The most beautiful places in the Czech Republ

The most beautiful places in the Czech Republ

The best of nature in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is still a small, yet very picturesque country full of countless natural beauties. On all sides, it is surrounded by mountains that naturally separate it from its neighbors. Renowned are mainly breathtaking sandstone rock towns and symmetrical cones of extinct Tertiary volcanoes. Only natural monuments are listed in this list.

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Pravčická brána
50.884, 14.282
441 m / 1 447 ft

#1 Pravčická brána

The largest sandstone arch in Europe

Pravčická brána is one of the largest natural attractions in the Czech Republic. It is the largest sandstone arch in Europe, located in the Czech Switzerland National Park.

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Adršpašsko teplické rocks
50.61, 16.117
544 m / 1 785 ft

#2 Adršpašsko teplické rocks

The most beautiful rock city in the Czech Republic

Adrspach Teplice Rocks are the largest rock town in the Czech Republic. Rock towers reach a height of up to a hundred meters. Among the most prominent rocks are: Lovers, Mayor and Mayor, Sugar Hole. The viewpoint of the Great Panorama is well known. Picturesque is the Pískovna Lake or Little and Big Adršpašský Waterfall. In Teplickské skály is a popular ascent to the rock castle Střmen.

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Hruboskalské rock town
50.553, 15.175
415 m / 1 362 ft

#3 Hruboskalské rock town

The most beautiful rock town in Bohemian Paradise

One of the most beautiful rocky towns of Bohemian Paradise is Hruboskalsko. You will find here dozens of impressive rock towers and beautiful hiking paths and prospects. In addition, you will find a castle, a rock castle and an interesting Kopic estate

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Prachovské skály
50.467, 15.291
462 m / 1 516 ft

#4 Prachovské skály

The most famous rock town in Czech republic

Prachovské rocks are the best known and most famous rock city in the Czech Republic for both tourists and mountaineers. Everyone is amazed by the impressive Císařská chodba gorge and the prospects of Peace and of Bohemian Paradise

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Tiske Rocks
50.788, 14.029
590 m / 1 936 ft

#5 Tiske Rocks

A beautiful rock town

Tiske rocks are located at the very end of the protected area of Labské pískovce are among the most beautiful rock towns in the Czech Republic. You can find both the rocky towers and the magnificent views from the rock massif.

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Sněžka
50.736, 15.74
1 603 m / 5 259 ft

#6 Sněžka

The highest mountain in the Czech Republ

Sněžka (1 603 m asl / previously shown as 1 602 m asl) is not only the highest mountain in the Giant Mountains, but also throughout the Czech Republic. With its slightly pyramidal appearance is recognizable from afar and really stands out among the other mountains being generally in the shape of protracted weathered ridges. Thanks to the cableway, generally easy access from villages in the Giant Mountain and its importance, there are always crowds of tourists for most of the time throughout the year.  

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Lookout May
49.831, 14.456
401 m / 1 316 ft

#7 Lookout May

The best known Czech river viewpoint

The most famous and beautiful view of the Vltava River is the May viewpoint, where you can see the beautiful meandering of the river in the former Svatojánské streams. Surprisingly, there is no any marked trail only footpath.

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Děčínský Sněžník
50.792, 14.106
723 m / 2 372 ft

#8 Děčínský Sněžník

The highest table mountain in the Czech Republic

Děčínský Sněžník (723 m above sea level) is not only the highest mountain in the Děčín Hills but it is mainly the highest and largest table mountain in the Czech Republic. The mountain is also interesting because its edge is lined with high sandstone towers. From the edge of the table mountain there is an amazing view of all sides. You will also find one of the oldest look-out towers in the Czech Republic.

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Labský důl
50.758, 15.555
1 000 m / 3 281 ft

#9 Labský důl

The largest canyon in the Giant Mountains

The way through mighty Labský důl („The pit of Elbe“) is one of the biggest attractions of the Czech part of the Giant Mountains. Almost vertical canyon walls smoothed by glacier rise here for about 300 to 400 meters above the tourist path. During the walk you will see not only the highest Czech waterfall – Pančavský vodopád („Pančava Waterfall“), but also many other cascades.

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Oblík
50.411, 13.807
509 m / 1 670 ft

#10 Oblík

The most picturesque hill of the Czech Republic

Only a few kilometers north of town Louny there is the picturesque peak Oblík (509 m above sea level). It is slightly higher than the other nearby famous Rana Volcano. For its really beautiful curved shape, it is a very interesting domination of this region. In the vicinity of the top there is the National Nature Reserve Oblík. A green hiking trail leads to the top.

