Historical Town Hall
Zittau The 770 years old baroque Town Hall on the Three-Country-Point impresses with a worth watching ensemble of town planning. The Town Hall was built in 1845 in the style of the italian renaissance. Green Ring
Zittau The Zittau Path of Monuments connects since 1914 52 sights: Marstall, Butcher Bastion with flower clock, municipal swimming pool, Big Lenten Veil of Zittau from 1472 ... German Damask- and Towelling-Museum Unique in the textile village Großschönau are the valuable Damasks, noble tapestries from three centuries, a show workshop and as a special rarity of hand-towelling-loom.
Waltersdorf Here you find an information- and visitor-centre for the Nature-Park „Zittau Mountains“ in the historical building „Niederkretscham“ with a permanent show and the Tourist-Information. Hill „Lausche“
793 m The prominent phonolite conus is the highest mountain in the Nature-Park „Zittau Mountains“. From here you have a gorgeous view: Erz Montains, bohemian low mountain range, Lusatian Mountains, Upper Lusatia. Castle and Monatery
Hill Oybin, 514 m A beauty spot in Saxony. The rock which looks like a beehive is crowned with the romantic ruins of the bohemian monatery complex from the 14. century.
Prospect Hill „Hochwald“
749 m From the plateau of the „Hochwald-Mountain-Hut“ and the in the year of 1892 built tower a grandiose panorama view opens to the nothern bohemian mountains, which inspired estwhile C. D. Friedrich. Natural Monument „Kelchstein“ Oybin A landmark of the Nature-Park „Zittau Mountains“. Impressive is the scenery with many everybodies phantasie inspiring rock-figures: monk, lokomotive, satans head, stone roses. Millstone-Quarry
Health Resort Jonsdorf A nature trail leads to evidences of the 350 years old history of sandstone-mines to manufacuture millstones and to the geological monuments „Big and Small Organ“.
Health Resort Jonsdorf Through the so called „Gypsy-Rooms“ the most beautiful climbing leads to very bizarre rocks with viewpoint, via ferrata and to the in the year of 1860 first built Mountain Inn. Lake Olbersdorf On the 60 hectare large lake, a mining following landscape, in the midst of the Nature-Park, walkers, cyclist, bathers and water sportsmen have found their own oasis. Heavens Bridge
Hainewalde The in the year of 1832 built Mandau-Bridge is manufacutured of sandstone-squares; in vernacular it is called „Ox-Bridge“; this is an emblem in the location of Hainewalde.
Kranitz – Crypt
Hainewalde This is one of the most magnificent baroque crypt-chappels in the Upper Lusatia from 1715. From the Mandau-bikeway a short trip to the church-yard is advisable. Upper Lausatia
half-timbered houses This kind of buildings are singular in Europe; this from the 17. - 20. century manufacutred architecture is formative for the places. Worth watching are: Bertsdorf, Hainewalde, Großschönau, Waltersdorf, Health Resort Jonsdorf. Barefoot-Way
Mittelherwigsdorf An experience with 15 stations: barefooted in the grass, on pepple stones, brush wood, in deep mud and with some curage through the river Mandau.
Big Stone, 471 m
Leutersdorf This is a geological rarity on the Lausatian Mountains path. The silhouette of the smaller peaks looks like the profile of the poet J. W. von Goethe – and so it is called „Goethe-Head“. White Stone
Spitzkunnersdorf A 6 m high quartz rock in the wood is in the colloquial speech called „Karasek-Cave“. This is the place where the robber chief Karasek met once upon a time met his people. Linen-Weaver-Day
Seifhennersdorf An interesting experience day for families offers the „Karasek-Museum“ in Seifhennersdorf with market bustle and many things to learn about the tradition of Hand-Linen-Weavery.
Potter-Mountain-Hut, 582 m
Oybin Built in the year of 1860 as the first of its kind in the „Zittau Mountains“. Best sight to photograph from the rock portal to splendid rock buildings like the so called „Incubating Hen“. Narrow-gauge Railway
Zittau Since 1890 the narrow-gauge railway drives every day through the „Zittau Mountains“. You can experience this traditional steam engine in the stations in Bertsdorf and Olbersdorf.
Jizerka The highest mountain settlement located in the Jizera Mountains. Formerly a glassmaking centre, now an important tourist crossroad. Its dominant feature is Mt. Bukovec. Rašeliniště Jizerky
(Jizerka Moorland) Protected moorlands along the meandering of the Jizera River and their tributaries, with the oldest nature trail in the Jizera Mountains. Na Čihadle Reservation featuring endangered flora (Scheuchzeria palustris) and fauna (Black Grouse, Common Rosefinch) and characteristic peaty pools.
Krásná Maří One of the best known Jizera Mountain lookouts, above the gorge of Velký Štolpich. From the rock there is an entrancing view of the Frýdlant promontory and Upper Lusatia. The Jizera Mountain Beechwood Forest A favourite location among tourists and climbers. It includes a number of rock formations, lookouts, memorials, and the highest waterfall in the Jizera Mountains, called Velký Štolpich. Oldřichov Groves and Rocks Rock maze with granite rocks above the wild valley of Oldřichov stream, featuring a number of remarkable rock massifs, towers, and rock lookouts.
Quarry lake not far from Hrádek nad Nisou; today it serves as a recreational area for swimming, surfing, and practicing other water sports. Grabštejn Castle Original Gothic-style castle from the 13th century, situated a short way from Hrádek nad Nisou. There is a valuable Renaissance chapel of St. Barbara, with precious illumination and movables. Protržená přehrada (Ruptured Dam) Remains of the dam which ruptured in 1916 and swept away part of the nearby town, Desná. The remains remind us of the biggest dam disaster in the history of the Czech lands.
(The Souš Reservoir) Reservoir with an earth-filled dam on the Black Neisse River; it supplies drinking water for Jablonec nad Nisou and Tanvald. Černá Studnice
Dominant peak of the landscape around Jablonec nad Nisou. At the top, there is a tourist chalet with a stone lookout tower. Jablonec nad Nisou
Town well-known for making glass and costume jewellery; it is a gateway into the Jizera Mountains. It features extraordinary Art Nouveau sights, and is the cultural and sport centre of the area.
Rašovka 19,5 m high brick lookout tower with a view of the Jizera Mountains and the Giant Mountains. It was built in place of a burnt-down inn, „V Trnčí“, in 2006. Mt. Ještěd It is the dominant feature of Northern Bohemia, and a symbol of Liberec with a ski centre on its slopes. At the top there is a television transmitter and a hotel awarded the Perret Prize for architecture. Kryštofovo Údolí
(Kryštof Valley) Village monument zone 8 km from Liberec. There is an early Baroque-style wooden church and Museum of Nativity Scenes. Another curiosity is the first rural astronomical clock.
(The Elephant Rocks) White, rounded rock formations which bear a resemblance to the backs of giant resting elephants. Several small blocks form a moderate rock city. Ruin of Roimund Castle
Remains of the 14th-century castle, which served as a base of marauding expeditions to Upper Lusatia. Parts of the fortification, moat, and rampart are preserved. Ruin of Starý Falkenburk Castle Remnants of the 14th-century castle, featuring noticeable remains of a gate and palace, an oval pit – probably the remains of a tower – and part of a peripheral wall, which have survived to this day.
One of the most important hills in the Lusatian Mountains. The lookout tower at the top provides a beautiful panoramic view of the Zittau Mountains, the Jizera Mountains, and the Giant Mountains. Luž
The highest point of the Lusatian Mountains provides a magnificent view from the Ore Mountains to the Jizera Mountains, to Poland and Germany. There is an observation platform at the top.