River Vltava is the longest Czech river. It springs to the Šumava National Park and flows to the Elbe river in Mělník. For water tourism There is an interesting upper river flow to České Budějovice. This section belongs to the most sjížděným rivers in Europe.
In 60. The Lipno Reservoir was built on the Vltava River, which provides year-round navigability of the river from Vyšší Brod. The difficulty of this section is WWI and the speed of the river is 3 – 5 km/hour. There are weirss on the river which are mostly passable. A beginner can also take a trip on the Vltava River.
Yachting and Windsurfin
g Lipno Lake is due to its size (length 42 km, the largest width of 8 km, area 4870 ha) the largest water surface and also the highest quality yacht specific hunting in the Czech Republic. This is why the World Championships and European Championship competitions were held here. The marina for yachts can be found in Lipno nad Vltavou, Frymburk, blacksmith and Černá v Pošumaví.
There are plenty of campsites on lipno where you can stay; For surfers are the most advantageous camps of Hawks I, II and III in Černá v Pošumaví. The maximum width of the Lipno Lake is close to 10 km. Under ideal conditions, you can ride a single chute up to 8 km long stretch! It surfs from March to November, but experienced surfers with quality neoprene also run in winter – of course if the lake is not covered with ice.
tes Since 1993, the system of interconnected, marked cycling routes, which connect the right and left shores of the lake through three transports, is constantly added. Cycling routes are connected to the neighbouring Austrian cycling routes in a total of six border crossings, and of course you can continue to bike paths to neighboring regions in the hinterland. All routes are kept on roads with minimal traffic, some parts are designed for cyclists and pedestrians only.
o offers from spring to autumn for lovers of hiking and beautiful nature a network of marked hiking trails and walkways that connect all municipalities and tourist attractions of the region.
In good snow conditions, winter on Lipensku will certainly not disappoint you. The attractive is skating or cross-country skiing along the frozen surface of Lipno Lake, and winter yachting begins to expand. If you prefer downhill skiing, there are prepared downhill courses with artificial snow in the area of winter sports Lipno – Kramolín and in Frymburk. These two campuses are connected by 45 km of regularly groomed ski trails.
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Valuable benefits from the Lipensko and the border
The Grenzgenial tourist Guide has a small practical book format that easily fits in your pocket. In it you will find nearly 80 free time tips (both summer and winter season) including Odtrhovacích coupons for valuable discounts. The tourist guide Grenzgenial you buy for 200 CZK in selected information centres at Lipensku, at partner rooms and at other points of sale.
Enjoy free time on lipno as brightly and advantageously as never before
Free time discounts in the Grenzgenial guide are so valuable that you can just use 1-2 vouchers and the money invested in buying the guide will return you richly back. During the multiple day stay you will save crowns and more. Most discounts also apply during the main tourist season.
Skiing in the Czech, Austrian and Bavarian parts of Šumava with discounts up to 50%
- Ski resort Sternstein (Austria: 20 minutes by car from Lipno)
Discount 1 + 1 day pass for 2. Person for free. (One person pays, the other skiing all day free). Thanks to this advantage you will save 28, €50. The discount is valid throughout the winter season 2017/18 in days Mon-Thu. Discount does not apply in periods 24.12.2017 – 6.1.2018 and 19.2. – 24.2.2018.
- Ski resort Hochficht (Austria: 20 – 60 Minutes by car from Lipno)
Discount €3 for 1denní Ski pass (highest possible discount on 1denní ski pass). The discount is valid for the entire winter season without any restrictions.
- Skipark Frymburk
Discount 1 + 1 day or evening Skipass free of charge. You save up to 350 CZK. The advantage does not apply from 23.12.2017 to 05.01.2018 and on weekends in February 2018.
- Ski resort Mitterdorf (Bavarian side of Šumava in HR. Transition Guard – ca. Hour by car from Lipno)
Discount 1 + 1 Three-hour ski pass free of charge. Thanks to this advantage you will save €15. The discount is valid from 06.01.2018 to the end of the season outside the term Bavarian Spring break (12th – 18.02.2018).
