Above České Budějovice basin rises the highest mountain of Blansky forest – Kleť. Mountain peak with altitude 1083 meters above sea level offers beautiful view of the surroundings. At the very top is a restaurant and lookout tower. A little below you can find the observatory. The top you can reach by walking or go via chairlift. For the fit persons it is possible to conquer the peak even cycling.
An important tourist destination of South Bohemia is the lake Lipno, which with its area of 48.7 square kilometers is the largest dam and the largest water area in the Czech Republic. In addition to water sports Lipno offers rich variety of activities in various forms.
Přemysl Otakar II. Square is main square of České Budějovice. Significant is primarily its size and shape, because it creates almost exact square with an area of almost exactly 1 ha. With adjacent parts is the total area of square almost 17 hectares.
An important feature of the square is the Samson fountain. It is one of the largest fountains in the country with a diameter of 17 square meters. In the middle of Baroque fountain is a statue on a pedestal performs four Atlas figures supporting the large circular bowl with a sculpture representing the biblical Samson on a lion.
Right next to the fountain is ,,erratic boulder”. There are rumours that if you step on it after midnight, you get lost and you will not find your way back home.
Black Tower was built in the 16th century. Today it is open to the public and offers views of the surrounding countryside. The tower is 71.9 meters hight. If climb up through steep stairs you can view 7 bells, some of which are woven with legends.
Mountain Kluk is another popular destination for strolls. Located near the mountains Kleť and near the village Křemže the mountain offers good visibility from a height of 760 meters above sea view of the surroundings.
The most interesting place of Vyšší Brod is undoubtedly the Cistercian monastery, which is open to the public in several tour routes. It is the only functioning male Cistercian monastery in the Czech Republic and one of the most important cultural monuments in South Bohemia.