Tour routes

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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  • 150 CZK, foreign-language 230 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation not necessary

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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  • 110 CZK, foreign-language 170 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 40 minutes
  • max. 15 people
  • reservation not necessary

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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  • 110 CZK, foreign-language 170 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 40 minutes
  • max. 10 people
  • reservation recommended
Za tajemstvím Popelčina střevíčku na hrad Švihov, foto Jiří Strašek

The exhibition tour dedicated to Cinderella, who lived at Švihov Castle in the film Three Nuts for Cinderella. The tour is individual. The exhibition is located in the White Bastion, which has a separate entrance directly from the large castle courtyard.

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  • 100 CZK, without guide (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 30 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation not necessary

This completely new form of tour offers a view of all accessible areas using projection technology. It is designed primarily for visitors who cannot visit all the interior of the castle due to movement restrictions. The tour also includes normally inaccessible areas and an aerial view of the surroundings.

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  • 100 CZK, foreign-language 150 CZK (full admission)
  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation needed Reserve

Almost one hour walk through the unique castle interiors and exteriors offers once again a mix of excitement, comedy, dance and fencing. Night tours have been a unique opportunity for visitors to experience the atmosphere of a gorgeous late medieval building after sunset and to have a theater performance that is spread across several different scenes.

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  • 260 CZK, foreign-language 390 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation recommended