From spring to autumn, Karlovic is ideal for hiking and cycling. The bobsleigh, with a length of 900 m is opened all year long. Here are some tips for trips:
If you are passionate about wandering, you will love Karlovic for its old woods and untouched nature. Below you can find some tips for wandering during your stay with us.
Tip no. 1: The picturesque village of Karlova Studánka lies in the virgin nature of the Jeseníky Mountains; on the eastern side of the highest mountain Praded. Karlova Studánka is a spa with a two-year tradition. It is situated in the Hrubý Jeseník mountains at an altitude of 800m above sea level in the valley of the river Bílá Opava. A spa surrounded by mountain nature boasts the purest air in Central Europe, the overall atmosphere of the timbered spa building.
Tip no. 2: Praded - the highest mountain of Moravia and Silesia (1492 m) is its majesty symbol of Jeseníky Mountains and the whole region. At its peak, a lookout tower was built in 1912, but was later removed. After 1970, there was a television tower 145m high with a transmitter, a tower of 40 meters and a restaurant. Under favorable conditions, you can see the Beskydy Mountains, the Giant Mountains, the Polish Plains and the High Tatras. Massif Praded is a nature reservation with a characteristic floral alpine field. On the north-west side there are Table Stones with many types of mosses, lichens and other rare plants. On the top of the mountain there is a border stone of the Order of German Knights and Wroclaw Bishops from 1721. Praded offers many activities for tourists and cyclists during summer. There is a network of marked trails and two nature trails. In winter, the slopes of Praded and Petrovy stones are used as an attractive ski area.
Tip no.3: Petrovy stones: The third highest peak of Hrubý Jeseník forms three massive cliffs of aprox. 7m high. This is situated in Silesia, near the historical land border with Moravia. Petrovy stones are one of the most valuable botanical sites in the Czech Republic and is govermental protection of endemic species of plants and animals. The area is a popular place for skiers due to its snow quality - the best one in Moravia.
There are 2 cycling trails directly from Karlovice: route number 6070 Široká Niva-Karlovice-Vrbno pod Pradedem and route number 6076 Holcovice-Jelení-Karlovice-Pod Šindelnou-Pod Ovcím vrchem-Podlesí-Rudná pod Pradedem. These two cycling routes are connected to a network of cycle paths that cover the whole Jeseník region. If you want to plan your own trip we recommend you to visit the following websites: cyklotrasy.cz or mapy.cz Here are some tips for cycling trips:
Tip no. 1: Cycle route Vrbno - Karlova Studánka - Bruntál, via Vrbno pod Pradedem - Vidly - Karlova Studánka - Suchá Rudná - Bruntál, Difficulty: medium, surface: asphalt, distance: 38 km.
Tip no. 2: Cycle Route Karlova Studánka - Starý Rejvíz - Karlova Studánka, via Karlova Studánka - Videl Cross - Starý Rejvíz - Vrbno pod Pradedem - Karlova Studánka, Difficulty: heavy, surface: asphalt.
Tip no. 3: Cycle route No. 6074, via Vidly - Videlské sedlo - Lysý vrch - Pod Orlíkem - Opavská hunting lodge - Cerná Opava, bridge, Difficulty: heavy, surface: asphalt, paved surface, distance: 24,5 km.
Tip number 4: Cycle route No. 6075, – via Karlova Studánka, Hvezda - Chalet Ovcárna - Chata Barborka - Praded, crossing - Hotel Ovcárna - Petrovka chalet - Cervenohorské sed., Difficulty: medium, surface: asphalt, paved area, distance: 18,5 km.
Tip number 5: Bike Park in Vrbno Ski Resort, a bike park with three tracks of difficulty toboggan trail, mamba trail and natural trail. For more information about Bike Park here .
Rehabilitation wellness pool complex offers the first swimming pool with a new element of balneological indoor equipment in the Czech Republic. This pool is made up of a number of new technological elements in thermal salt water. In addition to hydrotherapy, it is possible to undergo thermotherapy, phototherapy and inhalation in the salt cave. The pool is 8 m wide, 1.30 m deep and 13.8 m long. But the thermal pool itself with attractions does not end up counting pleasant relaxation procedures. Besides the pool there is an unusual attraction of the tepidarium (steam), allowing relaxation in dry and humid warm and finnish sauna. Cooling elements are useful for cooling the heated body from thermal procedures. Various other types of spa treatments can be ordered at the world-famous Karlova Studánka spa with 10% discount. For the pricelist click here zde
New whirlpool and sauna inside the building
Year-round operation - price 100 CZK / hour.
Bruntál Wellness Center
(20 minutes by car)
welnessbruntal.cz You can look forward to a 25-meter long swimming pool with six tracks, a relaxation pool with a range of massage elements, whirlpools, a swimming pool and a wild river. Courageous visitors can start on a hundred-meter covered waterslide. Aromatic steam sauna is an indispensable part of the center.
Albrechtice Golf Club
(14 minutes by car)
You will experience here a 6-hole academy that blends with water, sand and natural obstacles. It is a suitable sports area for beginners, visitors looking for an unconventional form of entertainment, families with children, as well as for corporate presentations and official tournaments. The picturesque landscape, together with the fresh air of the mountains give the game a unique touch on this course. In addition to the pleasant feeling of the game, the visitor takes away the newly charged energy from the environment. For those who want to enter the world of golf and discover the true beauty of this game, there is a driving range and a practice area with grass, which is suitable for your first golf shots. For beginners and experienced players, a 6-hole academy is set up, which is a challenging task for every golfer. Albrechtice Golf Club offers a wide variety of services, from renting the golf equipment, purchasing balls to getting golf lessons with qualified teachers. Relaxation and refreshments are offered in the reception where you can sit a terrace with overview of the golf course. Price of 6 holes 100 CZK.