Veltrusy Mansion is a baroque château situated near the banks of the Vltava River, about 25 km north of Prague. The mansion is open to the public for visits.

The mansion was initially built in 1716 by architect František Maxmilián Kaňka for Count Václav Antonín Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín. The original mansion was extended in 1764 by architect Giovanni Battista Alliprandi on the orders of Count Rudolf Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín, who also commissioned the interior decoration. Further extensions and the annexes of the mansion were constructed in 1804.

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Founded: 1716
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Czech Republic

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Magnus Ohman (2 years ago)
Beautiful garden and interesting exhibitions
Jan Kadeřábek (2 years ago)
You can walk almost 30 km on various roads, paths and lanes inside the park and explore some of its wonderful pavilions and almost twenty various bridges across the. There are also benches and tables around the park, done of them well hidden, you can enjoy picnic there.
Jakub Krpeš (3 years ago)
Beautiful gardens. Bike and family friendly place. Lot of nice views and trails around. Not far from Prague
Владимир Крыж (3 years ago)
Great place for weekend relax and strolling around.
Sam Budhdev (4 years ago)
Great place for walks and seeing wild animals namely the local deer. Great for kids and especially good for cycling with young kids. The walks in the surrounding areas are long and can be a struggle for young children. The paths are smooth in places with tarmac but other paths are rougher which young children can find hard going to cycle on. The chateau has restroom facilities and a shop but nothing else. The best season is autumn to visit as the beautiful forests change colour. There are lots of different old trees including some very old oak trees. There are also stables and fields with horses. WARNING. The horses are protected by an electric fence and the sign is very small. Great day out but advisable to take snacks with you.
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