Vantage points, castles, landscapes – enjoy these 10 breathtaking places in the Czech Republic.
1. Viaduct in Novina
What might look like a railway for the train to Hogwarts is actually a viaduct which was launched in 1900 in the village Novina near the city Liberec.
2. Čertovy kameny
Čertovy kameny is a rock formation near the Silesian town Jeseník. It is an amazing vantage point with magnificent views of the Zlatohorská Highlands.
3. Rock Castle Sloup
This impressive castle stands on sandstone rocks near the village Sloup v Čechách in the district of Česká Lípa. The castle is actually just a ruin of a former castle and a protected site.
Paličník is a rock in the Jizera mountains. It is accessible by a stone staircase and offers great views of the surrounding forests.
5. Temple in Panenský Týnec
The unfinished Gothic temple of the Virgin Mary is a mystic place near Panenský Týnec in the Ústí nad Labem region. We do not know when it was founded and it’s believed to be in a healing area and many people seek it for it’s positive energy.
Ořešník is an important peak of the Smědavská Highlands (Jizera Mountains). It offers not only magnificent views but also relaxing walks in the beautiful forests of the area.
7. Vranov – Pantheon
This modernized castle – pantheon is located on the steep klippe in the village Malá Skála in Liberec region. You can reach the castle by following the red hiking path from the village.
8. Modlivý důl
At the village Svojkov in Liberec region, there is a strange place of pilgrimage called Modlivý důl. It’s a mine with a chappel carved in the sandstone rock.
9. Moravian Tuscany
Moravian Tuscany is an unofficial name of the wavy landscapes of South Moravia, especially around the city Kyjov. The Condé Nast Traveller magazine has placed the area among 50 most beautiful places on Earth.
10. Pravčická brána
Pravčická brána is a famous touristic point of České Švýcarsko (Bohemian Switzerland). It’s a sandstone arch near Hřensko in Ústí nad Labem region.
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