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

The first stage of hiking

Velehrad - Bukovany

Basic information about the trail

Recommended length of one-day stages including accommodation at the end destinations.

The Chřiby Mountains are a very interesting area in terms of both natural resources as well as history. We can find here very valuable landscape and natural history sites, romantic forest corners, rocks, wells, streams, deep valleys and places with a distant view and many archaeological sites.

What's ahead of us?

Our tip:

Take plenty of food and drink with you, as there are sections of the trail with no food available for purchase during the hike.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Velehrad Tourist Centre

Velehrad Information Centre

Bunč - Velehrad

Velehrad - an important pilgrimage site

Sequoia in Chabaně

Tourist Information Centre Buchlovice

Brest Rock

Chapel of St. Barbara

Buchlov Castle

Rock formation Pulpit

St. Clement Hillfort

Ruins of Cimburk Castle

Chapel of St. John Paul II.

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Hotel Buchlov ***

Pension Buchlovický dvůr

Pub U Špalka

Relaxx Recreation Centre

Bukovany Mill

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: