• tours are led and commented by the Slovak guide to the relevant parts of the castle (the Residence of nobility and the Renaissance fortress) and included in normal admission,
  • guided group tours at the Residence of nobility are provided in English, German, French, Russian language; please book your visit in advance,
  • guided group tours at the Renaissance fortress are provided in English, German language; please book your visit in advance,
  • private guided group tour of the Residence of nobility and the Renaissance fortress based on a minimum of 10 guests (group of less than 10 guests pay an additional fee of 20.00 €),
  • to find out more about the Residence of nobility tour, we offer two sheets of paper with information for foreign visitors; you can choose from English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Croatian, French, Italian, Spanish and Dutch version
  • lectures are given by an educated castle staff,
  • educational programmes for schools,
  • for those interested in research the museum collection fund is available.


  • sale of souvenirs, postcards and publications about the museum, the castle and its surroundings
    Open daily during the main tourist season.
    Contact. Renáta Heldová, tel. no.  +421 911 473 604
  • Restaurant TAVERNA POD BAŠTOU in the outer forecourt with catering services, which is open all year round.
    Contact. Branislav Čavara, tel. no. +421 905 849 751
  • GARDEN CAFÉ in the courtyard, open all year round.
    Summer season Mon. – Sun. 09.00 – 18.00
    Winter season Tue. – Sun. 10.00 – 18.00
    Contact. Peter Fiala, tel. no. +421 948 977 123
  • ASTUR falconry yard in the outer forecourt.
    Mon. – closed
    Tue. – Fri. 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
    Sat. – Sun. 10.00 – 18.00
    Contact. Andrej Štefanka, tel. no. +421 915 977 995
  • Wine shop – sale of beer
    Open on weekends 9.00 – 18.00
    Contact. Ján Šenkýrik, tel. no. +421 911 980 193


  • free unwatched parking for cars and coaches,
  • toilets are situated near the entrance to the outer castle front yard and at the castle courtyard,
  • benches at the castle grounds,
  • as there are many stairs the access for disabled visitors is limited to the castle´s courtyard and some objects of the museum,
  • scythed meadows in front of the castle (setting fire not allowed here).


  • hiring the premises for special events or as a location for filming both for personal and corporate entities.