The village of Josefův Důl lies in the heart of the Jizera Mountains in the picturesque valley of the Kamenice River. It was founded in 1701 by Count Des Fours. Today, it is part of the formerly independent municipalities of Dolní Maxov, Antonínov and Karlov. Together they occupy an area of 22 km2 with approximately 900 inhabitants.
The village is a starting point for hiking, cycling and skiing trips. Popular tourist destinations are, for example, the waterfalls on the Jedlová River, the Bursting Dam, the glassmaking monument in Kristiánov or one of the many lookout towers scattered around the peaks of the Jizera Mountains. In Josefův Důl and the surrounding area you will find several ski slopes for experienced and beginner skiers.