Town Jilemnice is situated at the west part of Giant Mountains. It is well known tourist resort. The first information about Jilemnice is from the year 1352.

The walk in Zvědavá ulička is unique document about folk architecture. Krkonosske museum is situated in the Renaissances castle of Harrachs. Jilemnicke square offers romantic atmosphere and you can listen unique tower`s hours which are situated at the town hall and are from 19th century.

Jilemnice is also connected with famous Jilemnicka tradition – skiing. Skis were brought here by the count Jan Harrach for his forest workers in the winter of 1892. Although these were not the first skis in Czech lands, skiing has become very fast so popular among all groups of inhabitants that Jilemnice has developed into the most important Czech skiing centre, for sure rightly called "the cradle of the Czech skiing".
Sport centre Jilemnice has swimming pool, sauna, skittles, tennis courts, outdoor pool, mini golf. Jilemnice is also ideal for biking.

Infocentre - Masarykovo nám. 140, 514 01 Jilemnice, tel./fax: +420-481 541 008, e-mail:

Krkonosske museum in Jilemnice - the biggest nonesuch is mechanical Bethlehem of Jachym Metelka. There is also the exposition of history of skiing and else, Web:

Sport resort Jilemnice - swimming pool, sauna tennis courts, mini golf and else, Web:

Ski resort Hrabenka - downhill skiing, 15 km of ski country cross trails, sliding.

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Castle in winter Castle in winter
Castle in winter
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Traditional snow sculpture of Krakonoš Traditional snow sculpture of Krakonoš
Traditional snow sculpture of Krakonoš
Town Hall Square Town Hall Square
Town Hall Square
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Jilemnice - castle
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"Zvědavá ulička" ("Curious street") "Zvědavá ulička" ("Curious street")
"Zvědavá ulička" ("Curious street")
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