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Hiking, Trip to surroundings
Prachatice - View tower Libín

Length: 13 km
Dificulty: medium
Circle: YES, Marking: marked

This trip around Prachatice starts by the information center by the red touristic track it goes towards Lázně Sv.Markéty and to the top of Libín where a stone view tower is situated. From there it continues by the blue track to the crossroad u Libínského Sedla where it turns to the green track towards Černá Hora Mountain from where it is only a short walk back to the starting point in Prachatice.


   Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Prachatice - View tower Libín
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 Dist.   Location   Elevation   Marking   Description 
 570 m n.m.      Crossroad 
 Spa Lázně Sv. Markéty 
 696 m n.m.        
 Rozhledna Libín 
 1068 m n.m.      Crossroad with blue route 
 Crossroad Libínské sedlo 
 886 m n.m.      Crossroad with yellow route and cyclo route 1055 
 Černá hora 
 894 m n.m.        
 570 m n.m.        

 Prachatice - The border town of Prachatice is one of the best preserved urban complexes in the Czech Republic. The historical center, which retained its Renaissance form within the ring surrounded by the already preserved city walls, was declared the City Historical Reserve in 1981 and in 2002 Prachatice won the title "Historical City of the Year 2002". Among the important historical monuments are the Lower Gate (Písecká ), Old and New Town Hall, Heydl House, Church of St. Jacob, Sitra and the Prince's House.
 Lázně Sv. Markéty – the spa was founded in 1783 at a spring springing from a wooded massif and focused on the treatment of the nervous system and the locomotive system. The spa operation ended in 1935 and the buildings continued to be used as a holiday resort.
 Lookout tower Libín - The stone lookout tower Libín was built in 1883. It is 27 meters high and has 137 stairs. From the lookout tower there is a beautiful view of the town of Prachatice and a large part of the Bohemian Forest, as well as the Novohradské Mountains, the Českobudějovická Basin, the Kleť Mountain with a lookout tower and a transmitter, Písek, Strakonice and Brdská vrchovina. With good visibility even the Alps.

Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Prachatice - View tower Libín

Photos of the route

Surroundings of Prachatice from mountain Libín
Mountain Libín above Prachatice
Sight of Blatenský les and mountain Kleť from Libín
Prachatice - Town-square
Prachatice - Museum
Prachatice - Church


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