Cycling around Třebíč

Bicycles can be stored in a locked garage, where e-bikes can also be recharged. You can rent tools for minor repairs, we will advise you where to go on a trip. You can diversify your stay with a tour of Třebíč UNESCO monuments, the hotel is part of them. The Vysočina region around Třebíč is an ideal place for cycling enthusiasts. We can mention in particular the valley of the river Jihlava, including the area around the Dalešice dam and the area of the typical highlands north and west of Třebíč with a very low density of traffic on roads and picturesque winding roads. Due to the fact that this area is not very well known for tourism, you can enjoy the landscape without being disturbed. Below are some of the many options you can look at.

For walking trips you can use the information HERE as well.

Cycle route No. 1: Behind the views below Klučovská mountain – 14 km

An undemanding cycle trip through the nearby south-eastern surroundings of Třebíč, led only by a slightly undulating landscape. The route offers two swimming options, namely in the Markovka reservoir and in Lesní rybník (Hodinovci) at the foot of the forested massif of Klučovská hora (hill), as well as a passage through the local peaceful forests and subsequently beautiful views of the Třebíč basin. We leave Třebíč from the polyclinic along the cycle path towards Slavice, at the crossroads behind the last gardens we turn left along the new cycle path and enter Střítež. Upon arrival in village of Střítež, the Baroque statue of St. Jan Nepomucký, on the square there is a memorial to the victims of the First World War and a beautiful chapel with a bell tower. In front of it is a monument to Josef Zvěřina. At the end of the village towards village of Klučov, there is a memorial plaque to the victims of World War II in the park. Below the village on the left are linden trees and between them a memory cross.

Behind the village towards Klučov stands the church of St. Mark, which is a cultural monument and in the cemetery near this church there is an old ossuary (morgue) from 1648. At the lowest point of Střítež we turn left along the asphalt road to the intersection with road II / 351 towards Rouchovany village, along the road we turn right and cross the dam Markovka water reservoir (possibility of swimming). After about 1 km at the last buildings of village of Kožichovice, we turn right, where at first an asphalt, later a dusty cycle path awaits us. The dirt road in the forest connects to the asphalt contour road, along which we turn right along the slopes of Klučovská hora hill. After about 3 km of a pleasant path through the forest, the path connects to the Klučov-Třebíč road. After it, turn right and take a long descent with beautiful views of Třebíč and the surrounding countryside to Střítež. In Střítež, the circuit closes and it is possible to go to Třebíč, 2 km away, either directly on the state road or along the cycle path, which we used at the beginning of the trip.
Refreshment options: in village of Střítež.

Cycle route No. 2: Around Hošťanka hill – 16 km

Very easy route. From village of Slavice (Church of St. John of Nepomuk) we climb around the local cemetery to the distinctive forested hill Hošťanka, which is a continuation of the Klučovská mountain ridge. Hošťanka hides an interesting forest reserve with the occurrence of white fir and is therefore fenced, but accessible. At the foot of Slavice there is also a memorable tree, the bird cherry. Next, we connect to the state road and descend to village of Výčapy (Chapel of St. Cyril and Methodius, statue of St. Florian, chapel). We turn onto a purpose-built road and drive to nearby village of Mikulovice between fields and draws. Return around the local swimming pool back to Slavice and Třebíč.
Refreshment options: excursion pub in Slavice, Morava restaurant in Výčapy

Cycle route No.3: Circuit of Račerovice – 15 km

From the city center, head west against the current of the Jihlava River around the Polanka swimming pool. Follow the red tourist route through village of Řípov and continue along the red road to the valley of the Jihlava River to Padrtova mlýn (mill) near village of Sokolí. Here you can relax and refresh yourself in a pleasant environment. After Padrtový mlýn, you cross the river and continue along the yellow route, which turns right at the Pod Besídkou crossroads and takes you to village of Račerovice. You gradually ascend to the plateau, from where there are nice views of the Třebíč basin bordered by the distinctive hills of Zadní hora and Pekelný kopec. Via Račerovice, follow the yellow sign to the Velká Dubinka forest. At the Dubina crossroads, turn onto the green route and return around the Zámiš pond to Třebíč.

