Czech Castle Hluboka nad Vltava

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The Czech Castle Hluboka nad Vltava is an elegant pseudo-Gothic building founded by the Czech king in the 13th century on a rock 85 meters high. Tourists come here to see the unique architectural style of the castle, its well-maintained courtyard and large library, which contains dozens of volumes of rare books.

  • Address: 373 41 Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czech Republic
  • Opening hours: every day except Monday, from 09:00 to 17:00 in summer, from 10:00 to 16:00 in winter. Not open on Christmas holidays.
  • Ticket price: the price of a sightseeing tour of the castle is from 50 to 250 crowns (depending on the number of attractions you want to see).
  • Official website:
  • Phone: +420 387 843 911.
  • On the map: link .
Castle Hluboka nad Vltavou in the Czech Republic

How to get to the castle

There are 4 ways to get to Hluboka nad Vltavou Castle from Prague:

  • Excursion tour . The tour is offered by almost every operator in Prague. The cost varies from 35 to 100 euros per person. The price includes round-trip transportation, a group tour with a guide, a snack.
  • By car. If you want to visit Gluboka nad Vltava on your own, you can go by rented car. The road will take no more than two hours (148 kilometers), you need to go from Prague along the highway 3 / E55 to the village of Zámostí, then follow the signs.
  • By bus . There is only one direct flight from Prague. Get on the Roztyly bus station ( on the map ) on the bus with the inscription Hluboká nad Vltavou. Go to the Pod kostelem stop, then transfer to bus 4 to go one stop (to Sportovní areál) or walk up to the castle itself (there are signs).
  • By train . You will have to travel with transfers. First, from the railway station to the České Budějovice station, then by another train to the Zamosti station, and then 1 stop on the 4th bus (as in the previous version).
How to get to the castle Hluboka nad Vltavou

What to see for tourists

Hluboka nad Vltavou Castle is an incredibly beautiful building in the medieval style. The exterior decoration will amaze you with its elegance, and the interiors of the castle are the standard of luxury and chic. As part of the tour you can visit:

  • ceremonial halls where balls and royal celebrations were held;
  • a large library with rare books;
  • watchtowers with observation decks;
  • royal suites;
  • castle kitchen;
  • winter garden and much more.
The interiors of the Hluboka nad Vltavou castle

Groups recruit up to 20-25 people. An individual tour will cost 5 times more than a group tour. Regardless of the type of excursion and the chosen route, all tourists will see incredibly beautiful gardens, walk around the castle, visit the royal greenhouse and summer pavilions.

On the territory of the castle there is a cafe and a souvenir shop.

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