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Drábské světničky
50.531, 15.032
375 m / 1 230 ft

#11 Drábské světničky

The most famous rock castle

Drábské světničky („Beadles dwellings“) are the biggest attraction of the southwestern tip of the Bohemian Paradise - Příhrazské rocks. Sandstone rock towers perched high above the river Jizera connected by wooden bridges have been attractive since the Middle Ages for its inconqerability. Over the years,  several dozens of cliff dwellings have been excavated here, above which were wooden cabins. Nowadays, the individual parts of the massif are linked together by massive iron staircases and bridges. The easiest way to get to Drábské světničky is from the village Dneboh or from the restaurant Krásná vyhlídka.

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Mumlava waterfall
50.771, 15.453
775 m / 2 543 ft

#12 Mumlava waterfall

The most beautiful waterfall in the Czech Republic

Mumlava waterfall is one of the biggest attractions of western Giant Mountains. Thanks to the nearby holiday town of Harrachov and blue tourist route leading along Mumlava river to the center of the Giant Mountains there is always a lot of other visitors. The waterfall itself is almost 12 meters high and falls over massive rock stage.

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Plakánek valley
50.486, 15.135
270 m / 886 ft

#13 Plakánek valley

The most beautiful valley of Bohemian Paradise

The Plakanek valley is the most romantic and the most famous valley in the Bohemian Paradise. From Kost Castle flows the Klenice River, surrounded by tall sandstone rocks. You can go through valley by a beautiful, but very crowded hiking trail.

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Luž
50.849, 14.647
793 m / 2 602 ft

#14 Luž

The highest peak of the Lusatian Mountains

Directly on the border with Germany stands the beautiful volcano - Luž (793 m above sea level). It is the highest peak of the Lusatian Mountains and a beautiful view of the surrounding volcanic hills.

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Canyon of Jizera river
50.616, 15.309
320 m / 1 050 ft

#15 Canyon of Jizera river

The most beautiful gorge of Bohemian Paradise

Jizera Canyon to the north of Semily is one of the most dramatic water sceneries that the Bohemian Paradise can offer. There is also the well-known Riegrova trail founded already in the beginning of the 20th century

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Quarry Velká Amerika
49.959, 14.197
380 m / 1 247 ft

#16 Quarry Velká Amerika

Beautiful quarry in Bohemia

Quarry Velká Amerika („Great America“) attracts still more and more tourists because of its beautiful blue lake on its bottom. Most people are satisfied with the view from the outlook points on the edge of the 80 meter deep quarry. The adventurous ones, dare to climb down and take a bath in the lake although it is prohibited. Except for Velká Amerika, you will find here a wide range of other but smaller quaries such as Mexico, Canada and Malá Amerika („Little America“).

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Big waterfall of the White Elbe
50.749, 15.616
815 m / 2 674 ft

#17 Big waterfall of the White Elbe

The most picturesque waterfall in Krkonoše

Almost at the beginning of the picturesque valley of the White Elbe is located the most beautiful of the waterfalls you can find here - the Great Waterfall. He is not as big and famous as the more famous Mumlavský, but it is also a nice spectacle.

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Trosky
50.516, 15.23
488 m / 1 601 ft

#18 Trosky

The highest hill of the Bohemian Paradis

Two-peak hill Trosky (488 m asl) is the highest point in the protected area of the Bohemian Paradise. It is well-known more for the ruins of medieval castle rather than for the basalt hill itself. It is also a beautiful outlook point of the entire Bohemian Paradise, Jestedsko-Kozákovský ridge and the Giant Mountains.

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Ještěd
50.733, 14.985
1 012 m / 3 320 ft

#19 Ještěd

Mountain with a typical top

Ještěd (1 012 m asl) belongs among one of the most famous Czech mountains, mainly due to the famous transmitter with a restaurant on its top. Due to the fact that it significantly exceeds its surroundings, it also belongs among the great outlook points of the entire Lusetian Mountains, Macha region, but also to Germany and Poland.  

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Cave Javoříčko
49.959, 16.985
317 m / 1 040 ft

#20 Cave Javoříčko

The most beautiful cave in the Czech Republic

Cave Javoříčko is recognized as the most beautiful cave in the Czech Republic. Surprisingly, it is not as popular as other renowned caves. Although it is not the largest, it really has a lot to offer. You will find it near the famous Bouzov Castle.

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Macocha Abyss
49.373, 16.729
467 m / 1 532 ft

#21 Macocha Abyss

The most famous abyss in the Czech Republic

The Macocha abyss is located in the Moravian Karst, which is the largest karst system in Czech republic. Macocha is approximately 138m deep. The gorge can be seen from two sightseeing bridges or during a tour of the Punkev caves during which we get to the bottom of the abyss. At the bottom of the abyss there are two deep lakes.

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Obora Pond
50.481, 15.13
260 m / 853 ft

#22 Obora Pond

The most beautiful pond of Bohemian Paradise

At the southern end of the Plakánek valley is probably the most beautiful pond of the entire Bohemian Paradise - Obora. It is completely surrounded by high sandstone rocks from all sides.

