Lovers of history and entertainment can connect two nice things in one day: to enjoy a journey on a historical steam train dating back to 1947 and have fun at the international festival of fencing, music and theater called Krivoklani taking place at the Castle Krivoklat.
The historical steam train leaves from Prague’s railway station Branik on 14th and 15th October at 8:58 (from metro station I.P. Pavlova take tram no. 16 at 8:09, stop Nadrazi Branik). It stops at Prague Vrsovice (9:20), Prague Smichov (9:29), Beroun (10:32); it arrives at Krivoklat at 11:15. The train consists of historical 3rd class wagons with wooden seats. The journey back start at 15:35, the arrival is at 18:04. Tickets are available at Prague railway station Branik.
The festival Krivoklati offers fencing tournaments, shows of medieval music, jugglers and the “presentation of executioner’s art”. The festival is accompanied by a medieval fair where you can try archery or buy delicious hot mead (medovina).