Circle trip "Around Šostýna II"

Type: walking trip, trip with small children

ROUTE

Trailhead – Bezručova vyhlídka – Šostýn – Raškův kámen – Janíkovo sedlo – Trailhead

Length  4,8 m

Elevation  147 m

Ascent  256 m

Descent  256 m

Sign: educational trail markings sign with a symbol of a bicycle

slightly demanding

WAYPOINTS

A. Trailhead

B. Šostýn

C. Crossroads of the witches

D. Raška's Stone

E. Janík's saddle

TRAILHEAD

parking lot at the swimming pool

DESCRIPTION OF THE ROUTE

The trip "Around Šostýn I" (see below) can be extended by visiting the look-out at Raška's Stone - from the Lachian nature trail "Crossroads of witches" board (C) go further along the route of the nature trail (also following the yellow tourist signs) to (D) Raška's Stone (Raškův kámen)  – the distance is ca. 500 meters. Continue to the tourist crossroads at (E) Janík's saddle (Janíkovo sedlo) – about 350 meters from Raška's Stone. Turn right here (looking at the tourist guidepost to the left) and you'll descend along the asphalt road back to the trailhead (the distance from the saddle to the car park is about 1.3 km, the length of the entire route is about 4.6 km).

Circle trip "Around Šostýn I" – from the trailhead (A), take the Lachian nature trail route to the Bezruč’s Lookout, then go along the ridge of Brdy to the crossroads "Pod Pískovnou". From there, turn right and go along the pond below Šostýn to the ruins of the castle (B)  distance: about 2.5 km). 

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INDIVIDUAL SECTIONS

Circle trip Around Šostýn I (A-B)

Sign: educational trail markings

slightly demanding

Length  2,5 km

Elevation  147 m

Ascent  183 m

Descent  105 m

Surface : forest path, forest road

(C) Rozcestí čarodějnic - (D) Raškův kámen - (E) Janíkovo sedlo

Sign: educational trail markings

easy

Length  850 m

Elevation  65 m

Ascent  70 m

Descent  15 m

Surface : forest road

(E) Janíkovo sedlo - Trailhead

Sign: sign with a symbol of a bicycle

easy

Length  1,3 km

Elevation  120 m

Ascent  0 m

Descent  120 m

Surface : asphalt road