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

the fourth stage of hiking

Strážnice - Vracov

Basic information about the trail

The trail runs almost exclusively through uninhabited countryside. You will enjoy especially the pine forests near Bzenec, which are besieged by mushroom pickers every year in September and October.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Strážnice

Ending point: Vracov

Distance: 15,2 km

Estimated travel time: 3:59 hours

Difficulty: light

Altitude: ascent 46 m, descent 24 m

Surface: partially paved roads, mostly forest and dirt roads.

Critical points: To cross the Morava River, it is necessary to walk about 1km along a class II road.

Our tip:

If you want to go back to your childhood years, plan to come to Vracov on one of the Sunday operating days of the Garden Railway 600. You won’t regret it.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Tourist Information Centre Strážnicko

Trails in Czechia

Open Air Museum in Strážnice

Strážnice Castle

Průžek's Mill

Blueprint workshop

Synagogue and Jewish cemetery

Strážnice City Museum

National Natural Monument
Váté Písky and Dúbrava

Bzenec Castle

Jewish cemetery with a ceremonial hall

Hill with the chapel of St. Florian

Church of St. John the Baptist

Information centre Bzenec

Trails in Czechia

Church of St. Lawrence

Information centre of the town of Vracov

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Restaurant and Hotel Beta Bzenec

Restaurant and Hotel Lidový dům

Restaurant and Hotel Junior

Restaurant At Petr

Tourist hostel in Vracov

DJ pension

Pension U Zachů

FrGo accommodation

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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: