Plan your visit

All visitors must follow the rules for visitors (see the section Visiting Rules).

How to get to the castle

From the train station follow the red tourist mark for about 2,2 km (30 minutes of walk).

From the bus station follow the red tourist mark for about 1,9 km (30 minutes walk).

Arrival by car is possible only through street Hřbitovní, around Arboretum and summer theatre (to see the maps click on the red plus on the right).

(click on the picture to see the map)

From České Budějovice:

From Kašperské Hory:

From Strakonice:

From Strážný and Passau (DE):

Source: Mapy.cz. © Seznam.cz, a.s. © Přispěvatelé OpenStreetMap

Parking

The parking lot for about 7 cars is in front of the main gate (point 1 on the map). If the parking lot is full, we recommend you to park your car in the city centre (point 2 on the map) and walk through the street Podzámčí.

Source: Mapy.cz. © Seznam.cz, a.s. © Přispěvatelé OpenStreetMap

Accessibility

The barrier-free access is not possible during the time of a reconstruction (2018 – 2020).

The castle is opened in provisional conditions; therefore there is currently no barrier-free WC.

Pets

The entrance of dogs and other animals is forbidden during the time of a reconstruction (2018 – 2020).

Cyclists

Cyclists cannot enter the castle courtyards during the time of a reconstruction (2018 – 2020).

The bicycles can be locked on the parking lot in front of the castle. The parking lot is not secured and bicycle stands are not available. Bringing bicycles to the castle interiors is forbidden.

child care facilities

Changing table is not available.

The special programs for families with children will be limited during the time of a reconstruction (2018 – 2020). For more information see the section For Children.

Refreshments

No refreshments are sold at the castle during the time of a reconstruction (2018 – 2020). However there is number of restaurants, cafés or confectionaries in Vimperk - most of them in walking distance. If needed, we will be happy to give you a recommendation.

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