*Visit Gothic and Neo-Gothic Karlštejn Castle, one of the most famous historic monuments in the Czech Republic.
The price includes minibus to and from the destination, departing from Prague, and admission to Karlštejn Castle (Tour 1: Private Apartments and Ceremonial Rooms of Emperor Charles IV). The excursion is arranged by one of our partner firms.
The accompanying guide always conducts the tour in English, with subsequent translation into two another languages, i.e. French, Italian, German or Spanish, depending on the tour group.
The tour is conducted by a local guide in Czech, and the accompanying guide then translates into the tour group languages.
The castle was built in the 14th century, under the reign of Charles IV, to store the most precious relics and crown jewels. Karlštejn is a very impressive structure, with massive walls, the five-storey Imperial Palace and several towers, the highest of which is 60 metres high. Together, they create a magnificent silhouette. Thanks to its location on a rocky outcrop, Karlštejn Castle offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
On Tour 1, you’ll see the historic interiors of the Imperial Palace and the first floor of the Marian Tower (Knights Hall with St Nicholas Chapel, Deanery interiors, Emperor’s Bedchamber, Audience Hall, Banquet Hall, Royal Hall of Ancestors, Treasury and former prison).
Departure from Prague at 9:00
Please be at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before departure.
The Castle is situated on a hill, and the car park is roughly a kilometre away on foot
The excursion does not include lunch or free time.
Cancellation more than 24 hours before excursion: full refund.
Cancellation less than 24 hours: no refund.
Audio-guides are available in French, Italian, German and Spanish (for a fee of CZK 100, approximately 4 EUR, and a deposit of CZK 500, approximately 20 EUR.Jana