Bohemian Paradise does not bear its name in vain. Whether you go here for a weekend or a week, there will still be something to discover. The oldest protected landscape area in the Czech Republic is characterized mainly by impressive sandstone rocks, which hide caves, gorges, rock windows and other remarkable formations.
One of the most famous rock towns is Hruboskalsko with rock towers up to 60 m high. You can also admire the remains of a medieval fortress in Drábské světničky and in Drábovna in the Maloskalsko region. You can enjoy great tourism in the Prachovské skály nature reserve, whose labyrinth passes through two circuits. Other rock areas of the Bohemian Paradise include, for example, Příhrazské skály, Besedické skály, Klokočské skály, a dragon ridge reminiscent of Suché skály and others.
A dense network of hiking and cycling trails will take you throughout the region. One of the tips is, for example, the educational Rieger trail lining the Jizera River. The Golden Trail of the Bohemian Paradise leads along the Hrubá skála ridge with a number of wonderful views. If you are traveling with children, you can walk a pleasant route through the Plakánek valley, which can be handled by prams.
You can diversify your tourism in the Bohemian Paradise with various experiences. Take small climbers to the Yellow Swimming Pool rope center, more experienced climbers will enjoy the via ferrata Water Gate. You can enjoy the beautiful landscape even during popular horseback riding and while descending the Jizera. You can explore the stalactites in the Bozkov Caves, try your luck at collecting semi-precious stones on the Kozákov hill or climb the Čížovka or Dubecko lookout tower. For swimming, try Jinolické ponds, aqua center Jičín or some of the many outdoor swimming pools.
You can also focus on historical monuments, including the most beautiful castles and chateaux in our country. On one of the hills formed by volcanic eruptions stands the dominant feature of the Bohemian Paradise - the castle Trosky, whose towers Baba and Panna can be seen far and wide. The Gothic castle Kost is no less famous. Also worth a visit are the castles Valdštejn and Frýdštejn and smaller ruins scattered in the countryside, such as Rotštejn, Pařez, Hynšta or Valečov. From the castles, don't miss Sychrov, known for its film fairy tales, Dětenice and the adjacent medieval tavern with a distinctive atmosphere, Hrubá Skála Castle and the Humprecht hunting lodge.
As your base for trips in the Bohemian Paradise, you can choose the town of Turnov, where you will also find the Museum of Bohemian Paradise, the charming Little Rock on the river Jizera, or the historic towns of Sobotka and Jicin.