- Ski resort Zadov (Bohemian Forest – ca. 1 hour, 15 min. by car from Lipno)
Discount 1 + 1 day or evening Skipass free of charge. Thanks to this advantage you will save up to 590 CZK. Validity of discounts in days after – Fri. In the period from the beginning of the season to 22.12.2017 and from 12.03.2018 to the end of the season after – no!
Rental and service of yží, skis and skates with discounts up to 50%
- Lipno Centre (Lipno nad Vltavou, Frymburk)
1 + 1 Rental ski/snowboard/running set for 1 or more days for free. Discount is not valid from 22.12.2017 – 07.01.2018 and 17.02. – 04.03.2018.
- 1 + 1 Rental skates for 1 or more days for free. discount applies without restriction.
- 1 + 1 Ski service/SNB/skis/sanding skates for free. discount applies without restriction.
- Bicycle & Sport Řezáč (Frymburk – Square)
1 + 1 Ski rental/snowboard/skis/(possible incl. Poles and footwear)/skates for 2. Person for free. discount applies without restriction.
- Rental Intersport Pötscher – Hochficht (directly in the ski resort Hochficht)
Discount 1 + 1 day for free. Rental of ski and snowboard equipment for 2 days for the price of 1 day.
- Bicycle skis Haderer Sport Schöneben
1 + 1 Free: cross-country ski set rental for 2. Person for free. The advantage is valid in terms of 15.11. – 24.12.2017 and 10.1. – 31.1.2018.
Water & wellness & activities for unfavourable weather with discounts up to 50%
- Aquapark Wellness Hotel Frymburk
1 + 1 for free. Admission for 1 to 2 hours for 2. Person for free (at the same or lower value). Discount in winter season valid from 10.00 to 14.00 hrs
- Aquapark Karoli with salt water – Waldkirchen (Bavaria – ca. 1 hour. 15 min. by car from Lipno)
Discount entry for 3 hours only for the price of 2hodinové tickets. The discount is valid every day.
- Salt Cave Wellness Hotel Frymburk
1 + 1 ticket for 2. Person for free (at the same or lower value). The discount is valid from Monday to Friday.
- Bowling Wellness Hotel Frymburk
1 + 1 – Purchased Hour 2. Free Hour
- Squash Wellness Hotel Frymburk
1 + 1 – Purchased Hour 2. Free Hour
- Exhibition the World under the surface (Wellness Hotel Frymburk)
2 + 1 – When buying 2 adult tickets 1 free child ticket
- Fitness BODY21 (vyšší Brod)
30% discount for fitness
- Museum of the future ARS ELECTRONICAA Center (Linz, 1 hour) By car from Lipno)
1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free
Discounts 1 + 1 free, discounts 125 CZK from the total account or a percentage discount to the renowned restaurants:
Discount 125 CZK for total spending above 1000 CZK
- Restaurant in Hotel Star – Lipno nad Vltavou
- Restaurant Hotel Leyla – Frymburk
- Restaurant Penzion N. 10 – Frymburk
- Restaurant Penzion U Church – Frymburk
- Hotel Výtoň Restaurant – Front end
- Tavern “U Dwau Marye” – Český Krumlov
- Restaurant U Méďů – Hůrka
- Restaurant Lesovna – Sao Tome
- Discount is valid for Max. 1 – 2 persons for total consumption from 600 CZK/24 €.
10% discount on total account
- Restaurant & Pizzeria Milan – Lipno nad Vltavou
- Restaurant Sunny Meadow – Lipno nad Vltavou
- Tavern U Hastrmana-Vyšší Brod
Discount 1 + 1 FREE
- Vyšší Brod microbrewery Jakub – Vyšší Brod
1 + 1 beer for 2. Person for free.
