Bohemian Paradise

It is a good name for this region, for there are only few other places of such beauty in the Czech Republic. Bohemian Paradise is situated between the towns Turnov, Jičín and Mladá Boleslav. There are many romantic valleys and rock cities, meadows and wooden houses. At every turn you will be surprised by medieval castles and romantic chateaus, rock lookouts and view towers with panoramic view.

There are many beautiful places in Bohemian Paradise. The visitors should not miss the rocks Prachovské skály, Hruboskalsko, Maloskalsko, Klokočské and Betlémské skály, the valleys Podtrosecká údolí, Údolí Jizery, Plakánek, ponds Jinolické rybníky or caves Bozkovské dolomitové jeskyně. Bohemian Paradise is not only a nature reserve but belongs to the Geo-parks of UNESCO.

There are also many important historic monuments. To the most interesting castles and chateaus belong Sychrov, Hrubý Rohozec, Mnichovo Hradiště, Dětenice, Trosky, Kost and many others. There are also rare examples of beautifully preserved old village houses, the most famous is Dlaskův statek in Dolánky u Turnova, many museums enable us to get to know the history of the region.

Bohemian Paradise is a favourite destination for hiking and cycling. The region has a good net of tracks for hikers and bikers. Families with children can follow the track Za pověstmi českého ráje explaining the legends of the region or visit the entertainment park Šťastná země in Radvánovice u Turnova.

There are many popular summer resorts in Bohemian Paradise, for example Malá Skála, Jinolice, Sedmihorky or Branžež. In the summer months, a lot of regular cultural events take place in many places of the region. There are swordsmen and historic markets on the castles and chateaus, as well as many theater plays and concerts.

There is a wide range of accommodation offering you a comfortable stay in the Bohemian Paradise, there are many private places, lodges, farm-houses, hotels and camps.

During your visit of Bohemian Paradise, it is possible to use the discount card BENEFIT Program, which helps you to save money in many tourist destinations (ex. Šťastná Země, Rope Center Malá Skála, Museum of Bohemian Paradise in Turnov, Prachovské skály, Bozkovské dolomitové jeskyně, riding schools, bike rentals etc.) The discounts apply to accommodation as well, you can save up to 20% of the total accommodation price.

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