Bohemian Paradise

Bohemian Paradise

Less than 70km from Prague, there is the nature conservation area of Český ráj (Bohemian Paradise), where you will find beautiful rock massifs, varied landscapes, and numerous cultural sites. Český ráj offers photographers a wealth of scenic wonders at any time of the year. If you like taking pictures of landscapes, have a soft spot for history or just look for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, Český ráj is a perfect destination for you.

This guide maps the areas of the Jičín region, Hrubá Skála, Malá Skála, the Turnov region, Prachovské skály (Prachov Rocks), Libošovice, Mužský Hill, Trosky Castle, Kost Castle, and other places in the the nature conservation area of Český ráj.

The guide includes:

  • 80 sites with an exact description and GPS coordinates
  • Tips for photographers
  • Tips for accommodation, meals and transportation
  • Offline maps
Guide map: Bohemian Paradise

Václav Bacovský

Czech Republic

Vaclav Bacovsky in his professional live combines all of his great passions: photography, traveling, sports, and international affairs. Thanks to his work for the German Friedriech Naumann Stiftung foundation, where he works as a project manager, Vaclav was able to travel through much of Europe. He also works as a lecturer at the Charles University and a tennis coach. He started to pursue photography in 2008, not after the purchase of his first DSLR camera, but after attending a photogram workshop. Painting with light directly on a light-sensitive surface and the construction of his first analog camera was an experience that opened a completely new world to him. Since then, Vaclav became fully engrossed in photography, especially with landscape photography. His passion brought him to many countries throughout five continents. Professionally, Vaclav pursues product and event photography and writing travel guides for photographers. In his free time, besides landscape photography, he likes macro and abstract art and infrared architectural photography. Vaclav and his sister, Eliska Pivrncova, also write a blog about photography as a means of expression –

Full version of the guide includes 64 additional photos.