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Šaunštejn (rock castle)

Šaunštejn (rock castle)

Category
Sight
City
Jetřichovice
Zip code
40502
Country
Czech Republic
Opening hours

Year-round

Notice: Because of view point reconstruction is in 2019 the Šaunštejn accessible only partially

One of the most beautiful rock castles is located by Česká silnice, north direction from village Vysoká Lípa, by the red mark leading to Malá Pravčická brána. It used to be a castle founded in the 13th century, owned by the Berka’s family. At the beginning of the 15th century is was pledged to the Vartenberk’s, and it played a part in the wars between the Vartenberk’s, Saxony, and Lusatia. In early 16th century it became dilapidated and it ceased to exist. There is a wonderful outlook to countryside from Šauštejn, with dominating Růžový vrch.

50.868649, 14.3519908

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Nearest stations
Station: Jetřichovice, Vysoká Lípa, Divoká soutěska
Distance:
0,8km
Station: Jetřichovice, Vysoká Lípa, Divoká soutěska
Distance:
0,8km

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One of the most beautiful rock castles is located by Česká silnice, north direction from village Vysoká Lípa, by the red mark leading to Malá Pravčická brána. It used to be a castle founded in the 13th century, owned by the Berka’s family. At the beginning of the 15th century is was pledged to the Vartenberk’s, and it played a part in the wars between the Vartenberk’s, Saxony, and Lusatia. In early 16th century it became dilapidated and it ceased to exist. There is a wonderful outlook to countryside from Šauštejn, with dominating Růžový vrch.

50.868649, 14.3519908

Price
Nearest stations
Station: Jetřichovice, Vysoká Lípa, Divoká soutěska
Distance:
0,8km
Station: Jetřichovice, Vysoká Lípa, Divoká soutěska
Distance:
0,8km
Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland