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

the eleventh stage of hiking

Lukov - Zlín

Basic information about the trail

The Zlín-Lešná Zoo and Castle, the Štípa pilgrimage site and functionalist Zlín are the dominant features of this stage. You can also look forward to nice views.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Lukov

Ending point: Zlín

Distance: 12,4 km

Estimated travel time: 3:29 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 140 m, descent 234 m

Surface: paved asphalt road, forest paths

Critical points: Lukov, Zlín - crossing main traffic roads

Our tip:

If you want to visit the Zoo Zlín-Lešná, we recommend that you set aside one full day or at least half a day to visit the whole area, including the beautiful Lešná Castle. We recommend the same for a visit to the city of Zlín, because there is a wide cultural offer waiting for you here as well.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Zoo Zlín-Lešná

Lešná Castle

Tomb of the Seilern family

Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary

The old church of Štípa

Bata Villa

Castle Zlín

Zlín City Information and Tourist Centre

14|15 Bata Institute

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Restaurant a Pension Lešná

Restaurant a Pension Silvie

Štefánikova University College

T.G.M. University College

Antonínova University College

Other accommodation in Zlín

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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: