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


Częstochowa - Malý Stožek

Trails of Cyril and Methodius Route in Poland

The trails in Poland develops in 15 stages. It starts in Częstochowa and ends at Malý Stožek on the Czech-Polish border near the town of Wisla, a famous winter resort. The trail in Poland has a high landscape, natural and cultural value: the trail passes through picturesque landscapes, many lake areas, national parks, forest complexes. The first part of the trail is characterized by flat terrain leading to the famous cities of Częstochowa and Krakow.

The trail passes through two important pilgrimage sites in Poland, i.e. Czestochowa and Krakow, and brings us to Wisla, famous for hosting the Ski Jumping World Cup.

What's ahead of us?

Our tip:

Which way are we hiking?

Recommended distribution of one-day stages including accommodation at the end destinations.

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: