Southern Bohemia Sights

Hrad Rožmberk (Rosenberg Castle)

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 12/17/2015

Fodor's Review

This sprawling castle overlooks the Vltava River, about 20 km (12 mi) south of Český Krumlov. Inside, on the main tour, you'll see a mix of Romantic and Renaissance interiors; portraits of crusaders; and the Rosenberg Hall, dedicated to the family's history. The second route shows the apartments of aristocrats. The English Tower is a 200-step climb, and rewards with beautiful vistas of the countryside. Buses run from Český Krumlov's main depot, but are infrequent on weekends. Legend has it that the ghost of a White Lady appears from time to time.

Sight Information

Address:

Rožmberk nad Vltavou, Jihočeský, 382 18, Czech Republic

Phone:

/380–749–838

Sight Details:

  • Route 1: 180 Kč; route 2: 130 Kč; tower only: 40 Kč; combined ticket routes 1 and 2: 290 Kč
  • Nov.–Mar., Tues,–Fri, at 11 and 1, weekends 10–3 (start of last tour); Apr. and Oct., Tues,–Fri, at 11 and 1, weekends 10–3:30; May and Sept.. Tues,–Sun. 9–3:30; June, Tues,–Sun. 9–4:30; July and Aug., Tues.–Sun. 9–5.

Published 12/17/2015

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