Touristic region of the Iron Mountains
Železnohorský region lies in the Pardubice District, at the borderline of two tourist regions: Pardubicko and Chrudimsko-Hlinecko.
The landscape varies from ponds, picturesque springs and streams, across rolling foothills of the Železné hory (“Iron Mountains”) abounding in mixed forests, up to the mountain tops of the Železné hory with their dominant, the impressive ruins of the Lichnice castle. Thanks to the Protected Landscape Area of Železné hory and National Geopark Železné hory, the countryside offers a variety of places of natural beauty and geological interests. The region also boasts with the largest recreational area of the Pardubice Region �" the Seč dam.
The diverse countryside of the foothills and mountains of the Železné hory is an ideal location for the increasing number of various educational paths for nature-lovers and hikers. Visitors and holidaymakers can take a stroll through the nature, a bicycle ride, or even �" thanks to the existence of numerous ranches and horse stands �" a horse ride. Traces of Celtic settlement in the area gave impulse to conception of the association BOII, which has founded a unique Archeopark in Nasavrky.
Strolling through the region, visitors can admire impressive monuments of medieval architecture, as well as picturesque folk architecture.
Development of agro-tourism within the region goes hand in hand with environmental protection, ec-education, revitalization of the village centres and return to traditional life-style and its value.