Cesky Krumlov is a small city in the Czech Republic that has preserved its history not only in urban legends, but also in architecture. Thousands of tourists come here every year: someone wants to spend a romantic vacation in a picturesque place, someone came for a wide excursion program, and someone is looking for active entertainment. The city offers ready-made solutions to each of the tourists so that no one is left disappointed.
How to go to Cesky Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov is 175 kilometers from Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The city does not have its own airport, and the nearest one is located in the capital. Therefore, landing in the capital, you can get to Cesky Krumlov in several ways:
By car. If you have a driver’s license, then you can rent a car and independently travel around the country. You can find rental points directly at the airport terminal. There you can order an individual or group transfer to the city.
By bus. Buses to Cesky Krumlov leave every day for 2 hours from the Na Knizeci Bus Station. Travel time 2.5-3 hours.
Sights of Cesky Krumlov
The first mention of Cesky Krumlov dates back to the 13th century, when the main attraction and the symbol of the city, Krumlov Castle, was built. Over time, people began to settle around the castle, forming a city that we can see today.
Cesky Krumlov is a small town, and you can visit the main part of the sights in 1-2 days. The entire historical center of the city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and it is here that the most interesting objects are concentrated. Among them:
- Krumlov Castle and castle garden with cascading fountain;
- Church of St. Vita
- Museum and Photography Studio Seidel
- Church of God’s body
- Catholic church and monastery of Minorites
- City Hall
- Egon Schiele Art Center
- Plastovy bridge
- The Wax Museum
- Latran District
Hotels in Cesky Krumlov
Hotels in Cesky Krumlov offer a large selection of accommodation types for every taste and budget. In summer, you can stay at a campsite by the river or choose a room at a budget hostel. You can also stay in a hotel or apartment. The closer the hotel is to the historic city center, the higher the price per room. However, given the small size of the city, the location of the hotel does not play a big role.
Keep in mind that city hotels have a very high occupancy rate, especially in summer. For this reason, book in advance of your arrival. Otherwise, you may have problems with the placement.
Here are some hotels you could stay at:
- Hotel Konvice
- Hotel Bellevue
- Hotel Zlaty Andel
- Boutique hotel Villa Beatika
- Penzion Gardena
- Penzion Krumlov
- Castle View Apartments
- Residence Muzeum Vltavinu
- Sporthotel Zaton