1-day Bike Tour - History of Glass in the Jizera Mountains
Biking tour information:
Distance: 29 km Total ascent: 600 m
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This guided bike tour in the Jizera Mountains is an extensive excursion into the famous stage of the history of this region.
We will start our bicycle tour visiting famous glassworks situated deep in the woods of the Jizera Mountains. Then we will continue our cycling tour towards the foothills of the Jizera mountains to witness newer glassworks that ceased operations not so long ago.
Finally, we will visit the town of so-called “glass kings” where glass manufacturing remains operational until this day.
While in Desna we will visit the tomb of the „glass kings“ - Riedel family.
Apart from learning a lot about the historical era that brought major fame to the Jizera Mountains region we will enjoy the best mountain biking in splendid nature and enjoy breathtaking views at several outlook spots.