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

the eleventh stage of hiking

Přibyslav - Žďár nad Sázavou

Basic information about the trail

We start our journey in Přibyslav, where Jan Žižka died in 1424. The massive Gothic tower is a typical landmark of the town. Along the way we will meet several chateaus, but also the ruins of Ronov Castle and the interesting natural monument Rozštípaná skála. Our steps will end in Žďár nad Sázavou, which is especially famous for the Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk on Zelená hora – a UNESCO monument.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Přibyslav

Ending point: Žďár nad Sázavou

Distance: 21,6 km

Estimated travel time: 6:24 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 387 m, descent 307 m

Surface: mainly paved roads, dirt and forest roads.

Critical points: none

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.


Information centre Přibyslav

Castle Přibyslav

Chateau Přibyslav

Church of St. Baptist, Přibyslav

Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Věž Přibyslav

Tower at the Church of St. John the Baptist

Přibyslav Town Museum

Zámek v Ronově_nad_Sázavou-

Ronov nad Sázavou Castle

Roštípená Skála

Natural Monument Split Rock

Zelená hora, Žďár nad Sázavou - UNESCO

The Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk at Zelená hora - UNESCO

Castle Žďár nad Sázavou

Bazilika Žďár nad Sázavou

Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Hřbitov Ždár nad Sázavou

Lower cemetery Žďár nad Sázavou

Zámek Žďár nad Sázavou

Tourist Information Centre Žďár nad Sázavou Castle

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Fire hotel Přibyslav

Pension U Kubínů

Apartments Dawa

Restaurant at the tennis courts

Pension Najdek

Apartment Sychrova

Chapel of St. Margaret

Hotel U Labutě

Hotel and Restaurant Hajčman

Hotel and tavern Tálský mlýn

Hotel House Morava

Pension u Draka

Pension and restaurant Táferna


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: