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Kašperk Castle

Trail No. 4 – To Kašperk

(On map marked as trail No. 4)

Blue tourist mark, 8 km in length (approx. 3 hours), elevation of 260 m, surface: asphalt, forest paths and pastures

The walking trail via Žlíbek and Pustý hrádek to Kašperk castle and back via Kavrlík to Kašperské Hory is an alternative to an ordinary trip to Kašperk castle.

Points of interest: Pustý hrádek – remnants of a former stronghold – an advanced fortification of Kašperk castle; Kašperk castle – the highest-placed royal castle in Bohemia built by Charles IV., two castle tours – open from April to October; remains of Czechoslovak army fortification line from the second half of the 1930s (so-called „řopík“).

Warning: The trail is marked in one direction only. Follow the arrow signs on the map for better orientation.

Recommended – Kašperk castle tour The highest-placed royal castle in Bohemia built by Charles IV. East tower and west tower tours are offered. Picturesque views of Šumava mountain tops and the inland area. Castle refreshments, sweet and salty pancakes, a souvenir stall …

- Opening hours:

GPS position

N 49° 8.638', E 13° 33.358'



Město Železná Ruda
Milan Kříž