The castle is located about 50 km southeast of Prague, oustide Benešov city. It was established in the 13th century in the Gothic style, later transformed in a Baroque style.
Visiting the castle
During your stay you can visit the residential rooms of Franz Ferninand, see the large collection of Ferdinand’s hunting trophies and weapons, antique furniture and art objects, plus you can take a walk in the Rose Garden established during Franz Ferninand´s stay. In the castle´s garden (with beautiful Italian Renaissance statutes) you might come across free-roaming pheasants, peacocks and quails freely inhabiting the area.
A bear called Jiří (George) is housed in the bear pit at the rear entrance of the castle.