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Hiking, Trip to surroundings
Sušice – view tower Svatobor

Length: 7,3 km
Dificulty: easy
Circle: YES, Marking: marked

This trip starts by the information center and leads by the red touristic track around a small chapel of Sv.Antonín to Scheinosovo zátiší and then to the Svatobor hill where a view tower is located. On the way back the trip connects to the yellow track and leads to the crossroad called Úbočí Svatoboru where it turns to the blue track that leads back to Sušice.


   Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Sušice – view tower Svatobor
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 Dist.   Location   Elevation   Marking   Description 
 475 m n.m.      crossroad 
 Scheinostovo zátiší 
 696 m n.m.        
 Svatobor view tower 
 835 m n.m.      crossroad 
 Úbočí Svatoboru 
 662 m n.m.       crossroad yellow route and cyclo route 2079 
 475 m n.m.        

 Sušice - The important architectural monuments of Sušice include the town hall, Voprchovský dům (Museum of Šumava), Jewish cemetery, church of St. Wenceslas, the Church of St. Felix and a pilgrimage chapel of Angel Guardian.
 Scheinostovo zátiší - Scheinost's Still Life was built by a company called Solo in 1927 to commemorate Franz Scheinost. There is a gazebo around which a stream flows.
 Svatobor lookout tower - Svatobor Hill is a distinctive dominant point over Sušice. There is almost 32 meters high lookout tower from 1934 built at its peak with 182 steps that offers a circular view. In nice weather you can see nice views of the Bohemian Forest - Sušice Castle Rabi and hill Prácheň over Horažďovice, fortified seat at Albrechtice, solid Javornik with Klostermann lookout tower, Boubín, Kašperk, Zhůří, Sokol, Meridian with a lookout tower, Javorník-the tallest mountain in Šumava, Špičák , Jezerní hora, Ostrý or Prenet. The tower is open all year: from June to August every day from 10:00 to 20:00. Other months it is open at weekends from 11:00 to 18:00.

Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Sušice – view tower Svatobor

Photos of the route

View from Svatobor to Šušice
Mountain Svatobor from Dolejší Těšnov
Church of Guardian Angel above the town Sušice
Town-hall in Sušice
Town-square in Sušice
Town square in Sušice


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