Edmund's (Quiet) Gorge

This is one of the most valuable and interesting parts of Bohemian Switzerland. It is named after prince Edmund Clary-Aldringen. The deep canyon of the Kamenice River with the high sandstone walls is a prime example of the reversal of altitudinal vegetation zones resulting from climatic inversion. This means that the collected cold air at the bottom allows psychrophile species, such as the twoflower violet, tree moss and claspleaf twistedtalk, which can be otherwise found in alpine or subalpine areas, to grow at the elevation of only 150 m The edges of the sandstone rocks are home to the marsh tea, a typical plant species and symbol of Bohemian Switzerland. The representative inhabitants of the gorge include the kingfisher, dipper, winter wagtail, black stork, Daubenton's Bat, and rarely also the otter. The invertebrate animal species are those typical for alpine and inversion areas. A part of the gate is only accessible by boats, which started to operate in the area in 1890.

 

 

3. April to 4. October
Mon - Sun: 9:00 - 18:00
5. October to 1. November
Mon - Sun: 9:00 - 17:00
AdmissionPrice [CZK]
dospělí/Erwachsene/adults
80
děti/Kinder/Children 3 - 15
40
senioři/Senioren/Seniors
40
Invalidé/Behinderte/disabled
0
Psi/Hunde (nur mit Maulkorb)/Dogs (only with muzzle)
0

Address: 

Hřensko
Česká republika
50° 52' 17.472" N, 14° 15' 44.4852" E

Category: 

  • Nature