The castle and chateau of Staré Hrady is located in Bohemian Paradise, south of Jičín – right next to the town of Libáň. The rich program here offers five fairy-tale sightseeing circuits and 2 historical sightseeing circuits. You will be guided by living fairy-tale creatures in the roles of guides.

Staré Hrady Castle and Chateau is your tip for a trip for children and adults. Originally a Gothic castle with a Renaissance castle and ante-castle is located in Bohemian Paradise – south of Jičín near the village of Libáň. The first written mention dates back to 1340. Albrecht from Valdštejn himself , who bought the castle in 1628, is also closely connected with the castle and chateau. Today, history and fairy tales are perfectly combined here.

Every visitor here can choose from a really rich program, which consists of several fairy-tale and historical tour circuits , in which they will see 450 fairy-tale creatures – e.g. dragons, princesses, knights, giants, devils, watermen, sprites, witches and many others.

You will be guided by real living fairy-tale creatures – beautiful princesses, brave knights or cheerful witches.

All year round you can visit the castle’s fairy-tale dungeon  with giants, watermen, devils and dragons (new – Giant emerald dragons),  the castle’s fairy-tale land  with a lesson in magical flying on a broomstick, Zdravosvět and the Dragon Kingdom- you will take a fun and educational journey into the world of health and then visit the dragon royal chamber, where his majesty, the dragon king Rozumbradak XVI, reigns.

For adults, they have a tour of the castle and chateau with unique exhibits from the times of the Habsburg monarchy in the “How lived under the emperor Francis Joseph I.” New this year is a sightseeing circuit dedicated to the history of beer and brewing – “Beer – the treasure of the Czechs”.

Throughout the summer you can see the Great Magic Show and the battles between the good and evil knights – every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the summer holidays.

Staré Hrady Castle and Chateau is also an ideal place fortrip for children from kindergartens and elementary schools . Here you can create a tailor-made school trip that suits you – they are open for pre-ordered tours at any time throughout the year.


Staré Hrady castle and chateau
Staré Hrady 1
507 23 Lebanon

Tel.: +420 602 302 220



GPS: 50.385948 15.213618

Region: Hradec Kralove region
Region: Czech paradise

Opening hours

January – April
1.1. – 30.4.
Monday – Friday CLOSED
Saturday Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

May – June
1.5. – 30.6.
Tuesday – Sunday 09:30 – 17:00

July – August
1.7. – 31.8.
Monday – Sunday 09:30 – 18:00

1.9. – 30.9.
Tuesday – Sunday 09:30 – 17:00

October – December
1.10. – 31.12.
Monday – Friday CLOSED
Saturday Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

Always open also on all holidays and vacations.


Price:  145 CZK

Reduced price:  125 CZK


Children 2 – 11 years CZK 95, children under 2 years free enterance.

Discounted entrance fee – when you buy two tours, the entrance to the Magical Bestyola is free. Free photo and camera. Entry to circuits with smaller animals in luggage or in your arms is allowed – pet free.


1-5 hours



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