Tips for trips


THERMAL SPA VELKE LOSINY

Distance from the hotel: 200 meters (2 minutes by foot)

Unique thermal park, which you cannot find anywhere else in the Czech republic, is situated only a few metres away from hotel Istria. There you can find water world or swimming pools with thermal sulphurous springs. Thermal spa is definitely worth visiting. You can choose also from our stay packages which include entrance to the thermal park.


HANDMADE PAPER MILL VELKE LOSINY

Distance from the hotel: 500 meters (4 minutes by foot)

The only handmade paper mill of its kind in the Czech republic was founded in the late 16th century and since that time continually manufactures paper here. The muzeum of paper or guided tour through most interesting parts of manufacture are definitely worth visiting.


RENAISSANCE CASTLE VELKE LOSINY 

Distance from the hotel: 1300 meters (16 minutes by foot)

Renaissance castle, well-known for the witch trials in the 17th century, was rebuilt for many times during its history. Nowadays the castle is open to the public from April till October.


SKI RESORT PREMYSLOV

Distance from the hotel: 10 kilometers (12 minutes by car)

One of the most modern ski areal in Jeseniky offers four ski slopes serviced by a four-seat chair lift and two ski lifts with all facilities for its visitors. The cross-country skiing lovers will find their place in the areal as well and in the summer season there is possibility of swimming. In the winter packages of hotel Istria you will get skipass to the areal Premyslov.


SKI AREAL KOUTY

Distance from the hotel: 11 kilometres (12 minutes by cas)

Kouty Ski Resort in winter offers the latest snowmaking technology, 11.5 km of slopes and 25 km cross-country trails. In summer there are plenty of biking and hiking trails, you can go to the hydroelectric power plant or test bike park.


HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION DLOUHE STRANE

Distance from the hotel: 16 kilometres (20 minutes by car)

Since 2010, the upper part of hydro power station is accessible by 6-chairlift from the nearby ski area Kouty. Cableway takes you 4.5 km below the upper reservoir. Then can be reached on foot, by bike or using shuttle minibus. 

Rezervaci exkurze elektrárny si můžete udělat z pohodlí domova zde.


OBSERVATION TOWER HÁJ OVER SUMPERK

Distance from the hotel: 17 kilometres (30 minutes by car)

For the construction of the observation tower was chosen hill Haj (631 m.n.m.) in 1993, a year later, the tower officially opened. The lookout tower dominates two Moravian towns - Bludov and Sumperk.