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

the sixth stage of hiking

Pustevny - Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

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Basic information about the trail

The trail leads from Pustevny along the ridge to Radhošt’ to the chapel of Saints Cyril and Methodius across the western slope of the Radhošt’ massif past the Wallachian open-air museum to the centre of Rožnov pod Radhoštěm. Pustevny is a popular resort in summer and winter (1018 m above sea level). It is an important crossroads of hiking trails and one of the starting points to Radhošt’ mountain. It is a relaxing trail that runs along the ridge and then descends down to Rožnov pod Radhoštěm.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Pustevny

Ending point: Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

Distance: 12,5 km

Estimated travel time: 3:39 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 139 m, descent 781 m

Surface: asphalt road, mostly forest and field paths

Critical points: it is necessary to take extra care and attention when crossing the main traffic routes in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm.

Our tip:

The stretch from Pusteven to Radhošt’ is very attractive for tourists thanks to the magnificent views of the surroundings. We also recommend visiting the Wallachian Trail. Hiking shoes with firm soles are our recommendation, especially when descending from Mount Radhošť.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Libušín and Maměnka

Cyrilka viewing gazebo

Pustevny - Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

Statue of Radegast

Pustevny - Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

Chapel of Saints Cyril and Methodius

Wallachian Open Air Museum

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Restaurant Mountain Hotel Radegast

Cottage Peace

Accommodation in Rožnov p. Radhoštěm

Tourist Information Centre Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

Tourist Information Centre Frenštát pod Radhoštěm

Information centre Trojanovice


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: