Czesky Krumlov is a bit of a drive/train ride from Prague, but it is so worth the trip! I would recommend spending a night or two here, actually…we spent the day there, but definitely could have used more time to explore. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, with buildings dating back to the 13th century.
You can wander through the cobble stoned streets which once again are lined with shops and restaurants, and there is a beautiful river where you can sit and soak up the sun- There are also many restaurants beside the river making it a perfect spot to relax after exploring.
There is of course the Czesky Krumlov Castle which you can purchase a ticket to walk through~and/or you can go up to the tower (where my photos were taken) which gives you an amazing view of the town!
On the way to Czesky Krumlov there are a few cool sites to stop at as well -Our favourite was the Sedlec Ossuary in Kunta Hora known as the “Bone Church.” It is a church from the 13th century, and is decorated with real bones! Why? In 1278 the Abbot of the Cistercian Monastery in Sedlec went to the Holy Land and returned with earth from the Holy Land, which he then sprinkled in the church’s cemetery. Word spread quickly and the cemetery quickly became the hippest burial site throughout Central Europe. In the mid 14th Century during the Black Death (Bubonic Plague) tons of people were buried in the church’s graveyard, so it had to be enlarged. Mass graves were unearthed during construction, and a blind monk was given the task of stacking the bones (yikes) The Schwarzenberg Family owned the church and decided to put these bones to use, asking the monk to clean them and then a woodcarver, Frantisek Rint, was hired to create artwork with the bones. There is even a family crest for the Schwarzenberg family inside. It is super weird, and definitely worth a visit!
It is always worth getting outside of the city you are visiting, there is always so much to explore near by!