Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov - or Bohemian Crumlaw - is a remote outpost in the  Czech Republic located in the hills of the Southern Bohemina region, between Linz, Austria  and Prague.   It's small and a little hard to get to but is also considered one of the most beautiful places in Europe. 

The thing is, you can't get anywhere from Český Krumlov   It is connected to society with questionably maintained 1.5 lane roads (2 lanes is generous) for about an hour or 2 in any direction. When we were on our way there I cracked that it felt like the opening to the Horror movie Hostel, where a bunch of 20 somethings check into a Slovakian Hostel and don't check out. 

Turns out, the movie Hostel was filmed in Český Krumlov. Happy to report though, we returned home alive and not in the least bit dismembered.  

Pedestrian zone, with Krumlov Castle above.

Town square, a monument to surviving the Plague. 

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It snowed in Krumlov over Easter, the Easter weather being colder than on Christmas. 

Krumlov castle is huge for the size of the town. A stone bridge connects parts of the castle. 

Mastal Restaurant, an stable turned steak house

1 comment:

  1. Hello! I'm not sure if you are still living in Neustadt but my family may be moving there in August! I found your blog and have really enjoyed reading all about the area. If you don't mind emailing me, even if you are not living there anymore, I would love chatting with you!
    My email is Melissarisenhoover@gmail.com

    Thanks so much!!