Cycling in Silesia - gallery


Cycling in Silesia
Picture gallery


Here we start - in the elevated village Zieleniec
First we cycle through forests
...and extensive peatbogs
pleasant downhill road
to the spa park
in Duszniki Zdroj
Frederic Chopin once staed here
Further to the town centre
with a nice market square
and old paper mill
Next part of 1st day stage -
amidst stunning landscape
and along the river Nysa
we arrive to Klodzko
Here we find the gothic bridge
- a small copy of Charles' Bridge in Prague
and the 18th century Prussian fortress.
Further on the roads lined with old trees
- first to Bardo
then Kamieniec
and finally to Paczkow
called "the Polish Carcassone"
with perfectly preserved medieval city walls.
What about a cup of coffee?
Further to Czech town Javornik
Castle Janski Vrch
and hotel Taverna.
Here worked the - today forgoten composer
Along Vidna river in Velka Kras village
to Vidnava
Garlic soup and beer for a lunch?
Again towards "green" border
Picknickt table on Polish side
Cycle roadsigns in Poland leading... Glucholazy - here our Hotel
Goat - not only the arms of the city
Further along the slopes of Opawskie Mts
Old Jewish cementary...
...and Soviet war memorial in Osoblaha
Here we enter the narrow gauge railway...
...and so easy we come towards Albrechtice
Czech cycle roadsigns
Further along stream valley
passing the palace in Linhartovy,
through the gardens...
into Krnov historic centre
"Not for cyclists" :)
Details of art deco architecture: Sporitelna means bank.
Relief on the fire station
The new Hotel "Steiger"
and nice room
Start of the next stage
- we can visit the view tower on Cvilin hill
then again on good cycle roads
(subsidized by EC...)
along big pond
and the Opava river

again in Poland - St Florian statue
and back to Czech Rep. - on cycle roads
ar through the "green border"
to Opava. A bit of swimming?
and towards to historic centre.
Market square
Silesian Museum Museum
The new Iberia*** hotel
nice room
if you like some more cycling
you can cycle to Hrades castle
cross the Moravica river this way
or... better so.
And again a newly build cycle road
Poppy field?... no ban in Czech Rep.
So we cycle toward palace park
in Velke Hostice
and to another park
in Kraware
last miles - road lined with fruit trees
free lunch: cherries and plums
for the last time trough the border
to Krzanowice - where we finish cycling


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