- McDonalds ® Restaurants
1 + 1 Big MAC ™ McMenu ™ Pro 2. Person for free. Discount is only valid in selected restaurants: České Budějovice, Prague Anděl (Plzenska 4), Prague Strakonická 116, Mitrovice (motorway D3, 63 km), Tábor, Písek
Examples of other benefits
- Bobsleigh track Lipno nad Vltavou
5 + 1 Ride free: With purchased ticket for 5 rides, 1 ride free. You save 80 CZK.
- Taxi Marek Lipensko
Discount 125 CZK for taxi service when drawing services from 500 CZK or more
- Petrol station Armex Oil – Wells, Dolní Dvořiště
Discount 2 CZK/litre for gasoline/diesel in cash payment in euro.
|Name||Description of the benefit||Location||Validity of benefits, contact, etc.|
Activities and benefits in all weathers
|Hopsárium Lipno||2 + 1 – for 2 hours, 3. Free Hour||Lipno nad Vltavou||More info here|
|Aquapark Wellness Hotel Frymburk||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Frymburk||More info here|
|Salt Cave Wellness Hotel Frymburk||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Frymburk||More info here|
|Bowling Wellness Hotel Frymburk||1 + 1 – Purchased Hour 2. Free Hour||Frymburk||More info here|
|Squash Wellness Hotel Frymburk||1 + 1 – Purchased Hour 2. Free Hour||Frymburk||More info here|
|Exhibition the world below the surface||2 + 1 – When buying 2 adult tickets 1 free child ticket||Frymburk||More info here|
|Bobsleigh track Lipno nad Vltavou||6 + 1 or 10 + 2 free rides||Lipno nad Vltavou||More info here|
|Fitness BODY21||30% discount for fitness||Vyšší Brod|
|Bowling BODY21||Free Bowling for 30 minutes||Vyšší Brod|
|Museum – Birthplace of Adalbert Stifter||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Horní Planá||More info here|
|Postal Museum||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Vyšší Brod||More info here|
|Museum of the future ARS Electronica Center||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Linz (Austria)||More info here|
|Green Belt Center, a green strip of Europe||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Windhaag u Freistadt (Austria)|
|Aquapark Badepark Karoli||Entry for 3 hours for the price of 2hodinové tickets||Waldkirchen (Germany)||More info here|
Activities and benefits in summer
|Exhibition giants of the Ice Age||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Adventure Golf Fun Spot Lipno||1 + 1 – Adventure Golf ticket for 2. Person free||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Sightseeing Cruises after Lipno||1 + 1 – cruise on Lipno for 2. Person free with Boat “Adalbert Stifter”||Lipno nad Vltavou||More info here|
|Sightseeing Cruises after Lipno||20% discount for evening cruise with live music for Max. 6 persons||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Transport Frymburk – Frýdava||1 + 1 Driving with Transport for 2. Person free||Frymburk||More info here|
|Transport Horní Planá – near Lhota||1 + 1 Driving with Transport for 2. Person free||Frymburk||More info here|
|Ingetour Boat Rental||Discount 130 CZK When buying a trip incl. Rent a boat and transport back||Vyšší Brod||More info here|
|Canoeing trips in Šumava National Park||Discount 125 CZK When buying a trip incl. Rent a boat and transport back||Nice||More info here|
|Yacht Rental||1 + 1 – Adventure cruise with instructor for 2. person for free or to rent a sailboat for 1 hour 2. Free Hour||Lipno nad Vltavou||More info here|
|Bike rental at Hotel Jenišov u Horní Planá||1 + 1 – Rent a mountain/trekking bike for 2. Person free||Jenišov at Horní Planá||More info here|
|Historic cruise ship “Bafal”||1 + 1 – cruise to “the heart of the Vltava River” and Jenišovu for 2. Person free||Horní Planá||More info here|
|Sightseeing Cruises by speedboat||Discount 500 CZK when purchasing 60min cruises||Dolní Vltavice||More info here|
|Fishing in private ponds||1 + 1 – Fishing ticket for 2. Person free||Černá v Pošumaví||More info here|
|Nature Riding Ride||1 + 1 – extra hour free to purchased ride or lessons of 1 – 5 hours||Fountains near Vyšší Brod||More info here|
|Altenfelden ZOO||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Altenfelden (Austria)||More info here|
