Renaissance villa and garden (basic tour)

Tour of the Renaissance villa. Access to the chateau garden is free within this route.

Guided tours of Kratochvíle are aimed at presenting the valuable ornamentation of the Renaissance interiors from the time of the completion of the construction of the villa (late 16th century). Great attention is paid to the Renaissance architecture, decorative Mannerist painting and figurative stucco decoration. The main theme of the route is the presentation of the interior furnishings corresponding to the period of the last Rozmberkss. The tour of the Renaissance villa begins in the entrance hall with painted hunting scenes on the walls and vaults. The route continues on a tour of the rooms of the Rozemberk butler Johann Hagen, armoury and the rooms of Jan Zrinský of Seryn. After climbing up the spiral staircase; the renewed interiors of the two-storey villa open up to visitors. The rooms on the east side are dedicated to Petr Vok, leading through the study, master bedroom, anteroom, Large Upper Hall and to the Golden Hall, the most spectacular room in the villa. The tour continues on the west side to the 'Courtly' Chamber, which is generously decorated with figures of hunters, exotic animals and illustrations of Ovid's Metamorphosis.

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 9.-30. 9. tue–sun 9.00 – 15.30
1. 10.-31. 10. sat–sun 9.00 – 15.30
27. 10. thu 9.00 – 15.30
28. 10. fri 9.00 – 15.30
1. 11.-31. 12 closed
2023
1. 1-31. 3. closed

Admission

Czech guide tour
  • Kategorie Price
  • Full 180 CZK
  • Children 0 - 5 years free
  • Children 6 - 17 years 70 CZK
  • Youth 18 - 24 years 140 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 140 CZK
  • ZTP, ZTP/P Cards 140 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • ICOMOS Card free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Free single or family NPÚ tickets free
  • Pedagogical accompaniment of school group free

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Tour route of the Renaissance villa and the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary. Access to the chateau garden is free of charge within this tour.

this tour is available today 9.00 – 15.30

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 210 CZK (full admission)

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 75 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 25 people

Group reservation needed for groups only

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Tour of the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary for organized groups with reservation only. There is a free entrance to chateau garden within this route.

this tour is available today 9.00 – 15.30

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 80 CZK (full admission)

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 15 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 50 people

Group reservation needed

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Free-flow Entrance to the castle garden without guide

this tour is available today 9.00 – 15.30

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE single admission 50 CZK, without guide (full admission)

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 20 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 333 people

Group reservation not necessary

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