This stunning town was not in our itinerary till the last moment, but we anyway decided to visit it & it was the best on-the-spot decision we had taken. ????
Out of all the towns we visited in Czech Republic, Cesky Krumlov was the most energetic, youthful & full of life. It was filled with tourists but it was totally worth it.
How to reach?
Cesky Krumlov is connected to Prague & other international cities like Salzburg, Vienna, Bratislava & Munich. You can either take a bus or a train to reach Cesky Krumlov.
For a comfortable & scenic journey, take the Ceske Drahy train from Prague H.N. to Ceske Budejovice. Change the train from Ceske Budejovice to reach Cesky Krumlov. It takes about 3.5 hours including the train change.
Route - Prague - Ceske Budejovice - Cesky Krumlov
There are direct buses going from Prague & other major cities to Cesky Krumlov. From Prague, it takes about 3 hours by bus. Student Agency & Leo Express are the best companies of the lot.
Starting point: The town center
1. The Town Centre
Every European town starts from its centre. Cesky Krumlov is a wonderful town with an ever-vibrant centre. Its full of quaint cafes, colorful souvenir shops & chilled-out bars. It is definitely a treat to sip a coffee (or beer) while sitting on the street of this beautiful town listing to some amazing street musicians.
When you are in Cesky Krumlov, breathe.