One day trip from Olomouc
Fairytale Bouzov castel

 

Day trip from Olomouc to the fairytale Bouzov castle is one of the most visited castles in the Czech Republic. Visit one of the most the romantic castle and hidden gem of Central Moravia. Travel back in time to days when it was the seat of the Teutonic Knights!
The middle-age Bouzov castle is definitely one of the castles in Czechia you can’t miss to visit. The castel is ideal location for varios movies they were filmed on its premises - from localy known Czech fairy tales to the Italian princess Fantaghiro.

The castle, which is just close to Olomouc city, get its present appearance after an extensive reconstruction in the late 19th century. The project and reconstruction plans were drawn up on the basis of the requirements of the Archduke Eugene Habsburg, Grand Master of the order. the reconstruction was really big project in that days, counting in the curancy today it would cost 250 000 000. EUR.

The castle is fully furnished and equipped. The furniture comes mainly from the private collections of Archduke Eugene Habsburg and partly from the collections of the German order. Modern equipment was then tailor-made specifically for the building. The most valuable part of the castle is the Neo-Gothic chapel, fitted with a Gothic altar and decorated with the tombstones of the masters of the Order from the years 1395 to 1515 The Castle Armoury, the original Gothic hall of the old castle, is equipped with samples of weapons.

day trip from Olomouc

day trip from Olomouc

Bouzov

The castle is fully furnished and equipped. The furniture comes mainly from the private collections of Archduke Eugene Habsburg the Grand Master of the order and partly from the collections of the German order. Modern equipment was then tailor-made specifically for the building. The most valuable part of the castle is the Neo-Gothic chapel, fitted with a Gothic altar and decorated with the tombstones of the masters of the Order from the years 1395 to 1515 The Castle Armoury, the original Gothic hall of the old castle, is equipped with samples of weapons.

From the guided tours you can visit several routes dedicated to representational and residential premises of the castle with fortification elements and technical facilities, such as the historic distribution of heat and water, or you can ascend the watch tower as well as visit the courtroom and observatory. In the cellars of the castle, your kids will enjoy the exhibition Dragons and Dragonslayers, which is devoted to life-size fairytale dragons and the knights who fought them.

day trip from Olomouc

day trip from Olmouc

day trip from olomouc

Javoricko Cave
A magnificent cave with many stalactites and stalagmites is hidden away in the interior of the country!
Hidden just a short walk from Bouzov Castle in a wooded rocky ridge is an extensive system of tunnels, domes and chasms with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. You will see them in many forms during your tour of the cave, from small and fragile straws to giant stalagmites and huge cascades of incredible colors. Their beauty is most apparent in the 18 meter high Dome of Giants, one of the largest underground caverns in the country. A rarity of Javoricko Cave is the stalactite columns that rise contrary to the laws of gravity.
Enjoy one day trip from Olomouc.

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