How to get to the castle

The State Castle Vimperk is located on the very edge of Šumava mountains, about 140 km from Prague and 78 km from Passau.

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).

We recommend using IDOS timetables to find train/bus connections to Vimperk.

Arrival by car is possible only through street Hřbitovní, around Arboretum and summer theatre (click on the picture to see the map).
The nearest parking lot is located in the Podzámčí street, above the summer cinema (about 100 m from the castle).

From České Budějovice:

From Prague:

From Strážný/Philippsreut and Passau (DE):

From Kašperské Hory:

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