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Hiking, Trip to surroundings
Around the village Kovarska

Length: 12 km
Dificulty: easy
Circle: YES, Marking: partialy marked

Trail trip is based on the blue mark on the village Kovarska, continues around the railway station alternately along the route to the top of Mednik, where is a beautiful view and then to the hotel Medenec and then to the village Medenec. Here, turned right and follow the red mark is along the road to Horni Halze. Here, the route leaves the marked path and leads along a local road back to the village Kovarska.


   Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Around the village Kovarska
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 Dist.   Location   Elevation   Marking   Description 
 815 m n.m.        
 Peak Mědník 
 885 m n.m.        
 Village Měděnec 
 846 m n.m.         
 Horní Halže 
 879 m n.m.        
 815 m n.m.        

 Major destination and centre of winter sports. There is Church of 18 century, Marian column and the late Baroque rectory. On the west of the village is called bog Palouk mrtvých with a memorial of fallen soldiers from the Thirty Years War.
 On top of Mědník is chapel Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary in 1647. There are feasts and mining pilgrimage. On the southwest slope below the peak is the Heart of Jesus Chapel, built in 1935. On the slopes of Mědník are still visible remnants of a medieval mining.
 On the southern edge of the village you can see the rock formation with structure gneiss called Sfinga. On the hill Měděnecká hůrka is called Malachitová cave. There are good ski terrain - both for downhill skiing, and for skiers in the cross-country skiing.

Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Around the village Kovarska

Photos of the route

Měděnec - church
Scenery By Měděnec


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