The lookout tower stands in the middle of the Písecké Mountains at an altitude of 606 m, around 4 km from the town centre. The total height of the steel structure is 58 m.
The lookout tower, standing in the middle of the Písecké Mountains at the altitude of 606 m, is located around 4 km from the town centre. The total height of the steel structure is 58 m. Its upper section serves for radio-communication purposes. Its assembly began in spring 1997 and was completed in October of the same year. The lookout is open to the public all year round, depending on weather conditions. If it is locked, the key is available in the nearby Živec chalet. The entry is free of charge, but at one’s own risk. There are two separate staircases, one for ascending, and the other for descending. The observation deck, located 35 m above the ground, offers splendid views of the whole Písecké Mountains, the town of Písek and its environs. The lookout tower is situated in the town forest park at an altitude of 606 m, around 4 km from the town centre.