Ferdinand I. tour (basic tour I.)

The guided tour consists of interiors decorated with original furniture, paintings and porcelain and interior decoration of the 19th century, when the castle served as the summer residence of the Austrian Emperor (and last crowned king of Bohemia) known as Ferdinand the Good. The Chapel of St. Francis of Assisi, the room of the Emperor's steward, imperial dining room, the suite of the Emperor (e.g. billiard room, dressing room, salon) imperial couple’s bedroom and the suite of the Empress (e.g. the office, maid's room, waiting room of the court ladies, salon).

The route also includes the newly restored three-roomed guest suite with a lounge, bedroom and morning room. The tour recalls the personality of Napoleon II the son of Napoleon Bonaparte. His nickname was l'Aiglon and he was owner of Zákupy chateau for a short time and boasted the title Duke of Zakupy.

Basic information

  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 25 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
30. 4.–30. 9. Tue–Sun 9.30–16.00
1. 10.–31. 10. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.00


  • Adults 25-65 years 190 Kč
  • Seniors 65+ 150 Kč
  • Youth 18-25 years 150 Kč
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 150 Kč
  • Children 6-18 years 100 Kč
  • Children under 6 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Tour guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • Free single NPÚ tickets free
  • Free family NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ-card free
  • „Náš člověk“-card* free
  • National Museum-card* free
  • ICOMOS-card* free
  • Journalist with press accreditation* free
  • * Offer available for cardholder only

Foreign language tours offered in German - after previous reservation

reservation needed for groups only