Northern Bohemia. Part 1: The Mšeno-Kokořín region

by Charles Stirton August. 30, 2007 5740 views

The Mšeno-Kokořín region. Part 1.

Today I begin a three part series of the Česká Lípa, Mšeno-Kokořín, Mlada Boleslav and Jicin regions in Northern Bohemia that I explored during my recent holiday. I begin with Mšeno, tomorrow Sobotka, then Jicin, finally a small glass-blowing village further north near Česká Lípa, called Častolovice.

The town Mšeno [mestomseno.cz] (330-360 m above sea level) stands guard over the Natural Preserve Kokořínsko (CHKO Kokořínsko), lying on its eastern border, on the boundary of the Mělník, Mladá Boleslav and Česká Lípa Counties. The Kokořín region is a wooded landscape, abundant in rock formations, glens and romantic corners that make up an attractive landscape and pristine environment. There is a large network of tourist trails and cycle tracks that provide a fascinating view of traditional architecture, chateaus, and fortified castles.

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Dzmitry Samakhvalau 12 years, 3 months ago

the first one is super!

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Carley 12 years, 3 months ago

Wonderful set of very beautiful and powerful images! (Well, maybe powerful with the exception of the gnomes :))) )

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Jendayee 12 years, 3 months ago

The first one is really splendid, I also love a lot the light on the church #3. Excellent post !

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Rakumori 12 years, 3 months ago

Great report. Like so much 1, 8, 9, 11 and 13

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Fionarobinson 12 years, 3 months ago

great set, some fab photos.

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Petr Jan JuraäKa 12 years, 3 months ago

wow I really like the first one :) and the window on shot no. 11 I know well, I have photographet it several months ago :)

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Ian 12 years, 3 months ago

Nice set, no's 1, 11 & 15 are my favorite's

I've visted the Czech Republic a couple of times but never left Prague, I'll have to venture out of the city on one of my next trips

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Kayya Macuch 12 years, 3 months ago

Again an interesting set. For me a good tip, because I have never been there in my life. But it looks like a nice region, so I`ll plan a trip there someday for sure.

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