In the whole of Central Europe you won’t find the better location for filming historical movies about knights and romantic love than Český Krumlov. The city is like a decoration, it looks fabulous! You can witness it personally only if you participate in a tour through Český Krumlov. Architectural richness and beauty of the historic city center, caring attitude of citizens to buildings and private property allowed the city to get into the list of the UNESCO concerning places of historical significance. Český Krumlov castle, which was built on the rock, has a terrace from which you can see numerous tiled roofs, narrow winding streets, wooden bridges, a water mill and the bend of the Vltava river. On the territory of the second largest castle of Czech Republic (the biggest one is the Prague castle), which was built in the XIV century, you will see a large rose garden, Plášťový most, an ancient Baroque theater, which works only a few times a year. Time has stopped here. Indeed, over the past 200-300 years the city's appearance has not changed. In search of real medieval romance and a sight for sore eyes tourists rush here from the most distant corners of the world to visit the historic center, which is listed as the World Heritage Site and to visit the Town Hall, which was built in XVI century, also tourists got many other places to visit here.
No trip to Český Krumlov can be done without a visit to the medieval gothic Hluboká Castle, which is a real jewel in the crown of the Czech Republic located in the town of Hluboká nad Vltavou. The ancestorial castle of the English royal Windsor dynasty was the prototype for the castle in the form in which we can now see it. Refined white gothic towers and high-faceted walls remind of a bride who put on her wedding dress.
- You shall separately buy entrance tickets to the castle of Hluboká nad Vltavou and to the Český Krumlov castle. But you will have the option to choose the so-called "routes" – different tours through the castles. Connoisseurs of antiquity will be offered tours in vintage bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens and so on.
- Český Krumlov is a perfect place for photographers. It is so beautiful that it is still hard to believe that thousands of photos taken here and spreading on the internet are real. You can make nice photos here both in winter and in summer. Snow only emphasizes the uniqueness of this extraordinary place.
- In June, "Five-petalled Rose Celebrations" take place in Český Krumlov. Real medieval knights and ladies come to the streets. The city gets back in the Renaissance era for three days. This spectacle deserves special attention.