The Private and Representative Rooms (basic tour)

The tour route includes a total of 21 rooms. Visitors will see the private and state rooms on the ground and first floor, including the famous Neoclassical staircase hall and the two libraries, which contain almost 25,000 books. The tour is devoted to the fate of four generations of the noble Dalberg family, from their arrival from their native Rhineland to the Czech lands during the Napoleonic wars to the stirring end of the last member of the family, Baron Johann Dalberg. The small rooms reconstructed according to archival inventories and photographs to the appearance in the early 20th century brought alive by many surviving details and objects of daily use.

Velký společenský salon

During the reconstruction of interiors in 2010-13 the rooms gained back the authentic appereance from the 19th and the 20th century. Guided tour includes representative rooms such as the Staircase Hall, one of the most beautiful classcist hall in Central Europe, and the Art Nouveau Grand Library. The visitors can also see the private rooms of Friedrich Ferdinand von Dalberg or his son Friedrich Egbert von Dalberg and learn somethnig about the life of noble family and their servants in chateau situated in Moravia. Art enthusiasts will definitely appreciate the portrait of poetess Therese von Dalberg by well-known artist František Kupka.

 

Two unique libraries are the most valuable rooms in chateau Dačice. The Biedermeyer Small Library was built in the beginning of the 19th century and contains about 7000 tomes. The Art-Nouveau Grand Library was built in the beginning of the 20th century. The grand library contains about 17,000 tomes, published between the 16th and the 20th century, mainly in German, French and Latin.

Basic information

  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 9 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 5.–31. 5. closed
1. 6.–31. 8. Tue–Sun 10.00–17.00
5. 7.–6. 7. Mon–Tue 10.00–17.00
1. 9.–30. 9. Tue–Sun 10.00–16.00
1. 10.–31. 10. Sat–Sun 10.00–16.00

Admission

Czech guide tour

  • Adults 25-65 years old 140 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ years old 110 CZK
  • Youth 18-25 years old 110 CZK
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 110 CZK
  • Children 6-18 years old 70 CZK
  • Children under 6 years old 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 English

Texts in English or German are free

reservation needed for groups only