Cycle route No. 4: To the Alpine viewpoint – 16 km

From Třebíč on the road II / 360 via village of Slavice. We then turn on a side road to the picturesque village of Petrůvka (stone crosses, monument to fallen heroes, bell tower) and further to village of Ostašov, located at the southern foot of the Klučov ridge. In Ostašov, we will pay attention to turning onto field paths and cross a gentle hill into a shallow meadow depression with the Horák pond, where there are numerous species of water birds. Not far above the pond is a unique locality for the occurrence of black passerines, which bloom mainly in April (natural monument Klučovský kopec /hill).

And we already have the dominant feature of the region in sight, namely a high transmitter on Klučovská hora hill (595 m above sea level). We can stop on the southern meadows called Alpská vyhlídka (viewpoint) , and if we are lucky enough to have suitable weather, we will see rare scenery on the southern horizon – the distinctive alpine peaks of Schneeberg and a little further west of Ötscher, which stretches for more than 160 km. It is common to see hills of Pálava in the east and, of course, the nearby cooling towers of the Dukovany NPP. A quick descent from the top will take us for a change to the northern foot, from where there are nice views of nearby Třebíč. Return through Střítež (statue of St. John of Nepomuk, memorial to the victims of the 1st and 2nd World Wars, chapel, memorial of Josef Zvěřina, memorial plaque of the academic painter Ing. Jiří Dvořák, robot cross) on the road along the busy road II / 360 or through Slavice along the bike path.
Refreshment options: pub in Slavice, Jezdecký dvůr Střítež.

Cycle route No. 5 To the forests behind Lipník – 35 to 40 km

From Třebíč towards village of Střítež. We will cross Střítež with its monuments (statue of St. John of Nepomuk, memorial to the victims of the 1st and 2nd World War, chapel, memorial of Josef Zvěřina, memorial plaque of academic painter Jiří Dvořák, robot cross) and head to the distinctive wooded ridge of Klučovská hora. This peak with an altitude of 595.5 m is the dominant feature of the entire Třebíč region and there is a rare black passerine. At the foot, we turn left onto a comfortable forest road that leads around the mountain at its northern foot and leads us to village of Klučov. In front of the general store is a memorial to the victims of World War I and World War II. From here we continue along the road to village of Lipník, which is dominated by a large pond and the church of St. John the Baptist. Behind the village we can admire memorable trees and a large number of ponds. We continue through the forest, where we turn left from the road onto a long forest road, where roughly in the middle of the forest we find a nice forest pond Babka with a tourist rest.

Return through the villages of Odunec (birthplace of academic painter Ladislav Babůrek) and Zárubice (possibility of swimming in Zárubický pond) again to Lipník, and to avoid going the same route, we can go through Ostašov and Petrůvka (stone crosses, monument to fallen heroes, bell tower). Wetlands in the floodplain of the Štěpánovický brook were created northwest of Petrůvek. We cross the main road and turn to Slavice (the church of St. John of Nepomuk), which we already know, and return to Třebíč along a comfortable cycle path.
Refreshment options: pubs in Střítež, in Klučov, pub in Lipník, excursion pub in Slavice

Cycle route No. 6: Around the Dalešice dam – 10 km to Vladislav, then a shorter circuit 26.9 km, longer 42.8 km

The route will take you in the footsteps of flooded mills and mysterious ruins of former medieval castles. In their time they were massive buildings, today only a monument under the water remains from the mills and only stone ruins full of secrets from the castles … You can discover all this on the way along the banks of the Dalešice dam.

From Třebíč towards Vladislav and the circuit you start in the village Vladislav and head south on the way to Číměř, from where you will continue along the cycle path No. 5107, which will take you through beautiful nooks and around the ruins to the road No. 399. Here you can choose of two variants. If you want a shorter circuit, turn left, cross the bridge over the Dalešice dam and return to Vladislav along the other bank. After a longer circuit around the entire dam, turn right to the village of Stropešín, where after the village you turn left and head to the ruins of Čalonice. From here you will continue along the cycle route No. 5107 along the dam to the dam and to the village of Kramolín. Behind the village you can take a small detour (4 km) to the Babylon lookout tower. When you pass Kramolín straight on, you will join the cycle route No. 5108 and you will pass through the village of Popůvky. On the left side you will get a view of the runway and the complex of buildings of the military air base Náměšť nad Oslavou. Before Hartvíkovice, go straight on and take cycle route No. 5207, which leads through the villages of Třesov, Kozlany, Koněšín and back to Vladislav. Between the villages of Třesov and Kozlany you will connect to a shorter circuit to return to Vladislav.

