Do you want to go for active relaxation? Enjoy a sports weekend in Litomyšl

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Although the town of Litomyšl is famous for its history and culture, there is no shortage of sports facilities. Whatever your purpose, it's always a good idea to stretch your body after tasting local specialties or exploring the arts. But where to go for sports in Litomyšl? That's what we'll advise you on the next lines.

Go to Litomyšl for summer sports

Do you want to enjoy the beautiful summer weather to the fullest while exploring new places? Visit Litomyšl's outdoor sports facilities. You can choose from a wide range of sports activities for individuals and groups. People often go to Litomyšl for a sports weekend for two.

Swimming pools and water sports in Litomyšl

If you visit Litomyšl during the hot summer days, you will certainly appreciate it if you can cool off during a sporting activity. In this case, we recommend visiting the Litomyšl Swimming Pool, which was first opened in 1948. There is a larger swimming pool with diving boards and a slide, as well as a smaller pool, a paddling pool and a 92-metre long water slide. The large pool area is surrounded by a park with manicured lawns and there is also a children's and volleyball court. If you get hungry after a swim or a spree on the water slide and water slide, you can refresh yourself in the restaurant or at the stalls.

Real water lovers and water sports enthusiasts might also be interested in windsurfing and paddleboarding on the Velký Košíř lake near Litomyšl. A smaller area with a personal approach and wide possibilities in the field of water sports is run by the Yacht Club Litomyšl YCL. It is an ideal place not only for experienced but also for beginners who are not afraid to try something new. In addition to all the necessary equipment for windsurfing and paddleboarding, the yachting club also offers pedal boats and sailboats for rent. However, you can also use your own equipment after being trained by the area manager.

Sportcentrum Litomyšl - bowling, squash and much more

Would you like to play tennis, bowling, squash, badminton or work out in the gym with a cardio zone? The ideal environment for these activities is provided by the Sportcentrum Litomyšl, which is situated between the ice rink and the Primátorská hrázda. Tennis players can enjoy the hall with an artificial surface, as well as clay courts or a training court with artificial grass and a training wall.

Other outdoor sports facilities in Litomyšl

Do you prefer football or athletics to water? Opposite the municipal swimming pool and swimming pool you will find the Černá hora Municipal Stadium in Litomyšl. The complex of interconnected sports facilities includes a football pitch, artificial turf running tracks, a workout area and much more. You will also find a pleasant Na Výsluní Refreshment Centre, from which you will have a view of the entire stadium. While the little ones will have fun at the playground, the bigger kids can test their agility on the rope climbers.

Runners who don't want to follow the same route over and over again can go on the groomed running circuits in the adjacent forest park Černá hora. The Primátorská Dam is also in close proximity, where you will find the Vulcanus public barbecue area, a children's playground and the FotballPark.

The Sports Complex behind the Sokolovna is also a popular multifunctional sports ground. Here you can play volleyball on the clay court, beach volleyball, netball, tennis and in July or August floorball and badminton. There are also lighted pétanque courts. The advantage is that you can rent a set of balls to play for free. Adventure golf, a combination of golf and mini-golf, is also an attraction. The fact that adventure golf is played on artificial grass makes you feel like you're on a real golf course, only in a smaller version.

Footballgolf in Litomysl

If you haven't heard of footballgolf before, believe me, you're missing out on a lot and it's time to change that. Can't you imagine a combination of football and golf? It's a great pastime for people of all ages and abilities. The point is to get the soccer ball into the hole with as few strokes as possible. You do this by kicking the ball off the tee and overcoming various obstacles created by terrain, logs, sand or water.

You can play football golf in the aforementioned FotbalPark. Karlos the iguana will be watching over your performance and you can pet him or bring him his favourite dandelions. Of course, there are also excellent refreshments with indoor and outdoor seating and a children's playground with a slide, swings and a bouncy castle.

Cycling and in-line routes in Litomyšl and its surroundings

If you enjoy cycling, we have good news for you. Litomyšl is located on the route of the well-known cycling trail that connects Ústí nad Orlicí and Česká Třebová. The total length of the route, which goes through Hrádek, Sudislav nad Orlicí, Jehnědí, Voděrady, Horní Sloupnice, Řetová, Litomyšl and Kozlov, is 72 kilometres. Since most of the trail is asphalted, roller skating enthusiasts will also find it interesting. Similarly popular is the easy trail between Chocní and Letohrad.

Do you prefer mountain biking and challenging terrain? Head to the Peklák Bike Resort, located just 12 km from Litomyšl on the outskirts of Česká Třebová. You will find more than 16 km of winding trails of varying difficulty, 6 km of pure downhill trails, the "Dechovka" climbing trail and a ski lift. You can also try out the local trainers, thanks to which you can learn to jump on the bike, climb the trails and try riding in the bumps. The renowned Peklák Bike Resort is open from the beginning of May to the end of October and the entrance fee varies according to age and the number of rides on the lift. If you are tempted to visit this cyclist's paradise but don't have a suitable bike and helmet, don't despair. A rental service is available on site.

Our tip: If you are travelling with a bike, you may find the tourist buses for cyclists and pedestrians, which have a regular stop at the bus station in Litomyšl. You can take a trip on one of the 5 routes that operate on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from the end of May to the end of September.

