Janske Lazne(640m) is a spa town in the North of the Czech Republic, at the foot of the Cerna Hora mountain close to the border with Poland. With only 15km of marked runs (5 blue and 4 red) it nonetheless offers some of the longest slopes in the Czech Republic from 1275m down to 640m. It is a friendly ski area and a little less touristy that the other resorts in the Giant Mountains although this could change as there has been continued investment in the area in the last few years, including a new 6 seater high speed chairlift. It is ideal for beginners and lower intermediates who are not looking for a huge ski area but rather some pretty, tree lined slopes.
For those who want to try some more pistes the ski pass for the area also covers Pec Pod Snezkou (13km of marked runs) which can be reached by ski bus, as well as some other smaller local resorts.
The 1.6km Protez piste offers night skiing from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm, and there is a 3.5km sledge run on the mountain.
4 Red Runs
5 Blue Runs
14 Ski Lifts
1275m Highest Ski Lift
640m Resort Altitude
33 Snow Cannons
This resort is not known for its nightlife, although with the hotel at the top of the mountain most people who choose this break are looking for peace and quiet in the evenings.
There are some spa services available in the resort thanks to the thermal springs around the area, as well as an indoor swimming pool complex.
Czech Republic Ski Holiday in Janske Lazne in the Krkonoše Mountains with ski pass
Why not try the Czech Republic for your next Europe ski break? The smaller resort in the Krkonose Mountains offers the perfect holiday for beginning or intermediate ski or snowboarders. Staying in the spa town of Janske Lazne, you will find it easy to relax after a day on the slopes. But if you don't fancy that - artificial lighting illuminates the Protez piste so you can enjoy night skiing until 9:00pm! The package includes 3* accommodation with breakfast and ski pass. Ski and snowboard hire is available for an extra cost from the hotel. Prices from €460per personPDF Download: Janske Lazne Piste Map
- Try skiing or snowboarding in the smaller resort of Janske Lazne which is mostly undiscovered by tourists!
- As a spa town, there are plenty of opportunities to unwind after an active day on the slopes.
- Alternatively, enjoy night skiing or sledding on the illuminated Protez piste.
- Accommodation in 3* Hotel Cerna Bouda
- Bed & breakfast basis
- 5 day ski pass
- Meals & beverages - unless otherwise specified
- Return airport transfers
- Ski or snowboard equipment hire
- Everything else not mentioned above
How to arrive at the hotel: The Hotel Cerna Bouda is located at the top of the mountain and cannot be reached by car. Weather permitting the cable car operates daily from 08.30 to 16.00 and at 17.30 there is one last ride. Your luggage can be picked up free of charge, please call reception when you arrive.
Ski Rental: Snowboard set approx.EUR 20 per person per day. Ski Lessons for Children: Minimum 3 children in one group. One lesson lasts 1 hour. Price approx. EUR 13 per child per lesson. Trips: Night sledging, min. 3 people: approx. EUR15 per person
Hotel Cerna Bouda***
Located at the top of Mount Cerna Hora this ski in-ski out hotel is a great place to stay for those who are looking for budget ski accommodation surrounded by peace, tranquility and beautiful mountain scenery. There is a ski lift located next to the hotel.
The functional yet comfortable rooms are equipped with en-suite facilities with shower and WC, as well as satellite TV and direct-dial telephone.
Other facilities include restaurant, cocktail lounge, children's corner, ski rental service, free luggage pick-up by snow scooter from the upper cable car station, snow scooter taxi from Janzke Lazne to Hotel, disco, exchange office, safe at reception and souvenir shop. There is also a fast food self-service and outdoor snow bar. Wireless internet is available in all public areas and is free of charge.
The restaurant serves a rich breakfast as well as Czech and International cuisine.
Nearest Airport: Prague (approx. 2.5 hrs)
Other airports: Wroclaw (3+ hours), Brno
Please note that during the winter months the hotel is not accessible by car. It is possible to park at the lower station of the cable car (fee applies). Please see the overview of the break for further information on how to reach the hotel itself.
From Prague take Motorway E65 towards Mladá Boleslav, then follow highway No. 16 towards Jičín, Nová Paka, Hostinné, Svoboda n/Úpou, Janské Lázně.
By Public Transport
There are buses from Prague to Janske Lazne which take around 4 hours with stops.
There are trains from Prague to Trutnov (15km from Janske Lazne), from there it is possible to get a bus the rest of the way.
By Private Transfer
Taxi available outside airport. Private transfer available on request after main booking.
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