|ZOO walding||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Walding (Austria)||More info here|
|Treetop Path Kopfing||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person free||Kopfing (Austria)||More info here|
|Ruins of the Vítkův Hrádek Castle||1 + 1 – Ticket to Tower for 2. Person free||St. Thomas||More info here|
|Rope Park – Adventure Park||1 + 1 – Ticket for 2. Person for free or 20% discount||Černá v Pošumaví||More info here|
|Paintball – Adventure Park||2 + 1 – Ticket for 3. Person free||Černá v Pošumaví||More info here|
|Paddleboards Rental-Adventure Park||20% discount on loan Paddleboardu (s) max. For 6 people||Černá v Pošumaví|
|Karting Arena Rental||2 + 1 – When buying 2 rides 3. Ride Free||Horní Planá||More info here|
|Golfclub Český Krumlov||1 + 1 – Greenfee for 2. Person free||Svachova Lhotka||More info here|
|Golfclub St. Oswald||Bonus: 1denní Greenfee incl. Electric. Bugyny for €50|
|Tennis Court Frymburk||1 + 1 – to rent a court for 1 hour 2. Free Hour||Frymburk||More info here|
|Sport Rental Řezáč Frymburk||1 + 1 – Rental of mountain/trekking, inline skates or scooters for 2. Person free or 10% discount on rental equipment||Frymburk (Square)||More info here|
|Sport Rental Lipno Centrum||1 + 1 – Rent a bike/scooters/inline skates for 2. Person free||Lipno nad Vltavou, Frymburk, Horní Planá, new furnace||More info here|
|Sport Rental Lipno Centrum||1 + 1 – Rent a parasol/sun lounger/kayak for 2. Person free||Public beach in Frymburk||More info here|
|Sport Rental Lipno Centrum||1 + 1 – Cykloservis/inline skate service for 2. Person free||Lipno nad Vltavou||More info here|
|Sport Rental Lipno Centrum||10% discount on equipment rental||Lipno nad Vltavou, Frymburk, Horní Planá, new furnace||More info here|
|Water Lift – Wakeareál Frymburk||1 + 1 – Free wakeboard/wakeskatu/water skis rental for purchased ride on the water lift||Frymburk||More info here|
|Kubíkova Nature Trail – Activity Park Frymburk||1 + 1 – 1. The person pays the entrance fee, 2. The person has free entry||Frymburk||More info here|
|Off Road tricycles – Activity Park Frymburk||5 + 1 – When buying a five-horse card, 6. Ride Free||Frymburk||More info here|
|Summer Tubing (Ride on Souls) – Activity Park Frymburk||5 + 1 – When buying a five-horse card, 6. Ride Free||Frymburk||More info here|
|Fotbalgolf – FotbalPark Frymburk||1 + 1 – playing fotbalgolfu at the same or lower value for 2. Person for free.||Frymburk||New|
|Sumavský Everest pas||1 + 1 – Sumavský Everest pas pro 2. Person free||Horní Planá|
|Star Hotel Restaurants||Discount 125 CZK for total spending from 1000 CZK||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Restaurant & Pizzeria Milan||Discount 10%||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Restaurant Sunny Meadow||Discount 10%||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Restaurant Penzion N. 10||Discount 125 CZK for total spending from 1000 CZK||Frymburk|
|Restaurant Hotel Leyla||Discount 125 CZK for total spending from 1000 CZK||Frymburk||More info here|
|Restaurant Penzion U Church||Discount 125 CZK for total spending from 1000 CZK||Frymburk||More info here|
|Hotel Restaurant||Discount 125 CZK for total spending from 1000 CZK||Front Výtoň||More info here|
|Restaurant U méďů Hůrka||Discount 125 CZK for total spending from 1000 CZK||Hůrka at Černá v Pošumaví||More info here|
|Tavern U Hastrmana||Discount 10%||Vyšší Brod|
|Restaurant Hotel Svatý Tomáš||Discount 125 CZK for 1-2 persons when spending from 600 CZK||St. Thomas u Vítkova Hrádek||More info here|
|Tavern “U Dwau Maria”||Discount 125 CZK for total spending from 500 CZK||Český Krumlov||More info here|
|McDonalds ® Restaurants||1 + 1 Big MAC ™ McMenu ™ Pro 2. Person free||No. Budejovice, Písek, Tábor, Mitrovice (D3)||More info here|
|Vyšší Brod microbrewery Jakub||1 + 1 – Beer for 2. Person free||Vyšší Brod||More info here|
|Windy Point – Sandy beach and cocktail bar||5 + 1 drink at the same or lower value for free||Černá v Pošumaví – Hawk|
Winter activities and benefits
|Sport Rental Řezáč Frymburk||1 + 1 Ski rental/snowboard/skis/(possible incl. Poles|
and footwear)/skates for 2. Person for free.
