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


Žítková - Bojkovice

Basic information about the trail

A relatively short trail starting at the mystical place famous for the Žítkov goddesses and ending in Bojkovice, where the white neo-Gothic castle Nový Světlov captivates at first sight.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Žítková

Ending point: Bojkovice

Distance: 11,7 km

Estimated travel time: 3:38 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 323 m, descent 439 m

Surface: paved asphalt road, forest and field paths

Critical points: From Krhov to Bojkovice is about 2 km along the road

Our tip:

Use the built cycle path from Krhov to Bojkovice, which runs on the left side of the main road for safety reasons.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Trails in Czechia

Museum of the Last Goddess of Žítková

Information centre with mini-museum

Museum of Bojkovice area

Information centre of the Bojkovice area

Trails in Czechia

Nový Světlov Chateau

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Youth Home Church High School

Eurocamping Bojkovice

Hvězda Plus s. r. o.

Pension Rotop

Pension U Jandlů

Trails in Czechia

Nový Světlov Chateau

Pension AgraM

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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: