Krkonoše - Benecko

Destination of your journeys

Benecko is the highest situated mountain village in western Giant Mountains. 800 - 900 metres above the sea level provides so many sunny days in the whole year, beautiful view to the countryside, fresh air. It is ideal starting point for the mountain hikes.

On foot, on bike or on cross-country skies you do not have to miss the visit of view tower Žalý 2 kms, Špindlerův Mlýn, Horní Mísečky, Vítkovice. There is 2 horse farm at Janova Hora and Kněžice. You can ride a horse there into the wild nature or only lead your children by guide.

If you like swimming you can visit outdoor swimming pool in Jilemnice 10 kms, Vrchlabí 11 kms, Mříčná 12 kms or in Kruh 14 kms. Aquapark in Špidlerův Mlýn, Jičín, Turnov and Liberec. Indoor swimming pool is in Jilemnice too.

"Do not ride a bike into the hill"

Use "Krkonošské autobusové linky" (Mountain bus lines) that is going through the whole Giant mountains, cabin railways. All of these kind of transport will take you with your bikes on the top of the mountains.

Our tips:

  1. Benecko - Rovinka- Špindleruv Mlýn - by chair lift on Medvědín - Horní Mísečky - back to na Rovinka - Benecko.
  2. Benecko - Rovinka-Špindleruv Mlýn - Herlíkovice by chair lift on Žalý - Benecko
  3. Benecko - Rovinka-Špindleruv Mlýn - Svatý Petr - by chair lift on Pláň- by Dřevařská way to Strážné- Vrchlabí - Herlíkovice by chair lift on Žalý Žalý - Benecko
  4. Benecko - Horní Štěpanice - Dolní Štepanice - Vítkovice- Rovinka- Benecko

Sport and relax for everyone:

  • You will find here ski-area covered by artificial snow that are also alighted, bike rentals, ski rentals, ski schools, tennis courts, shops, bowling, billiard, disco club.
  • Happy World - sledges all the year in Špindlerův Mlýn and Harachov
  • Sightseeing flights over the Vrchlabí and Giant mountain
  • Paintball - Levínská Olešnice
  • Golf: Mladé Buky, Harachov, Semily, Benecko
  • Adrenalin experience: fourwheels motorbikes, přemostění, paragliding in Špindlerův Mlýn
  • Cable (Rope) centrum: Harrachov
  • Zoo Dvůr Králové

When the weather forecast is bad you can visit:

  • Museum: in Vrchlabí, Jilemnice, Vysoké nad Jizerou.
  • Swimming pool in Jilemnice, Špidlerův Mlýn, Liberec.
  • Bozkov caves near Semily.
  • Glass factory in Harrachov, exkursion, museum of glass, brewery.

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