MORAVIAN WINE TRAILS
A unique 1,200 km long networkof marked cycling routes interlacing all South Moravian wine sub-regions. The project, coordinated by the Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation, involves 230 wine villages and towns. Maps containing information about the route length, altitude profile and road surface are available for each individual circuit as well as the spinal Moravian Wine Trail. Information boards and signposts with pictograms identify points of interest and services along the way.
THE MORAVIAN WINE TRAIL
The red-markedspinal route of the Moravian wine trails connects the ancient town of Znojmo with Uherské Hradiště, the metropolis of Slovácko. The 292 km long arterial road passes through all the Moravian wine sub-regions and crosses 7 out of the 10 local wine route circuits. 70 wine municipalities and 10 protected nature areas are located along the route.
THE BRNO WINE TRAIL
The route startsin Moravany and connects the Moravian metropolis with routes of the Znojemská and Velkopavlovická Sub-regions. It is 92 km long and takes the cyclists for example to Dolní Kounice where excellent red wines are grown, to the Jihlava River valley, the Jihlava River Plain National Park or the Nové Mlýny reservoirs.
THE ZNOJMO WINE TRAIL
The longest routeconnecting nearly 60 wine towns and villages on 165 km of length. This route is not a closed circuit, but it passes through the most interesting places of the Znojemská Wine Sub-region. The area along the Dyje River offers flat road sections and fine roads between fields and vineyards. Lovers of rougher terrains will enjoy the Podyjí National Park.
THE MIKULOV WINE TRAIL
In the south the routepasses through the Lednice-Valtice Composed Landscape, it is 82 km long and quite flat, reaching the highest point at the Rajstna colonnade from where it further follows the Austrian-Czech border. In the north it leads through places of the oldest human settlement, the wine-growing region of Pálava and the surroundings of the Nové Mlýny reservoirs
THE VELKÉ PAVLOVICE WINE TRAIL
The northern partof the 110 km long, richly branched trails leads to a wine region with an attractive terrain and several lookout towers (Velké Pavlovice, Bořetice). From the Velké Pavlovice region, an area with a number of open wine cellars, the route leads via the vale of Dolnomoravský úval around the Nové Mlýny reservoirs to the Lednice-Valtice area.
THE MUTĚNICE WINE TRAIL
The Mutěnice area formsthe border between the northern and southern Moravian wine subregions. The mostly flat, 65 km long route through the gently undulating landscape of the Kyjov Hills can be divided into two smaller circuits following well passable consolidated dirt roads. There are several short climbs leading to nice lookout points.
THE PODLUŽÍ WINE TRAIL
The route throughthe flatland of Podluží is 115 km long, with asphalt roads alternating with dirt roads. In several places it is possible to admire rural architecture of cellars. The southern part of the route leads to two well-known Slavic settlements of Pohansko and Valy u Mikulčic; the northern part enters the forested area of Dolňácko near Kyjov.
THE KYJOV WINE TRAIL
85 km long routewith a rougher hilly profile presents a challenge for capable cyclists. The route follows the gently undulating Kyjov Hills and the Chřiby foothills, passing by several lookout points. Several of its branches are connected with routes passing through the neighbouring areas of Bzenec, Velké Pavlovice and Mutěnice.
THE BZENEC WINE TRAIL
The shortest, only 26 km long route follows mostly roads of the 3rd class via the hilly area of the Kyjov Hills, and near Bzenec and Vracov it enters the vale of Dolnomoravský úval. The circuit is connected to the Kyjov, Uherské Hradiště and Strážnice Wine Trails, and part of the route is parallel to the spinal Moravian Wine Trail.
THE STŘÁŽNICE WINE TRAIL
A 101 km long,winding road leading mostly along quiet roads, with about 20 km of consolidated or grassy dirt roads. The flat route rises up only in the White Carpathians foothills and in several parts of the Hlucká Higlands. Thanks to its rich branching, the route connects the Strážnice region with Podluží, Uherské Hradiště and Bzenec wine routes.
THE UHERSKÉ HRADIŠTĚ WINE TRAIL
An ideal routefor a day-long family trip is 75 km long and leads through a gently undulating hilly area along quiet roads and cycling trails. The heart of the route is Uherské Hradiště, the metropolis of Slovácko, from where it heads to Kostelany. In other directions, it is possible to continue to Polešovice along the Morava River or to the south to a spa town of Ostrožská Nová Ves and to Dolňácko.