Monastery in Vyšší Brod

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Vyšší Brod

The Cistercian monastery in Vyšší Brod is one of the most beautiful and most authentically preserved monasteries in the Czech lands. It was founded by the Rožmberks in 1259 and its construction lasted 100 years. It is the only functioning male Cistercian monastery in the Czech Republic. The most valuable monuments involve the Madonna of Vyšší Brod and the legendary golden cross of Záviš

Opening hours

1 May to 30 September: Mondays to Saturdays, 9:30-16:30, off the peak season: only upon orders

Forthcoming activities

Vltava from Vyšší Brod

Winding from Vyšší Brod via Rožmberk and onward, the central stretch of the River Vltava is our most favoured and most visited river from the boater perspective. In Vy…

The southernmost point of the Czech Republic

The route of the trip across the southernmost tip of the Czech Republic takes you into the surroundings of the former settlement of Radvanov. It offers not only a visit to the southernmost point of…

Postal Museum Vyšší Brod

See and discover how postal service operated from the 16th century to the present time. This museum takes postal services back to life: revives postal stations and offices, restarts wagons with…

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