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Prague: Karlštejn Castle Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Prague: Karlštejn Castle Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Discover the symbol of the Czech history and visit one of the worlds most visited castles during our 5 hours tour. Karlstejn was founded by Charles IV in the 14th century. Karlstejn served as a place for safekeeping the Empire coronation jewels, holy relics and other royal treasures. After climbing the hill (make sure you have suitable shoes) on which the castles stands, the Gothic gem will impress you with its monumental architecture. The tour includes an hour long tour of the castle interiors with a local guide.

Konopiště: Chateau Tour from Prague

Konopiště: Chateau Tour from Prague

Visit Konopiste Castle, one of Bohemia's most beautiful chateaus. Enjoy a scenic drive from Prague to the former home of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Take a guided tour of the castle filled with a huge collection of weapons, furniture & more. Leave Prague behind and journey to Konopiste Chateau. Learn about this charming hunting castle as you admire its fascinating collection of historical furniture, sculptures, paintings, tapestries and countless hunting trophies. Discover the history of this former home of the successor to the Austrian throne, Ferdinand d'Este (the Archduke Franz Ferdinand), whose assassination in Sarajevo in 1914 served as a pretext to the start of World War I. After this 4-hour tour, return to Prague.

Self-Guided Bike Tour to Konopiste Castle

Self-Guided Bike Tour to Konopiste Castle

Cycle along the famous and stunning Greenways bike trail from Konopiste castle to Prague. Experience beautiful Czech countryside and enjoy stops along the way. Sample an authentic Czech lunch and savor the local beer from one of the most famous Czech breweries. Your trip begins in the center of Prague, where you will be fitted with your bike before taking a short train ride to Konopiste Castle. The castle was originally founded as a Gothic fortress, inspired by past French fortresses with a symmetrical layout of towers, although it has gradually been converted into a romantic château. You can walk around the courtyard and castle exterior. Learn about the fascinating history of the castle, which was home to the Archduke Frantisek (Franz) Ferdinand d'Este of Austria. A successor to the Austro-Hungarian throne, his assassination in Sarajevo in 1914 sparked World War I. After admiring the castle, you can start your journey and follow the Greenways bike trail. Enjoy a 3-hour bike ride before arriving in Velke Popovice, home to the famous brewery, Kozel. Take some time to relax and savor a delicious lunch at the brewery, with local Czech food and beer. From Velke Popovice, cycle for another 2 hours to reach Pruhonice Castle and the Kunratice forest, before heading back along the Vltava River and into the center of Prague at approximately 6:00 PM. 

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