Europe's largest natural sandstone arch

This is the Pravčická Brána, or Prebischtor, situated in the Czech portion of Saxo-Bohemian Switzerland. Parts of the "Narnia" film were made here.

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MariaH

MariaH - May 2, 2011 3:39 pm - Voted 10/10

Prebischtor

So very impressive...!!! Thank you!
Will you post some more pictures here?

EricChu

EricChu - May 2, 2011 4:13 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Prebischtor

I will - little by little! :-)

lcarreau

lcarreau - May 2, 2011 9:54 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Prebischtor

Eric, you outdid yourself on this one.

My Czech ancestors didn't know WHAT they were
missing when they immigrated to America in
the 19th century.

EricChu

EricChu - May 3, 2011 3:03 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Prebischtor

Thanks so much Larry!! :-)
Interesting - so your ancestors were Czech? I had always thought they might be from France, as I take it Carreau is your family name?
Yes, that Prebischtor is really spectacular, and so were many other spots I discovered when I was in that area two weeks ago. There are still more pics coming!
Many cheers,
Eric

lcarreau

lcarreau - May 3, 2011 10:17 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Prebischtor

My Czech mother married a French Canadian.

Hey Eric, nobody is PERFECT! : )

EricChu

EricChu - May 3, 2011 1:32 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Prebischtor

:-)!

visentin

visentin - May 4, 2011 5:08 am - Voted 10/10

not sure

Prav?ická is really the largest in Europe. There are a bunch of other natural arches elsewhere in southern countries. However for sure Prav?ická is the most photogenic !

EricChu

EricChu - May 4, 2011 7:15 am - Hasn't voted

Re: not sure

You could be right...just yesterday evening I looked at Vid's fantastic album of photos he took in the Ardèche, and I was also starting to have a couple doubts as to which of these arches is truly the largest in Europe...but in any case it's still the biggest one in the Czech republic! ;-))

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