The private and representative rooms of Emperor Charles IV. (basic tour)

The tour includes historic interiors of the 1st and 2nd floors of the Imperial Palace and the 1st floor of the Marian Tower with valuable furnishings from the 14th - 19th centuries. (Courtiers Hall, Knights Hall with the St. Nicholas Chapel, Marian Tower Courtyard, Karlštejn Castle Deanery, Emperor´s Bedchamber with the St. Wenceslas Chapel, Audience Hall, Royal Hall of Ancestors and Banquet Hall, Karlštejn Castle Treasury and a former castle prison on the ground floor of the Marian Tower. In the Castle Treasury, you can admire a copy of the St. Wenceslas Crown, the medieval crown of the kings of Bohemia). The Well Tower (not guided, access from the Main Courtyard) - a 78-meter deep well with a unique medieval water wheel. Booking is handled by the booking department of Karlštejn Castle by phone: 00420 311681617 or e-mail: reservation.karlstejn@npu.cz. The tour is organised with guide only!

Basic information

  • duration 55 minutes
  • max. 45 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 1.–12. 1. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.00
13. 1.–31. 1. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00
1. 2.–29. 2. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00
11. 3.–12. 4. closed
13. 4.–30. 4. Tue–Sun 9.30–17.00
13. 4. Mon 9.30–17.00
1. 5.–31. 5. Tue–Sun 9.30–17.30
1. 6.–30. 6. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.30
1. 7.–31. 8. Tue–Sun 9.00–18.00
1. 9.–30. 9. Tue–Sun 9.30–17.30
28. 9. Mon 9.30–17.30
1. 10.–31. 10. Tue–Sun 9.30–16.30
1. 11.–22. 11. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.00
23. 11.–20. 12. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00
21. 12.–25. 12. closed
26. 12.–10. 1. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.00
28. 12. Mon 10.00–15.00
11. 1.–28. 2. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00

The last tour starts at the time of the closing hours

Admission

Czech guide tour

  • Full 220 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 150 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 580 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 150 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 150 CZK
  • ZTP, ZTP/P Cards free
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • ICOMOS Card, National Museum and Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic Cards free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Free single or family NPÚ tickets free
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Foreign language tour

  • Full 330 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 230 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 880 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 230 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 230 CZK
  • ZTP, ZTP/P Cards free
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • ICOMOS Card, National Museum and Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic Cards free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Free single or family NPÚ tickets free
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Reservation fee 20 CZK/p

Audioguide ENG/DE/ESP/FR/JAP/IT 110 CZK

Foreign language tours offered in English

reservation needed for groups only