Písek is a town in South Bohemia, known for the oldest stone bridge in the Czech Republic. Due to its nice small historic centre, Písek might be a good stop on a journey between Prague and South Bohemia (e.g. Český Krumlov).
Písek Stone BridgeThe oldest bridge in the Czech Republic and one of the oldest bridges in central Europe (yes, older than the Charles Bridge in Prague) built in 13th century in gothic style with baroque statues.
phone: +420 382 201 111address: Velké náměstí 114/3Local museum in the area of former castle.
Marian Columnaddress: Alšovo nám.Built in 1715
phone: +420 382 217 034address: Podskalí 2537/4Hydroelectric power station built in 1888.
Písek Town Walls
Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin MaryMain church and also the highest building in Písek with gothic frescoes.
Church of Holy TrinitySmall late gothic church in areal of old Písek cemetery.
Outside the centre
Jarník TowerLookout tower located in "Natural Park Písek Mountains", circa 3 km from the centre - follow red and after crossroad "U Vodáka" blue tourist path. Nice view of Písek and surrounding area.
phone: +420 382 213 239address: Ostrovní 2257/1
phone: +420 800 222 555supermarket at Písek train station
phone: +420 382 270 010address: Dvořákova 343smaller supermarket in the centre.
phone: +420 604 333 444Traditional Czech cuisine; summer terrace with view of Písek Stone Bridge.
phone: +420 382 213 484address: Heydukova 98Czech cuisine, good beer
phone: +420 382 224 697address: Heydukova 172/10Indian cuisine
phone: +420 773 000 654address: třída Národní svobody 32/11Favourite café in Písek, cozy atmosphere.
phone: +420 380 425 510address: Gregorova 124/6
phone: +420 776 277 394address: Fráni Šrámka 158/2
phone: +420 382 212 663address: Lesní 1277/1located 1 km from the historic centre near big forest ("Natural Park Písek Mountains")
phone: +420 605 959 855address: Kocínova 140/4