Day trip

From Prague: Full-Day Trip to Česky Krumlov

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Activity provider: CA BEST TOUR Praha s.r.o.

From Prague: Full-Day Trip to Česky Krumlov

Activity provider: CA BEST TOUR Praha s.r.o.

From US$ 105.09 per person

Winding streets, romantic corners, and an impressive castle above a meandering river are a few of the charms of Česky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southern Bohemia. Explore the town's historic center and visit its castle on a guided tour.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
French, Russian, English, German, Italian, Spanish
Pickup optional
Your hotel in Prague

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Česky Krumlov, one the most romantic and picturesque cities in Europe
  • Take a tour of the second-largest castle complex in the Czech Republic
  • Explore the town’s historic center, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Pick up insights from your expert guide
Full description
Join this full-day trip from Prague that features tours of the historic center of Česky Krumlov and its castle and museum. Visit a town that seems to have been lifted from a fairy tale. Česky Krumlov, located about 170 kilometers from Prague, is nestled in the beautiful countryside of southern Bohemia, with lovely views along the Vltava River. The UNESCO-listed town center features over 300 historic houses and the second-largest castle in the Czech Republic, complete with magnificent baroque gardens. Visit the unique theater with a rotating auditorium. Česky Krumlov has preserved its medieval atmosphere, as you’ll experience when you walk along the picturesque narrow streets, where you’ll find shops filled with handmade souvenirs. At one time, the castle was the seat of important noble families, including the Rosenbergs, Eggenbergs, and Schwarzenbergs. The oldest baroque theater in the world is part of the castle as well.
Includes
  • Castle and museum admission
  • Live guide
  • pick up and drop off (drop off: Na Florenci 1413/33)
  • Free time
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Camera
    • Water
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Packed lunch

    Know before you go

    • The time of departure and return are approximate and depend on traffic. Delays can occur and will not result in a refund
    • The agreed time and place of departure must be strictly followed. Missing the bus departure is not a valid reason for a refund
    • The time of departure is not the same as the time of hotel pick-up
    • Participants staying close to the departure point (Václavské náměstí) will be met at their hotel by a tour representative, and led to the departure point on foot
    • The supplier reserves the right to alter the price or program due to unexpected changes of opening hours of the sites, traffic limitations, cultural events, or unexpected natural calamities
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 20 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.1/5
    • Safety
      4.4/5

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    Nice trip, too bad that in winter the castle is closed

    We booked this tour for February 13, aware that the castle would be closed. It was however a nice tour since the town is very picturesque and you can visit the castle exhibition and climb the tower where you can enjoy a beautiful view. The very knowledgeable guide spoke English and Italian. It would have been nice to have a little more time to visit the characteristic shops.

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    February 21, 2018

    Great trip, great guide, well organized

    The guide explained the history of Prague and Czech overall not only Cesky Krumlov, which was great, she was very enthusiastic, walked quickly, talked a lot (which I liked because she didn't waste time). Lunch choice was acceptable, I wouldn't say the food was good but the restaurant was nice with an amazing view from terrace and close to centre. The trip was well organized, they picked us up from the hotel exactly on time and dropped us off. Some people were late in the morning, the bus even started moving without them and they stopped it on the way. In general, we were very happy with the trip compared to the other walking tours and day trips we've taken, this one was a very good one. Shame the castle is closed in winter so we couldn't see inside

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    December 28, 2017

    The town of Cesky Krumlov was lovely. It was very touristy, but the castle, the architecture and charm of the town was well worth the visit. Our tour guide was more of a van driver who gave us a few facts but did not seem to be well versed in the history of the town and castle. I did like that it was a small group tour and not a large bus tour. Ample free time to explore on our own. Spent very nice day with Australian travelers.

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    June 23, 2019

    Product ID: 57538