75 Points of Interest

In the old records the name of the town of Osek appears at the turn of the 13th century. In fact, in Czech language the word after which the town was named used to denominate a place where logs were gathered gained by felling original virgins forests. Nowadays the town of Osek is a tourist destination. Besides a monastery to be found in the town intself, remains´of the Rýznburk castle can be found nearby and the visitors are also attracted annually to visit the place on the occasion of the Osek festivities. In the vicinity of the town there are multiple hiking and cross country routes. Two study routes run through the town and its vicinity.