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Bořeň
50.528, 13.764
539 m / 1 768 ft

#23 Bořeň

Rockiest mountain in Czech Republic

At the very edge of the Bohemian Central Mountains is the most rockiest hill in the Czech Republic - Bořeň. His "brother" - the well-known Devil's Tower, is located in the United States. It is the largest structure of its kind in Europe

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Chalupská slať
48.998, 13.659
908 m / 2 979 ft

#24 Chalupská slať

The most picturesque place in Šumava

Chalupská slať is a vast Šumava peat bog, famous for its picturesque islands, which even retain small birches. It is made accessible by the nature trail on wooden boards.

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Panska Rock
50.769, 14.485
579 m / 1 900 ft

#25 Panska Rock

The most famous basalt rock in the Czech Republic

Panská rock is the most famous basalt formation in the Czech Republic. Thanks to the basalt columns, it looks from a distance like organ whistles. There is also a picturesque pond. There is a large paid car park nearby, which unfortunately offers such commercial "American" style.

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Porta Bohemica
50.545, 14.04
223 m / 732 ft

#26 Porta Bohemica

Famous canyon across the Central Bohemian Highland

One of the most beautiful places you can see on the river Elbe is its canyon through České středohoří. The high volcanic hills here surround the Elbe flowing deep below them. You will find a variety of prospects where you can enjoy this place.

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Štramberská highlands
49.595, 18.128
533 m / 1 749 ft

#27 Štramberská highlands

Picturesque Podbeskydí

One of the most picturesque parts of the Czech Republic is the Štramberk Highlands around the historic town of Štramberk. The green hills surround this beautiful city and magnificent views are on all sides

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Svatojánská rock wall
49.97, 14.137
327 m / 1 073 ft

#28 Svatojánská rock wall

The best viewpoint of the Czech Karst

In the picturesque village of sv. Jan pod Skalou is not just a Benedictine monastery. A great attraction is the mighty Svatojánská rock wall rising over 200 meters above the surrounding terrain. It is probably the best view of the entire Czech Karst.

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Jizerka
50.818, 15.345
859 m / 2 818 ft

#29 Jizerka

The most picturesque place of the Jizera Mountains

Under the massive basalt mountain of Bukovec, the romantic settlement Jizerka is situated on a vast mountain meadow. The local meadow is popular both in summer by tourists and in winter by cross-country skiers. It is one of the most beautiful places in the Jizera Mountains.

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Pokličky
50.455, 14.589
278 m / 912 ft

#30 Pokličky

The largest Kokorin attraction

In the protected landscape of Kokořínsko you will find very interesting rock formations - Pokličky (lids). They are located here in two places like the Mšenské pokličky and the Jestřebické pokličky. Due to the variety of material and hence the different erosion speeds, these unique natural formations have emerged

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Sloupsko-Šošůvské caves
49.411, 16.739
467 m / 1 532 ft

#31 Sloupsko-Šošůvské caves

Part of the largest cave system in the Czech Rep.

A beautiful cave, which has several amazing dome with stalactite decoration and the largest cave abyss in the Czech Republic. Many are renowned for being more beautiful as Punkva caves.

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Canyon of Elbe River
50.821, 14.229
302 m / 991 ft

#32 Canyon of Elbe River

Europe's most massive sandstone canyon

Between Děčín and Hřensko, river Elbe flows through the fairytale landscape of sandstone rocks. The most valuable part of this area is protected in the NPR Canyon of the Elbe. It is the biggest sandstone canyon in Europe. The most beautiful views of this place are from the famous Belvedere viewpoint and Pink Ridge

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Milešovka
50.555, 13.931
837 m / 2 746 ft

#33 Milešovka

The highest mountain in the České Středohoří

Milešovka (837m above sea level) is a beautiful volcanic hill and the highest peak of the entire české Středohoří (Central Bohemian Uplands). At the same time it is considered to be the most windy mountain in the Czech Republic. Some days in the year are even seen alpine peaks from the top.

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Úpské peat bog
50.736, 15.704
1 430 m / 4 692 ft

#34 Úpské peat bog

The source of the rivers of Úpa and the White Elbe

Úpské peat bog (1 432 m above sea level) is an extensive high-lying peat bog. It is a classic Nordic tundra phenomenon in Central European conditions. Renowned by its wooden walkway leading from Luční bouda directly to Sněžka. River Upa has the highest spring from the Czech rivers.

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Devin (Pavlov Hills)
48.869, 16.65
554 m / 1 818 ft

#35 Devin (Pavlov Hills)

The highest peak of Pálava

Děvín (554m above sea level) is the highest peak of Pálava, respectively the whole of the South Moravian Carpathians. The top of Děvín is dominated by the TV transmitter. From Děvín is a beautiful view of the entire Pálava

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