Enjoy a wonderful hiking trip from Dolni Věstonice through beautiful Pálava UNESCO biosphere reserve, Klentnice village, gothic castles ruins and picturesque vineyards to Mikulov!
This hiking route starts in village Dolni Věstonice and goes through Pálava Protected Landscape Area - UNESCO biosphere reserve (Pavlovské vrchy). Hike Pálava hills that offer spectacular panoramic views of water reservoir Nové Mlýny in exchange for minimum effort and time. Visit Dívčí hrady - 13th century gothic castle ruins on the hilltop. From there move on to Děvín - the highest top of Pálava hills (549 m). Forest path will lead you down the hill to Klentnice. There make a coffee/wine break in Cafe Fara. Then way goes up the hill to Sirotčí hrádek - another gothic castle ruins. From there, path will lead you to Mikulov through picturesque vineyards. Visit Turold Geological park and caves where wild bats live. Route goes trough Mikulov Old town centre and finishes at the main train stantion.
South Moravian Region is famous because of it's incredible nature and landscapes, rich history and wine tourism. So, take your camera, get sneakers on and go to explore it!
In september you can try there unique Moravian young wine burčak.
Path through Pálava hills could be slippery after rain.
There are groceries and restaurants in Dolni Věstonice, Klentnice and Mikulov.
Take sun and rain protection, snacks, drinking water, raincoats, good shoes.
Don't forget photocamera and money for wine! :)
https://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusy/spojeni/ - public transport timetable
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P%C3%A1lava_Protected_Landscape_Area - about Pálava UNESCO biosphere reserve
http://www.cafefara.cz/ - Cafe Fara in Klentnice
https://www.jizni-morava.cz/en/object/31303-turold-cave - Turold park