Explore the lovely Karlstejn Castle on this one day tour from Prague! On a 5-hour private tour of Karlstejn Castle, you’ll be transported back in time to 14th-century Bohemia. If you’d like to learn more about Czech history and spend some time away from Prague, this half-day excursion is for you. Enjoy a guided tour of Karlstejn’s historic center after a comfortable transfer from your Prague hotel. Lunch at a local restaurant follows a visit to the impressive castle (own expense).
- Karlestejn Castle
- Holy Relics and Coronation Jewels
- Portrait Gallery of Czech rulers
- Replica Crown of Holy Roman Emperors
- 129 Panel Paintings by Master Theodoric
- Popular day trip from Prague!
During this tour, you will have the opportunity to visit Karlstejn Castle, one of the most impressive Gothic castles in the Czech Republic. It was built by Czech King and Roman Emperor Charles IV in 1348 as a place for the safekeeping of the royal treasures, especially Charles’s collection of holy relics and the coronation jewels of the Roman Empire.
Entirely unique is the original decoration of wall paintings dating back to the 14th century, the collection of 129-panel paintings by Master Theodoric in the Chapel of the Holy Cross (the world largest of its kind), the largest portrait gallery of Czech rulers in the country, exhibited replica of the crown of the Holy Roman Emperors and St. Wenceslas crown – the coronation crown of the Czech Kings as well as the unique castle water well.
Karlstejn Castle was one of the symbols of the Czech Kingdom. It is situated on a picturesque site in the middle of dense forests not far from the Capital. The trip to this castle is one of the most popular for visitors to Prague.
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