The Town of Sušice

The town of Sušice, often called “The Gate of Šumava”, is a town lying on both banks of the Otava River, a former gold-bearing river. The town offers a number of cultural, sports and holiday activities. Those typical for the town are hiking, cycling and water-touring. There are plenty of possibilities to go for trip to the mountains, which will surely be an unforgettable experience for you.

There is one of the newest leisure areas in the Šumava Mountains. You will find there a swimming pool including toboggan, whirpool, wild river, relaxing part – sauna, winter stadium, climbing wall and refreshing massages. Close to that there is a football area with two grounds and an athletic oval, volleyball and tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool, children playground, off-park and forest-park called Luh along the Otava River, which is the paradise for runners and in-line skaters.

The outdoor center is perfect for active relaxing.The nicest natural offpark situated on the bank of the Otava River. Adventure for the children offpark, riding a scooter downhill from the Svatobor Mountain, rafting down the river, team cooperation when playing paintball, in-line, flying balloon and many other activities provided by Offpark Agency.

The view tower is situated on the top of the Svatobor Mountain (845m) about an hour  walking from Sušice. The stony view tower is 31.6 m high and there are 182 wooden steps. It offers a beautiful circular view. A part of the tower is a tourist hostel providing accommodation including  restaurant.

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