If you visit Harrachov, you should definitely see Mumlavský waterfall.
The Mumlava waterfall is a very popular destination in the Giant Mountains.
The Mumlavský waterfall is located about 1.5 km from the center of Harrachov, where you can take a very pleasant walk.
The Harrachov Mumlavský waterfall is less than 10 m high and 10 m wide. The Mumlavský waterfall in Harrachov is the richest waterfall in the Giant Mountains. Mumlava creates very interesting granite depressions here, which have been given the name Giant Pots. If you are planning a winter trip to the Mumlava waterfall, you will be amazed by the beautiful icefall, which is annually enchanted by the nature of the frozen falling Mumlava. The Mumlava waterfall is accessible all year round. You can reach the Mumlavský waterfall on foot, with a stroller or by bike.
Cars are not allowed to enter the Mumlavský waterfall. However, you can park your car for free near the bus stop in Harrachov or in the parking lot on the road from Harrachov to the border crossing to Poland. Entry to the Mumlavský waterfall is free. In return, please follow the rules of movement, do not throw away any rubbish or make any noise.
Trip from Mumlavské waterfalls to Špindlerův Mlýn
We will choose a one-way walking trip 15 km long.
First you have to get from Špindlerův Mlýn to Harrachov. By car from Špindlerův Mlýn to Harrachov, the journey takes one hour. However, we will choose a walking trip from Harrachov to ŠpindlerůvM lýn, so owning an alternative car is unsatisfactory.
How to do it?
On the IDOS.cz portal, find the best connection from Špindlerův Mlýn to Harrachov. The connections are not entirely ideal, but we believe you will find them. You can also use the services of GoTaxi Špindlerův Mlýn. The journey with GoTaxi from Špindlerův Mlýn to Harrachov by 8-seater taxi costs 1500 CZK and takes 1 hour at a distance of 50 km.
Brief description of the trip:
From Mumlavské waterfalls you go on a beautiful hike along Mumlava to Krakonoš's breakfast, where you connect to Harrachova cesta you go to Rozcestí U čtyř pánů. You continue along the ridge to the Nad Kotelní jámou signpost and further through Horní Mísečky back to Špindlerův Mlýn.
The elevation and map below present the route:
Mumlava Waterfall, Krakonoš Breakfast, U Čtyř pánů, rozc. Above Kotelní jáma, Horní Mísečky, Špindlerův Mlýn
Short description of the route: Mumlava Waterfall → (Mumlava Waterfall - Krakonoš's Breakfast = 4.7 km / 2:08 h) → Harrach's Way → U čtyř pánů (Krakonoš's Breakfast - U čtyř pánů = 2.8 km / 1:27 h) → rozc. Nad Kotelní jámou (U čtyř pánů - Nad Kotelní jámou = 1.4km / 0: 30h) → Old carriageway → Horní Mísečky → → Špindlerův Mlýn (Nad Kotelní jámou - Špindlerův Mlýn = 6.2 km / 1.34 h)
Total walking distance Mumlavský waterfall - Špindlerův Mlýn = 15km / 5:38 h - one way
TIP: on foot from Špindlerův Mlýn - Mumlavský waterfall and back to Špindlerův Mlýn:
If you take on the task of accepting the challenge as a more demanding day trip Špindlerův Mlýn - Mumlavský waterfall and back to Špindlerův Mlýn, a trip with a length of 31 km and a duration of 10:00 h with an elevation gain and descent of 1207 m awaits you.
A preview of the hiking trip Špindlerův Mlýn - Mumlavský waterfall - Špindlerův Mlýn - you can HERE
Harrachov is located in the western part of the Giant Mountains and is also one of the important hot resorts in the Giant Mountains.
Why visit Harrachov?
- Harrachov Glassworks Novosad, founded at the beginning of the 18th century, is one of the oldest glassworks in the Czech Republic. The Novosad Glassworks in Harrachov houses the Museum of Glass, the Novosad mini-brewery with a restaurant, a hotel and the renowned Novosad - Harrachov beer spa. The uniqueness of the Novosad Glassworks is the historic glass grinding mill, powered by transmissions and a water turbine.
- Bobsleigh track in Harrachov and Monkey Park
- Vertical park
- accept our invitation to the great Restaurant Za peci - you will be amazed by the professional and heart-shaped gastronomy
- Harrachov ski jumps
- Mumlava waterfall