TOWN'S ATTRACTIONS

Castle Litoměřice

phone: +420 416 732 805
address: Tyršovo náměstí 68, Litoměřice
 
 

Opening hours:

Monday 09:00-12:30  13:00 -17:00
Tuesday 09:00-12:30  13:00 -17:00
Wednesday 09:00-12:30  13:00 -17:00
Thursday 09:00-12:30  13:00 -17:00
Friday 09:00-12:30  13:00 -17:00
Saturday closed
Sunday closed

Former Gothic castle is the pearl of the royal town of Litoměřice. Located right in the historical city center, only a few dozen meters from the Peace Square.

The heart of the castle is a modern exhibition, which is a tourist attraction not only for wine lovers. Interested parties can also visit the tasting room with original stone tiles and vaulted ceilings adjoining the cellar, where the wine archive is located.

Thanks to the castle Litoměřice become the center of congress tourism. This allows modern equipped conference hall with preserved Gothic artifacts. Attractive spaces offers a lounge area connected with the historical monument of the chapel of the 14th century (in which, according to the extant historical sources prayed Karel IV.).

 

EXPOSITION JOURNEY TO WINE

EXPOSITION DEVOTED TO CZECH WINE

At the heart of the castle there is a modern exhibit called Journey to Wine, which is a tourist attraction for lovers of good wine as well as others. It is located on the 5th floor of the castle. It takes up an area of approximately 150 square metres. The story line is like a “journey”. It has a main direction, its main milestones and corners, but it also allows turns that accompany each topic. The direction of the path is marked on the floor with different colours. The exposition is an overview of wine making, from ancient history, including Greece and Rome, to the Middle Ages, modern times and wine making in the 20th and 21st centuries. It enables visitors to get to know wine production in Bohemia from many different angles. In an interesting manner, it familiarises visitors with the development of wine making In relation to different eras, which production equipment, such as presses, mills, seed removers, blown glass straws, thermometers, etc. The direction of the path is labelled in different colours on the floor. Interactive presentation means are used there, as well as audio-visual games and projections, mechanical 3D models and functional objects. Effective parts of the presentation include large-format photographs and stories from King Charles IV (in 2D displaying) about local wines. The tours are enhanced by knowledge games and ancient tools used in wine making. There are also descriptions written in Braille. The final part of the exhibit is lined along the entire perimeter of the conference facility. Each of the nine represented wine producing areas present their own products. The background of the walls captures the production process in a graphically attractive form. Differences in the procedures for the production of white and red wine are described, along with explanation of “barique” ripening and wine storage.

 

Tasting of 5 samples of Bohemian wines:

Up to 10 people - price per group - 1500,- CZK
11-20 people - 200,- CZK/person
Over 20 people - 170,- CZK/person

 

Tasting of 3 samples of Bohemian wines:

Up to 10 people - price per group - 1200,- CZK
11 - 20 people - 170,- CZK/person
Over 20 people - 130,- CZK/person
 

Wine tasting tours must be booked at least 1-2 days in advance.

 


 

Information Center

Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 9-17
Sat: 9-12 hod.
Sun: closed

Address

Městské Informační centrum
Mírové náměstí 16/8
412 01 Litoměřice

Contact

e-mail: info@litomerice.cz
tel.: +420 416 916 440
Skype: infoltm

City hall

Mayor

Ing. Radek Löwy

Office Hours

Mon: 8:00 - 17:00
Wed: 8:00 - 17:00

Address

Městský úřad Litoměřice
Mírové náměstí 15/7
412 01 Litoměřice

Contact

e-mail: podatelna@litomerice.cz
tel.: +420 416 916 111


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