Have you already been to geographically flat regions such as Limburg Accommodation in the Netherlands and are now looking for a hilly, mountainous holiday destination to test your physical strength and stamina? The Giant Mountains are the most famous mountains in the Czech Republic, best known perhaps for the wide array of fun filled outdoor activities they offers visitors from all over the world, such as hiking, skiing and biking. There are plenty of things to do and places to visit during your trip to this amazing area. The Giant Mountains attract thousands of visitors each year, especially during the winter months when skiing enthusiasts flock to the region to try out the slopes.
The many different types of phsical activities, delicious gourmet food and cosy Giant Mountains holiday cottages on offer here will ensure that your Giant Mountains holiday will stick in your mind forever. The Giant Mountains boast a long and fascinating history and there are many museums in the area to help tourists fully immerse themselves in the traditions, history and culture of this beautiful part of the Czech Republic, such as the Horni Branna museum, the Glass museum, the Mining museum, the Giant Mountains Museum and the Four Houses and the Krkonose museum.
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The Fortress Stachelberg is a giant defensive system, part of the Czech fortification against Hitler´s Germany. It is located in the Babi village. It was never finished, but tourists can walk through the crumbling ruins of the fortress and soak up the powerful and history-charged atmosphere of the area. The Museum of Czechoslovakia fortification is situated in the only finished bunker of the fortress. The Jilemnice chateau was built in the 16th century and is another major place of touristic interest in the area. Nowadays, the chateau is home to the Krkonose Museum which hosts exhibitons dealing with the history of skiing in the Giant Mountains area. If you are a keen skiing enthusiast, or if you just want to try out the sport for the first time as a beginner, don't hesistate in choosing the Giant Mountains holiday homes. The Giant Mountains are a paradise and mecca for down-hill skiing and cross-country skiing. There are skiing resorts, skiing schools, skibuses, ski rental services, and night skiing offers in the area. The Giant Mountains play host to many annual skiing competititons, which attract a huge number of skiing fans from all over the world.
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Apart from the attractive skiing opportunities, tourists will also be able to hike around the area. There are many hiking routes which take you around the countryside into the most unexplored and untouched places in the Giant Mountains area. Some notable hiking routes include the Buchar´s trail, the Cernohorske raseliniste, Harrach´s trail and the hiking route that goes through the valley of Bile Labe. The Giant Mountains are hiding a lot of interesting activities and fascinating sights and most visitors who choose the Giant Mountains as their holiday destination are mesmerized by the sheer beauty and wonder of the location.
If you loved your Giant Mountains holidays, you will also enjoy a trip to other mountainous regions such as: