Děčínský Sněžník

Děčínský Sněžník

At a height of 723 meters, Děčínský Sněžník rieses about the town of Děčín. It is located on the highest mesa in the country. There is a view tower on the mountian with the same name as the mountain itself, Děčínský Sněžník. Děčínský Sněžníkis attractive not only for the magical view of Lužické mountains and Czech Saxon Switzerland but also for its unique air quality.

Thanks to the thermal air currents around the mesa, the local air mixes with winds blown in from the north sea. The dry thermals mixed with the fresh sea air make for an especially healthy air quality. The local people refer to the area as an „air spa“ In Sněžník are ways for cross-coutry skis and race dog train.

By car you go 1.5kms to the view tower (either from Labská Stráň – Děčín, or Jílové u Děčína). You will find a paid parking lot. Walking to the top is allowed only on the paved pathway. On the top there is a restaurant buffet.

Opening hours:
View tower opened daily: 10:00 – 17:00

Admission fee:

adult: 20,- Kč, child 5,- Kč

Licence: By Eulenjaeger at German Wikipedia(Original text: eulenjaeger) (Self-photographed) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons