Giant mountains are the highest and most famous mountains in the Czech republic. They are situated in nord-east Bohemia on the border between Czech republic and Poland. Czech part of Giant mountains is more extensive and more terrain then polish. On the border occurs the highest mountain Sněžka (1603 m). The whole area of Giant mountains has been proclaimed of National Park, thanks to its natural treasure.
On west rise the Giant mountains by Novosvětské saddle and they are creted by two ridges. Firs of these is the Hraniční ridge. Alogn its pivot goes the state border and there are situated the main part of highest Giant mountains´hills. Second is the Czech ridge. The border between eatern and western Giant mountains is created by the valley of river Labe (Elbe) near the Špindlerův Mlýn.
Thanks their natural beauty and snow conditions the Giant mountains become on of the most haut of Czech republic. In summer there are ideal conditions for tourism and cycling. Tourists can use the well prepared system of tourist ways and many chalets. Giaant mountains offer ideal conditions for skiers. There are situated a lot of ski centres with many ski tows and downhill courses, but also a lot of kilometres of cross-country skiing lines.
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