Bohemian Paradise: Hrubá Skála

Sat, 1 July 2023

Hruba Skala at Bohemian Paradise, Czech Republic
Hruba Skala at Bohemian Paradise, Czech Republic

The protected landscape area Bohemian Paradise (in Czech Český ráj) is a nature reserve about 90 km north-east of Prague. This time we want to take you to the area called Hruboskalsko. You will discover there Valdštejn castle, Hrubá Skála castle, symbolic climber cemetery, many spectacular viewpoints giving you a stunning panorama of rock city. You will enjoy the remarkable beauty of the landscape and numerous historic landmarks, bizarre rock formations and deep pine forests.

For more pictures, check out the blog post dedicated to the Hruboskalsko area of Bohemian Paradise here.


We recommend comfortable hiking or running shoes, some water, food, fully charged phone, warm and waterproof clothes in case of raining. Those who are interested, there is a restaurant at Hrubá Skála castle, where you can have lunch. But you can also bring your own food and have a picnic at Hrubá Skála castle park.


At 6:45 a.m. outside the Main train station (Hlavní nádraží), in the park Vrchlického sady in front of Potrefená husa pub. We return to Prague around 7 p.m.


The hike is intermediate. The route is 16 km long, with short uphills. Check out our Hiking Difficulty Scale for more information about the difficulty of the hike.


Early bird price: 650 CZK per person, after 24 June: 750 CZK per person. The fee includes services of the skilled and friendly guide and entrance to the Hrubá Skála Castle area (excludes food, drinks, insurance).

We accept Sodexo: You can pay with Sodexo Fokus Pass voucher, Dárkový Pass voucher and Flexi Pass voucher. Online payment method is also possible with Flexi Pass CARD.

We accept Benefit Plus as well.

We also accept Edenred: You can pay with Edenred e-Ticket.

For a full refund, cancel at least 72 hours in advance of the start date of the trip. For a 50 % refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the trip.


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