• Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
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Discover the charms of Český Krumlov, one of the Czech Republic’s prettiest towns, on a 10-hour trip from Prague. Enjoy the rural charms of lush South Bohemia as you travel to the UNESCO-listed medieval town, situated on the River Vltava. Explore the cobbled Old Town on a walking tour, admiring the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture and highlights like the Town Hall and St Vitus Cathedral. Take in 13th-century Český Krumlov castle, and enjoy free time to stroll, shop and relax in the Old Town restaurants and pubs independently.

Highlights

  • Day trip from Prague to Český Krumlov with an expert guide
  • Admire picturesque meadows, farmland, and forests on a drive into South Bohemia
  • Enjoy a walking tour of UNESCO-listed Český Krumlov Old Town, with its cobbled streets and pretty squares
  • See top Český Krumlov attractions such as St Vitus Cathedral and the Renaissance Town Hall
  • Admire 13th-century Český Krumlov castle and see the formal gardens and Baroque theater
  • Get free time to browse the charming shops and relax at a restaurant or pub
  • Pickup and drop-off in central Prague included

What You Can Expect

Prague Day Trip to Cesky Krumlov with Historic City Center Walking Tour and Cesky Krumlov Castle

Enjoy a full-day tour to Cesky Krumlov

Depart Prague and admire picturesque South Bohemia as you travel to the town of Český Krumlov.

On route, listen to tales about this UNESCO-protected gem on the River Vltava. Often called a miniature Prague, this medieval town boasts well-preserved Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance buildings nestled around a 13th-century castle.

Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town, learning about Český’s 1,000-year past as you explore the cobbled lanes and squares. Admire the colorful medieval townhouses, and see highlights such as the Town Hall and St Vitus Cathedral as you learn about their history.

Pay a visit to Český Krumlov Castle, the second biggest in the Czech Republic. Tour the courtyards and richly decorated interiors, and discover how it was the seat of the powerful Rozmberk and Schwarzenberg families from the 14th to the 20th centuries. (The castle entrance fee is included, except in winter when the road to the castle is closed.)

Admire the castle gardens and don’t miss the 18th-century castle theater, a unique example of a completely preserved Baroque theater.

Before returning to Prague, enjoy free time to explore independently. Perhaps scout for souvenirs in Český’s charming shops, stroll along the river, or relax in one of the restaurants or pubs.

Later, journey back to Prague, where your tour ends at the start point.

Customer Reviews

Howard H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was our favorite tour we took on our 10 day trip. Cesky Krumlov is simply lovely and quaint. It's a very nice day to explore the town, enjoy a nice Czech lunch, shop a little, climb the tower and extensively tour the castle. Our tour guide was great and we had a simply wonderful day. Highly recommended.

Melissa H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

What an amazing day trip!! The town was absolutely picturesque. The tour guide Micheala was also very friendly and knowledgeable. It was nice to be able to explore the town on our own.My husband and I would definitely recommend this trip!

Louis H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Loved it! The guide was excellent, the countryside was beautiful all the fall colors helped a lot and the castle was magnificent. And, the best part is there were not so many tourist that you felt crowded or packed in like at so many others places. It was a LONG bicycle ride so it's not for those that aren't used to long distances.

Leonid F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Really loved that little gem! Worth while trip!

Douglas P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Cesky Krumlov is an amazing town. It is a long day's trip from Prague, but worth the effort.

gobrunette

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

It turned out to be about an 11 hour round trip from Warsaw, but well worth it. Our tour guide, Sarah, was friendly and very knowledgeable in this areas history. We were @ 16 passengers in a newer Mercedes mini-bus, so the long ride was comfortable. There aren't words to describe the beauty of this area, it's was like a fairy tale castle come alive. The only bad thing was that it was packed with tourists! This is one of those areas that if you have the time, spending a night there would be ideal. It must be divine once a lot of the tourists leave.

Warren D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

Great way to kick off the new year. Properly-paced and enough leisure time to wander around...the place isn't that large to begin with. For someone that absolutely has to get inside the castle, probably best not to take this tour during the winter months.

Hana A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

The tour was well organized, the bus was comfortable, and the guide was amazing.

magoos64

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was amazing!

Glenda S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour, the medieval town was recommended to me, so glad I took them up on going. A day away from the big city. Lots of history, Castle was very interesting.

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