Trips to the surroundings

Ohrada

When you visit Hluboká, you surely can not miss the hunting castle Ohrada, that is only 2km away from the town. It is the oldest woodcraft and hunting museum in the world. It was founded in 1842 and you will find such expozits as the attire of the deer killed in 1730. You will see the exposition of the woods life, timber harvesting, historic guns or fishpond cultivation.

Originally it was a hunting castle. Nobility in Hluboká loved the hunts. Chambers of the castle are richly decorated and it is one of the largest baroque complexes in Czech Republic.

Ohrada Castle
   
Contacts  
zámek Ohrada 37341  Hluboká nad Vltavou
Tel.: +420 387 965 340
Email: ohrada@raz-dva.cz
   
Opening times:  
april:
tuesday- friday
saturday- sunday

9a.m.– 3p.m.
9a.m.– 4:30p.m.
may:
daily except monday    

9a.m.- 5:30p.m.
june – august:
daily    

9a.m.– 5:30p.m.
september:
daily except monday    

9a.m.– 5:30p.m.
october:
tuesday – friday
saturday – sunday    

9a.m.– 3p.m.
9a.m.– 4:30p.m.
   
Entrance fee:      
adults 40,- Kč
children 20,- Kč
Family fee 80,- Kč

Ohrada ZOO

Near to the hunting castle Ohrada you will find the only ZOO in south Bohemia. Although it is the smallest ZOO in Czech republic, it is one of the oldest. It was opened for the public in 1939. ZOO can be found on the beautiful place on the bank of Munický lake, from which you will see the Hluboká castle. There are nearly 200 different species of animals and one of the jewells of the exposition are the water birds. Their exposition is very entertainingly made – part of it is in the Munický lake. Children can stroke and hug midget goats.

Ohrada ZOO
   
Opening times:  
april – june 9a.m.– 6p.m.
july – august 9a.m.– 7p.m.
september – october 9a.m.– 6p.m.
november – march 9a.m.– 4p.m.
   
Entrance fee:      
adults 60,- Kč
Children between 6 – 15 years, students and seniors 40,- Kč
Children between 3-6 years 20,- Kč
Children younger than 3 free

Opatovice

Near to Hluboká nad Vltavou, visitors can enjoy the real village atmosphere, as it is known from the idylic postcards. Opatovice is a protected cultural heritage. You may admire farmer houses with unusually shaped frontispieces and gates from 19th cetnury, that were typical for this area. The old ironmonger´s house and neoromanian chapell can be seen on the square.