Tipps for Trips – Typy na wycieczeki
Kralicky Sneznik (1424 m)
The highest peak of the Pardubice Region with a unique circular view of especially Hruby Jesenik, Orlicke Mountains and Kladska kotlina (basin) in Poland. Ruins of the former lookout tower, which was destroyed in 1973. Under the peak, the spring of the river Morava (Pramen Moravy) and nearby, next to the foundations of the former Liechtenstein’s cottage – a statue of a Little Elefant, which is the current symbol of Kralicky Sneznik.
1. From Dolní Morava (BUS terminal station or You can use a 4seat chairlift). Along the yellow sign touristic path. *Pod Vilemínou 4,5 km, *Nad Sněžnou chatou (Above the Snow Cottage) 8,5 km, *Pramen Moravy (Spring of the River Morava) 9,5 km, *Králický Sněžník – vrchol (the peak) 10 km. Its takes allday.
2. From Prostřední Lipka. Along the red sign touristic path: *Pod Klepáčem 4 km, *U Zbojnické chaty (By the Bandit Cottage) 13 km, *Králický Sněžník – vrchol (the peak) 18 km.
3. Easisest way: From Stribrnice. Along the yellow sign touristic path. *Navrsi (touristic cottage) 2 km, *Nad Adéliným pramenem (Above Adela’s Spring) 3,5 km. Connecting to the red sign touristic path. *Sedlo pod Králickým Sněžníkem (Mountain Saddle Below Kralicky Sneznik) 5,5 km, * Nad Sněžnou chatou (Above the Snow Cottage) 6,5 km, *Pramen Moravy (Spring of the River Morava) 7 km, *Kralicky Sneznik – vrchol (the peak) 7,5 km.
Hora Matky Boží – Place of Pilgrimage
The most significant baroque monument of the region. It was built in charge of the bishop Tobiáš Jan Becker from Hradec Králové. A baroque pilgrimage church was built in 1696 – 1700 – three-nave basilique with four quadrilateral towers in the frontage, a four-wing ambit was built in 1701 – 1704 and behind it in 1706 – 1710, the building of the cloister of servits, later redemptorists, was built. Arrival from Králíky by a 1,5 km long memorial alley with eight hexagonal chaples.
From Králíky (Kraliky is small city 6 km from Dolni Morava). Along the yellow sign touristic path. *Hedeč, klášter (cloister) 2,5 km
The spring of the river Tichá Orlice
The newly modified spring of the river at the foot of the hill Jeřáb.
From Králíky along the yellow sign touristic path. *Hedeč, klášter (cloister) 2,5 km, *Hedeč, rozcestí (crossroad), 3 km, *rozhledna na vrchu Val (the lookout on the hill Val) 3,5 km, /the same way as to the lookout to the hill Val/ *Horní Orlice 4 km. Continue along the specially marked path (a mark of a yellow half moon on a white field) *Horní Orlice – pramen (the spring) 5 km.
Lookout on the hill Val
An iron lookout tower in the altitude of 788 m, the total height of the tower is 34,4 m, the observation balcony is in the height of 22 m. Panoramas of the massif of Králický Sněžník, Hrubý Jeseník and Orlické mountains. Entrance to the lookout tower is for free, at one’s own risk.
From Králíky along the yellow sign touristic path. *Hedeč, klášter (cloister) 2,5 km /the same way as to the Pilgrimage place Hora Matky Boží/, *Hedeč, rozcestí (crossroad), 3 km, *rozhledna na Vrchu Val (lookout on the hill Val) 3,5 km.
The hill Suchy vrch (995 m) and the fortress Bouda
The highest mountain of the highlands Bukovohorská hornatina (995m). On the top, there is a touristic cottage with a 32m high lookout tower. The fortress Tvrz Bouda – the largest accessible original construction of the Czechoslovak fortification from 1935-1938 in the Králicko Area.
