The most beautiful volcanoes in the Czech Rep

The most beautiful volcanoes in the Czech Rep

The best of volcanoes in the Czech Republic

In the northwest of the Czech Republic, you will find a number of beautiful tertiary volcanoes in the picturesque areas of Central Bohemian Mountains, Lusatian Mountains, Kokořínsko, Macha Area and Bohemian Paradise. Most of them offer, thanks to their isolation, a great view of the surrounding countryside. Come and see the most beautiful of them

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Milešovka
50.555, 13.931
837 m / 2 746 ft

#1 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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Luž
50.849, 14.647
793 m / 2 602 ft

#2 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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Klíč
50.789, 14.573
760 m / 2 493 ft

#3 Klíč

The most beautiful peak of the Lusatian mountains

Klíč "The key" (760m above sea level) is the fourth highest mountain of the Lusatian Mountains, but certainly the most interesting. Its distinctive shape and loneliness make it dominant visible far away.

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Ralsko
50.674, 14.766
696 m / 2 283 ft

#4 Ralsko

The highest mountain of Czech Tabule

The former volcano Ralsko (696m above sea level) is, thanks to its slightly hooked shape and dominant position, an easily identifiable hill also from a great distance. At the same time, it is also the highest point of the entire Ralská Highlands, respectively the Czech Table. Tourists do not spend a trip here just for the beautiful views, but also for the interesting ruin of the castle on the top.

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Velký Bezděz
50.539, 14.72
604 m / 1 982 ft

#5 Velký Bezděz

Hill with royal castle

Not to be a royal castle at the top, Velký Bezděz (604m above sea level) would be just one of the many volcanic peaks of the Ralská Highlands, although very distinctive and beautiful. Anyway thanks to the castle there is a great tourist traffic. If you want a little more peace of mind, go to his "little brother" Malý Bezděz (577 m above sea level), which is right next to you.

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Ortel
50.749, 14.633
554 m / 1 818 ft

#6 Ortel

Volcano at the end of the Lusatian Mountains

Between Cvikov and the Sloup in Bohemia you will find an interesting Ortel volcano (554 m above sea level). Unfortunately, the peak is wooded, so you can enjoy limited views only from the ascent

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Ronov
50.62, 14.414
552 m / 1 811 ft

#7 Ronov

A beautiful hill with Ronov castle ruins

To the west of Holanské ponds stands the Ronov hill (552m above sea level), recognizable due to its beautiful shape from all sides. On top of hill you will find a nice ruin of the castle

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Bořeň
50.528, 13.764
539 m / 1 768 ft

#8 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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Lovoš
50.528, 14.018
536 m / 1 759 ft

#9 Lovoš

Beautiful volcano over Lovosice

Lovoš a high hill, which rises near the town of Lovosice. At its peak is a hut KCT, which is open on weekends. The views of Lovoš are breathtaking.

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Milá
50.434, 13.757
510 m / 1 673 ft

#10 Milá

The highest peak at Louny

Milá (510m asl) is a very photogenic hill near Louny. Mila is only a meter taller than a nearby hill Oblík. A blue hiking trail runs through the summit. The peak of the hill is protected within the nature reserve.

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Oblík
50.411, 13.807
509 m / 1 670 ft

#11 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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Trosky
50.516, 15.23
488 m / 1 601 ft

#12 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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Vyskeř
50.532, 15.16
466 m / 1 529 ft

#13 Vyskeř

The hill with a cross way

Hill Vyskeř (466 m asl) with a typical small chapel on the top towers over the surrounding countryside. Although it is one of the highest hills in the Bohemian Paradise, but the view from the top is now quite  limited due to the high trees. Therefore, for someone may be even more interesting the ascent route leading along the cross way.

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Mužský
50.528, 15.046
463 m / 1 519 ft

#14 Mužský

The highest peak of Příhrazské skály

The highest peak of the southwestern tip of Bohemian Paradise is the Volcano Mužský (463 m above sea level). At its base you can find a basalt quarry. From the top there is a wide view. The best view is to the western direction of Máchuv kraj and the Lusatian Mountains. The ascent to the top is very simple, because its only couple of meters above the sandstone platform. The surrounding area is full of cherry tr, so it's nice to be here in the spring when everything blooms

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Raná
50.407, 13.771
457 m / 1 499 ft

#15 Raná

The renowned center of paragliding

To the north of the town of Louny you can find an interesting three peaks mountain Raná (457m above sea level). This mountain is located in western part of the Bohemian Central Mountains and is very popular with paragliding enthusiasts.

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Veliš
50.417, 15.315
429 m / 1 407 ft

#16 Veliš

Terrific outlook of Jičín basin

Veliš hill (429 m asl) is one of the best outlook places throughout the Czech Paradise and it provides the best view of Jičín basin and town Jičín itself. You can well see from there also the ridge of the Giant Mountains and large part of the Elbe lowlands. The ascent to Veliš itself is easy, because it begins in the village of Podhradí situated in the pass below the peak. There was once a big castle, but only there are only remnants of it nowadays.  

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Lysá skála
50.63, 14.608
419 m / 1 375 ft

#17 Lysá skála

The mysterious peak at Provodin

A very interesting peak in the Kokořín region is Lysá skála (419m asl), which, unlike other local hills, does not have a forested top. The hike path starts at Provodin and you will be rewarded with beautiful views from the top

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Zebín
50.453, 15.374
399 m / 1 309 ft

#18 Zebín

Landmark of Jičín basin

Nicely symmetrical hill Zebín (399 m asl) with an interesting quarry and old chapel on the top dominates the entire Jičín valley and is visible nearly from anywhere. From the top is a nice view of Trosky ruins, Ještěd, Veliš and numerous other surrounding landmarks. If the weather permits, there is also the view of the tops of Giant Mountains including the highest Czech mountain - Sněžka. If visibility is really good, you can see also the tops of the Lusatian Mountains.

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Radobýl
50.53, 14.094
336 m / 1 102 ft

#19 Radobýl

A place associated with the poet K. H. Mácha

Radobýl is located between the towns of Litoměřice and Lovosice. At its peak there is the possibility to see rare protected butterflies in the summer months. Below the hill there is a complex of former Nazi weapons factory. Radobýl is, however, associated with the famous poet K. H. Mácha, when he saw Litoměřice burning from there, He ran for help and where he poisoned with water, which he drank during the fire and then he subsequently died

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