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

the thirteenth stage of hiking

Nové Město na Moravě -
Bystřice nad Pernštejnem

Basic information about the trail

From Nové Město na Moravě, which is known as a venue for world-class sporting events, we cross the Žďárské vrchy Protected Landscape Area and arrive in Bystřice nad Pernštejnem.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Nové Město na Moravě

Ending point: Bystřice nad Pernštejnem

Distance: 25,5 km

Estimated travel time: 7:22 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 431 m, descent 503 m

Surface: mainly forest and dirt roads, paved roads

Critical points: Be very cautious in the section from Nové Město na Moravě, where the Cyril and Methodius Route runs for 2 kilometres along a 2nd class road with a higher vehicle frequency. This section is not signposted as far as the Nad Pohledcem signpost. This section is currently being re-signposted.

Our tip:

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

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Nové Město na Moravě

Cultural Facilities of Nové Město - Information Centre

Zámek v Novém Městě na Moravě

Castle Nové Město na Moravě

Horacké muzeum v Novém Městě na Moravě

Horácké Museum

Kostel sv. Kunhuty v Novém Městě na Moravě

Church of St. Kunhuta

Skanzen Horácká vesnice

Open-Air Museum of the Horácká village

Náměstí v Bystřici nad Pernštejnem

Tourist Information Centre Bystřice nad Pernštejnem

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Hotel Sporthotel

The Youth Home

Pension Hotelovka

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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: