Details and information about Lipno

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The village Lipno nad Vltavou in recent years has become a paradise for year-round relaxing family vacation with children. This tourist resort amid the beautiful Šumava offers an incredibly wide range of leisure facilities in summer and winter, peaceful surroundings and perfect comfort. All services including accommodation and leisure attractions are concentrated in one place, within a radius of a few kilometers. This place is ideal for a quiet family holiday, school sports trips or corporate events. Quieter spring and autumn is ideal especially for seniors. History of the village dates back to the 16th century, the first written mention of the village dates back to 1530. Today the village lying near the dam Lipno dam was formerly located in the river valley. The original settlement belonged to the estate Higher Brod, as well as many surrounding headquarters was among a small timber settlements in which they lived laborers, whose main livelihood was timber floating on the river Vltava.

Lipno, Valley Reservoir Lipno and Lipno Reservoir is an artificial water dam built on the Vltava river in 1952-1959. It is the largest water area in the Czech Republic (which is also thanks justly considered Czech or South Bohemian Sea). Dam is located in Lipno nad Vltavou.

Lipno lies at an altitude of 726 m asl and has a volume of 306 mil. m3. Backwater length is 48 km.

Tank length: 48 km
width at its widest point (Cerna v Pošumaví): 10 km
Average depth: 6.5 meters
Maximum depth: 21.5 meters

Region Lipensko is a unique combination of beautiful, wild and untouched nature, many historical and technical monuments, a wide range of sporting and cultural activities in both summer and winter, an extensive range of accommodation, restaurants and services.

Here it is how close to the central Šumava, so eg. To Cesky Krumlov (UNESCO, revolving auditorium), the castle Hluboka etc.
In the region there are hundreds of kilometers of bicycle paths suitable for
in-line skating (with varying degrees of difficulty and different surface) of marked hiking trails through beautiful countryside, historical, technical and cultural monuments.

Yachts at Lipno

Lipno is a renowned fishing spot with lots of trophy catches (pike, perch, catfish) and a popular destination for water lovers - a beautiful beach, one of the best locations for windsurfing and yachting in the country. Very popular is sailing the Vltava whether the top or the section of the Higher Brod to Cesky Krumlov.

In the Bohemian countryside, you can enjoy walking, cycling, skating or riding, and it does not matter how old you are or what shape you are - everyone there is something for most activities and will gladly return. During hlavnívh seasons (summer, winter) takes place in the region, a number of cultural and sporting events.

Autumn Lipensko

From accommodation to choose anyone Lipensko has sufficient capacity places both in camps and in hotels and guesthouses or in private. You can stay in the city center and have thus all the conveniences of civilization within reach, or find peace and nature somewhere secluded. Nature lovers can go to the forest to pick mushrooms and blueberries, and you will not get bored even in the rain or cold weather - in the region are two indoor swimming pools and a number of museums and castles that are worth visiting.

Winter Lipno Lake area

Lipno has become a popular destination for winter sports - skiing ski resort Lipno (Kramolín) is completely snowed so they have mainly families with children skiing for even in the absence of natural snow from December to March. Just 35 km is also an Austrian ski resort Hochficht for advanced skiers. The region is also maintained several areas for cross-linked to the central Šumava and in large areas in Austria and Germany.