Rokytnice nad Jizerou is situated in the northern part of the Czech Republic, in the western part of the Krkonoše mountains. Its long history is related to the textile industry, which was the main source of municipal incomes and salaries of inhabitants in the area. These days, it is mostly a recreational, touristic and sporting centre. During summer, it is an ideal place for mountain tourism, while in winter it is an important centre for downhill or cross-country skiing. More information about Rokytnice nad Jizerou and the surrounding areas may be found on the website www.rokytnice.com.