Town in the valley of river Labe. First mentioned in 13rd century. In the beginning of 17th century was the town an important mining town and administrative centre of extensive rule.

Vrchlabí has been a town since the year 1533. The important building is chateau built in half of 16th century by Kryštof from Gendorf. Other interesting buildings are Renaissance town-hall from the year 1591, lately Baroque rebuilt, and church of St. Augustýn from the beginning of 18th century. In the neigbourhood of town square a lot of typical old houses.

Regional tourist information centre KRKONOSE - Krkonošská 8, 543 01 Vrchlabí, tel.: +420-499 405 744, e-mail:

Infocentre KRNAP - nám. Míru 223, 543 01 Vrchlabí, tel.: +420-499 421 474, e-mail:

Infocentre Ingtours - Krkonošská 14, 543 01 Vrchlabí, tel.: +420-499 298 621, fax: +420-499 421 738, e-mail:

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Chateau in Vrchlabí
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Small chapel of St. Anna near Vrchlabí