|Sport Rental Lipno Centrum||1 + 1 ski/snowboard/running SET for 1 or more days for 2. Person for free.||Lipno nad Vltavou, Frymburk, new furnace|
|Sport Rental Lipno Centrum||1 + 1 Ice skates for 1 or more days/roller skates for 2. Person for free.||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Sport Rental Lipno Centrum||1 + 1 downhill ski/snowboard service/skis for 2. Person for free.||Lipno nad Vltavou|
|Skipark Frymburk||1 + 1 day or evening pass for 2. Person for free.||Frymburk||More info here|
|Skipark Frymburk – Winter Tubing (ride on Souls)||5 + 1 – When buying a five-horse card, 6. Ride Free|
|Ski resort Zadov||1 + 1 day or evening pass for 2. Person for free.||Zadov (Stachy)||More info here|
|Ski resort Sternstein||1 + 1 day pass for 2. Person for free.||Sternstein (Bad Leonfelden – Austria)||More info here|
|Ski resort Mitterdorf||1 + 1 Ski pass for 3 hours for 2. Person for free.||Mitterfirmiansreut-Philippsreut (Germany)||More info here|
|Ski resort Hochficht||€3 discount for one-day Skipass||Klaffer (Austria)||More info here|
|Ski rental Intersport Hochficht||1 + 1 day free of charge. Rental of ski and snowboard equipment for 2 days for the price of 1 day.||Ski resort Hochficht (Austria)||More info here|
|Skis Haderer Sport Rentals||1 + 1 – cross-day rental for 2. Person free||Běžkařský areal Schöneben (Austria)|
|Other services and benefits|
|Armex Oil Pump Station||Discount 2 CZK/litre for petrol/diesel in cash payment in EUR.||Wells, Dolní Dvořiště||More info here|
Grenzgenial New mobile App Guide
The tourist guide Grenzgenial goes with the times, and therefore, from July 2017 will be newly launched its mobile application with a better zapamatovatelným called enjoy Lipno, which you can easily download for 200 CZK in the APP store or Google Play. Thanks to the mobile “APCE” you will have all the benefits simply always at hand in your smartphone. For co-operating rooms you will get login details to “Apky” free of charge for your stay.
All essential about the new edition of the Grenzgenial Guide
- Format – Small booklet easily fits into your pocket (during June 2017 and as a mobile application)
- Validity of benefits to 30.6.2018 (benefits are one-off)
- Recommended sales price 200 CZK/8 € (in selected accommodation facilities free of charge as a gift to stay!). Overview of partner rooms, where you will receive a guide for free within the accommodation/stay package here.
- Portability: The guide is portable, you can pass it on or donate it.
- Application of benefits – Presentation of the whole guide at the time of payment and the subsequent rapture of the completed coupon in the middle of the guide (coupon must be submitted together with a guide!)
- Frequently asked Questions (FAQ)
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