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

the fourteenth stage of hiking

Bystřice pod Pernštejnem - Tišnov

Basic information about the trail

From Bystřice nad Pernštejnem we descend through the Nedvědická vrchovina to Tišnov. The biggest attraction on the trail is the state castle Pernštejn, which is located about halfway along this stage. There is a Cistercian women’s monastery from the 13th century Porta coeli (translated as Gate of Heaven) in Předklášteří.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Bystřice nad Pernštejnem

Ending point: Tišnov

Distance: 29,4 km

Estimated travel time: 8:44 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 453 m, descent 709 m

Surface: mainly forest and dirt roads, paved roads

Critical points: none

Our tip:

If you want to go to Pernštejn Castle, you will walk less than 2 km along the yellow tourist trail. There is a cafeteria in front of the castle and the Bašta has a beautiful view of the castle.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Náměstí v Bystřici nad Pernštejnem

Tourist Information Centre Bystřice nad Pernštejnem

Skanzen Horácká vesnice

Open-Air Museum of the Horácká village

Hrad Pernštejn

State Castle Pernštejn

Cisterciácký klášter Porta_Coeli

Cistercian Abbey Porta Coeli

Church of St. Wenceslas

Tourist Information Centre Tišnov

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Hotel Myslivna

Pension a restaurant Hanáček

Hotel Nedvědice

Penzion Laskala

Pension Pluto

Pension Tišnovská Rychta

Penzion Loria

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Photos from hiking.

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: