White-Carpathian Path (14 km)
Rideability : all the year round, May, June
(the meadows are blowing)
We begin in
Kněždub, behind the church, from where we go up the road.
On the ridge, we turn to the left (red tourist marking) and reach the road-fork
(with an oak monument). This location is the entrance gate to the region of
Horňácko. We continue along the road and paths, following the red
marking, to the Kobyla hill. Then we go down hill to the road-fork
called White Well and now we pass a large complex of the Vojšické
meadows up the hill called Čertoryje. The green tourist marking
leads us back to the Lučina dam.
The value of the White Carpathians
consists mainly in their harmonious landscape formed by large blowing
meadows and half-natural forests.
the meadows, more than 20 species of orchids and a plenty of
protected plants (iris, lily, sword lily, pasqueflower) grow. A lot of rare
insect species, especially butterflies, are related to those plants. The
White-Carpathian meadows belong to the largest and richest ones in
Central Europe. You can find up to 55 species (!) of high plants on 1 m2 of
The forests cover almost 45% of the surface of the protected landscape area,
whereby the broadleaved forests with oak, beech and hornbeam prevail (almost