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

the fifth stage of hiking

Sázava - Český Šternberk

Basic information about the trail

A pleasant walk between the Sázava Monastery and Český Šternberk Castle. Two dominants of Czech history and culture. Besides, we will also pass through other beautiful castles and ruins which are worth to visit.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Sázava

Ending point: Český Šternberk

Distance: 17,2 km

Estimated travel time: 5:25 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 458 m, descent 454 m

Surface: mainly dirt and forest roads, less paved 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.

Castle Svetla nad Sazavou

Castle Světlá nad Sázavou

Castle Svetla nad Sazavou

Museum Světelska

Church of St. Wenceslas

Church of St. Wenceslas

Information centre Světlá nad Sázavou

Peasant Museum Michael's open-air museum

Peasant Museum Michael's open-air museum

Castle Okrouhlice

Castle Okrouhlice

Information centre Havlíčkův Brod

Museum Vysočina, Havlíčkův Brod

Vysočina Museum

Church in Havlíčkův Brod

Dean's Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Staffl´s bastion in Havlíčkův Brod

Staffel's Bastion

Park Future

Park Future

Havlíček Square and town houses

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Castle Svetla nad Sazavou

Castle Světlá

Pension104

Restaurant and Hotel Barbora

Pension Villa Amenity

Dublin bar

Březinka Mill

Pension Hurikán 63

Pension Starr

Pension Jantar

Hostinec U Palánů

Hotel At the Golden Lion

Pension U Kroupů

Apartment U Truhláře

Pension U Kroupů

Hotel At the Golden Lion

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Photogallery

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: