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03.08.2016

Try the Harrachov Discount Card

Try the Harrachov Discount Card

Harrachov offers a special discount card to all its visitors. You can save a lot of money during your holiday. The card offers countless discounts as tickets to wellness, museums, ZOO, Class-works and even season tickets and you can get it for free.

05.01.2016

News – Fatbike in Harrachov

News – Fatbike in Harrachov

Come and try the best Fatbikes to HarrachovMax HEAD Fatbike Center! Fatbikes from Head are waiting for you.

07.01.2010

Guns from Vrchlabi

The area of Vrchlabi belonged to the most significant and developed regions in Bohemia even in the first half of the 16th century.

24.04.2009

The Giant Mountains – in the past and today - Music-making in the Giant Mountains (Krkonose)

We can learn about the former music-making in the Giant Mountains (Krkonose) from number of records in local chronicles. But we can found the oldest records and mentions already in church documents. Because just the Church was particular in order and wrote down everything possible as records about church organ and also about other musical instruments which owned and lent to musicians.

06.01.2008 - Černý Důl

Winter in the Giant Mountains

Winter in the Giant Mountains

Just a quick look at a map of the Czech Republic suggests that the exceptionally favourable geographical conditions of the Hradec Králové Region make it ideal for spending a pleasant winter holiday. The Krkonoše Mountains (sometimes known as the Giant Mountains) have a charm that together with good snow conditions throughout the season have made them extremely popular, and not just for domestic visitors.

06.01.2008 - Vítkovice v Krkonoších

THE START OF COMPETITIONS

THE START OF COMPETITIONS

Skiing soon became a popular Czech sport, and very fashionable. Anyone who wanted to be ”in” at the time, bought themselves wooden skis with the leather bindings known as kandahar, loose felt trousers, a warm coat or jacket, learned Telemark technique skiing and how to do the plough position in order to dazzle their partner and other onlookers.

06.01.2008 - Vrchlabí

SIMPLE WOOD, UNVARNISHED

SIMPLE WOOD, UNVARNISHED

Sport finally led him to fame, but the beginning was tough. During his high-school studies he had to keep his sports hobbies a secret.

06.01.2008 - Vrchlabí

JOSEF RÖSSLER OŘOVSKÝ

JOSEF RÖSSLER OŘOVSKÝ

When you say the word Krkonoše today, it usually means an order to put winter tyres on the car, get your skis and skiwear together and set out for the north with a well-stuffed wallet.

06.01.2008 - Vrchlabí

Where Krakonoš and Skiers Rule

Where Krakonoš and Skiers Rule

Despite its beauty, the picturesque Krkonoše mountain range, rounded with age but still boasting the highest mountain in Bohemia, Sněžka, was for centuries the poorest region in the heart of Europe.

23.04.2007

To the top in a few minutes

Pec pod Snezkou – Eight-seat funicular to Snezka Mountain will go in the same corridor as the contemporary. The lane from Pec to Ruzova Mountain will be longer. "Inhabitants of Pec want to remove the departure station to the object Lesovna, closer to the town centre“, said the director of the Giant Mountains National Park management – Jiri Novak.

23.04.2007

Up to the only stone view-tower in the Giant Mountains! - Benecko

The hiking starts on the bus stop Predni Labska at the Labska dam. Walk around the hotel Arnika along a asphalt road, up to the steep hill. Then you come on a crossroad after 700 metres. Turn left.

23.04.2007

What to do with leisure time of guests who come to mountains because of winter sports and there is not enough snow there? – Spindleruv Mlyn

Several workshops of representatives of information centres and Krkonose – svazek mest a obci (association of towns and villages in the Giant Mountians) disclosed a principal fault in the tourism in the highest and most visited Czech Mountains.

23.04.2007

Opening of the Kuks chateau - Dvur Kralove nad Labem

KUKS - Tourists could visit castles and chateaus firstly after the winter break. The Baroque chateau - hospice welcomed tens of tourists. First guests walked here on Saturday. Except of the indoor exposition, guests walked through the park and admired Braun´s statues.

17.01.2007

One common skipass in the western Giant Mountains

New common skipass has been introduced by five ski centres in the western Giant Mountains this year - Harrachov, Rokytnice nad Jizeru, Paseky nad Jizerou and Prichovice. Advantages can use especially skiers who stay here more days and skiing in one ski area is boring for them.

