This shorter route offers everything a relaxing bike trip should do. Interesting historical sights, amazing views and a great lunch that will reward you for the hills you've climbed. Moreover, the ride is only 25 kilometres long, so even less fit cyclists can manage it.


Lhotka 10
58856 Telč
region Jihlava
49.208176, 15.384706Map

A pleasant bike ride in search of history and local delicacies starts at the family farm Turistatek Javořice. From there it continues up a gentle incline to the ruins of Štamberk Castle. The reward for the climb will be the view from Javořice, the highest peak in the Vysočina Highlands.

After climbing Javořice, go downhill to the Studánka Páně Well, which offers refreshment with crystal clear water, and continue to Janštejn. Here a glassworks is located, which you can visit every Friday and Saturday morning until the end of September. From Janštejn, follow the Březinova cesta trail to Horní Dubenky. In the local restaurant Bistrot de Papa a real culinary experience awaits you. This place is really famous, so you'd better book a table. At the Kozlíček microbrewery you will be refreshed by the taste of the local beer. After the refreshment, you will have a wonderful time during your visit to the miller's museum in Chadimův mlýn Mill.

Go back again via Janštejn on cycle path 5126, which will lead you to Míchova skála Rock formation.The climb is worth it for the amazing view of the surrounding countryside. From Míchova skála go down to the Velkého Pařezitého rybník Pond, from where you go back to Javořice through Řásná. If you still have enough strength and desire to continue your cycling trip, it is worth heading to the village of Doupě and Roštejn Castle. Its interactive exhibitions will certainly interest children. Introduce nature, hunting and gamekeeping in a playful way.

Photo: David Falat, Daniel Balogh, archive of Vysočina Tourism