The Sumava Mountains

The Sumava region, along with the neighboring Bavarian Forest, creates the most extensive forest landscape in Central Europe, called the „Green Roof of Europe“. Primeval mountain forest remnants, glacial lakes, mountain and valley raised bogs make this area a unique „gem“ of natural beauty mingled with traces of secular human presence, giving this lightly inhabited area a special magic and mysterious image. The Sumava Protected Landscape Area, the Sumava National Park and the Bavarian Forest National Park create a consistent and in Europe unique nature unit which is protected by the UNESCO.