Cycle route No. 7: To the Sádek castle – 20 to 30 km

From Třebíč, we head south again along a comfortable cycle path towards the nearby village of Slavice, where the church of St. Jan Nepomucký. Before Mikulovice we can turn to the nearby natural swimming pool and then through this village we descend to the wine village Kojetice in Moravia. Kojetice is dominated by the conical peak Sádek with the castle of the same name, which is currently under reconstruction. In Kojetice there is a sports complex with a swimming pool and courts, behind the complex there is a public camp.

We recommend that you turn to the top of Sádek in the village and visit the well-known wine center (restaurant, hotel, wine cellars, nature trail) with a distant view of the surroundings. From the crossroads of “Saint John” (statues of two saints) we head to Mastník. The level crossing is a technical curiosity – it is the highest point of the former ÖNWB railway line between Vienna and Berlin (529 m above sea level). From Mastník we descend to the town of Stařeč with the dominant church of Sv. Jakub and from there we return to the starting point at the Třebíč polyclinic via the settlement of Kracovice along a dirt road with nice views.
Refreshments: excursion pub in Slavice, in Kojetice, sports complex near Kojetice (approx. 1 km behind the village), Sádek Wine Center, Stařeč (pub, restaurant, confectionery)

Cycle route No. 8: Podhorácko and Třebíčsko Nature Park – 35 km

This tip represents a certain (shorter) alternative to No. 4. Through Lubí we get again to Ptáčov (natural monument Ptáčovský kopeček), but here we go directly north along a dirt road and pass several memorable trees. In village of Trnava (Church of St. Peter and Paul) we turn to Kobylinec (a natural monument with the presence of passerines) and follow the dirt road to village of Nárameč, where there is a torso of a medieval fortress and a nice chapel (cultural monuments). We reach Rudíkov around the Gbel, Perný and Hodovský ponds. The dominant feature of the village is the church dedicated to St. Peter and Paul and the Passion (chapel), which are a state-protected monument. We continue along the road to village of Hroznatín. This foothill village is the birthplace of Army General Ludvík Svoboda, the hero of the fighting on the Eastern Front and the President of the Republic from 1968-75. From here we drive to the surroundings of Svatoslav, where we turn to Benetice and head down the low-traffic road to the forests below the top of Jelení hlava. Possibility of turning to the memorable Velký Javor. We will drive through the peaceful landscape to Trnava again and along the already well-known road through Ptáčov and around the Lubí reservoir to Třebíč.
Refreshment options: pubs in Trnava, Rudíkov

Cycle route No. 9: To the Velký Javor – 40 km

The route heads north from Třebíč and we get to know the typical landscape of the local Podhorácko region – numerous pine draws and scattered clusters of syenite boulders, complemented by romantic ponds. We will reach the local part of Ptáčov via the dam of the Lubí reservoir (possibility of swimming, tourist rest). Right behind this settlement, in the spring we can admire the beautiful purple flowers of large-flowered passerines (natural monument Ptáčovský kopeček, information board PP Třebíčsko). Then we cross the Klapůvka valley with several old cottages and head to Trnava (Church of St. Peter and Paul) – here again the occurrence of passerines in the natural monument Kobylinec.

From here we set off on field roads to Nárameč and on the road to the town of Budišov, to which the distinctive parish church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and St. Gothard with an unmissable banner on the tower. In Budišov, it is possible to visit the exhibition of stuffed animals of the Moravian Museum in the local castle. Through the typical landscape of Podhorácko we continue to villages of Hodov and Oslavička and return along the road to village of Rudíkov. About 200 meters in front of Rudíkov railway station, you can turn to the so-called Raubířské kameny – a cluster of huge boulders with numerous manholes, overhangs and other romantic shapes hidden in dense thickets. Follow the side road to village of Přeckov (Pazderna natural monument), Benetice and Horní Vilémovice. In this settlement we descend across the pastures to another natural rarity – the memorable Great Maple, which is about 600 years old. We are slowly returning to Třebíč through the forests around the Jelení hlava hill, here there is a nice forest pond with a tourist rest in a shallow depression. Through Budíkovice (swimming pool) we return to Třebíč through forests.

Refreshment options: pub in Trnava, restaurant and hospitality in Budišov, Pub U Lenina in Budíkovice

Cycle route No. 10: Třebíč – Moravské Budějovice and back – 62 km

As soon as you leave Třebíč, you will be the first to look at the whole of Třebíč and its surroundings from the Na pekelném kopci lookout tower. Its steel structure is imaginatively surrounded by wooden squares. The lookout tower also incorporates a Jewish symbol. Its floor plan resembles the Star of David. You will descend the hill and drive through Mastník hill and around village of Kojetice, where you can swim in the swimming pool, you will reach village of Čáslavice.

