Český Krumlov (Czech Krumlov) is a city not far from Prague in Czech Republic. It is one of the most beautiful Renaissance cities in Europe and, after Prague Castle, it is the second most visited place in the country. Český Krumlov has a rich history and many wonderful sights. The city is located on the river Vltava – one of the largest rivers in the state. In the end of 20th century, the historical center of the city became an object of world cultural heritage and now UNESCO protects it.
|CESKY KRUMLOV – UNESCO|
|Start time:||8:45 a.m.|
|Tour duration:||11 hours|
|Type of tour:||bus and walking|
|Start and finish tour:||Hotel pick up/drop off|
|Stops:||Český Krumlov Castle and Český Krumlov city|
|Languages:||English, Spanish, Russian, German, Italian, French|
A big pride of this city is the Český Krumlov Castle. This building is the second largest castle of the Czech Republic after the Prague Castle. It was constructing since the 14th to the 17th century and now it extends to 10 hectares. The complex combines several architectural styles, from which prevail Baroque, Gothic and Renaissance, however the large garden is Rococo-styled. The combination of different architectural styles makes this complex of Czech Krumlov unique, not like other castles. For the travelers there is a regular Cesky Krumlov Castle bus tour with a professional guide, who will tell the most interesting moments from the centuries-old castle’s history.
Inside this great castle, there is an old theatre. Now it is practically not used, but there are some regular tours for the travelers. The castle theatre was built actually three hundred years ago, but there is still performed the Baroque Opera sometimes.
The areas nearby are also very interesting. There are many museums dedicated to the works of great artists of past centuries and modern times, brilliant actors and people of art. For example, there is a museum of Egon Schiele’s pictures. Another place worth visiting is the largest Czech Republic’s national park called Sumava National Park. The Cesky Krumlov day tour gives tourists the opportunity to visit any place of this city after the main bus excursion.
These tours begin in Prague, which is the largest city of Czech Republic, its capital. It makes the travel simpler in planning. Professional guide will help the tourists to learn more about the city in as little as one day, and after that continue the travel in Czech Republic without any problems. It means that the day tour to Cesky Krumlov from Prague is actually the best decision for the tourists, who do not want to lose their time.
The bus tour from Prague to Cesky Krumlov is a great opportunity to learn the history of the great ancient city and see everything with your own eyes. In addition, such trips save energy, time and money. One of the tours in Cesky Krumlov should pass every tourist who has never been in the Czech Republic before.