Giant Mountains, Czech Republic

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Pec pod Sněžkou

The most important and biggest centre of skiing and tourism of the east Giant Mountains – Pec pod Snezkou (Pec under Snezka Montain) is situated 769 m above sea level, in the deep valley of the Upa river and under the highest mountain Snezka.(1 602 m above sea level). From the north part of Pec pod Snezkou go a furnicular to Ruzova Mountain and Snezka Mountain. Pec pod Snezkou has two historical parts - Velka Upa with original wooden cottages of the traditional mountain and Pec with the centre around the confluence of the Upa river and the Zeleny creek. Unique nature is in the well-known Obri dul (Giant valley).

Pec pod Snezkou - history

Pec pod Snezkou is surrounded by many hills and peaks. There is wooded Ruzova mountain in the norheast (1300 m above sea level), three highest mountains of the Giant Mountian in the north: Snezka Mountain (1602 meters above sea level), Studnicni Mountain (1554 meters above sea level) and Lucni Mountain (1547 meters above sea level). Zadni Planina and Lisci Mountain are west from the town. Hill Javor almost closes the circle and between this hill and Ruzova Mountain flows the Upa River.

The first settlement of Pec pod Snezkou was th mining settlement in Obri dul (Giant Valley). First official mention about mining is from 1511. Especially copper ores and arsenopyrite used to be mined here. The minerals mining in Pec continued with some breaks until 1959, when the mining was stopped definitely (after more than 450 years). The town Pec arose at the end of the 16th century (as the third part of Velka Upa), thanks large woodcutting for mines in Kutna Hora. Woodcutters from Steiemark, Karnten and Tirol were invited to the Giant Mountains. They built their houses (so called chalets) and farmed cattle and goats. Bloom of tourism in the second half of the last century got new source of livelihood to the settlers. At first, tourists were accommodated on hays, later adjusted inhabitants their houses for room rent and so started up chalets, bed&breakfasts and hotels.

Pec pod Snezkou – tourist attraction

Ski centre SKI-PEC belongs to the best downhill skiing terrains in the Czech Republic. 10 ski lifts and 1 four-chair lift with total lenghts of almost 7 500 meters have transport capacity of 8750 people/hour. Downhill slopes of different levels and lengths are prepared every evening with modern snow machines. The ski centre Pec pod Snezkou offers many services - ski rental offices and services, ski schools, left-luggage office, snacks and restaurants. You can try also other activities during your holiday. Ride by horse, tennis, squash, ricochet, indoor swimming pools. Popular entertainment is also cycling, skittles, sauna, solarium etc.. If you do not bring you own equipment, you can rent complete ski equipment or mountainbike directly in Pec. Would you like to learn snowboarding or skiing? A range of ski schools in Pec pod Snezkou is ready to devote their time to you.

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The Giant Mountains

The Giant Mountains (Krkonose Mountains) are the most well known mountains in the Czech republic – mountain Snezka is the highest peak of the country. The Giant Mountains are the most visited region in Czech in the winter season. Wide offer of accommodation in the Giant Mountains – cottages, chalets, hotels and bed&breakfast houses. Accommodation in the Giant Mountains is a great choice when you like sports (skiing, hiking, biking) and virgin nature. Skiing in the Giant Mountains – excellent conditions for winter sports already from December until April. Downhill skiing in the Giant Mountains in altitude 700-1300 metres above sea level. Information portal Giant-Mountains.info brings you tourist information which you need to the visit of the Giant Mountains, Czech Republic. 

 
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