Hiking

Into the heart of Bohemian Paradise

vyhlídka Hotel Karel IV – Turnov square (along red tourist route sign) - Turnov - railway station 2.5 km - Hlavatice, a viewing tower 4.5 km – Valdštejn Castle 5.5 km – crossroads at Kvačiny 6 km – Kopic’s Farm 7 km - Bukovina Arboretum (a park of rare wood species) 9 km, Near Adam’s Bed (a stone divan in a sandstone rock) 10 km - Mary’s viewing point 11.5 km - Near Adam’s Bed 13 km – Hrubá Skála Castle 13.5 km (switching to green tourist route sign) - Sedmihorky Spa 15 km - (switching to yellow tourist route sign) – Smíchous’s Pond 16 km – Under “Lighthouse” 17 km (Lighthouse is one of the most beautiful rock towers) – Valdštejn Castle 18 km - (switching to green tourist route sign) – the village of Pelešany 19.5 km - Turnov railway station 21.5 km - Hotel Karel IV 22.5 km.

Searching for precious stones at Kozákov Hill, Klokočské Rocks

Hotel Karel IV – from the hotel you will set off left to the first signpost (along red tourist route sign) – intersection towards Zdenka’s Rock 3.5 km – Průchody rock gap 5.5 km (along yellow tourist route sign) - Rotštejn, castle ruins 6 km - Loktuše, the village 7 km – Radostná water spring 9 km - Kozákov, a viewing tower 10 km (along red tourist route sign) – the intersection above Drábovna (Catchpoll’s Office) (a small rock castle in a sandstone massif) 13.5 km - Drábovna 14 km – the village of Vesec 16.5km - Fialník ridge 17 km - Průchody 18 km (along yellow tourist route sign) in the direction of Postojná (cave) – a turn-off to a wood path 18.5 km – do not turn off for yellow tourist route sign but keep along the road until the village of Záholice 20.5 km (along red tourist route sign) - Hotel Karel IV 22.5 km

To the Valleys under Trosky

Hotel Karel IV – by bus to the village of Borek, the railway station - (along yellow tourist route sign) Vidlák Pond 3 km – Věžice Pond 5.5 km - (along red tourist route sign) the valley of the Žehrovka Stream, U Přibyla Swamp 6 km - Nebákov 8 km (along blue tourist route sign) – the village of Troskovice 10 km – Trosky, the castle 11.5 km – the village of Borek, the railway station 14.5 km
On the trail of witches and catchpolls and wandering through Malá

Skála Rocks

Route No. 1 - Hotel Karel IV. - Hotel Karel IV. – by bus to the village of Malá Skála - (along red tourist route sign) to Pantheon Castle 1 km - Frýdštejn, the castle ruins 3 km - Frýdštejn, the village 3.5 km - (first along red tourist route sign and then along blue) - Drábovna 6.5 km - Malá Skála, the village 9.5 km

Route No. 2 - Hotel Karel IV. – Hotel Karel IV. – from the hotel you will set off left to the first signpost 200 m (along red tourist route sign) – Dlask’s Farm (one of the most significant monuments of rural architecture, an open-air museum) 2 km – the village of Bukovina - Záborčí, 3.5 km - Drábovna 5.5 km (blue tourist route sign) – the village of Malá Skála, the bus station 8.5 km - (along red tourist route sign) to Pantheon Castle 9.5 km - Frýdštejn, the castle ruins 11.5 km - Frýdštejn, the village 12 km - (along blue tourist route sign) the intersection at Voděrady, the village 13.5 km - Ondříkovice, the village 15 km – Bartoš’s Oven (an open fissure cave, which Vazovecký Stream flows out of) 16 km – Dolánky near Turnov, the village 18.5 km - Hotel Karel IV 20.5 km

Wandering around Mužský (Male)

Hotel Karel IV - by bus to the village of Příhrazy (along red tourist route sign) - Staré hrady (Old Castles) (remains of a small medieval castle) 1 km - Krásná vyhlídka 2.5 km – Cold Passage (a narrow rock gap) 3 km - Drábské světničky (remains of a rock castle) 5 km – a turn-off to Klamorna (a one-time settlement, later a small Gothic castle) 6 km – Skalka (an intersection) 8.5 km (blue tourist route sign) – Obětní kámen (Sacrificial Stone) (a sandstone formation) 10 km - Černá louže (Black Pool) (an intersection) 11.5 km - a turn-off to Hynšta (a group of rocks and remains of a small rock castle) 13 km - the village of Příhrazy 14.5 km

To the most beautiful castle and Prachovské Rocks

Hotel Karel IV - by bus to the village of Libošovice (along yellow tourist route sign) - Kost Castle 3 km (along red tourist route sign) - intersection in the Plakánek Valley 4 km (along blue tourist route sign) – the village of Vesec near Sobotka 6.5 km - the village of Libošovice 7.5 km – then you continue by bus to the car park near the tourist chalet in the centre of Prachovské Rocks Option No. 1 a short circular route along yellow tourist route sign – length of 1.8 km
Option No. 2 a long circular route along green tourist route sign - length of 3.5 km

Along Jizera to the Bozkov Caves

Hotel Karel IV – by bus to the village of Spálov – (along red tourist route sign) then along Riegr’s Path, which leads along a deep rock canyon of the Jizera River over hanging foot bridges (9 km) to the town of Semily – from here by bus to the village of Bozkov, where the destination of the trip, Bozkov Caves are located (created in calcareous and siliceous dolomites, enlivened by subterranean ponds with clear greenish blue water) – back by bus