Bubovice waterfall, Solvay´s Quarry and St. John under the Cliff

Sat, 12 March 2022

We will start our hike in the village of Srbsko. Almost immediately we will find ourselves in a beautiful forest hiding the gurgling stream of Bubovice waterfalls. The path will lead us to the viewpoints revealing industrial scenery of Solvay´s quarry. The quarry was established in 1916 and the mining works started in 1918. During WWII the quarry was expanded and served for German military needs. Unfortunately, it is possible to visit the quarry itself (and the open air museum of mining that was established in 1993) only during the summer. But we will walk through the area giving you a pretty good idea of how the place looked like in the past. We will continue to the village of Svatý Jan pod Skalou (Saint John under the Cliff). The cliff that rises above the village offers a picturesque view of the village itself and mountains that surround it. We will end our trip in a small brewery in Beroun.


We recommend comfortable hiking or running shoes, some water, fully charged phone, warm and waterproof clothes in case of raining. We will end our trip in a small brewery in Beroun. You will be able to get warm food there. However, it is recommended to bring some snacks since you might get hungry before we reach the brewery.


At 8.00 a.m. outside the Main train station (Hlavní nádraží), in the park Vrchlického sady in front of Potrefená husa pub. The train leaves at 8:21 a.m. We return to Prague around 6 p.m.


The hike is easy. The route is 15 km long, with short uphills. Check out our Hiking Difficulty Scale for more information about the difficulty of the hike.


Early bird price: 400 CZK per person, after 5 March: 450 CZK per person. The fee includes train tickets, services of the skilled and friendly guide; excluding food, drinks, insurance.

We accept Sodexo: You can pay with Sodexo Fokus Pass voucher, Dárkový Pass voucher and Flexi Pass voucher. Online payment method is also possible with Flexi Pass CARD.

For a full refund, cancel at least 72 hours in advance of the start date of the trip. For a 50 % refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the trip.


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