1. From Králíky. Along the red sign touristic path. *Bouda 10,5 km, *Suchý vrch 13,5 km.
2. From Dolní Boříkovice. Along the red sign touristic path. *Bouda 3 km, *Suchý vrch 6 km.
3. From Mladkov. Along the red sign touristic path.: *Bouda 6 km, *Suchý vrch 9 km.
4. From Těchonín. Along the green sign touristic path.: *Bouda 6,5 km, *Suchý vrch 9,5 km.
Kaple sv. Trojice a Severomoravská chata
(The Chaple of Holy Trinity and the Severomoravská cottage)
A stone Marian pilgrimage chapel of Holy Trinity at the foot of the hill Jeřáb in the altitude of 862 m. According to a legend, the original wooden chapel from 1746 was built as an expression of thankfulness for the lucky salvage against Prussian soldiers in the Slezské Wars, the current chapel was built in 1898. Radioactive springs in the vicinity, the most famous is the maintained Spring of Rudolf. On the nearby hill Pohořelec, there is the Severomoravská cottage, which is frequently sought-after by tourists.
From Králíky along the yellow sign touristic path. *Hedeč, klášter (cloister) 2,5 km, *Hedeč, rozcestí (crossroad), 3 km, *rozhledna na vrchu (the lookout on the hill Val) 3,5 km, /the same way as to the lookout to the Vrch Val/, *Horní Orlice 4 km, *Kaple Sv. Trojice (Chaple of Holy Trinity) 8 km, Severomoravská chata (cottage) 9 km.
Studánka a Mariánský pramen (A Well and the Marian Spring)
The picturesque valley in the vicinity of the pilgrimage place Hora Matky Boží. In 1704, a pillar with a Marian picture was built. In 1844, a spa building was built and nearby, a restaurant. Both buildings were burnt in a fire. Only the later house for the caretaker of the water pipeline has been preserved to this day.
From Králíky. Along the yellow sign touristic path to the alley /the same way as to the pilgrimage place Hora Matky Boží/, from here along the unmarked tar path to the right. *Studánka (a well) 1,5 km
Vojenské muzeum (Military Museum)
Vojenské muzeum – military-historical exposition – personalities, weapons, ammunition, uniforms, heavy war equipment– Czechoslovak army in 1938, czechoslovak fortification from 1935-1938.
From Králíky. Along the red sign touristic path (in the direction to Prostřední Lipka). *Vojenské muzeum 1,5 km.
The hill Krizova hora u Cervene Vody (735 m)
A formerly renown pilgrimage place above the village Červená Voda. A wooden chapel, stations of the cross with 12 stations and a small restaurant were devastated by Czechoslovak and Soviet armies after 1945, the surroundings served as a military training grounds. Today, there is a 25 m high lookout tower, which was opened 16.6.2007 and which provides views of southern peaks of the Orlické Mountains – Buková hora and Suchý vrch, massif of Králický Sněžník and a romantic surroundings of the hill Jeřáb in the highlands Hanušovická vrchovina.
From Králíky. From the lido along the old road in the direction to Červená Voda, around Monseův kříž (a former execution place), straight ahead across the road in the village Dolní Orlice. In Šanov, from the little church along the yellow sign path as far as the top of the hill Křížová hora. *Dolní Orlice 2,5 km, Šanov 4 km, Křížová hora 6 km
The pumped storage power plant Dlouhe strane
is one of the 7 greatest marvels of the Czech Republic, alongside the most significant Czech monuments such as the Castle Karlštejn, the Prague Castle or the Chateau Hluboká.
t si situated on the small river Divoká Desná in the mountain range of Jeseníky, near the village Loučná nad Desnou in the district Šumperk. The water from the upper reservoir with the volume of 2 580 000 m3 placed in the height of 1350 m above the sea level is conducted to the turbines in two pressure feeders with the diameter of 3,6 m and the length of 1,5 km.
It is possible to participate in regular excursions organised by the company ENERGOTIS. The information center can be found at the petrol station in Loučná nad Desnou, web: www.dlouhe-strane.cz