In town of Moravské Budějovice, you can see an untraditional Baroque chateau, which was created by rebuilding a Renaissance town hall and several burgher houses. You can observe the remains of sgraffito decoration under newer plaster and figural and ornamental paintings in the interiors. The castle houses a museum of crafts, which documents the history of extinct or extinct crafts.

The chateau in Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou with the dominant dome of the parish church of St. Markéta is one of the largest in Europe. Period interiors and paintings illustrate the peak period of the Baroque. In addition to tours, the castle hosts cultural events, castle and wedding ceremonies or corporate events, banquets and banquets.

You will then cross village of Lipník through several lakes and return to Třebíč.

Cycle route No. 11: “Třebíč – Jihlava” – 42 km one direction

We will start the trip at the main railway station in Jihlava, marked bike path “B 08” will soon take us to the river Jihlava and bike path Jihlava-Raabs. We go downstream, after village of Malý Beranov along a separate cycle path. Mostly a separate bike path following the river and the railway. the track continues behind Luka and then Bítovčice. We leave the Přímělkov valley and cross the gentle hill into the valley of the Brtnice river – we can see the ruins of the Rokštejn castle from afar. We ascend through the forest to Panská Lhota, turn left and descend the road with minimal traffic to Dolní Smrčný, cross the track and the bridge over the river and continue downstream along the left bank.
In the village of Bransouze we will cross the bridge and the track to Přibyslavice, follow the signs bike path 162. The road will take us to village of Čichov, we will go under the track, the route will be a bit crowded, the reward will be the descent to village of Přibyslavice. We will connect to bike path Jihlava-Raabs again, we will pass through the disorganized buildings of Petrovice, we will pass Červený mlýn, behind the bridge on the right and at the first crossroads we will turn right again, along the cottages we will reach the crossroads Padrtův mlýn and further to the village Sokolí. We ascend over the river and a pleasant bike path between the fields in sight of Třebíč awaits us. We return to the river, cross the bridge and cross the suburban area to the center and then to the station.

Cycle route No. 12: “Jindřichův Hradec – Třebíč” – 86 km one direction

This route will alternate hills with valleys and castles. The route is 86 km in one direction, so it is suitable for physically fit cyclists or athletes or as a multi-day trip for families with children and castle lovers.
If you are not from town of  Jindřichův Hradec, then it is definitely worth adding a local castle to the trip plan. It is the third largest and one of the most visited monuments in our country. The core of the Gothic castle with a cylindrical tower has been preserved to this day. You will definitely be interested in rare paintings or a Renaissance garden gazebo – rondel.
The bike path will start around Lake Vajgar and later around Ratmírovský pond. Not far from the village of Střížovice is the Rozkoš castle, where your teenage children will definitely want to take a short break for a snack. The outer facade is decorated with pseudo-Gothic ornamental elements and bossage. Then you will pass between the ponds Hejtman and Hrádeček to the village Strmilov. In Olšany you can again take a break from driving and walk around the castle of the same name. Guided tours of the history take place throughout the year by appointment on the phone. Next door is the Czech Canada Nature Park. You will continue your journey through Maršov and Sumrakov. Another point on the route is Dobrá Voda. Yes, that’s where he comes from.
As soon as you reach the historic town of Telč, surrounded by three larger ponds (Štěpánský, Ulický and Staroměstský), you are exactly halfway there. You can see the castle and go to the lookout tower and go home. The castle interiors boast beautiful wooden coffered ceilings, valuable collections, period furnishings and a picture gallery. The castle garden is enriched by an arcade colonnade. The Oslednice lookout tower is off the cycle path behind the railway tracks. You have to climb 170 steps for a beautiful view of the countryside around Telč.
On the way to Třebíč, only the Renaissance chateau Okříšky awaits you. The façade was covered with sgraffito, which was later covered with baroque plaster. Over the years, the castle underwent renovations in the spirit of Baroque and Empire. Now the premises are used by the city office for the ceremonial hall, social hall or exhibition space.

You can also learn more about cycling and cycling routes in the Vysočina region around Třebíč on external portals:

Another possibility how to spend your free time is biking – especially in the valley of the river Jihlava and the Dalešice dam. Very good bike conditions with a low density of a traffic are also on the west and north of Třebíč.