Love grand castles and a picturesque countryside? Or hunting trophies and collections of weapons are in the center of your interest? If so, this versatile and fabulous day trip from Prague to Konopiště Castle is for you.
A four-winged, three-storey castle is located in about 50 km southeast of Prague. A medieval Konopiště Castle was rebuilt by its last owner, Archduke Franz Ferdinand d’Este to serve as an official residence for the Hapsburg family. The Archduke was also a enthusiastic hunter and collector of hunting trophies and weapons, all of which are displayed in the interiors of the castle.
To feel a relaxed atmosphere and get aesthetic pleasure, take a stroll along a castle garden with Italian Renaissance statues and greenhouses. T&A chauffeur service will provide your day trip from Prague to Konopiště Castle fast and with comfort. If more hours are needed, simply agree it with your chauffeur, and your trip will prolonged by your wish.
Konopiště Castle became famous as the last residence of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, whose assassination caused WWI. The bullet that killed him is now an exhibit at the castle's museum.