07/07 – 07/09 Medieval Fair at Castle Pernštejn
The first festival Nedvědice in 2001 celebrated the 650th anniversary of Nedvědice. The 17th edition started July 4 and finishes this Sunday.
The famous castle in Nedvědice, Pernštejn, is holding many events with medieval knights and swordsmen performing their art. The historical fair features medieval music, demonstrations of various crafts, and historical gunfire.
At the festival, you may see horse riding tournament or royal falconer with his majestic birds. The fair will also be accompanied by contemporary music shows with various DJs and bands. At the stalls, you may buy traditional bread, leather goods and wooden figurines. The event is family friendly. The main part of the program starts this Friday (July 7). Find here the complete program of the festival.
Come and taste traditional cuisine and beverages.
In our experience, the prices outside of Brno are much easier on a pocket than in the city.
Pernštejn Castle [Czech: hrad Pernštejn] is beautiful medieval a castle high on a rock above the picturesque village Nedvědice and the rivers Svratka and Nedvědička, some 40 kilometers northwest of Brno. Pernštejn was founded between 1270–1285. It is known the marble castle for the unique marble-like stone used to frame the doors and windows.
The festival is located in the town of Nedvědice. Regular trains form Brno-Kralovo Pole go there. The latest departure from Nedvědice back to Brno is at 22:45.
Adults: 150 CZK
Kids 6 – 15: 85 CZK
Kids p to 6: free entry