Visit: Personal Prague Guide, Prague 169 00 Czech Republic
To make the trip more pleasant your PersonalPragueGuide will meet the you at the hotel, at the time previously agreed with our office. The quality guide is a licensed driver in one person = Driving Guide. You will discuss the details of your day and set the itinerary. People report they have spent: "One day in the fairy tale." All our team collects unusual options for various clients - so tour is unique!
One way drive to Karlstejn castle takes about 45 minutes. It is located in the Central Bohemian region close to Prague. On the way you will be driving through typical Czech landscape and see small villages.
The impressive high Gothic style castle was founded in 1348 as the royal treasury for the imperial crown jewels. You can see the medieval residential rooms of the emperor Charles IV. After arriving you can choose one of the interiors walks that the castle offers. Walk around the castle yards and walls. We also recommend the visit of the precious "golden" Chapel of the Holy Cross - it is necessary to book the tickets ahead (open only 1.5. - 31.10.).
Walking down from the castle we can enjoy the local village full of galleries and shops. Would you prefer a short walk in the nature? Would you like to stop at the near by picturesque stone quarry called "America"?
This trip can be combined with: visit of the famous Bohemian glass works where you can learn about the glass making craft or visit of Pilsen beer brewery town or another famous chateu of Konopiste. In case of combined trip the price and time of the tour will be adjusted.
if 9:00 departure Prague, 09:45 start walking up through the village to the Castle yards 10:15 castle tour 11:15 walk around the castle walls and start walking down the village, shopping time 12:00 lunch in the village 13:00 departure 14:00 arrival to Prague
- 1. Castle interior tour (60min, entrance fee 320 CZK)
- 2. Golden Chapel (80 min, entrance 750 CZK, Book ahead!)
- Czech history wax work museum (30min, entrance 100 CZK)
- Shopping in the village (60 min)
- Walk in the nature (60 min)
- America stone quarry (30 min)
We can manage this tour in 4-6 hours time frame. The short option is only for the fast walkers and we skip some details. Usually it takes about 5 hours. But sometimes people want to take more pictures and enjoy the destination - so we offer this EXTRA HOUR more than other travel companies and you can return to prague after 6 hours. Let us know ahead what do you prefer.