From Sandberg to Devínska Kobyla

It is really easy to enjoy a nice walk in the nature even when you are in Bratislava; e.g. you can visit Sandberg – situated in Devin which is a borough of Bratislava, 12 km away from the city center. The abandoned sandpit is a paleontological site taking area of more than 25 ha, withContinue reading “From Sandberg to Devínska Kobyla”

The High Tatras

Last week we visited The High Tatras, a mountain range along the border of northern Slovakia in the Prešov Region, and southern Poland in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. The High Tatras, having 29 peaks over 2,500 metres MSL are, with the Southern Carpathians, the only mountain ranges with an alpine character and habitats in theContinue reading “The High Tatras”

The Průhonice Park

The Průhonice Park along with Průhonice Castle are a Czech National Historic Landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The current appearance of the Průhonice Castle dates to the late 19th century. The natural park (area of 250 hectares) was founded in 1885 by Count Arnošt Emanuel Silva-Tarouca who took advantage of the miscellaneous valley ofContinue reading “The Průhonice Park”

Vinořský park

Vinořský park is a nature reserve (a protected area of importance for flora, fauna, or features of geological or other special interest) full of beautiful trees, sandstone formations, ponds, streams… We really love this place. We took almost million pictures during our last visit. Vinořský park lies within the city of Prague. It is easilyContinue reading “Vinořský park”

Along the bank of the river Kamenice

We enjoyed 30 km walk by the rivers Kamenice and Jizera (Kamenice river is a tributary of the Jizera river.). You can find this enchanting winter wonderland between the towns of Plavy and Spálov. The path is called Palacký trail. It was named after the notable Czech politician and historian František Palacký. Definitely worth a visit!

Pavlínino údolí and Jetřichovické stěny

We started our trip at Pavlínino údolí. It is an approximately three-kilometer-long valley in the Bohemian Switzerland, which is traversed by Chřibská Kamenice stream. If you want to visit Pavlínino údolí you can start the hike from Jetřichovice village. Afterwards we continued to Jetřichovické skály (Jetřichovice rocks). The rocks loom 200 to 250 metres aboveContinue reading “Pavlínino údolí and Jetřichovické stěny”

Tiské stěny and Děčínský Sněžník

The Tisa Rocks (Tiské stěny) are a well-known group of rocks in the western Bohemian Switzerland not far from its topographical boundary with the Ore Mountains (Krušné hory). The rocks are protected as a national nature reserve. This rock labyrinth can comfortably be walked through in 2 hours (the distance is approx. 4 kilometres). JustContinue reading “Tiské stěny and Děčínský Sněžník”

Hiking in Krkonoše

The Krkonoše are a mountain range located in the north of the Czech Republic and the south-west of Poland. The area of the Krkonoše amounts to 631 square kilometres. On both the Czech and Polish side, large parts of the mountain range are protected as national parks and nature reserves. The Czech Krkonoše National ParkContinue reading “Hiking in Krkonoše”