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Cesky Krumlov Tickets & Tours

Get ready to explore the picturesque town nestled in the heart of the Czech Republic with Cesky Krumlov tickets. Cesky Krumlov is known for its Gothic architecture, quaint cafés, crystal ponds, winding streets and natural beauty. This UNESCO World Heritage city is a hidden gem that will leave you captivated. There is something for everyone in this stunning town. Take the guided Cesky Krumlov Castle tour from Prague or kayak down the river Vltava to make the most of your itinerary. Nothing beats the offbeat magic of Cesky Krumlov during your trip to the Czech Republic.

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Our tips for Cesky Krumlov

  • Wear comfortable shoes. The town has winding cobblestone streets. Therefore, it is best to carry your best walking shoes to make the most of sightseeing around the town.
  • Book in advance. During the peak tourist season, it is recommended to book attraction tickets such as Cesky Krumlov Castle tickets in advance to avoid last-minute rush and higher prices.
  • Try the local cuisine. Sample Czech cuisine and local delicacies such as Pilsner beer and goulash. Stay safe. Cesky Krumlov can be a bit crowded during the peak season. Stay mindful of your valuable belongings and be aware of the pickpockets.
  • Calm down. To enjoy a quieter time, take a walk along the river banks of the Vltava river and get a better sense of serenity.
  • Stay respectful. It is recommended to familiarise yourself with local customs and traditions such as dressing modestly while entering a site of religious importance in Cesky Krumlov.
  • Take it slow. Make the most of the laidback and quaint life of Cesky Krumlov by immersing yourself in the local culture and exploring the alleys as well as winding streets.

Good to know

Cesky Krumlov literally translates to ‘Czech curve’ in Czech. The town derived its name due to its strategic location on a bend of the Vltava river. The earliest historical records of the town date back to the 13th century.

The town center is a UNESCO World Heritage site with the most important landmark being the Cesky Krumlov Castle. The castle was home to the prominent Rosenberg and Schwarzenberg families. There is a 15th century gospel within the castle complex along with an extensive garden filled with intricate sculptures.

Cesky Krumlov is known for its well-preserved buildings with Gothic and baroque architecture. The town is also known for its crafts like glassblowing and wood carving. Cesky Krumlov has also been featured in films like The Illusionist.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Cesky Krumlov?

    Cesky Krumlov is ideal to visit during the mild weather of spring (April to May) or autumn (September to October) when there are fewer crowds. Nonetheless, the summer months (June to August) are also popular due to the warm climate and the availability of several outdoor activities.

  • Q: Where is Cesky Krumlov located?

    Cesky Krumlov is situated in the southern part of the Czech Republic. It is approximately 170 km south of the capital city, Prague.

  • Q: How do I reach and get around Cesky Krumlov?

    The most convenient means of transportation to Cesky Krumlov is by bus or train from Prague or other neighboring cities. Alternatively, you can drive or hire a taxi to reach the town.

  • Q: What are some must-see attractions or things to do in Cesky Krumlov?

    Some popular things to do in Cesky Krumlov include visiting the iconic Castle, exploring the Old Town, exploring the neighbourhoods of Cesky Krumlov, taking a walking tour, and kayaking down the Vltava River. If you are visiting with your family, you can also check out the puppet museum in the Castle.

  • Q: What are the opening hours of Cesky Krumlov Castle?

    Cesky Krumlov Castle is a popular castle dating back to 1240. It is listed as a national heritage site and is the second most visited castle in the Czech Republic. The opening hours vary depending on the season. From April to October, the castle is open every day from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, while in the winter season (November to March), it is open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with some exceptions on holidays. To get the most recent details regarding opening hours and ticket prices, it's advisable to visit the official website.

  • Q: What is the currency of Cesky Krumlov?

    The currency used in Cesky Krumlov is the Czech koruna (CZK).

  • Q: Are there any local customs or traditions I should be aware of in Cesky Krumlov?

    Yes, there are some local customs and traditions that visitors can follow while in Cesky Krumlov to make the most of their visit. For instance, it is polite to shake hands while meeting someone. Before entering someone’s home, it is customary to remove the shoes. It is also important to show respect for the Czech flag and dress appropriately while visiting places of religious importance.

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