Hiking routes

Špindlerův Mlýn - přehrada Labská

Route lenght 7 km

 

From Staročeská hospoda in the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn follow the green markers – past the Tabulové boudy chalets (750 m a.s.l.) – to the embankment of the Elbe Dam (700 m a.s.l.) – cross the embankment – continue following the blue tourist markers – cross the road and turn left to the Arnika hotel – above the Arnika join the green markers (775 m a.s.l.) – then continues on the right past the Krausovy boudy (Labská) chalets – to the Labská Vyhlídka viewpoint (810 m a.s.l.) – then on following the green markers past the Lesana hotel – back to Špindlerův Mlýn

 

 

Places of interest along the route: 

 

  • The dam was built by František Josef I in 1910-1914 and holds up to 3.5 million cubic metres of water
  • Adrenaline lovers can try bridging it – by crossing a 125-m rope at a height of 30m

 

Through the White Elbe Valley

Route lenght 10 km

 

From the white bridge in the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn – follow the blue markers – upstream along the Elbe – past the cable car to Medvědín – to the KRNAP cabin – then right towards Dívčí lávky (780 m a.s.l.) – along Weberová cesta – to the U Bílého Labe chalet – then on following the yellow markers - back to Špindlerův Mlýn

 

 

Places of interest along the route: 

 

  • Čertův důl educational trail – starts by the U Bílého Labe chalet and besides places of natural beauty also offers the exceptionally well preserved damming system at Čertova strouha (Devil's Ditch), which is more than 100 years old

 

Through Labský důl 

Route lenght 9 km

 

From the white bridge in the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn – follow the blue markers – upstream along the river Elbe – past the Medvědín cable car – from the KRNAP cabin keep following the blue markers – to the end of Labský důl – then back to the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn

 

 

Places of interest along the route: 

 

  •  • Elbe Cascades - Little Elbe Waterfall, Pudlava Waterfall, view of Pančava Waterfall

 

Chalets of Špindlerův Mlýn

Route lenght  12 km

 

Take the bus from the bus station to the Špindlerova Bouda chalet (1198 m a.s.l.) – follow the red markers to the Petrova Bouda chalet (1338 m a.s.l.) – Maiden Rocks and Man Rocks – pass above Martinovka – at the signpost take the blue route to the Martinová Bouda chalet (1 259 m a.s.l.) – Brádlerovy (Fučíkovy) Boudy (1 063 m a.s.l.) – follow the yellow markers to the Medvědí boudy chalets (1 075 m a.s.l.) – then take the blue route to the Davidovy boudy chalets (1 025 m a.s.l.) – follow the yellow markers towards Dívčí lávky – on the way to Dívčí lávky you can stop at the stone Fortress (1012 m a.s.l.) – from Dívčí lávky take the blue route past the Myslivna restaurant back to the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn

 

 

Places of interest along the route: 

 

  • Petrova Bouda chalet - the highest chalet in the Krkonoše Mountains, a listed building since 2004); burned in 2010
  • Man Rocks and Maiden Rocks
  • Fortress

Špindlerův Mlýn - Horní Mísečky

Route lenght  6,5km

 

From Špindlerův Mlýn from the white bridge – blue tourist markers upstream along the river Elbe – cable car Medvědín – cable car to the top station of Medvědín (1 235 m a.s.l.) – Šmídova vyhlídka viewpoint (panoramic view of the Krkonoše Mountains), yellow tourist markers – then take the red route towards Horní Mísečky – Horní Mísečky (1000 m a.s.l.)

 

Plus:

 

a) Red tourist markers (Vodovodní cesta trail) back to Špindlerův Mlýn (720 m a.s.l.)
 
b) Cycle route no.12 – above the bobsled track – red tourist markers to U Medvěda restaurant – centre of Špindlerův Mlýn

 

 

Places of interest along the route: 

 

  • Šmídova vyhlídka viewpoint - panoramic viewpoint
  • Horní Mísečky - viewpoint over Kotelní jámy

Špindlerův Mlýn - Pláně

Délka trasy 4 km

 

From the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn – Lomnice hotel – on the right over the bridge – Česká hospoda – blue tourist markers Sv. Petr Ski Resort – cable car up to Pláňe – top cable car station (1 195 m a.s.l.) – green tourist markers – back to the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn