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Two Castles Private Tour: Hluboká and Red Lhota

From April 1st till 30th we provide this tour only on Saturdays and Sundays. From 1st of May till 30th of September we provide this tour daily except MONDAYS. From October 1st till 31st we provide this tour only at the weekends.

This tour is provided by a private car or minivan. It takes 8 hours. I and professional driver will pick you up in a hotel you are staying in at 8 am. Red Lhota Chateau  is the summer house rebuilt from the Gothic fort in the 16th century. It was a place of amusement, celebrations and leisure. At the beginning of the 17th century it obtained a new red brick roof and the original name of Nová Lhota (New Village) changed to Červená Lhota (Red Village), and later the same colour was acquired by the facade.

Hluboká nad Vltavou Chateau, Neo-Gothic jewel of South Bohemia, ideal destination for history buffs and romantics.

per adult from

$610

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Transport by private vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees are not included in the price (Hluboká Castle 7 EUR, Cervena Lhota Castle 8 EUR)
    • Lunch is not included in the price (available to buy)
    • Gratuities
  • I and the driver will pick you up at 8 am in a hotel you are staying in. It takes 2 hours to get there.

    Our first visit will be Hluboká nad Vltavou Castle. The castle owes its current appearance to the Schwarzenberg family and is often described as the most beautiful Czech castle. 

    A piece of Windsor England in the middle of South Bohemia.That’s how one could sum up the magical Hluboká Castle, which got its present appearance in the 19th century after a Neo-Gothic reconstruction. Hluboká Castle was originally founded as a guardian castle in the middle of the 13th century by Bohemian kings. Within the context of the Romantic modification of the noble residence, the Schwarzenbergs founded an expansive landscaped park in the mid 19th century. 

    The castle with its 140 rooms and 11 towers offers several tour variants. During the tour of the castle, one can peek inside private rooms and lavish ceremonial halls with carved paneling, coffered ceilings, elegant furnishings, crystal chandeliers and rich collections of paintings, silver, porcelain and tapestries You can also check out the lookout tower and the castle kitchen with lots of kitchen equipment preserved from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. In the Castle riding hall, you can view the exposition of South Bohemian Gothic and Dutch masters from the collections of the Aleš South Bohemian Gallery.

    Červená Lhota is a château about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north-west of Jindřichův Hradec in south Bohemia, Czech Republic. It stands at the middle of a lake on a rocky island. Its picturesque Renaissance building is a destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its name Červená Lhota meaning "red lhota" can be explained by the colour of the château's bright-red roof tiles. There is also a park, where the Chapel of the Holy Trinity is located.

    The four-winged two-storey château, with a small courtyard in the center, occupies the whole rock and juts into the fishpond. A stone bridge, built in 1622, links the château with the banks of the pond, replacing the original drawbridge. The interiors have an extensive collection of historic furniture, tiled stoves, pictures, porcelain and other items. The southern edge of the fishpond is covered in thick forest, which forms a backdrop to the château. A marked circular path trenches around the fishpond. Rowing across  the fishpond is a pleasant diversion on a hot summer day, and boats can be hired near the château. The existence of an original fortress on the site of today's château is assumed from sometime around the middle of the 14th century. It was built on a rocky granite outcrop, which, after the damming of a stream and the filling up of a fishpond, became an island. The confiscation of the château by the Czechoslovak state was in 1946.  
  • Departure Point :
    Departure location is a location of the hotel you are staying in.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Eva Prague Tours

Activity ID: V-41319P22

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