Little mountain village Horni Branna is situated 4km southwest from Vrchlabi and 4km from Jilemnice. Horní Branná is village with very old and famous history. It was owned by very rich families in the past. Whole village is covered by hills. If you look from a far you can see only church tower. Horní Branná sits 461 m above sea level. It is well equipped village. There are shops, restaurants, post office, bus station and other places you require.
The area is suitable for cycling (biking trails), in the village there are tennis courts, playground.
Vrchlabí - Třídomí - Kněžice - Rozcestí Křížovky - Rozhledna na vrchu Přední Žalý - Vrch Šeřín - Pod Černou skálou - Pod Harrachovou skálou - Přehrada na Labi - Michlův Mlýn (total of 19,3km)
Vítkovice - Skiareál Vurmovka - Rezek - Sedlo pod Dvoračkami - Dvoračky - U kotelních jam - Horní Mísečky - Dolní Mísečky (total of 17,4km)
Pec pod Sněžkou - Zelený potok - Pražská bouda - Černá bouda - Nad Modrými kameny - Modrokamenná bouda - Na Pražačce - Horní Maršov (total of 13,1km)
Ideal for cross-country skiing trails in place (Jilemnice, Mísečky, Spindleruv Mlyn). The nearest ski lift Herlíkovice (4km), Vitkovice - Aldrov (10km) Benecko (10km), Spindleruv Mlyn (20km). Indoor swimming pool 25m long, 4 km far in Jilemnice.
Ski areas and lifts
Ski centre on sopes of mountain Kněžický vrch in Vrchlabí. Ski lifts go to the top of Kněžícký vrch (550 - 710m above sea level) with beautiful view to Vrchlabí and panorama of Giant mountains. Easy accessible cross-country skiing tracks to Benecko and Mísečky, lenght to 50km.
It belongs to the largest ski resorts in the Czech Republic. In Pec will find a modern chair lifts, 10 ski lifts with a capacity of 9620 persons / hour., 11 km of groomed slopes, the longest and best illuminated for night skiing slope, rugged freestyle park and downhill ski areas around Giant highway doing SkiResort of Pec pod Sněžkou one most comprehensive domestic centers.
The main ski resorts are resorts resort slopes-Upper Mountains in the northwestern part of the village and the area of Saint Peter in the southeastern part of the village. Secured by artificial snow on ski slopes. Night skiing is possible on both campuses. The Centre is complemented by other services such as snowboard park, 4 km long floodlit toboggan run, ski school, snowboard school, ski service and ski rental.
Modern ski resort Benecko offers ideal conditions for families with children - Assorted gentle sunny slopes of training, comfortable red, slalom slope for sporty skiers, two snow parks for freestylers and three snowtubing. Of course there is artificial snow and night skiing every day.
The newly modernized ski resort occupies a leading position on the Czech market and is one of the most visited ski resorts in the country. Modern transport facilities and the quality of supporting services in the ski resort are at a high level. Great emphasis is also placed on safety features throughout.
One can be found here: 1 modern ski lift, 2 slopes of medium difficulty, modern snow cannon (100% of the slopes are covered with snow), snow park with interesting jumps, ski school, snack bar with terrace and parking next to the slopes.
The complex is equipped with four ski runs of all difficulty levels, from blue to black. It can offer ski lift "string" for the children. On the other sports are prepared snow tubing, freestyle snowpark equipped with lighting for night driving or riding in the winter.