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Cycling routes - Circuit around Ratibořice

Length: 34,8 km
Dificulty: easy
Bikes: cross bike, mountain bike

Well marked trip that takes you through the area around Ratibořice. It leads through the Úpa river valley and by the ponds of Špinka and Brodský.

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   Cycling routes - Circuit around Ratibořice
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 Dist.   Location   Elevation   Marking   Description 
 0,0 
 Ratibořice 
 300 m n.m.      4018 
 5,9 
 Slatinský mlýn 
 315 m n.m.      4018 
 11,7 
 Havlovice 
 330 m n.m.      4018 
 14,5 
 Devět Křížů 
 968 m n.m.      4018 
 17,2 
 Červený Kostelec 
 414 m n.m.      4018 
 20,3 
 Špinka 
 422 m n.m.      4018 
 24,8 
 Řešetova Lhota 
 338 m n.m.      4018 
 27,1 
 Třtice 
 312 m n.m.      4018 
 28,0 
 Studnice 
 332 m n.m.      4018 
 29,6 
 Zlíč 
 296 m n.m.      4018 
 32,2 
 Česká Skalice 
 301 m n.m.      4018 
 34,8 
 Ratibořice 
 300 m n.m.        


 Ratibořice - Babiččino údolí (Grandma’s Valley) Tis area was made famous by a beloved Czech author Božena Němcová so much, that it has been called The Grandma’s valley after her most famous book about her grandmother. The learning track is 7,5km long and consists of 18 information points and 7 literary and natural stops. It is possible to ride by bicycle in the whole area.
Chateau Ratibořice The original fortress was rebuilt into a baroque summer chateau. In 1825-1826 it has been rebuilt in empire style by the lady K.V.Zaháňská. There are paintings collections, glass, furniture and other artefacts from 19th century located in the top floor.
by cycling track number 4057 it is possible to reach a mediaeval ruinVízmburk The castle from 13th century built by a rich aristocrat by the name of Taso. .
 Slatinský mlýn (mill) - a branch to see the ruin Červená hora Castle,which was built in 13th century and for some time was owned by the Prague archbishop Jan of Jenštejn and his brothers Václav and Pavel. In 1427 the castle was burned and destroyed. The ruins are freely accessible. There are parts of the walls and of the tower. Špinka – The ponds Brodský and Špinka.
 Česká Skalice - Steidlerův hostinec (Steidler’s pub) offers an exposition about life and work of Božena Němcová
Maloskalická tvrz (fortress)- exposition about the history of the fortress.
The area of Barunka’s schooloffers a number of expositions. Barunka’s school: a school class from 19th century, the teachers room. Exposition of war history: wars around Česká Skalice and equipment from Prussian-Austrian war (1866).

Cycling routes - Circuit around Ratibořice


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