Tour routes

The first tour introduces the historical and architectural development of the 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 Banqueting hall and the Lady’s Chamber, then to the Castle´s Chapel, Ballroom and finishes in the Armoury with an exposition of numerous kinds of firearms and cold weapons. Czech guide tour only. Booklet in foreign language available.

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  • this tour is available today 10.00–15.00
  • 150 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation needed for groups only

The second tour introduces 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. Czech guide tour only. Booklet in foreign language available.

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  • this tour is available today 10.00–15.00
  • 110 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 40 minutes
  • max. 15 people
  • reservation needed for groups only

The third tour gives visitors an insight into the heritage renovation of the castle, showing them many preserved structural elements of the tower and unseen yet. The top floor provides an unexpected view of the town and the Úhlava river valley. Inaccessible for children under 6 years, for disabled people and for people in unsuitable shoes. Czech guide tour only. Booklet in foreign language available.

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  • this tour is available today 10.00–14.00
  • 110 CZK (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 40 minutes
  • max. 10 people
  • reservation needed for groups only
Za tajemstvím Popelčina střevíčku na hrad Švihov, foto Jiří Strašek

The exhibition tour dedicated to Cinderella, who lived at the Švihov Castle in the Czech 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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  • this tour is available today 10.00–15.00
  • 100 CZK, without guide (full admission) Buy ticket
  • duration 30 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation needed for groups only

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. Czech guide tour only. Booklet in foreign language available.

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  • this tour is not available today
  • 100 CZK (full admission)
  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 30 people
  • reservation needed Reserve