Sports in Litomyšl in bad weather

In the previous section, we looked at activities that you can enjoy especially on warm sunny days. Litomyšl offers countless activities not only for summer but also for other seasons. So what to do if the weather is not favourable for your sports activities?

Where to go to the indoor pool and sauna in Litomyšl

A great alternative for water lovers can be a visit to the modern Municipal Swimming Pool Litomyšl, which, in addition to the outdoor pool, also includes an indoor facility with 5 swimming lanes 25 metres long, a children's pool, a whirlpool, a steam bath, a 64-metre water slide and a beautiful view of the park of the neighbouring swimming pool. From September to May, you can also enjoy well-deserved relaxation in the newly renovated Sauna at the Cottager's, which consists of 2 Finnish saunas, an outdoor and indoor relaxation room, 3 fireplaces and delicious refreshments. You will certainly appreciate the unlimited access.

Skating and gym in Litomyšl

During autumn and winter weekends, public skating at the Litomyšl Ice Arena is very popular. You can also visit the adjacent building Fitcentrum Fila, which includes a gym, salt sauna and you can also book a massage, rehabilitation or solarium.

Litomyšl's combination of sport and entertainment

Are you interested in golf, but outdoor play is out of the question due to the weather? Just visit the indoor golf centre Golf 59, where you will find 2 golf simulators, a putting screen and the Caffé Gold Bar. You can even take part in golf tournaments here. Another interesting sporting activity is billiards. Head to the Billard Centre Litomyšl, where tournaments are held regularly and charged on the basis of minutes played.

If you're an adrenaline junkie, a go-kart ride in the KART Arena is the right activity for you. Whether you come to try the indoor or outdoor track, day or night, you won't be bored. The KART Arena is often the venue for group birthday parties and bachelor parties, but it is also suitable for individuals, families with children or school trips. In Litomyšl, you can also plan a trip to the Peklo Bowling Bar, where there are 2 lanes, special mangles for children, a restaurant and a bar.

Where to play sports in a group in Litomyšl

In addition to the well-known microbrewery and restaurant with a quiet courtyard and barbecue facilities, there is an exercise area of 140m2 in the Veselka complex. It is a perfect place to organize sports seminars, courses, camps or various training sessions. The floor is covered with tatami mats and there is a 5 meter long mirror on the wall.

While in the winter the sports hall can be used for ice skating or ice hockey, in the summer the space can be rented for in-line hockey in groups. If you don't know where to go in Litomyšl for non-traditional teambuilding, consider group tennis lessons from coach Pavel Saqua of the Pireo school. Not only will you improve your playing skills together, but you'll also have a lot of fun.

Hiking in Litomyšl and its surroundings

Do you like walking in the fresh air? Take the nature trail on Černá hora, which is suitable for walkers, runners, cyclists and even horse riders. The trail has three circuits (1200 m, 3200 m, 5200 m), through which you will be guided by information boards on botany and zoology.

An attractive path connecting the built-up area with nature - this is Nedošínský háj, located 3 km from Litomyšl. The trail is popular, among other things, for its beautiful view of the town and its surroundings and thanks to its paved surface, cyclists can also enjoy it.

Have you ever been to the Kozlov area? This village, 9 km away from Litomyšl, is inseparably connected with the work of the painter Max Švabinský. If you are interested in art, we highly recommend visiting the Max Švabinský Cottage, where you can see some authentic documents from his life and work. The cottage is located below the top of Kozlov Hill, which reaches 601 metres above sea level. There is also a lookout tower and a guesthouse with a restaurant.

Toulovec's Maštale Nature Reserve is also worth a visit. It is a hidden rock town, which is made up of many passages, caves and holes, which bear names such as Mouse Hole, Bell or Kitchen. Right next to Toulovecy Maštale there are other sandstone formations - the so-called Maštale Městské. Both picturesque areas, which are only 20 km from Litomyšl, are associated with many legends and are surrounded by an extensive network of beautiful cycle paths. You should not miss the nearby Toulovec Lookout Tower.

If you like lookout towers, you will be pleased with one more tip. 15 km from Litomyšl lies Andrlův chlum, a peak above the town of Ústí nad Orlicí. The iron tower itself, which is a local landmark, is often referred to as the "Silver Beauty".

Where to stay in Litomyšl while playing sports

Whether you come to Litomyšl for sport, the beauty of the architecture or both, you can't do without comfortable accommodation where you can relax each evening and recharge your batteries for another day of adventure. We offer just such an environment in our accommodation at the Castle Hill. You can stay in the homely Zámecký pivovar hotel, the spacious Unesco apartment, the affordable Zámecký pivovar hostel or the aptly named Za Hubičku accommodation. Enjoy the atmosphere of historic Litomyšl with everything you need and wake up in the Bedřich Smetana Music Apartment, the Olbram Zoubek Art Apartment or the Alois Jirásek Literary Apartment.

Still don't know what to do with sports in Litomyšl?

In case of any unanswered questions or other uncertainties, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at or by phone. We will be happy to advise you. If you need any advice directly in Litomyšl, please visit the information centre, where they will be happy to help you and prepare delicious coffee. You can also buy souvenirs, maps and there is also a children's corner. Many recommendations for excursions in Litomyšl and its surroundings can be found in the Excursions section. It is also worth reading the tips for affordable activities or the article on Gastro Weekend in Litomyšl.

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