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Geography and climate in Jachymov

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Jachymov is known as the world's first radon spa. At the beginning of the last century, the first radon sanatorium appeared here.

The resort is located on the southern slope of the Ore Mountains at an altitude of 650 m above sea level, surrounded by picturesque forests. This town is located just 17 km from the world famous resort of Karlovy Vary and 150 km from Prague.

The area of the resort is distinguished by rich deposits of minerals. Since ancient times, silver has been mined here, from which the famous thalers coins were minted. But the city became famous thanks to the discovery of radon elements in the local deposits.

Now Jachymov is a famous health resort. It can be reached by car, bus or train.

The time zone of Jachymov is GMT + 1 (- 2 hours with Moscow).


Climate of Jachymov moderate. Winters here are mild (average temperature -2.6 ° C), cool summers (average temperature 17 ° C). The annual rainfall is 700-1000 mm per year. The slopes of the Ore Mountains protect the resort from cold winds.

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