The Lipensko area is renowned for its beautiful landscape and nature that is ideal for hiking with its number of marked tracks. During winter, those who engage in winter sports can make use of high-quality services of the Lipno - Kramolín ski centre that provides excellent conditions for down-hill skiing as well as another Austrian Hochficht ski centre does.
The Lipensko area is one of the most popular destinations for natives and foreign tourists looking for a peace and relaxation in untouched nature. It is an ideal place where to go on holiday both for families and individual tourists who enjoy cycling, walking, swimming or yachting.
Seniors come here to spend warm autumn or spring days and enjoy low season prices.
Favourite tips for trips:
Bear Track (Medvědí stezka)
Schwarzenberg wood logs transportation channel (Schwanzenberský plavební kanál)
the church in Zadní Zvoková, former German village (it is a great view point)
Saint Thomas View Tower and the ruins of 13th century castle
The cyclists may take the advantage of cycling trails in Austria and Germany too. They are all connected to those trails in Czech.
The Lipno Lake (area of 4.870 ha, 42 km long and 8 km the widest length) is a paradise for fishermen, surfers or yachtsmen. There are also daily cruises on sightseeing boats running during summer seasons. Many of the large and hidden beaches are ideal places to relax, swim or just sunbathe.
Those who are looking for an adventure may decide to go down the Vltava river on rafts or canoes.
In winter, the Lipno Lake and Horní Planá areas become a skiing paradise, for both, downhill and cross-country skiers. Visitors may take the advantage of well maintained ski trails and slopes in Ski Resort Lipno - Kramolín or Hochficht in Austria. In winter, the Lipno lake becomes a favourite place for winter yachting, ice-skating or snow kiting.
In a close proximity, there are many places of interest to visit:
Cesky Krumlov - UNESCO protected site (www.ckrumlov.cz)
České Budějovice – Czech Budweiser (Budvar) beer town
Vyšší Brod Monastery
Birthplace of Adalbert Stifter in Horní Planá
Hluboká Windsor style castle and Zoo
The Lipno Lake area is also a great starting point for trips to Austria (Salzburg, the Alps or Salzkammergut) and Bavaria.