Jizerske Hory, better known as the Iron Mountains, is the smallest mountains rage of the Czech Republic. It offers good conditions for winter sports, and it the second most popular region of the Czech Republic, following the Giant Mountains. In the Czech Republic the slopes are not that high, but you will still find suitable slopes and good quality prepared cross-country loipes and skiing areas.
The winter sports area of the Iron Mountains is therefore ideal for cross-country skiers and families with small children, thanks to its softly undulating hillsides and wide, well-kept runs. It is also very suitable for the more demanding skier, because this winter sports area, too, has skiing resorts with many options. The Iron Mountains are also very suitable for bobsleighing and lugeing.
The 3 largest skiing resorts are pi?ák, Bed?ichov, and Severák. The latter two winter sports areas are small-scale they have easier slopes (no black ones), and the childrens ski lifts are particularly popular with families. pi?ák is the largest winter sports resort in the Iron Mountains, offering opportunities for all degrees of difficulty. From your cottage on the slopes you will have the most fabulous views on the picturesque landscape.
The better-known areas offer modern lifts and many additional facilities. Many extras are within reasy reach from your chalet, such as snow canons, ski school, childrens ski school, ski hire, ski bus, cash machines, banks, restaurants, sports centres (fitness, tennis or squash), sauna or indoor swimming pool, cross-country loipes, night skiing, and snow tubing. For bobsleigh runs and luge runs, you can go to Plavy, Tanvals, and Smrzovka.
Cities such as Liberc and Jablonec nad Nisou offer cultural and leisure activities. Here, you will find museums, nightlife, swimming pools, fitness centres, and ice rinks.