Above the town of Žiar nad Hronom, there is a low, but very popular mountain, which is called Šibeničný Hill (Gallows Hill). It is a place where the locals walk if they want to escape from a busy city to the arms of peaceful nature.

Šibeničný Hill is one of the lower peaks in Kremnické Mountains, yet it is not lagging behind in comparison with others. All you need is just to go along the asphalt road and all of a sudden, you will find yourself at the very top, which offers beautiful views of the town of Žiar nad Hronom, which is surrounded by Kremnica and Štiavnica Hills, as well as the Vtáčnik mountain range.

Meadowy peak also offers the possibility of roasting. Aluminous tradition of Žiar nad Hronom is also referred to by a set cross made of aluminum. The natural attraction of this hill are oval stones, locals call them "valuns" ( i.e. chesils) that were brought here centuries ago by the Prahron River from the Low Tatras or the Slovak Ore Mountains.

Šibeničný Hill, despite being accessible via the asphalt road from the town, is closed for motorists. Only pedestrians or cyclists can get here on a 1.5 km long road.

You may need some: accommodation Žiar nad Hronom
Tourist map (GPS 48.59461, 18.8728)
Google maps (Navigation)
There are no comments. You can add comment or upload photos of this attraction.

Nearby things to do at Šibeničný Hill - 384 m asl

0.9 km
Beach swimming pool in Žiar nad Hronom
Lakes and pools

The summer beach swimming pool in Žiar nad Hronom is located on the edge of Štefan Moyses historical park. Visitors especially appreciate its pleasant environment and the...

Žiar nad Hronom
1.8 km
Maximilian Hell's Observatory and Planetarium
Other attractions

You can experience the fascinating space theatre in Maximilian Hell's Observatory and Planetarium in Žiar nad Hronom. The observatory is mainly focused on the Central Poh...

Žiar nad Hronom
2.1 km
Swimming pool in Žiar nad Hronom
Lakes and pools

The city of Žiar nad Hronom offers the public, in addition to the summer swimming pool an indoor swimming pool, where you can swim peacefully even in winter .

The munici...

Žiar nad Hronom
2.7 km
Šášov Castle
Castle ruins

Šášov Castle is built on a high cliff above the Hron River, on its left bank, in the northern part of the picturesque Štiavnica Mountains. It is unmistakable - it can be ...

Žiar nad Hronom
5.9 km
Jastrabská skala - 684 m asl

The Jastrabská skala (The Hawk Rock) is proudly towering on the slope of the Kremnica Valley, between the gate to Kremnica Hills, Stará Kremnička and Bartošová Lehôtka. I...

Bartošova Lehôtka
5.9 km
Kapitulské rock cliffs

In the forests above the village of Lehôtka pod Brehmi, there are the Kapitulské rock cliffs formed by rhyolite lava. Active lava flow created remarkable rocky hills, sea...

Lehôtka pod Brehmi
7.1 km
Ruins of Teplica Castle (Pustý Castle)
Castle ruins

In the woods, not far from the village of Sklené Teplice, there are hidden remnants of the Teplica Castle, which is almost unknown among tourists. The castle had an excel...

Sklené Teplice
7.4 km
Sklenné Teplice Spa
Lakes and pools

The Sklené Teplice Spa lies at the foot of the Štiavnica Mountains in the beautiful idyllic wooded valley, through which the Teplá stream flows. The spa area is full of r...

Sklené Teplice