Kašperk for Kids
The castle towers above the town of Kašperské Hory in the Klatovy district. It is accessible in several ways. Children can certainly manage the shortest and easiest way from the parking lot, which is less than 1.5 kilometres from the castle. The path leads slightly uphill, you can take it even with very small children or a pram. If you would like to enjoy a longer walk through the Bohemian Forest countryside, set off for the castle from the town of Kašperské Hory.
There are tours for younger and older children at Kašperk, but it is necessary to book in advance. Children can explore the castle and, in the process, take on the role of a princess, a little knight or a prince. The older ones become the builders of the castle. And don’t forget to try the local specialty, Kašperk home-made pancakes prepared according to the original local recipe.
The castle also organises irregular special events for the whole family, such as the Buns Weekend. A unique part of the 14th century brick roof has been preserved at Kašperk. These bricks were atypical even for the time of reign of Charles IV. Because of their exceptionally swollen shape, they were called buchty (buns). Visitors can try to make one of these clay buns themselves. They are then rewarded with a real and tasty bun full of poppy seeds, plum jam or cottage cheese.