They are a medium mountain range located in three countries: Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany. The mountains are characterized by steep slopes, gentle peaks and ridges. The Sudetes include, among others: Sowie Mountains and Stołowe Mountains. There are different types of landscapes and landforms. Most of the bands stretch north-west and south-east. Mountain soils, mugworts, brown soils and black earth predominate here. There are loess and less like-like formations in the Sudetes basins.
A typical mountain climate (cool and humid) is shaped by sea air masses. There are typical climatic floors. Odra, Morawa and Elbe are the most important rivers flowing from the Sudetes. The Sudetes are characterized by extensive afforestation, but the continuous progress of urbanization and industrialization has led to the cutting down and damage of a significant number of trees. After all, the landscape is still very picturesque here. There is an amazing wealth of nature here, despite the industrialization. Numerous national and landscape parks and reserves attract many tourists not only from Poland. Thanks to human activities in modern times, the world of fauna has undergone major transformations. Many animal species were exterminated, including bears, wolves, lynxes, wildcats. After all, the world of the Sudetes fauna is very rich.
In addition to natural values, you can also visit numerous monuments, such as: palaces in Maciejowiec, Mysłakowice, Bukowiec, Wojanów, castles in Chojnik, Świecie, Bolków, Gryf, Sokolec, Niesytnie, towers in Siedlęcin and Prudnik. You can get a lot of information about the Sudetes by visiting numerous museums. Exhibitions and exhibitions concern various fields. Tourists can use the Museum of Sport and Tourism in Karpacz, the Museum of Papermaking in Duszniki-Zdrój.
Visitors seeking the communion with nature should go to the Karkonosze National Park. The undoubted attraction may also be the Bear Cave, Biały Jar, Błędne Skały, Radochowska Cave, Wielki Staw, Jakuszycka Glade, Śnieżne Kotły, Wielisławskie Organ, Izerski Stóg, Góry Sokole, Kotły Małe and Wielki Staw, Kamienczyk Waterfall, Podgórna Waterfall, Szklark Waterfall Śnieżka and numerous nature reserves.
Winter sports enthusiasts will find something for themselves in Jakuszyce. There is a cross-country trail for skiing. However, in the Owl Mountains there is a network of post-Hitler corridors, where you can learn more about the Second World War.
The Sudetes are distinguished by a well-developed accommodation base. Tourists can use hotel services at the highest level. An additional attraction is the picturesque architecture and location. In summer, hotel room prices are much lower than in winter.