Smraďavka circle - Czech republic
Cycling of curve
We start our excursion on square in Bzenec, driving along the road on direction to the town of Strážnice, where we turn, before subway, to asphalted way. We follow green marked tourist trail and visit so called Žižka Oak. We continue straight direct along this asphalted road in direction to Ratíškovice or we can make a diversion via Rudník. The same way will be taken up to the community of Milovice. Here, we can visit very interesting castle. Further, we continue the same route along small roads across communities of Vlkov, Žádovice, Ježov up to Osvětimany. Later, in Medovice, we turn to the left upstairs, and climb to forest border. The road turns aside to the left and arises up through the forest. From cross-roads to Spářovy, we take our way along green tourist sign to the right, but after 400 m distance the marking stops us in a col to navigate us and we drive straight ahead. The way starts to turn to the right and drops a little. Along narrow asphalted road we descend into valley of Dlouhá řeka (Long River). We continue along yellow marked tourist way, from cross-roads Na Pile we turn to the right along red marked tourist trail. Consequently, we drive round Holý kopec (Plain Hill) along green tourist sign. From here, we reach frequented road and drive to the castle Buchlov along small road placed nearby. From Buchlov castle, we drive the same way down (or we can drive round this Holý kopec – Plain Hill – from the other part). Afterthat, we drive downstairs through Dlouhá řeka (Long River) valley to community of Smraďavka. Here, we can refresh ourselves with healing water springs and have a bath in a small dam Nad Sovínem. Later, we drive across communities of Tučapy, Važany, Ořechov and Těmice back to Bzenec.
Route length: 82 kms
Character: route of middle difficulty
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