefodolská dam is one of the youngest dams built here. It offers its visitors picturesque views and a pleasantly shaped tourist circuit with many trails and paths. However, bathing is prohibited in this area. The reservoir serves as a reservoir for the production of drinking water, which is led through the underground tunnel to the water treatment plant in Bedřichov. Liberec and Jablonec are then supplied with this water.

Lookout tower and restaurant Královka

Lookout tower and restaurant Královka

The Královka lookout tower, formerly known as Königshöhe, is a 24-meter-high stone building on the hill of Nekras (859m.n.m.). It was built in 1907 and replaced the original wooden tower, which burnt down in 1906. In recent years, the building has undergone a demanding reconstruction and the building offers a wonderful view, a stylish dining room, playground or meet the breed of cows called Highlander, grazing on the adjacent meadows. In winter, this place is a well-deserved rest for hiking and cross-country skiing.

Lookout tower and restaurant Bramberk

Lookout tower and restaurant Bramberk

Another tower of the Jizera Mountains is Bramberk. The original wooden tower was closed very often due to lack of finance and bad weather. It was replaced by this 21 meter high stone lookout tower. It was opened in 1912 until 2008, when the private owner made it unavailable to the public. It gained new fame only two years later, when the lookout tower fell into the ownership of the town of Lučany and was reopened to the general public.

Slovanka lookout tower

Slovanka lookout tower

The Slovanka lookout tower is an 11-meter-high cast-iron structure originally from Vienna, built on stone foundations. The total height is 14 meters. The Slovanka lookout tower is the oldest iron lookout tower in Bohemia. It was assembled by three workers in just 17 days. It has been open since 1887 and thanks to the admission fee, which was voluntary at that time, more than the entire building, including transport, was chosen. The lookout tower was maintained until World War II. Then, however, deteriorated and the entrance was for visitors only at their own risk. In 1997, it was completely closed. The hope was 1999, when the lookout tower was declared a technical monument and reopened a year later.

Dam in Desná

Dam in Desná

A huge disaster is associated with the Desna Dam, now known as the "Protržená" dam. Built in 1915 to protect residents from flooding, this reservoir ultimately caused the end of 67 human lives. The whole work served only 10 months before accidental passers-by noticed slight leaks in the dam's body. But before anyone could intervene, it was too late. After many years of litigation, the blame was attributed to a geological failure that was at a depth where geological probes did not have to be carried out at that time.

Jizerka village

Jizerka village

Mysterious history, pure nature and charm of wooden farms - this is the village Jizerka, in the past famous as a place of sapphires, emeralds, rubies and other precious gems. Maybe you will be lucky and even now you will find your glittering stone in the banks of the Jizera.

Museum of wooden toys production DETOA

Explore the traditional production of wooden toys. In an hour-long commented excursion you will learn everything from selecting and processing wood to assembling the finished product. At the end of the tour, children can make their own wooden toy from the ready-made components in the creative workshop.

Swimming pool in Jablonec nad Nisou

The swimming pool in Jablonec nad Nisou is fun for the whole family. There is a wild river, waves, two water slides, a hot tub and steam with a cooling pool. Athletes will use a 25m swimming pool with 8 lanes.

Indoor climbing arena Makak

One of the largest climbing halls in the Czech Republic. On the area of 2000m2 there are over 150 climbing routes of various difficulty levels and currently there are also three self-locking devices for anyone who goes on the wall alone, or who still does not dare to belay. The advantage is also a separate boulder wall with holds just above the ground, which is climbed safely even without belaying. All equipment is on site for hire and beginners will be assisted by an experienced instructor. The facility has a small restaurant with a rich selection of drinks and small meals.

Štěpánka lookout tower

Štěpánka lookout tower

Štěpánka Lookout Tower is a 24-meter-high stone building on Hvězda Hill in the district of Jablonec nad Nisou. It is built in the neo-gothic style and although its construction began in 1847, it was completed and opened to the public in August 1892.