Cyril and Methodius Route – Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

the eight stage of hiking

Brňov - Rajnochovice

Basic information about the trail

By this stage we enter the northern part of the Hostýn Hills characterized by slightly undulating ridges. This makes the Hostýn Hills a very popular recreational area in East Moravia. A comfortable forest stage through the rock formation Jarcovská kula around the Hladová studánka to Rajnochovice.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Brňov

Ending point: Rajnochovice

Distance: 16,0 km

Estimated travel time: 5:14 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 542 m, descent 435 m

Critical points: from Brňov to Jarcová we will be crossing the busy main road connecting Vsetín - Valašské Meziříčí, therefore it is necessary to pay increased attention and caution.

Our tips:

If you travel from Valašské Meziříčí to Rajnochovice, it is possible to use an alternative tourist route, to which we add a link to the map.

Take plenty of food and drink with you, as there are sections of the trail with no food available for purchase during the hike.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Rock formation Jarcovská kula

Monument to Prince Sámo

Church of St. Anna

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Pension na Hamrech

Hotel Polom

Archdiocesan Youth Life Centre Port

Guesthouse Ve Dvoře

Why walk the trails of the Cyril and Methodius Route?

The long-distance trails of the Cyril and Methodius Route invite you to pilgrimage sites and archaeological sites that have contributed significantly to the development of Slavic culture. They are signposted in both directions and encourage wandering without borders, not only state borders.

What can be obtained?

Perhaps everyone likes to bring back something from hiking, be it various tourist and souvenir items. If you will be hiking the Cyril and Methodius Route, we have prepared the following printed materials to motivate you to hike the trail: