Tours

The first tour introduces the historical and architectural development of Švihov Castle, presenting its ceremonial rooms, which show the life of the nobility at a noble residence in the 16th century. The tour begins in the Red bastion, continues through the Entrance hall to the Banquet hall and the Bedchamber of the Lady, then to the Castle´s chapel, Dance hall and finishes in the Armoury with an exposition of numerous kinds of firearms and cold weapons.

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  • 110 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation not necessary Reserve

The second tour introduces visitors to the administrative rooms of the castle, i.e. areas which were designated for the attendants: the inner yard, the cellars, the guardroom, the hetman’s office and the black kitchen.

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  • 80 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 40 minutes
  • max. 15 people
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The third tour route gives visitors insight into the heritage renovation of the castle, showing them many preserved yet heretofore unseen structural elements of the tower. The top floor provides an unexpected view of the town and the Úhlava river valley.

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  • 80 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 40 minutes
  • max. 10 people
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This exhibition offers a look at the development of firearms from the Hussite era to the Thirty Years' War in stylish settings of the White Bastion. Self-guided tour.

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  • CZK 50 (full admission)
  • duration 20 minutes
  • max. 100 people
  • reservation not necessary