Cesky Krumlov City Guide
Located in Southern Bohemia, the medieval town of Cesky Krumlov is a popular destination for those wanting an easy weekend trip from Prague.
Home to the stunning Krumlov Castle and a historic medieval city center, the town is a UNESCO protected site. Second in size only to Hradcany castle in Prague, Krumlov Castle offers visitors a look at a well-preserved Czech treasure.
Castle tours are complete with a viewing of the beautiful 1766 Baroque theater and a castle moat with live bears living in it.
Other sightseeing opportunities include a museum dedicated to Egon Schiele, a painter who was born in Cesky Krumlov.
Transportation from Prague to Cesky Krumlov
Buses from Prague to Cesky Krumlov: Taking a bus is the best way to get from Prague to Cesky Krumlov. Buses leave regularly from the Na Knizeci bus station in Prague 5. The bus takes less than three hours one-way.
Trains from Prague to Cesky Krumlov: Trains travel from Prague’s Hlavni Nadrazi station to Cesky Krumlov on a regular basis, with a change at Ceske Budejovice. The train station in Cesky Krumlov is a 20-minute walk from town. The trip takes around 5 hours one-way.
Driving from Prague to Cesky Krumlov: If you drive, the best option is to park in a lot on the edge of town, as the narrow cobblestone streets are difficult to drive on. Driving takes around 3 hours one-way.
Hotels in Cesky Krumlov
Luxury Hotel in Cesky Krumlov:
Hotel Ruze Cesky Krumlov – Hotel Ruze is a five-star historic hotel situated in a 16th century Jesuit dormitory. It is located in the heart of the old city. Double rooms start at 95 euros per night, which is great value for money.
Four-Star Hotel in Cesky Krumlov:
Hotel Belarie – With only 5 rooms, Pension Hotel Belarie is a small, friendly hotel with beautiful period decor. Rooms start at 1480 CZK in the low season and 2640 CZK in the high season.