The Na Pomezí karst is situated on the Rychlebské hory Mts. southern edge, 7 km west of the town of Jeseník (northern Moravia). It was formed in white crystalline limestones and is supposed to be of the Devonian age.
Act No. 114/1992 Gazette on the Protection of Nature and the Landscape, as amended later, applies many latest administration law legal tools.
The Little Whirlpool Rams-horn Snail (Anisus vorticulus), which has been listed in the European Communitys Habitats Directive as a Species of Community Interest, is a very rare and critically endangered mollusc in the Czech Republic.
The Zbrašov Aragonite Caves at the village of Teplice nad Bečvou (Central Moravia) were discovered at the turn of the years 1912 and 1913 and since 1926, they have been accessible for the public as a show cave.
The Doupovske hory/Doupov Hills are situated in northwestern Bohemia between the towns of Karlovy Vary/Carlsbad and Kadaň.
Tourism has currently been an important part of many national economies. Population share on tourism is important benchmark of the country’s living standard. Tourism development is supported by a range of factors related to Earth’s human population growth, improving its health and education, which gradually overcomes language barriers and encourages the exploration of new places, cultures and experience unusual adventures.
Protected areas are important not only because of nature conservation and landscape protection but also of attractiveness of the regions or areas in which they are situated. The article presents the experience from the Šumava/Bohemian Forest Mts.
Nature and its remarkable elements are one of the main tourism pillars. On the other hand, when fully respecting the certain rules, tourism can provide protected areas with benefits because protected areas are extremely attractive for tourism.
The general public has been sensitive to any limitation to spending leisure or holiday time in nature. In addition, every decision in this field affects many people. Therefore, special attention should be paid to the decision-making.
The article deals with some strategic aspects of the relationship between tourism and nature conservation and landscape protection in the Czech Republic.