GRABŠTEJN: official web sites of the castle
Welcome to the official web sites of the
Verry important announcement:
Dear visitors! On 27. April will be the way to the castle from raylway station in Chotyně closed. The ways from Liberec and Hrádek nad Nisou will be in modus of a limited operation and the castle will be still open to public. In the surrounding territories will organized the moto-action "Rallye Lužické hory". Please keep Your safety! Thank You for Your understanding!
The castle of Grabštejn is situated not far from Liberec, near the three-country-border area, where the borders of Czech Republic, Germany and Poland meet. The original castle of „Grafenstein“ was founded in the 13th century. display more
The several year reconstruction of the unique Chapel of St. Barbara begun at the turn of the century and has been completed in Grabštejn. Visitors now have the possibility to see the lovely mannerist frescoes that have been hidden for many centuries under an overcoat of paint. more..
This year is new opened parts of tour with room of Josefina Clam-Gallas, which for Beethowen composed some of his songs. And room of lord Jiri Mehl von Strelitz, who let the castle rebuild. display more
The current video from programme of Czech television here
Culture events in 2013
30. 3. 2013 Easter on Grabstejn
Concert and Holly Mass in St. Barbara Chapel.
30. 4. 2013 Witch Festival
A traditonal social function with alternative Musikbands.
6. 4. 2013 Any public education of the future Guids of castles and chateau
Open education for everyone. Begins at 10 A. M.
28.- 31. 5. 2013 Trips for pupils I.
Fairy tales for the Youngest, Guidetour with the mistic entite and the Interaktiv-exhibition for Children and adults.
11.-14. 6. 2013: Trips for pupils II
22. 6. 2013 The sights througth the every sense
Visiting of the castle Garden with many herbs. Begins at 10 A.M. and 2 P.M.
5.-6. 7. 2013 Crimes on the castles and chateaus
A fairy tale about the cottage of gingerbread. All day between 10 AM and 4 PM (the last begin of fairy tale production)
5.-7. 7. 2013 Trips into the french history
Social funkcion with fancing, fairy tales, craftsman´s trades and historical workshops. Theater Actors - Cottage of Gingerbread, (Hansel et Gretel) the famous german fairy tale on the french art, based on the novel by Charles Perrault, Theater - e. g. The pirates fairy tale (Jean Lafitte), La Bossu/The Hunchback by Paul Henri Corentin Féval, Musicband "Subulcus" and its old french songs (Ai vis lo lop, Sur le pont Avignon...), french historical dance "Tourdion" (16. century), french art of the early modern age fancing and much more... Ancient noble Man and servants as the guides!
6.7. 2013 Hradišťan Music Band
- Leader Jiří Pavlica, - concert the unikate Musicgroup.
6.7.-7.7. 2013 Subulcus
Singers, musicians and songswriters of the oldest songs.
13. 7. 2013, 7 PM, Organ Concert in the Chapel of Holly Barbara - Lukáš Trykar
The historical baroque Organ serves to the Masters of historical music now!
In July 2013, every saturdays "Scaring at the evening"
Sightseeing tours on the beginning of the night with holy Barbara and the accompanyed people.
3.- 4. 8. 2013 Summergames
A festival of theaters, old music, fairy tales and old handworks. Vojta Kotek, theater Já to jsem ("That I am")- V. Marcik the Jounger and Adam Berger, Pepa Nos....
34. 8. 2013 Beneficent concert for Grabštejn - Georges Bizet - Carmen
Opera, 21th beneficient concert of Luděk Vele for the benefit of the castle of Grabštejn.
31. 8. 2013 Night of the castles and chateaux
The not traditionally castle guide tours with fancy-dressed Guides.
31. 8. 2013 Mardi Gras
West coast oldies - a german music band.
6. - 8. 9. 2013 Worldfest
11th Year of the Festival of ethno and alternate music
7. 12. 2013 Christmas on Grabštejn
Christmas traditions, fairy tales and handworks..., For Families and also for individual person´s.
7. 12. 2013 Holy mass for St. Barbara