The medieval castle Karlštejn, built in the 14th century by Emperor Charles IV. it breathes history, grandeur, but also romance at literally every step.
More information on the website www.hradkarlstejn.cz
In the Karlštejn Zoo in the immediate vicinity of the Romantic Hotel Mlýn you can see a number of exotic animals, one-humped and bactrian camels, bison, llamas, zebras, French donkeys, Shetland horses. The dominant features of the Zoo are the noble white lion Leon and a pair of white tigers. In addition you will see other felines such as the cougar, spotted leopard, monkeys, owls, goats, donkeys, sheep. You and your children can see the animals in the immediate vicinity and feed some.
There is a children's corner with an inflatable castle, a bouncing mattress and a train.
Refreshments and parking in the area, Wi-Fi.
Official website www.zoopark-karlstejn.cz.
The 27-hole Karlštejn Golf Course is located in the immediate vicinity of the Romantic Hotel Mlýn Karlštejn
with a unique view of the medieval castle Karlštejn and offers opportunities not only for professional golfers, but also for beginners, who can borrow all their equipment or hire a professional coach.
Tour of the wine cellars in Karlštejn
The research station of the Karlštejn winery has a long tradition in the production of quality wines, which win awards in wine competitions. It continues the tradition of Karlštejn viticulture dating back to 1348, when Beneš Krabice of Weitmile first mentions Karl's intention to establish vineyards on the slopes below the future castle. Tour of wine cellars, including tasting and refreshments possible on the basis of a preliminary order.
Sightseeing balloon flight over Karlštejn will offer you an unforgettable view of the Bohemian Karst. From the balloon you can see not only Karlštejn Castle, the Berounka River, but also the limestone quarries Great America and Little America, Svatý Jan pod Skalou, Houbův lom near Koněprus or the historic Tetín.
Quarries America is the name for a system of pit limestone quarries, which are connected by underground galleries. The most famous are Velká and Malá America about 4 km from Karlstejn. The windows of the galleries offer a unique view of the quarries themselves.
Guided tour of the underground galleries of these quarries is possible to book on weekends.