Castles near Prague
The impressive castle of Karlstejn, located at the top of the village of the same name, along the Berounka river, was built between 1348 and 1355 by Charles IV. If you want to visit the castle, you have to book the visit calling the number 9311681617.
The Karlstejn castle is situated 38 Km from Prague. Among the beauties of the castle, we recommend the room of the Czech crown jewels, which has been recently restored. Please pay attention, only 60 people per day can visit this room
The Castle of Konopiste is located near the city of Benesov, 50 km from Prague, and was built in the XIV century. The current appearance dates back to the XIX century. The last person who lived in the Konopiste Castle was the Archduke Ferdinand I of Austria-Este, who enriched the castle with a huge collection of weapons and hunting trophies. A must-see is the park around the Castle. The name Konopiste originates from the hemp plantations around the area where later the castle was erected.
The castle of Krivoklat was founded in the year 1100. The current appearance dates back to the XIV century. Krivoklat is 46 Km from Prague
Cesky Stenberg Castle
The castle of Cesky Stenberg was built on a hill over the Sazava river, 50 Km from Prague, and it’s easily reachable by car via the Prague-Brno highway. The impressive building is only partially open for visits, because the Stenberg family, organizer of all the touristic activities inside the castle, is still living in the building.