The trail Kolem Štěkně (Around Štěkeň) runs through the countryside along the middle reaches of the Otava river in the vicinity of the village Štěkeň (about 8 km east from the town Strakonice).
It is named after the Czech writer Karel Klostermann, who lived a part of his life in Štěkeň. The trail acquaints visitors with personality of Karel Klostermann and with his life and work.
The trail is passable for hiking tourists, but most of the way is also accessible for cyklists. The circular path is about 7.5 km long and it is marked by signs with letter "K". Majority of the route leads along the red signed tourist path. On the trail there are 7 informative boards.
The point of departure is in Štěkeň by the house Nr. 75, not far from the mansion. The trail ends also in Štěkeň in the square, near the statue of the Czech politician, journalist, and agricultural reformer Alfons Šťastný.
Interesting places on the trail:
House Nr. 75 - Klostermann's summer house
Mansion - Klostermann's residence between 1860 - 1862
Mill "U Kubíků" - in the 15th century a meeting place of the Amishes
Weir - favourite fishing place
Šibenný Vrch ("Gallows Hill") - former place of executions with nice views of the region