Wednesday 30 August 2017
- Start: State Castle and Chateau Jindřichův Hradec at 17:00
- Finish: State Castle and Chateau Jindřichův Hradec
- Team time trial, length 2,5 km
It is a brand new team time trial stage through the historical part of town of Jindřichův Hradec.
The state castle and chateau in Jindřichův Hradec takes thanks to its area the third position in the Czech republic, following the Prague Castle and the Chateau in Český Krumlov.
At the present time, the visitors may choose from three guided tours. Guided tour „A“ – Adam's house offers the portrait of Perchta of Rožmberk, the well-known White Lady of the chateau.
The wall painting St-George's Legend, decorating one of the oldest rooms of the Gothic palace, is the work of art of exceptional importance. You can see it during the guided tour „B“ – the Gothic Castle, together with one of the best preserved castle kitchens in our country – the Black Kitchen, where well-known sweet pudding was prepared for the poor according to a legend.
Guided tour „C“ – Apartments of the 18th and 19th centuries – offers an astonishing spectacle thanks to the visit to the music pavilion Rondel, shining with rich plastic gilded decorations from the 16th century.
Thanks to its unique atmosphere, the state castle and chateau is a popular location for various important cultural and social events.