Is Cesky Krumlov worth visiting?

This city is a delight to walk through. It is small and compact and very, very photogenic. It doesn’t take very long to visit, just a few hours on the fastest of itineraries or worth an overnight stay on a longer visit. But Cesky Krumlov is worth the visit, even if it requires going out of your way.

Is there a direct train from Prague to Cesky Krumlov?

There is only one direct train a day from Prague to Cesky Krumlov – České dráhy (ČD). All other connections have a change, usually in Ceske Budejovice. If you don’t want to miss a direct train, consider booking your ticket on Omio as early as a week prior to the travel day.

How much is the train from Prague to Cesky Krumlov?

The best way to get from Prague to Český Krumlov is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs 150 Kč – 330 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230 Kč – 390 Kč and takes 2h 47m.

How many days do you need in Cesky Krumlov?

Český Krumlov deserves at least two or three days – and the early start you get from staying in the town allows you to beat the day-tripping crowd to the town’s most popular sites. Český Krumlov is also a great base and gateway to South Bohemia’s charming small villages and hiking spots.

How do you get to Cesky Krumlov?

Český Krumlov is easily accessible from Prague by train or bus. The train station is located on the outskirts of town, roughly a 25-minute walk from the Old Town although a local bus from the Špičák stop, just across the Latrán bridge on the north of the town, cuts the walk down to a couple of minutes.

Where can you take the train to from Prague?

Prague also has direct daytime train services to a range of other cities, including Munich (5hrs 30 mins), Budapest (6hrs 30 mins), Kraków and Hamburg (both seven hours away). Prague has direct night trains to Kraków, Minsk, Moscow, Warsaw and Zurich (although not all of these can be booked on our site).

Where is Cesky Krumlov in Prague?

Nearly four hours south of Prague, this fairy-tale town of 15,000 is buried in the hills of the southern Czech Republic, an area much appreciated for its pastoral countryside. With its delightfully cobbled Old Town, rare Baroque theater, and colorful castle, Český Krumlov feels lost in a time warp.

Does Cesky Krumlov have a Christmas market?

Christmas Market in Cesky Krumlov Visit our Christmas market, fully open for 38 days, and pick a present for your loved ones, enjoy mulled wine or hot punch, taste the Christmas cookies or listen to traditional Czech Christmas carols.

Is Cesky Krumlov safe?

Cesky Krumlov is a fairly safe place to visit. Having said this, there are certain precautions that should be taken in order to ensure a smooth trip through the Southern Bohemia region of the Czech Republic. Like always, common sense is the most important tool to be used in staying safe.

What is Cesky Krumlov known for?

The city is famous for its many frescoes, a tradition that dates back centuries. It’s also home to the Egon Schiele Art Centrum (ESAC), a large art gallery featuring classical and contemporary 20th-century artwork.

Is Cesky Krumlov expensive?

A vacation to Cesky Krumlov for one week usually costs around Kč8,241 for one person. So, a trip to Cesky Krumlov for two people costs around Kč16,482 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs Kč32,963 in Cesky Krumlov.

What is the best month to go to Prague?

The best time to visit Prague is in late spring or early fall, just before and after the peak summer tourist season. Plan to arrive in May or September for comfortable temperatures around 18 to 20°C, ideal for sightseeing without having to battle big crowds. Lower airfares and reduced hotel rates may be found too.

How do I get from Prague to Cesky Krumlov by train?

How many days do you need in Český Krumlov?

Is Cesky Krumlov cheap?

Dining in Cesky Krumlov is a bargain. Eggenberg is the local beer, but Budvar and Pilsener Urquell are also cheap at every restaurant and bar. Beer in shops is only a bit cheaper than in restaurants.

Is it safe to walk in Prague at night?

Aside from property crime, Prague is a relatively safe city. The rate of violent crime is low and most areas of Prague are safe to walk around even after dark.

Do people speak English in Prague?

English in Prague In Prague, a great number of native citizens speak English at least a bit. And at the tourist hotspots, restaurants in the centre, hotels, and gift shops, knowledge of the English language is taken for granted.

How is Prague in winter?

Winter in Prague usually lasts from December to February, with January typically being the coldest month. Prague winter temperatures often dip below freezing, and in January the average daytime temperature hovers at around 0°C, with the night temperatures much colder.