Mountain town and one of the most important recreation centre in Giant mountains. It is situated in the valley of Labe near the junction with Dolský brook. It has originated 100 years ago as mining and lumber village. In 19th century Špindlerův mlýn started to be an important recreation centre. The biggest development came after the First Word War. In this time there were built a lot of hotels and pensions. To the town ranks the biggest ski centre St. Peter. Two funiculars go from the town to the tops of mountains Medvědín and Přední Planina (Pláň). A lot of ski tows, downhill courses and cross-country skiing lines offer ideal conditions for lowers of winter sports.