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Informations about the region Krkonose Mts.


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Ergis #ID: 4

Summer holiday in Krkonose Mts.

enlarge picture:  * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)
enlarge picture:  * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

The Krkonose mountains are a popular recreational travel destination for many visitors that take advantage of the nearly unlimited possibilities for sports, leisure time activities and culture. During the summer months, visitors can explore well marked hiking and biking trails, as well as the local flora and fauna. Outdoor swimming pools, mountain chalets and cafés offer refreshment and relaxation.

Travelling season:
The hiking and cycling season starts in May and has its peak in July and August. Autunm is our insider tip for hikers and bikers as it offers mostly good weather conditions and beautifully coloured forests. A little further up in the mountains even some snow would be no surprise at this time of the year.

Voltage: 220 V.

Outdoor sports, Cyclotourism, Hiking, Nordic-Walking

Ergis #ID: 31

Cyclotourism

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Krkonose Mountains is a very beautiful area for mountain and trecking bike tours. From easy tours in the valleys bellow Krkonose Mountains to physical and technical advanced trails over the mountain ranges. If you don't like biking up the hill, take advantage of local cableways and enjoy long downhill rides. You can also use cyclobuses - especially adapted buses for transfering bikes. Except "Zone 1" in the national park, one gets with the bike everywhere.

Visitors will find bike rents, Bike rents and shops in nearly every town and community. Look also for Holiday MTB Packages!

Bike trails, Bike-shuttle-bus-lines in Krkonose Mountains, Cableways, Bike rents, Bike services,...

Ergis #ID: 38

Bike Shuttle-Bus

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The cyclobus line is a regular bus line in the region of the Krkonose Mts. Buses run from May 31 till September 29, 2008:
June - every Saturday and Sunday;
Jule, August - every day;
September - every Saturday and Sunday, Public holidays and Thursday.

All buses on those lines are especially adapted to transfer at least 15 bikes. Cyclobuses will as a matter of course also transfer hikers over Krkonose Mountains.

The rate is hold by the carrier and is posted inside the vehicle. The additional charge for each bike is 10 CZK.

Ergis #ID: 61

Nordic-Walking in Krkonose Mountains

enlarge picture:  * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)
enlarge picture:  * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

In the Krkonose Mountains you'll find ideal conditions to practice this rapidly growing in popularity sport. Nordic walkers can not only combine the sport with exploring the picturesque places or historical cities in the foothills, but - thanks to even mountain ridges - savour alsobeautiful views even from some parts of the main ridge or pleasantly reach the spring of the Labe river. For more demanding rises you can take advantage of funiculars or buses that in several spots reach the ridge (Harrachov, Špindlerův Mlýn - Špindlerova bouda, Horní Malá Úpa - Pomezní boudy).
In the Krokonose Mountains you will find Nordic walkers holding the international licence who can provide you with training for this sport and lead you to many interesting places. For more information go to zpk.ergis.cz.

Ergis #ID: 63

Winter holiday in Krkonose Mts.

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In winter Krkonose Mountains offer the best conditions for skiing in the Czech Republic. Especially famous are skiing centers in Spindleruv Mlyn, Harrachov, Pec pod Snezkou, Karpacz and Sklarska Poreba in Poland.

The winter season starts at the end of November and beginning of December. The main tourist season falls on the Christmas time, New Years Eve and spring school holidays in February. Most of the accommodation is booked far ahead for this period so we recommend to make your bookings early. The best time for winter sports is between January and March.

Cableways, Ski-lifts, Cross-country skiing tracks, Down-hill runs, Sledge runs,...

Ergis #ID: 103

Winterbus

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The winterbus line is a regular bus line in the region of the Krkonose Mts. Winterbuses run from December 27, 2008 till March 22, 2009: every Thursday and Saturday.

The rate is hold by the carrier and is posted inside the vehicle.

Rules for a safe trip:
Before departing on a ski expedition, check the weather conditions on the Krkonose Mts.
Take notice of any Mountain Rescue warnings.
Be aware of all Mountain Rescue warning notices and do not damage or destroy any route or warning signs.
Do not leave the marked paths.
On the mountain ridges keep only within the areas designated by poles.
Please inform your hotel reception before leaving for a mountain tour of your intended route and the anticipated return time.
Use a detailed, up-to-date map on your trips.
Take your fully-charged mobile phone and have the Mountain Rescue number prepared.

Ergis #ID: 33

Nature conservation in the Krkonose Mts.

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Many visitors don’t perceive that the nature in the Giant Mountains is in a state of serious endangerment. Paradoxically, while prestigious international institutions (Dutch foundation FACE, European Union, UNECSO, The World Bank) help to rescue the valuable nature of the Giant Mountains, we ourselves continually destroy it. The worst menaces of today are not only pollutants but also unregulated invasion of tourism.
You can also contribute to this effort to preserve the nature of the Giant Mountains for future generations by following the visitor regulations of the parks, signs and information boards.

MaB, KRNAP, KPN
History of conservation
Visitor regulations

 
Our tip
pict: Snezka - Pec pod Sněžkou

Snezka

Pec pod Sněžkou
Our tip
pict: Pramen Labe (The spring of the Elbe River) - Špindlerův Mlýn

Pramen Labe (The spring of the Elbe River)

Špindlerův Mlýn
Our tip
pict: The curious alley - Jilemnice

The curious alley

Jilemnice