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Central Šumava mountains

Šumava mountains are situated along the border among the Czech republic, Germany and Austria. The length of mountains is from valley of Úhlava to gate Vyšebrodský průsmyk about 120 kilometres and width maximaly 45km. On the Šumava ridge goes the main European watershed between Black sea and North sea. At the Bavarian and Austrian side the mountains fall intensive, at the czech side dip slowly. The highest mountain of Šumava mountains is Velký javor (1456) at the Bavarian side. the highest mountain at the Czech side is Plechý (1378m).

Šumava offers a lot of possibilities for summer and winter recreation. The most important centres are saddle Špičácké sedlo, Zadov and Churáňov, Antýgl, Srní, Modrava or dam lake Lipno.

List of places

If you click on the icon Find the place on the map beside the place, you will get its position on the map. If the virtual route goes at this place, you can start it by click on the icon Virtual routes. Icon Nature trail shows you a nature trail.

Recommended routes

From Kvilda to the source of river Vltava - Vltava´s path
Kvilda-5km- former "Metal curtain" (state frontier)-2km- source of river Vltava (total 7km)
 
From Železná Ruda to the mountain Ostrý
Železná Ruda-1,5km- monumetf of Adolf Kašpar-4km- lake Čertovo jezero-3km- lake Černé Jezero-4km- valley Bílá strž-2km- crossroad Na statečku under the Ostrý-2,5km- mountain Ostrý (total 17km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Churáňov
Churáňov - Přilba - crossroad U Františkova - Nové Hutě - Paseka - hill Hrb - Pláně - Churáňov (total 15km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Kašperské Hory
Kašperské Hory - Kašperk - Javorník - Nicov - Kašperské Hory (total 20km)
 
Nature trail Povydří
Antýgl-3,5km- Turner´s cottage-4,5km- Čeňkova pila (total 8km)
 
Nature trail peat-bog Tříjezerní slať
Modrava-2km- Rybárna-1,5km- peat-bog Tříjezerní slať (total 3,5km)
 


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