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Příchovice

Name of ski resort Height of snow Type of snow Operation of ski resort  
Ski resort U Čápa 0 cm none out of operation » detail

Příchovice is one of the smaller but comfortable tourist resorts on the border between the Jizera and Giant Mountains, in distance 6 km from Harrachov.

The first written record mentioning the glassworks in Rejdice appeared in 1577. Till 1848 Příchovice belonged to Semily manor. Dwellers made their living by glass making, homely production of yarn, by weaving and wood-cutting.

Příchovice

Příchovice surrounding offers ideal conditions for ski tourism, as there meet the major cross-country ski trails from adjoining mountains. Today the town is the centre of winter sports with its own ski area with two-anchor lift, ski school for both skiing and snowboarding, with children’s rope lift and ski rental. **Lovers of skiing will find ** perfectly prepared cross-country ski trails and slopes, which in the absence of snow are covered by artificial snow by means of snow cannons. Beginners can use downhill track with ski school. Main and children’s ski slopes are illuminated. There are two ski lifts in the resort, the total length of tracks is approximately 2 km with transport capacity 1,440 people / hour.

Besides winter sports, Příchovice surrounding attracts also with interesting tourist targets. Štěpánka observation tower is the oldest observation tower in the Jizera Mountains from 1847. The tower opens a beautiful panoramic view. In the centre of the town is found far and wide visible octagonal chapel with snow-white walls, built by local evangelicals. Technical monuments include cog railway between Tanvald and Kořenov. In particular, the 932 meters long tunnel and 25 meters high viaduct belong to the most beautiful experiences. Another tourist attractions is ride in a steam train.

Příchovice offers active and passive holiday with magnificent views of the Izera Mountains, Giant Mountains and the valley of beautiful Czech countryside.