Rock towns and formations

Suché Skály

Mala Skala

The attractive rock crest of solid sandstone sticks out of and above the forest: from a distance, it resembles an organ or dragon`s back. The distinctive shapes form the unmistakable silhouette of the Maloskalsko region.


Mala Skala

The region of Maloskalsko is among the best-known and most-popular rock formations in the Český Ráj.


Hruba Skala

The Hruboskalsko is one of the best-known rock formations. It is characterised by impressive towers reaching up to 55 m and also by steep canyons.

Prachovské skály


The Prachovské skály nature preserve is one of the most popular regions in the Czech Republic. It is one of the oldest nature preserves in the country.

Klokočské rocks

Mirova pod Kozakovem

The compact rock wall comprises Palaeozoic sandstone of thickness up to 60 metres with plentiful caverns.

Besedické Skály


The rocks hide rock labyrinths named Kalich and Chléviště and offer several impressive views of the Malá Skála valley.

Drábské Světničky

Mnichovo Hradiste

The Drábské Světničky, a former rock fortress, used to dominate the flat edge of the rock pillar near the basalt hill named Mužský, not far from Mnichovo Hradiště.

Příhrazské Skály


The large sandstone formations are located to the east of the basalt hill named Mužský - Male.

Vranovský Hřeben

Mala Skala

The sharp crest of cenomanian sandstone was uplifted and straightened out by immense natural forces toward the end of the Tertiary.

Betlémské Skály

Mirova pod Kozakovem

The northern tip of the Klokočské Skály hides the Postojná, the largest pseudo-karst cave in the region of Turnov.

Borecké Skály

Rovensko pod Troskami

The rock group is characterised by unusual structured walls and abundant overhangs and rock windows.

Hlavatice Lookout Rock


The sandstone rock offers views of the surroundings.


Mala Skala

Drábovna is characterised by plentiful scenic corners and little sandstone formations.

Krkavčí Skála


The Krkavčí Skála is a protuberant rock block on the left bank of the Jizera River, some 100 m above its water surface.

Adamovo Lože, rock cavity

Hruba Skala

The rock relief carved in sandstone is located some 300 m to the north of the Hrubá Skála Chateau. It is situated in a rock gap, on the right, on the way to the Mariánská lookout point.

Kalich - Chléviště, rock labyrinth

Mala Skala

The mysterious rock labyrinth offers superb views of the valley of the Jizera River.

Kozinec Rock Formation - Železný Brod

Zelezny Brod

The Kozinec, a rock formation, is a part of the UNESCO European Geopark.

Drábovna - Kozákov

Mirova pod Kozakovem

The sandstone ridge is located at the western side of Kozákov.

Studený Průchod

Brezina (Mnichovo Hradiste)

The natural monument called Studený Průchod - Cold Passage is situated 2 km to the south of Březina.

Pekařova brána (gate)


Near the village of Lažany is a rock formation with a carved Gothic arch that is known as the Pekařova brána Gate according to Czech historian Josef Pekař.