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

the third stage of hiking

Skalica - Strážnice

Basic information about the trail

The trail connects two very interesting tourist towns with many attractions. It runs through the flat landscape around the popular Bata Canal.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Skalica (SK)

Ending point: Strážnice

Distance: 15,1 km

Estimated travel time: 3:55 hours

Difficulty: light

Altitude: ascent 28 m, descent 40 m

Surface: paved road surface, partly forest and dirt roads

Critical points: za obcí Trnovec se kříží frekventovaná silnice. Je třeba být velmi opatrný.

Our tip:

You will pass through a total of four ports of the Bata Canal. Ideal opportunity to rent a small boat and try sailing.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Tourist Information Office

Port of Skalica

Technical monument and harbour Výklopník

Wine cellars of Plze

Port of Petrov

The Gates of Strážnice

Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Church of St. Martin

Guard White Tower

Trails in Czechia

Open Air Museum in Strážnice

Strážnice Castle

Tourist Information Centre Strážnicko

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Motorest Petrov-Plže

Camp Strážnice

Hotel Strážnice

Hotel Under the Tower

Brewery Skanzen

At the Wet Bandits

An the Batak Petrov

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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: