Dolský mlýn - romantic ruin in the heart of Bohemian Switzerland

Dolský mlýn is a historic ruin of a mill located in the picturesque valley of the Kamenice River in the Czech Switzerland National Park. This place is surrounded by beautiful nature, steep rock walls and dense forests. A trip to Dolský Mill is ideal for lovers of nature, history and hiking. Get ready for a relaxing trip full of discovering a mysterious and romantic place.

Planning a trip

The trip to Dolský mlýn is suitable for all ages and is also accessible for families with children or seniors. The starting point of the trip is the village of Hřensko, which is easily accessible by car or bus from nearby towns such as Děčín or Česká Kamenice.

Route of the trip

The trip starts in the village of Hřensko, where you will follow marked hiking trails towards Dolský mlýn. The path runs along the Kamenice River, a beautiful walk offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The route is about 3 km long and slightly undulating. After arriving at Dolský Mill, you can see the ruins and relax by the river.

History of Dolský Mill

Dolský Mill was built in 16. century and served as a water mill until the 19th century. century, when it was abandoned and gradually fell into disrepair. Today, only the ruins of the mill are preserved, standing in the middle of beautiful nature and giving this place a mysterious and romantic character.

Other attractions in the area

In addition to Dolský Mill, you can also visit other attractions in the area, such as:

  1. Edmundova gorge: This picturesque gorge is located near Dolský mlýn and is accessible on foot or by boat. Soutěska offers beautiful views of the rock formations and the Kamenice River.
  2. Pravčická brána: The largest natural sandstone bridge in Europe, located in the Czech Switzerland. Pravčická Gate is an impressive rock formation that offers magnificent views of the surrounding countryside. The Pravčická Gate can be reached by marked hiking trails.
  3. Maria’s viewpoint: One of the most popular viewpoints in Bohemian Switzerland, offering a beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding landscape, including the Lusatian Mountains, rock formations and the Elbe River. Maria’s Lookout is located about 5 km from Dolský mlýn along the green hiking trail.

Practical information

Make sure you have plenty of water, snacks, suitable clothing and good hiking boots before your trip to Dolský mlýn. In the area of Bohemian Switzerland there is an entrance fee to the national park, so it is good to check the current prices and conditions in advance. Weather in the mountains can be variable, so it is advisable to monitor the current forecast and adapt your trip to the conditions. Don’t forget to take a camera or mobile phone with a good camera to capture the beautiful views from Dolský Mlýn and other places you visit. In Hřensko you will find amenities such as restaurants, accommodation and shops, but it is advisable to bring most of the necessities with you.

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