Natural attractions

Porta Bohemica - The Gate to Bohemia

The Gate of Bohemia is called the canyon-like valley of the river Elbe, through which the river enters the Central Bohemian Uplands.

Bílé stráně (White slopes)

Bílá stráň, an elongated, two-peaked, irregularly shaped hill with an altitude of 354 m, is situated between Litoměřice, Žitenice and Skalice. One of the narrower sides is topped by Mostná hora with a lookout tower, the opposite side slopes down into a narrow valley, above which it rises to 590 m above sea level. Cross Mountain.


The region around the village of Boreč is located in a basin protected by basalt hills, Borečský vrch (449 m), Sutomský vrch (505 m), Jezerka (471 m) and Ovčín (431 m). The slopes of the hills are covered with herbaceous communities, rocks and deciduous forests, and there are also oscerous trees. An interesting feature of Borečský vrch - "Smoke Mountain" - are the vents of warm moist air - ventaroly, where the same temperature is maintained throughout the year.

Geopark NS Hlinna-Kamýk

The exhibition of samples of typical rocks of the Bohemian Central Highlands is located in the premises of the Administration of the Bohemian Central Highlands Protected Landscape Area and is an invitation to the area with its remarkable geological structure and extraordinary landscape character.

Holý vrch – “Bare hill”

This nature reservation occupies part of the eroded remnant of the mantle of olivine nephelinite (alkaline rock similar to basalt). It is a relatively flat hill in the České středohoří Protected Landscape Area near the village of Hlinná.

Kamenné slunce (Stone Sun)

Stone Sun is a unique natural attraction near the village of Hnojnice.

Nebočadský luh - Nebočady

The natural monument is located south of Děčín on the right bank of the Elbe.

Opárenské valley

The picturesque Oparenské valley is about 6 km long and stretches from Velemín to Malé Žernoseky.


Sovice (278 m above sea level) is a hill in the Úštěk Upland near the town of Hoštka.


Plešivec or Ledový hill (often also called Jordán) is a volcanic basalt knoll about 4 km northwest of the town of Litoměřice in the Central Bohemian Uplands Protected Landscape Area.

Průčelský waterfall and St. Anne's chapel - Brná

An inconspicuous waterfall in the hillside of the village of Brné brings shade in summer and adventure in winter.

Skalní hřib (Rock mushroom)

Near the village of Velké Březno there is an interesting rock formation called Skalní hřib.

The “loaves” of Konojedy – Úštěk

The loaves of Konojedy, more precisely known as Dubí hora, is the wall of an old quarry and is located on the outskirts of the village Konojedy.

The Beaver gully with waterfalls

The Beaver gully is a romantic rocky gorge on Bobří brook.

The Dobříň Forest and Dobříň Village

The natural monument presents the riparian forest of the Elbe river floodplain with an area of more than 21 ha is home to protected snowdrops and endangered insect species.


Trojhora (451 m above sea level) forms a distinctive peak of the Bohemian Central Highlands landscape. It can be found southwest of Třebušín in the Litoměřice region.

Vaňovský Waterfall

e waterfall is located in the Vaňov district in Ústí nad Labem. It is a popular tourist destination and natural attractions.

Vrkoč - Ústí nad Labem

A geologically interesting national natural monument known mainly for the columnar disintegration of basalt.