ČESKÝ KRUMLOV PUBLIC NIGHT TOUR
Daily in English from April 1 to October 31
Provided by Český Krumlov Official Tourist Guides
Come and see the captivating beauty of Český Krumlov's historic center in a nighttime atmosphere. During a Night Tour, you'll feel as if someone waved a magic wand and put you back in the 16th century. Away from the daily noise, passing cars, and crowds of tourists, you'll enjoy a unique impression of historic town and castle courtyard. Shops closed down, streets in semi-darkness, music echoing from local pubs; all emphasize the charm of Krumlov. Experience the monumentality and beauty of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture as you stroll through dimly lit streets. A night tour of the historic Old Town with our professional guide is sure to leave you with a magical impression.
When people reconstruct their homes, they tend to prefer a reconstruction which is going to make the houses look new again. Many visitors howerer ( and you might or might not agree with this), find the old rundown appearance of the buildings somewhat charming. The conservationists of this town, had some buildings reconstructed so that they look old and falling apparts, but are actually completely reconstructed. The effect is more visible at night.
Route 1 - OLD TOWN - 60 min ( 350 CZK per person).
Tour of the historic Old Town in Český Krumlov with professional guide. Become acquainted with the town's history, with its architectural development and present. During the tour, your guide will show you valuable elements of unique architecture of original burgher homes and the Church o St. Vitus. You will hear old Krumlov legends about the founding of the town, the mad son of Emperor Rudolf, unfulfilled love, and a charlatan alchemist. Tour covers: Main square, Horni street, Hotel Rose, House of Prelature, St. Vitus church, Old Latin School, Square "Na Louži", Art Centre of Egon Schiele, Široká street, Dlouhá street, Lazebnický bridge.
Route 2 - OLD TOWN, LATRAN AND CASTLE COURTYARDS - 90 min (450 CZK per person).
Complete tour of the Old Town plus a tour of the castle village of Latran and all five courtyards of the Český Krumlov State Castle and Chateau with professional guide. Become acquainted with the town's history, with its architectural development and present. During the tour, your guide will show you valuable elements of unique architecture of original burgher homes, the Church o St. Vitus and Castle buildings. You will hear old Krumlov legends about the founding of the town, the mad son of Emperor Rudolf, unfulfilled love, charlatan alchemist, tricks of fabric dyers. Moreover you will enjoy the beauty Reanissance frescoes on the castle courtyards. The tour ends outside the Baroque Theatre on the 5th castle courtyard.
The tours "Old Town" and "Old Town, Latran and Castle Courtyards" begin together as one group.