Southern Bohemia

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Southern Bohemia - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Hrad Krumlov

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    Like any good protective fortress, the castle is visible from a distance, but you may wonder how to get there. From the main square, take Radniční...Read More

  • 2. Státní zámek Hluboká

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    Hluboká's main focus is its castle, with a cluster of white towers flanking its walls, and tour groups pop in and out regularly. Although the...Read More

  • 3. Bílý Koníček

    Hotel–Sight

    Look for the Little White Horse, the best-preserved Renaissance house on the square, dating to 1544. It's now a modest hotel and restaurant...Read More

  • 4. Černá věž

    Building/Architectural Site

    To get a good view over the city, climb the 225 steps up to the Renaissance gallery of the Black Tower at the northeast corner of the square...Read More

  • 5. Egon Schiele Center

    Museum/Gallery

    A large and rambling former brewery now showcases the work of Schiele along with other modern and contemporary Czech and European artists. The...Read More

  • 6. Galerie Mikolaše Alše

    Museum/Gallery

    Located near the chateau, the region's museum for art history displays a variety of works including sculpture, paintings, and porcelain. It...Read More

  • 7. Gothic Bridge

    Bridge/Tunnel

    Once the city's only claim to fame, this bridge is a site to see. It was built in the 1260s—making it the oldest bridge in the Czech Republic...Read More

  • 8. Holašovice

    Historic District/Site

    Peppered with small country homes and farmsteads, this traditional Czech village is so well preserved it's been designated a UNESCO World Heritage...Read More

  • 9. Hotel Růže

    Hotel–Sight

    Gorgeous sgraffiti façades decorate this former Jesuit school, now the Hotel Růže. Abundant Renaissance flourishes point to the fact that...Read More

  • 10. Hrad Kotnov

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    Rising above the river in the distance, this castle dates to the 13th century and was part of Tábor's earliest fortifications. After a fire...Read More

  • 11. Hrad Rožmberk

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    This sprawling castle overlooks the Vltava River, about 20 km (12 miles) south of Český Krumlov. Inside, on the main tour, you'll see a mix...Read More

  • 12. Husitské muzeum

    Museum/Gallery

    You can find out all you ever wanted to know about the Hussite movement and the founding and history of the city. The museum is housed in the...Read More

  • 13. Jihočeské Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    You can't miss the imposing neo-Renaissance building of the Museum of Southern Bohemia. It was originally founded in 1877 in a small building...Read More

  • 14. Jindřichův Hradec's Castle

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    As the third-largest castle in the Czech Republic, this is the dominant structure in town, holding 300 rooms and 10,000 pieces of art. Behind...Read More

  • 15. Koněspřežka

    Building/Architectural Site

    A source of pride for České Budějovice, Koněspřežka is the oldest railway station on the continent. Designed to transport salt to Bohemia from...Read More

  • 16. Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Dating to the second half of the 14th century, this church and its tower are the other dominating features of the city's skyline. It's a Gothic...Read More

  • 17. Kostel svatého Jana Křtitele

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The oldest church in town, built between the 13th and 16th centuries, this is an excellent example of Bohemian Gothic architecture. Inside,...Read More

  • 18. Kostel svatého Jiljí

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Gothic style of South Bohemia is exemplified in this curious church. The unassuming exterior gives no clue to the vastness inside, nor the...Read More

  • 19. Kostel svatého Víta

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This neo-Gothic church with its octagonal tower provides a nice contrast with the castle's older tower across the river. Step inside to see...Read More

  • 20. Lovecká chata Ohrada

    Museum/Gallery

    Care for a brisk walk? Follow the yellow trail signs 2 km (1 mile) to the Ohrada Hunting Lodge, which houses a museum of hunting and fishing...Read More

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