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

the seventeenth stage of hiking

Křtiny - Rousínov

Basic information about the trail

The trail between the towns of Křtiny and Rousínov represents a hiking tour through the Drahanská vrchovina, especially the Říčky Nature Park.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Křtiny

Ending point: Rousínov

Distance: 19,0 km

Estimated travel time: 5:30 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 281 m, descent 443 m

Surface: mainly forest roads, paved roads

Critical points: there are no accommodation facilities in Rousínov. It is necessary to take this into account and prepare for it.

Our tip:

At the signpost KALEČNÍK – ROZC., turn left along the green tourist sign and after 3.6 km you will reach the village of Olšany, where you can find accommodation. The next day you can get from Olšany to Rousínov by bus.

Take enough food and drink with you, as there are sections of the route without the possibility of buying food during the journey.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Nature park Říčky

Trails in Czechia

Church of the Choir of Saints Cyril and Methodius

Church of St. Mary Magdalene

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Accommodation in Udens Tornis

Apartments near Slavotinek

Farm Olšany s.r.o.

At the Red Beech

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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: