The greatest historical treasures of the Czech Republic are definitely Czech castles and Chateaux. Impregnable fortresses, forts, summer palaces in expansive landscaped parks. One of most popular castles in Czech Republic is for example Karlstejn Castle , Konopiste castle or castle and chateau in Český Krumlov.
Move away from Prague and get to know the beauty of our castles and chateaux
State Castle and Chateau Český Krumlov
State Castle and Chateau Cesky Krumlov is the gem of UNESCO. This is built on a rocky mountain and it is accompanied by the Vltava River. This is the second largest castle and chateau complex in the Czech Republic and since 1992 it has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its historic city centre.
Hluboka nad Vltavou Castle
In the second half of the 13th century, a Gothic castle was built at the site. During its history, the castle was rebuilt several times. It was first expanded during the Renaissance period, then rebuilt into a Baroque castle at the order of Adam Franz von Schwarzenberg in the beginning of the 18th century. It reached its current appearance during the 19th century, when Johann Adolf II von Schwarzenberg ordered the reconstruction of the castle in the romantic style of England’s Windsor Castle
Archibishop’s chateau in Kroměříž
Archibishop’s chateau in Kromeriz (Kroměříž) welcomes you in the middle of aristocratic luxury, art and opulence. This belongs to other historical gems of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Prague Castle – dominant of Prague
Prague Castle shows you around the centuries. This stands for the largest castle in the entire world. You will enjoy courtyards, palaces, museums, garden and you will stay in the middle of the heart of the Czech pride and statehood as the Czech kings and later Czech presidents had their seat in here for more than thousand years. The dominant of the Prague Castle is the marvellous St. Vitus cathedral which is considered to be one of the most charming in the whole Europe. The Prague Castle is the symbol of Prague and makes it one of the most gorgeous towns in the world.
The other great castles and chateaux of the Czech Republic
Karlstejn Castle was established by the Czech king and Roman emperor Charles IV. Lednice Chateau is the jewel in the crown of the Lednice-Valtice Complex and last but not least we should mention Hluboká nad Vltavou Castle, Průhonice Park and Castle, Frýdlant Chateau.