Český Krumlov

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Updated, Jun 2023


Český Krumlov is a UNESCO world heritage. City center is a car free zone. It’s a small city with some uphill and downhill. but pretty much walkable. 

It is a captivating town in the Czech Republic known for its medieval charm. It has a rich history dating back to the 13th century,

Czech is the official language spoken in Český Krumlov. The local currency is the Czech koruna (CZK). With a population of around 13,000, the town offers a quaint and peaceful atmosphere.

Visitors can explore the magnificent Český Krumlov Castle, wander through the winding streets, visit museums, enjoy traditional Czech cuisine, and experience the vibrant cultural scene. It is easily accessible by bus or train from major Czech cities like Prague.

Best time to visit: The seasons of spring (April to June) and fall (September to October) are the ideal times to visit “esk” Krumlov. These months provide pleasant weather, less tourists, and the chance to take in the town’s breathtaking scenery decorated with blossoms or vivid fall colours.

Getting In & Around

Getting in

Český Krumlov Train Station
Train station is small and only served trains from České Budějovice. Tickets are available on the train. City center is 2 km from Station, Taxi to the city center cost about 100 Czk

From Ruzyne Airport ( Václav Havel Airport Prague) – visit here
170 km from Prague. Train: Prague to Ceske Budejovice 169 Czk + transfer 40 Czk to Český Krumlov  (GW train). Bus: from 130 Czk. (Flixbus, Rejiojet, Leo express…). Shuttle Bus: 800 Czk Bean Shuttle
From Linz 
85 Km. visit here to know how to arrive from Linz airport to Linz City/ Train station. Shuttle Bus: 500 Czk Bean Shuttle. Bus: from 100 Czk. (Flixbus, Leo express…)

Český Krumlov Bus Station
It is Main Bus Terminal of the city, 15 mins walk from city center. or take a Taxi. public services including Toilets(paid), small shop near gas station next to it.

Piazza Duomo

See & Do

In Český Krumlov, there are numerous attractions and activities to enjoy. Begin by exploring the iconic Český Krumlov Castle, a grand medieval fortress boasting stunning architecture and beautiful gardens.

Take a leisurely stroll through the UNESCO-listed Old Town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and charming buildings. Visit the Egon Schiele Art Centrum to admire contemporary art exhibitions. Enjoy a peaceful boat ride along, the Vltava River, offering picturesque views of the town.

Don’t forget to savor traditional Czech cuisine at local restaurants and cafés. Lastly, catch a performance at the Český Krumlov Castle Theater, known for its exceptional Baroque theater setting.

Piazza Duomo


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