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“Fabulous tour, a must for travelers to see the countryside”

Bohemian Switzerland National Park
Ranked #262 of 2,725 things to do in Bohemia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Bohemian Switzerland National Park (Narodni park Ceske Svycarsko), which was established on 1st January 2000 and covers an area of nearly 80km2, is the youngest national park in the Czech Republic. The park on its northern side borders and is linked to the Saxon Switzerland National Park in Germany, which was established in 1990 and covers an area of 93 km2. The mission of the National Park is to preserve the local territory in its full beauty and to enable natural processes to prevail in this area. Human interventions are only limited to activities which help restore the natural balance to the greatest extent. The focal point of the area protection is a unique sandstone rock town with the occurance of rare plant and animal species and islands of well-preserved woods. Natural values of the National Park have also been acknowledged within the European Union by including it in the prestigious list of European conservation areas called Natura 2000. With a click on the headline or the picture You find further information about tasks and aims of the national park, a broad section about the geology, fauna, flora and forests within the national park, an overview over the history and tourism and a detailed description of the different management fields of the national park Bohemian Switzerland:
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is a tour that I would recommend that everyone takes who likes to hike and see the countryside (they even have a tour that goes hiking for 8 hours), but we chose the easy one. Our tour guide, Vojta was very knowledgeable about the area and we enjoyed our day with him. We drove out of Prague for about 2 hours, and saw some beautiful countryside. We went on a 2-hour hike, went on a short 15 minute boat ride and then had an authentic Czech meal that Vojta recommended. The food was delicious! We were so happy that we went out and saw the country. I would definitely want to go out and explore in this area again as it gorgeous.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Stunning view over the czech forrest.
It is not an easy walk so be prepared to suffer: from the car parking to the top you have to walk about 4,5 kilometers steep path.
On the to there's a nice restaurant where to rest and eat White enjoying the view.
Minus: back to the valley i found very strange the many stores held by chinese people selling very lov quality merchandise. Why?

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately just saw a glimpse of this but all worth it. Did a day trip from Prague and I would suggest get the earliest train ( 6 am Ish) from Praha so you could make it on time to Decin and get access to the bus that has a restricted though regular schedule. The access / hike to Pravcicka Brana is close until the 28th Feb so I just missed it. It would have been only 2 km hike vs 6 km from Mezni Louka.

I would also suggest a car hire so there's no rush to take the bus back to decin.

On the way to decin, sat at restaurant carriage and the views are better, drank and ate the bare minimum and did not even go to our allocated carriage So There's no need to buy first class seats.

The previous post is write, if you don't Speak German or Czech, your own your own. So if taking public transport, be sure to plan the connecting transport or be ready to be imaginative with your preferred language.

Taxi from Decin to Mezni Louka is around 1000 Czech so really plan ahead.

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Bohemian Switzerland offers breathtaking views and well-maintained hiking trails on both sides. There is a stunning gorge that can be seen by boat. We stopped on the way back from Dresden to Prague and really enjoyed our time spent in the park.

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

I visited this area last autumn. We walked through the wilderness for a while. Then we took a boat trip which runs in between hilly places. After that, we started to go up. After almost 1 hour we reached the top. Surprisingly, although it was a cloudy day, as we reached the top of the hill it became sunny. I recommend this place highly.

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