Castles and Chateaux

You may have heard that the Czech Republic is famous for its magnificent castles and chateaux but you should also know that a vast majority of them is open to the public. Visiting castles and chateaux is something the Czechs do very often and once you´ve seen a few of them you will understand why! In this section of our Prague Guide we will be gradually introducing those we believe are definitely worth seeing, many of them are actually very close to Prague.

Pruhonice Chateau

Pruhonice Chateau

Originally a small Gothic castle sating back to the 1270’s, the estate that we see today is the result of numerous reconstructions and remodelling...

 
Konopiště Chateau

Konopiště Chateau

Konopiště is a romantic chateau about 30km south-east of Prague. The chateau is surrouned by a large park, gardens and greenhouses...

 
Nelahozeves chateau

Nelahozeves Chateau

The chateau in Nelahozeves is owned by the Lobkowicz Family. It was bought in the 16th century by Polyxena from Pernštejn, the wife of...