WANDERING WITHOUT BORDERS
CYRIL AND METHODIUS ROUTE
Wandering - Experience - Cognition - Awareness
Trasy Cyrilometodějské stezky odkazují na kulturní kořeny Slovanů spojené s příchodem soluňských bratrů, sv. Cyrila a Metoděje, na Velkou Moravu.
Vítejte na stezce s 3000 km turistických tras. Cyrilometodějská stezka stírá hranici mezi poutníkem a turistou. Dálkové trasy Cyrilometodějské stezky spojují hlavní poutní místa v Polsku, České republice, na Slovensku, v Rakousku a Itálii. Stezka vede rozsáhlými lesy, přes pohoří, podél jezer a kolem obcí a historických památek. Povrch cesty se střídá se štěrkovou cestou, lesními a polními cestami, asfaltem a stezkami.
V České a Slovenské republice jsou na rozcestnících Klubu českých turistů a Klubu slovenských turistů umístěny tmavě modré nálepky s bílým symbolem Cyrilometodějské stezky.
Trasy jsou vyznačeny také na www.mapy.cz, která je přístupná i offline. V krajině jsou stezky Cyrilometodějské stezky vyznačeny v obou směrech.
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The trail connects some of the oldest pilgrimage sites on the Moravian-Slovak border and takes us back to the time of medieval monasteries, when Christian thought was being formed.
The trail connects three large mountain ranges, i.e. Beskydy, Hostýn hills and Chřiby. Nature lovers will find something to their liking. Wandering along the ridges will bring beautiful views of the surroundings.
The trail connects three historically known places - Kopčany, Mikulčice and Osvětimany - and takes us back to the time of the Great Moravian Empire, when Czech statehood was being formed.
Trasa spojuje významná arcibiskupská místa Svatý Kopeček, Olomouc, Kroměříž a Velehrad. Mimo to vede kolem poutního místa Dub nad Moravou, tovačovskými rybníky a krásným pohořím Chřiby.
The trail between Rome or Venice and Velehrad generally follows the old trade route called the Amber Road and passes through Austria and Italy in addition to the Czech Republic. The trail ends at the tomb of Saint Cyril in the Basilica of Saint Clement.
How does it work?
Passports, commemorative cards, map guides and what to take with you.
Wandering with everything
How to prepare and what to take with you, or how the Cyril and Methodius Route commemorative card works. These are the basic things that everyone has to think about before they leave. That is why we have prepared hints and tips for easier preparation.
Wandering without borders to history
Discover the authentic stories of the Cyril and Methodius Route, which lead through a number of unique places dating back to the time of the Great Moravian Empire, but also modern history.
Wandering without borders to nature
Head to the forests, meadows and groves where the trail passes. "Turn off" for a moment, clear your head and just go through the beautiful picturesque landscape. Look forward to plenty of scenery that will keep your eyes and mind in amazement.
Wandering without border for experiences
You will be pleasantly surprised by the strength of your steps, which will walk you, slowly and consistently, meter by meter, up to 500 kilometers. Wandering the Cyril and Methodius Route is an unforgettable experience.
Walking without borders for tradition
You will get to know places you have not visited yet, carrying incredible stories, and you will realize the diversity of the local culture and landscape where we live. Create memories that will stay with you for life.
Recently carried out
What events related to the Cyril and Methodius Route have taken place recently?
Great summer pilgrimage in honour of Saints Cyril and Methodius from Velehrad to Nitra
This year we also prepared a wandering trip, this time to the east along the already known trail to Trenčín to Velká and Malá Skalka, from where we continued for 5 days to Nitra, where we joined the traditional celebration of the feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius, which is held annually in Nitra under the name Nitra, lovely Nitra.
Over 200 km of wandering through the beautiful landscape of Eastern Moravia, through the White Carpathians, the iconic landscape of the Žítková goddesses to Skalka near Trenčín awaited us. From there, we continued through Trenčín, the Povážský Inovec Mountains, Topolčany and the Tríbeč Mountains to Pribina´s Nitra. The wandering was divided into 8 days
On foot without borders
A half-length documentary about modern pilgrimage
500 km trails of Cyril and Methodius Route, 60 pilgrims, 5 regions on the Czech-Slovak border, 4 seasons and much more were recorded by 1 film crew led by Petr Hirsch and Eva Toulová in the 52-minute half-length documentary On Foot Without Borders with Tereza Němcová Petrášková in the lead role.
Tips for short trips?
We have tips for short walks in the countryside near the marked trails on Cyril and Methodius Route.
Go to nature
If you are going for walks at this time, we have tips for short trips. Of course, pay attention to the principles of safety - always keep a veil with you, keep a sufficient distance from others and do not associate.
WANDERING WITHOUT BORDERS for new experiences
Follow in the footsteps of Cyril and Methodius to Velehrad and discover a trails full of fascinating history and beautiful views of the countryside. You will definitely not be bored while traveling.
Where can you also find us?
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