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Kingdom of the forest

A family adventure park hidden in the heart of the picturesque Šumava forest in the vicinity of the Treetop Walkway, it offers several dozens of play elements. Wooden towers interconnected by…

Tree crown trail

The first trail of its kind in the Czech Republic welcomed its first visitors in 2012 to become a dominant feature of Destination Lipno right away. The elevation of 900 m offers fantastic views of…

Vítkův Hrádek (Vitkov's castle)

This castle of the highest elevation in the Czech Republic (1,053 m) offers magnificent views of Šumava, Lipno, the mountains of Novohradské hory and - in good weather - the Alps…

Monastery in Vyšší Brod

The Cistercian monastery in Vyšší Brod is one of the most beautiful and most authentically preserved monasteries in the Czech lands. It was founded by the Rožmberks in 1259 and…

Rožmberk castle

The most impressive look at the River Vltava is one taken from Rožmberk Castle. The castle dates from the 13th century and is one of the oldest castles of Vítkovci noble clan - predecessors of…

Chapel of Stožec

The chapel is best to reach from Stožec after around a 4-km walk. The route leads across the Stožec forest and above the chapel there is a nice view from the rock of Stožecká skála. The…

Trip to Třístoličník

Třístoličník (GE: Dreisesselberg; 1,333 m) is a mountain located near the border of three lands: Bohemia, Bavaria and Austria. It is one of the most important and most visited peaks of …

Schwarzenberg Navigation Canal

Schwarzenberg Canal was built more than 200 years ago to floating timber from the forests below the peaks of Třístoličník, Plechý, Smrčina, Sulzberg and Bärenstein into the…

Plechý and Plešné jezero

The highest mountain of the Czech part of the Šumava Mountains (1,378 m) lies about 14 km west of Horní Planá and about 8 km south-west of Nová Pec found at the state…

Medvědí stezka (Bear trail)

Would you like to soak up the formations into which the history of the Tertiary period had been registered? Then you need to visit a trail called Medvědí stezka (Bear Trail) leading between…

Rosenauer reservoir

Rosenauer Reservoir is a former water work which served as a source of water for floating timber down the Schwarzenberg Navigation Canal; it actually served as its starting point. The reservoir is…

Vltava from Vyšší Brod

Winding from Vyšší Brod via Rožmberk and onward, the central stretch of the River Vltava is our most favoured and most visited river from the boater perspective. In Vy…

Maria Rast

Maria Rast am Stein - which translates Marie odpočívající na kameni in Czech or Lady taking a rest on a stone is a pilgrimage site that is still known by the local people under…

The Cross Way Maria Rast

Built in 1898, the stations of the cross leading to Maria Rast am Stein contains 14 stops along the way, each of them fitted with cast-iron pictures and captions in English. Below the site there is…

the peat bog Soumarský Bridge

Formerly extracted, now restored, this peat bog offers a boarded walkway and a nature trail 1.5 km long. Halfway of the trail there is a 9-metre high observation tower that offers a great view of the…

Boat trip with the Lipno-Line

One of the most beautiful views of Lake Lipno is one from the deck of a cruise ship - as many visitors to the lake say. Shipping is operated by ROSENBERGER - Lipno - Line s.r.o. which has two large…

Postal Museum Vyšší Brod

See and discover how postal service operated from the 16th century to the present time. This museum takes postal services back to life: revives postal stations and offices, restarts wagons with…