Litomyšl Chateau, a national cultural monument as well as a UNESCO monument, is the town’s dominant feature and one of the most important Renaissance monuments in the country. The history of the mount’s settlement and later the chateau has been inherently linked with that of the town throughout its existence. The chateau was built during the era of Vratislav of Pernštejn in the years 1568 - 1581. Today the chateau is...
In the 1920’s the colourful and exceptional graphic designer, writer and artist Josef Váchal gave Josef Portmon’s house a truly special interior. Here you will see unique painted murals, carved furniture and furnishings.
Open: May-Sept Tue-Sun 9:00 - 17:00, Apr & Oct, Sat, Sun 9:00 - 17:00...
In the ground-floor rooms of the former chateau brewery, where Bedřich Smetana was born in 1824, there is an exhibition of the composer’s childhood in Litomyšl. It endeavours to bring the atmosphere of the Smetana household, their family life and the associated events and how this reflected on Smetana’s work.