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Twelfth Walk

Goethe's Look out

Hurky (bus stop on bus line #8) - Follow the gently climbing forest road (Gogolova cesta - Gogol's road) to Goethova vyhlidka, and continue to the left on the serpentines down to the forest crossroad where you turn left woards Prazska ulice (Prague Street) - bus stop on bus line #8 - Cerny kun (Black Horse).

Goethova vyhlidka (Goethe's Look out) - This was built on the hill of Vecneho zivota (Eternal Life) in the year 1889 according to the plans of Fellner and Helmer. In this neo-gothic building, you will find a restaurant and look out tower with a view of Krusne hory (Orr Mountains), Slavkovsky les (Slavkovsky Forest) and Doupovske vrchy (Doupov's hills). Goethe liked to walk along this trail rich in minerals and botanical flora.

Restaurant Goethova vyhlidka offers you specialities of Czech and international cooking, a pleasant rest on the terrace, the opportunity to dance, and the view from the tower. Reservations can be made for the private dining room.

Trail #12 - length 2900m; ascent 65m (descent 210m); duration 45 minutes;
Energy expended at average speed of 4-5 km/hr:
Person weighing 70 kg - 168 kcal; if 80 kg - 192 kcal.