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The Visitor Centre of Šance fortification is located in the immediate vicinity of the Great Šance fortress, almost on the border with Slovakia.

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By car

Direction from Třinec, Jablunkov

Follow the road 11 – E75 after you pass Jablunkov, exit in the direction of Dolní Lomná and Mosty u Jablunkova on the road 474.

Continue following the road signs through the village of Mosty u Jablunkova to the Šance neighbourhood.

From Slovakia

Direction from Svčinovec – Čadca, or also from Poland from Zwardoń (along Slovak D3)

Follow the road 11 – E75 to the Mosty u Jablunkova/Svrčinovec border crossing. Turn right immediately after the border and follow the road signs to the Mosty u Jablunkova – Šance neighborouhood.

Direction from Čadca – Milošová

In Čadca, turn left onto a side road in the direction of Milošová to Šance/Čadca-Milošová border crossing. Then follow the road signs to the Mosty u Jablunkova– Šance neighbourhood.


The dedicated parking spots are located 50m in front of the Visitor Centre.

By Bus

“Mosty u Jablunkova, Šance, opevnění”stop

Information for excursions: 50m in front of the Visitor Centre there is a space dedicated for the bus

By Train

To the Mosty u Jablunkova railway station and then by foot or by bus to the “Mosty u Jablunkova, Šance, opevnění” stop