12.01.2007

Nordic walking in Giant Mountains

The Giant Mountains are suitable for sports doing. Thousands of tourists visit each year the highest mountains in the Czech Republic. A lot of them discover the beauty of walk with poles - Nordic Walking. This new modern sport branch attracts many friends all over the world. The Giant Mountains have an ideal terrain for this kind of sport thank´s its flat ridges.

11.01.2007

Events Calendar

The bulletin is available in all information offices in the Giant Mountains.

09.01.2007

Tourist discount card BENEFIT Program

The tourist discount card started to valid in the region of the Northern Bohemia, Bohemian Paradise and Giant Mountains in the last summer season. Visitors can buy it for example in some of information centres for CZK 35 and they have discounts even of 50% especially for sport activities or entrance fees to cultural facilities.

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Accommodation in Giant Mountains

complete offer of accommodation

Wellness hotel SVORNOST,

Harrachov

Wellness hotel SVORNOST

745 CZK

Cottage NA ŠPICI,

Benecko

Cottage NA ŠPICI

1 580 CZK

Bed Breakfast BORUVKA,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Bed Breakfast BORUVKA

200 CZK

Wellness Hotel ASTRA,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Wellness Hotel ASTRA

1 035 CZK

Interhotel MONTANA,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Interhotel MONTANA

915 CZK

Hotel SPINDLEROVA BOUDA,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel SPINDLEROVA BOUDA

960 CZK

Spa hotel TERRA Superior,

Janské Lázně

Spa hotel TERRA Superior

1 200 CZK

Hotel OLYMPIE,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel OLYMPIE

980 CZK

Hotel PYTLOUN,

Harrachov

Hotel PYTLOUN

880 CZK

OREA Resort SKLAR,

Harrachov

OREA Resort SKLAR

2 900 CZK

OREA RESORT HORAL,

Spindleruv Mlyn

OREA RESORT HORAL

3 200 CZK

Apartments BENECKO,

Benecko

Apartments BENECKO

2 250 CZK

Hotel CLARION Špindlerův Mlýn,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel CLARION Špindlerův Mlýn

1 400 CZK

Pension Alenka,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Pension Alenka

650 CZK

Hotel DIANA,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel DIANA

620 CZK

Apartments ALICE,

Harrachov

Apartments ALICE

500 CZK

Hotel HORIZONT,

Pec pod Sněžkou

Hotel HORIZONT

1 030 CZK

Hotel HARRACHOV INN,

Harrachov

Hotel HARRACHOV INN

680 CZK

Hotel**** & Depandance** ALBIS,

Vrchlabí

Hotel**** & Depandance** ALBIS

450 CZK

Hotel KUBAT,

Benecko

Hotel KUBAT

580 CZK

Hotel AQUA PARK,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel AQUA PARK

1 980 CZK

Hotel ALFONSKA,

Benecko

Hotel ALFONSKA

590 CZK

Parkhotel HARRACHOV,

Harrachov

Parkhotel HARRACHOV

1 110 CZK

HARMONY Club Hotel,

Spindleruv Mlyn

HARMONY Club Hotel

2 200 CZK

Welllnesshotel HARRACHOVKA,

Harrachov

Welllnesshotel HARRACHOVKA

650 CZK

Hotel ESPRIT,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel ESPRIT

450 CZK

Pension MONIKA,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Pension MONIKA

500 CZK

Hotel VZ BEDŘICHOV,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel VZ BEDŘICHOV

880 CZK

SUNNY HILL COTTAGES,

Černý Důl

SUNNY HILL COTTAGES

10 300 CZK

Hotel PRAHA,

Spindleruv Mlyn

Hotel PRAHA

1 700 CZK

 

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The Giant Mountains

The Giant Mountains (Krkonose Mountains) are the most well known mountains in the Czech republic – mountain Snezka is the highest peak of the country. The Giant Mountains are the most visited region in Czech in the winter season. Wide offer of accommodation in the Giant Mountains – cottages, chalets, hotels and bed&breakfast houses. Accommodation in the Giant Mountains is a great choice when you like sports (skiing, hiking, biking) and virgin nature. Skiing in the Giant Mountains – excellent conditions for winter sports already from December until April. Downhill skiing in the Giant Mountains in altitude 700-1300 metres above sea level. Information portal Giant-Mountains.info brings you tourist information which you need to the visit of the Giant Mountains, Czech Republic. 

 
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