The town in the valley of river Jizera in the west part of Giant mountains. First mentioned in 14th century. In pre-Hussite epoch the White Monk´s abbey.
The interesting is the Baroque church with devices of Harrachs´ and Ditrichsteins´ from the end of 18th century. In the town there are proved several examples of typical folks architecture. Today is Jablonec a centre of summer and winter recreation. On the slopes of Kamenný hills occurs several ski tows and downhill courses.