“In a narrow mountain valley, a strange figure was sitting like carved from marble, his back against a rock covered with gray moss. It was Praděd, a spirit of the mountains. Behind him, as if sleeping, there were two bearded gnomes. In his right hand, Praděd held a colorful crystal from which a magic beam was flowing. Suddenly, the silence of the forest was shuddered by a sharp tone of a horn. Both gnomes jumped up and also Praděd raised his head ... “ (Josef Lowag, Praděd´s Legends)
Apartments Tlustý svišť are located in the region of the legendary spirit Praděd, surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the Jeseníky Mountains between the villages of Horní Václavov and Malá Morávka. In the immediate surroundings, you can go cycling, skiing or walking to the most interesting places of the highest mountain range in Moravia.
Only five kilometres from the apartments is the Malá Morávka – Karlov region, a centre of summer and winter sports. A few kilometres further, you can visit Karlova Studánka spa, go to Slezská Harta dam or climb to Praděd, the highest peak of Jeseníky Mountains.
In winter, you can go skiing just one kilometre away on the Čerťák ski slope with a chairlift. Many more slopes of various length and difficulty can be found in Karlov, Malá Morávka or Ovčárna. For cross-country skiers, there are tens of kilometres of groomed ski trails near the apartments.
Children will enjoy a playground with swings, a climbing wall and a slide.
photo: Ivanka Čištínová