Veltrusy

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Severozápadní křídlo zámku, okruh Aristokracie: začátek konce

Educational tour of "The Aristocracy: The beginning of the end" offers a glimpse into the life and fate of the last owners of the estate of Veltrusy. They were Karel and Livie Chotek, whom were the last heirs and were invited by Arnošt Chotek, the last member of the Veltrusy family line, in 1921. In these authentic spaces, on the concrete examples of Counts Chotek, you will get to know the noble environment, the role of nobility in state administration or its lifestyle.

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  • this tour is available today 10.00–16.40
  • 200 CZK (full admission)
  • duration 45 minutes
  • max. 15 people
  • reservation needed

Romantic nooks with tiny pavilions, multiple bridges across the Mill's brook, wilder floodplain forest or views of local fields, meadows and orchards. You will find all this with a commented cycle tour around the castle park.

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  • this tour is available today 10.00–15.00
  • 180 CZK (full admission)
  • duration 105 minutes
  • max. 25 people
  • reservation needed

If it seem that the three hundred hectares of the castle park is too much for you, you can take a small trip to its great history in close proximity to the chateau and learn about the evolution of the relationship between man and the landscape. You will visit the landscape park and the kitchen garden and you will learn about the function of some of the buildings.

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  • this tour is available today 10.00–16.00
  • 100 CZK (full admission)
  • duration 40 minutes
  • max. 35 people
  • reservation needed

With the return of horses to our horse stables, also came back the tradition of rides in the horse carriage around the areal. Take the horse carriage ride from the chateau horses, Andy and Nesang, and experience the park a little differently.

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  • this tour is available today 11.00–17.00
  • 50/80 CZK (full admission)
  • max. 12 people
  • reservation needed for groups only

The exhibition will introduce you not only to the history of measurement and weighing, but also to ways of checking accuracy of gauges and fighting against dishonest manufacturers and traders. There is also a part dedicated to the use of measures and scales in the Veltrusy economy of the noble Chotek family.

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  • this tour is available today 9.30–17.00
  • 50 CZK (full admission)
  • duration 60 minutes
  • unlimited
  • reservation not necessary

At the exhibition, you can see the typical horse carriage fleet of the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, which was used in a medium-sized estate such as Veltrusy.

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  • this tour is available today 9.30–17.00
  • 50 CZK (full admission)
  • duration 40 minutes
  • unlimited
  • reservation not necessary