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Litice nad Orlicí - castle

address: Litice nad Orlicí, Žamberk
web: www.hrad-litice.cz
e-mail: litice@npu.cz
phone No.: (+420) 465 320 627, (+420) 603 232 212
GPS: 50°5'8.75"N 16°21'6.15"E
430m above sea level

Contact: Ing. Dalibor Urban (urban.dalibor@npu.cz)

Litice nad Orlicí source: Tourist Information Centre Žamberk
Litice nad Orlicí source: Tourist Information Centre Žamberk
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Vít Pechanec
source: Štěpán Bartoš
source: Štěpán Bartoš
source: Tourist Information Centre Žamberk
source: Tourist Information Centre Žamberk
source: Tourist Information Centre Žamberk
source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
source: Destination company of the Orlicky Mountains and Podorlicko
source: Destination company of the Orlicky Mountains and Podorlicko
source: Králové Hradec region
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Description:
Litice Castle was established near the end of the 13th century during the colonization of the sparse settlement at the time of the ancient border forest of northeastern Bohemia, which was royal property. The castle was built on a high rock promontory over the meandering Divoká Orlice River. By the end of the 16th century the castle was already entirely abandoned; care was taken, however, to ensure that it didn’t become completely dilapidated, and at least the rear palace was secured. Attempts were... more information

Did you know that the oldest written reference to the castle dates back to 1304?

Categories: castle
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Style composition: Gothic (100%)
Services: archery range (bow/crossbow), sale of novelties and souvenirs
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Tours / exhibitions

Description:Extensive castle grounds, abundance of architectonic details, first entry gate with remarkable sculpted stone adornments (national symbols, graffito, and reliefs), interior spaces of the southern palace with expositions about the history of the castle, tower with observatory.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :NoPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes
Opening hours:
(GMT +2)
  • 30.7.-31.7. 09:00-17:00
  • August Sa, Su 09:00-17:00
  • September, October Sa, Su, state and other holidays (non-working days) 09:00-16:00
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.
closedNow closed according to business hours

Last tour before closing: 0 min.
Sightseeing time: 35 min.
Languages:tour guide (Czech)
Exhibition specialization:regional history
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide5/35
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