Karlštejn Castle Tour: Day Trip from Prague

Explore One of the Most Visited Castles and a Symbol of Czech History

Karlštejn is one of the most visited Czech castles, built by Emperor Charles IV between 1348 and 1355. This Gothic castle served as a depository of royal and imperial jewels and coronation jewels, and also as an archive of state documents. After climbing the hill you will take an hour-long sight-seeing tour of the Karlštejn castle interior. Your guide will acquaint you with not only the history of the castle, but also with the life of Charles IV and art during his reign.



Karlstejn Castle


Short Day Trip from Prague


15-minute walk up to the castle entrance


Valuable relics and jewels are kept here



Castle perched on a hill, surrounded by lush forests, river and vineyards



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Tour dates Starts Finish Adults Students Children
Daily 10:15am 2:15pm CZK 890 CZK 850 CZK 750

Daily except Monday at 10:15 am and also every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday at 14:15 pm. During January and February the castle is closed, except from 1st-9th January
By BUS + ON FOOT, incl. entrance fee to the castle (circle route one), lasts 4 hrs
Optional pickup from your hotel – free of charge
Fully guided and inclusive of all fees – shared with others

Alternative: Karlštejn Castle Private Tour