In regard to the current situation is the castle Loket closed to the public from the 13.3.2020 till the further notice.
Mgr. Jana Těžká
To the Castle, you can get on foot, on horseback, on bicycle or on water but also by car or by train.Have a look how & what way.
|With guide||With text guide|
|Adults||130 Kč / 8,00 €||110 Kč / 5,50 €|
|Children||105 Kč / 6,50 €||90 Kč / 4,50 €|
… There is a gnome called Strakakal raging on the Loket castle? He is annoying children who have got messy hair, he pursues them with a hairbrush and slaps their backs with a book.
… In castle basements, there was Charles IV held captive? Prince Wenceslas was only a small child at that time who later became a Roman Emperor and a Bohemian King Charles IV.
… At one of his stays in Loket, Charles IV set up a journey to the forest where he discovered hot springs? The place later became the city of Karlovy Vary.
… A gnome called Gottstein has its statue on the court? He is considered to be the master of Loket´s rocks. Touch his beard, leave spare coins and make a wish.
… Johann Wolfgang Goethe, famous German poet, celebrated his 74th birthday in Loket?
… During the Thirty Years´ War, a meteorite was thrown to the castle well so that it did not get stolen by the Swedish?
… In castle tower resides an old good dragon Sarkan whom the housewives seek to get the fire for their stoves?
… The castle´s and the town´s name of Loket come from the river flow? Its shape does resemble the elbow ("loket" in Czech).