Karlštejn Castle

Dates 14. May 2015
Departure time: 08,30 a.m.
Arrival time: 02,30 p.m.
Price per person: 1.390 CZK

About Karlštejn:

During your stay in the Czech Republic you should not miss the visit of a large Gothic castle founded in the 14th century by Charles IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor. Karlštejn castle is situated about 38 kilometers from Prague in the picturesque site on the Dragon´s rock. It served as a depository for the Empire´s coronation jewels and state documents. Karlštejn Castle is the most outstanding medieval castles.

Tour description:

The main view point of the castle is a massive tower, called Great, with the St. Cross Chapel. The Chapel is a world unique and special place with Master Theodoricus panel paintings, wall paintings, gemstone encrustations and golden vault covered with peaces of glass. Unfortunately the access to the chapel is strictly supervised and it is visited by only a few percent of the total number of visitors. On this route you will see the historic interiors of the Imperial Palace and the lower levels of the Marian Tower with furniture from the 14th to the 19th centuries. You will go through Courtship Hall, Knight's Hall with the Chapel of St. Nicholas, deanery, bedchamber, Audience and Banquet Hall, Hall of Ancestors, Treasury and former castle prison. After the tour of castle you will enjoy the lunch in local restaurant and then the bus will transfer you to O2 arena.

Tour schedule:

8,30 a.m. Departure from Wenceslas Square – 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Meeting Point
8,00 a.m. - 10,30 a.m. Arrival to Karlštejn
10,00 a.m. - 10,30 a.m. Walk up to the castle
10,30 a.m. - 11,30 a.m. Visit of the castle
11,45 a.m. - 12,45 p.m. Lunch in local restaurant
12,45 p.m. - 01,15 p.m. Walk down to the bus
01,15 p.m. Departure to Prague
02,30 p.m. Arrival to Prague (O2 arena) and the end of the tour
  • The announced pick up time and pick up place must be respected
  • No refund for unused tickets or vouchers
  • The organizer is not responsible for items left on the bus
  • Clients must not leave the group and their guide and in the event that this occurs, must return at their own expense
  • The duration of the tour is only approximate and the actual time depends on the traffic situation in the city
The price in CZK, per person, is included:
  • Entrance fees to Karlštejn castle – The tour route No.1- Interiors of two floors of the Imperial Palace and castle treasury in Marianska tower castle with copies of Czech St. Wenceslas crown and crown of emperors of the Holy Roman Empire
  • 2-course lunch in local restaurant (drinks are not included)
  • English speaking guide
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Transportation in a luxurious air-conditioned bus
Please note, that the tours may be guided multi-lingually.

Karlštejn Castle