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


Rousínov - Bučovice

Basic information about the trail

The trail leads through the Lutršték pilgrimage site to the town of Bučovice, where there is a Marian church and Bučovice Castle with a castle garden.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Rousínov

Ending point: Bučovice

Distance: 19,0 km

Estimated travel time: 5:30 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 323 m, descent 337 m

Surface: mainly forest roads, paved roads

Critical points: none

Our tip:

If you start the stage from Olšany, where you have been staying, we recommend using public transport to Rousínov to the bus station, where there is a tourist signpost ROUSÍNOV – BUS, from where we will continue our journey along the marked Cyril and Methodius Route to Bučovice.

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 Slavkov u Brna

Lutršték pilgrimage site

Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Bučovice Castle

Trails in Czechia

Information and Cultural Centre

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Golf Hotel Austerlitz


Pension U Šembery

Villa Sole

Hotel Arkáda

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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: