Are you curious about graphite mining? Do you want to discover the miner's work? During your visit to Český Krumlov, you can use the opportunity to visit the Graphite Mine and walk through its attractive underground.
What you will see and experience
Prior to the tour, put on the borrowed mining garment, shoes, and protective gear. Part of the equipment includes a mining lamp. You will get underground by a mining train, formerly used by the miners during their shifts. After arriving at the 1st station, you will get out of the train and continue further on foot.
During the tour, you will acquire a first-hand experience of the machines and the working conditions of the miners. The tour guide will tell you about the manner of the mining, and about how graphite was further processed. The whole excursion takes place under the supervision of a tour guide.
The tour is 2 km long (1200 m by train, 800 m on foot); the tour is approximately 70 minutes long. The premises of the Graphite Mine offer refreshments, parking, and a souvenir shop.
The last visit will always start 1 hour before closing.
In April and October, tours are possible upon agreement by telephone for groups and company events. Available texts to borrow: Czech, German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch.
- suitable for children
- guided tours
- credit/debit cards
- school programmes