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Frýdlant Castle and Chateau

Frýdlant state castle and chateau in is one of the most distinguished features of the town and one of the most prominent monuments in all Bohemia since it is a unique combination of medieval castle and Renaissance chateau. The armoury is currently also open and presents visitors with a fine collection of weapons from the time of the Hussite Wars to the 19th century.

Historic moving nativity scene, Frýdlant

The heart of this nativity scene is clockwork. Cables then help move more than a hundred figures created by GUSTAV SIMON. The construction of the crib took more than 60 days before it was ready to be presented to the public. The building itself is one of the oldest in Frýdlant.

The "Na Resselově kopci" viewing tower, Frýdlant

The museum and town hall building, Frýdlant

One of the dominant features of the town is its neo-Renaissance town hall, the second floor of which is home to the Town Museum and its exhibitions about the nature and history of the Frýdlant area. It also gathers the most prominent relics of famous native sons and daughters and items that were used by the locals in their everyday lives in centuries gone by. You can also see a number of exhibitions staged in the exhibition room within the town hall building.

The historic heart of the town Frýdlant

One of the most prominent monuments in the town apart from the castle and the town hall is the Dean’s Church of the Invention of the Holy Cross (chrám Nalezení sv. Kříže), which is found on the right bank of the River Smědá. The former town salt house, where salt was imported from nearby Halle nad Saalou, can also be seen close to the church. There are another two, younger churches in the town – the Church of Mary Magdalene (kostel sv. Máří Magdaleny) in Frýdlant-Větrov and the evangelic church from the beginning of the twentieth century that stands on the slope of the nearby station. A whole host of typical burgher houses have been preserved in their original form. These are mainly found on T. G. Masaryk Square and in Zámecká Street. Old, wooden houses with timber frames are also evident here and there.

The „Selský dvůr“ guesthouse, Raspenava - farm tourism

This renovated farmstead offers stylish accommodation and 10 programmes of events on individual days, including horse riding and the chance to take part in caring for animals and working on the farm. There is plenty more on offer. Simply ask for details or tell us what you need.

Municipality Heřmanice

The history of this picturesque village, with its timber-framed houses on wooden supports, stretches back to the year 1375. The village of today is made up of three parts – Heřmanice, Kristiánov and Vysoká. Visitors to the village and its surroundings will find the following attractions: the Kodeš Rock (Kodešova skála) – a well-preserved rock massif made of basalt rock; the Basalt Quarry (Čedičový lom); the hydroelectric power plant on the River Oleška; Heřmanička – the former narrow gauge railway line from Frýdlant; six wind power plants on the hill known as Lysý Vrch; and a training facility used for working dogs at the Czech Customs Authority, a place of international renown.


This glassmaking studio specialises in original, handmade glass products, from the smallest items of jewellery through utility glass to monumental glass objects. Phone in advance and you can book a guided tour of the premises with an expert (Monday – Sunday). You will see also the sample room and the company’s sales outlet, where you can buy original products made at the studio.

Vind power stations, Jindřichovice pod Smrkem

, an image opens in a new windowThis was the first village in the Czech Republic to build two of the most up-to-date windmills, with gearless technology and synchronous generator. Another important benefit to the environment is the education possibilities associated with the wind power stations here. The environmental information centre at the foot of the lower wind power station provides the ideal location for educating the public on the use of renewable sources.

Windmill, Jindřichovice pod Smrkem

The windmill was built to help the Vlk family add to its equipment at their farmstead (the Jitřenka eco-village) so that it could become self-sufficient, even when processing grain. The inner walls of the mill are used to display photographs of all maintained windmills, mills and wind pumps in the Czech Republic.

Museum of Rural Life (Muzeum venkovského života), Jindřichovice pod Smrkem

This museum, which looks at the lives of the rural population before the industrial revolution, is one of the activities run by Lunaria, a society interested in environmental, spiritual and cultural revitalisation in the Frýdlant Promontory, the Jizera Mountains and the surrounding area. The museum familiarises visitors with the history of the Frýdlant area and Jindřichovice and presents a number of exhibits that were actually used in the past. There is also information on the current plans and activities of the municipal authority in Jindřichovice and a small library of special literature and belles-lettres.

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Lázně Libverda

The town Lázně Libverda is situated in the attractive area on the northern foothills of the Jizera mountains. At the moment the population is approximately 460 inhabitants. The town itself lies 424 metres above the sea level, on the boundary with Germany and Poland, and its area is 1320 hectares wide.

The town is surrounded by mixed forests which together with its location set its climate charakter. A Halley where the town is situated is closed by mount Smrk (1124 m). There can be found a part of a Nature reservation „Jizerské bučiny" and a natural commemoration "Klečoviště na Smrku". For its wonderful setting Lázně Libverda becomes one of the most impressive destinations.

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