It was a scenic and somewhat long drive from Plzen to Krivoklat...just to find it is closed because they are making a movie there. Oh, well, looked interesting but also lots of scaffolding on it. So, off to Karlstejn Castle instead.
The drive to the castle is really nice. I was traveling during summer and the drive to Krivoklat was really relaxing and wonderful. The castle is on a small kind of hill and is called Krivoklat because of the uneven surface on which it was built on. There are tours which range from 45 mins to 90 mins. The tours...
The castle is in the middle of a beautiful forest. We went by car and we parked it very close, near a restaurant. The rest of the way we walked. At the entrance of the castle you can find a shop with souvenirs and tickets. Also a museum. The museum is not very big but is cute and is for...
Křivoklát castlle is one of the top gothic castlle located in amazing wild nature. We had a full guiding tour around the castlle. The castlle used to be a hunting residention, latter on as a prison and finally as a tourist destination.
You can make many hiking tracks around or just relax there.