Open area of meadows mixed with patches of forest close to the village of Jilove u Prahy. Great views over the surroundings from an observation tower (an accessible telecommunication tower, see more info below). You can watch birds like Common Buzzard, Red Kite, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Kestrel, Tawny Owl and many others.
You can easily park in city center. Or use bus from Prague. The area is easy to access with photo equipment from centre of Jilove u Prahy. It takes around 30 mins of easy walk from bus stop. The area has a lot of options for nice walks.
Terrain and HabitatForest, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Plain, River
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonAll year round
Best time to visitSummer, Spring migration, Autumn migration, Spring, Autumn, Winter
RoutePaved road, Unpaved road, Narrow trail, Wide path
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Accessible byFoot, Bicycle, Wheelchair
Birdwatching hide / platformYes
The 30-meter steel telecommunication tower is located on Pepper Hill at an altitude of 449 meters. The tower offers a beautiful circular view from an open gallery at a height of 18 meters. From the gallery of the lookout tower you can see Prague and have a great view on the Bohemian landscape and birds flying by. A red marked trail from the town square leads you to the tower.