The town is located by a bend of the river Vltava in the South Bohemian Region. The city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Český Krumlov is well known because of its castle which is the second largest in the Czech Republic (second only to the Prague Castle). This beautiful city is not large in size but its mixture of stunning architecture and the range menu of cultural events as well as the unique cosmopolitan atmosphere will make your visit unforgettable.
The castle in Český Krumlov is open from April to October. However, there are also a number of other sights to visit in March, such as the Castle Tower or the amazing Castle Museum.
Right in the castle complex, a unique baroque theatre from the end of the 17th century is located. The original scenery, machinery, and props are still preserved. Due to its age, the baroque theatre is only used three times a year. This wonderful masterpiece can be visited from May to October. Previous reservation is required.
On our way to Český Krumlov, we can make a short stop to see the castle Hluboká and the UNESCO-protected village Holašovice, both free of charge! Holašovice is a perfect example of a typical Central European village. Buildings date back to the 18th and 19h century were built in a style called „South Bohemian folk Baroque“. Hluboká – originally a gothic castle from the 13th century was rebuilt into a romantic neo-gothic chateau. The whole complex is surrounded by a beautiful English landscape park.
Duration: 9-10 hours