Bakov nad Jizerou

A city town of 5 thousand inhabitants. Originally a fishing settlement, first mentioned in 1345, elevated to a town in 1497. Tradition of pottery, production from reeds and cattails. Church of St. Bartholomew from the end of the 16th century and St. Barbory from the first half of the 16th century with a cemetery gate from 1588. On the square, a column of the Holy Trinity from 1729.

Vodní elektrárna s mostem přes Jizeru na Malé Bělé

Malá Bělá

The catchment area of Bakova nad Jizerou. At the end of the village, near the railway line, there is an important site of graves of the people of the garbage fields. Two technical monuments – a bridge over the Jizera from 1922 and a hydroelectric power plant.

Keramická dílna v obci Zvířetice

Village Zvířetice

Originally a medieval village located 1 km northwest of the castle, in its present form it is still significantly influenced by Baroque and Classicist construction. In the village, a Renaissance manor farm with a main building from the beginning of the 17th century with a commemorative plaque from 1607.

Vrch Baba, dominanta našeho kraje


A forested basalt hill with two neovolcanic chimneys – Baba and Dědek. National nature reserve with protection of forest and non-forest ecosystems. From the top of Dědek, a view of the Bohemian Paradise.

Bývalý zámeček na Studénce již s novou střechou


Today, solitude near Horní Stakor, formerly the center of a historical manor adjacent to the animal manor. First mentioned in 1297. The ruins of the fortress, later converted into a farm, and the defunct church of St. Wenceslas.

Lesní potůček v malebných klokočských lesích


A forest stream in the picturesque Klokoč forests

National natural monument in the valley floodplain of the Rokytky stream. Biotope of rare and endangered plants and animals, especially the Siberian ash. Since 2010, an experiential and educational trail for families with children.

Kaple Klokočka s pramenem nad kaplí sv. Stapina


Solitude in the woods in the valley of the Rokytky stream with a source of drinking water. Next to it, the baroque chapel of St. Stapina from 1730. During the 18th century, a small spa was established here. The main building was converted into a hunting lodge in the 19th century.

Lovecký zámeček a myslivna Maníkovice


Baroque hunting lodge built by Count Josef of Valdštejn in 1711. From the 19th century it served as a hunting lodge, today in private ownership. In 1831, the famous robber Václav Babinský lived here, who, according to rumors, hid in the Thief’s cave in the nearby Lovotín forest.

Klenby chodby Kláštera hradiště

Monastery Hradiště

Former Cistercian monastery from the middle of the 12th century, in the Middle Ages one of the most important in Bohemia. Burned down by the Hussites in 1420, a castle was built in the ruins of the convent in the Renaissance, transformed in the 19th century into a brewery still operating today. The crypt and exhibition portal from 1260 have been preserved from the original monastery.

Lovecký zámeček Radechov na stejnojmenném návrší


A natural monument – a hill with 200-year-old beech forests. At the top, a hunting lodge from the 19th century built in the Tyrolean style, today serving as a hunting lodge.

Hrdlořezy – Předliška

Remains of an as-yet undated hillfort with remains of ramparts and a ditch. Finds from the Late Stone Age (culture of funnel cups), the Bronze Age and the Early Middle Ages.

Hrad Michalovice - nejbližší hradní soused Zvířetic


The ruins of an important castle above the Jizera, founded before 1281 by Markvartici. Jan of Michalovice was a famous knight of his time and a participant in tournaments. The characteristic leaning tower called Putna was created by landslides and undermining by treasure hunters in the 19th century.