Pravčice Gate

& the Falcon’s Nest

Gateway to Bohemian Switzerland

Opening Times

28 March to October
Daily from 10am to 6pm
November to March
Fridays and weekends, 10am to 4pm*


*Limited services available

Entrance Fee

Adults: 95 CZK / 4 EUR
Children (6-14 years): 30 CZK / 1.5 EUR
Students/seniors (65+ years) 30 CZK / 1.5 EUR


By car
A. From Děčín towards the national border, 12 km to Hřensko.

B. From Dresden to the national border crossing at Schmilka–Hřensko.

You can leave your car at the car park in Hřensko (paid parking behind Restaurant Klepáč) or use the car park at Mezní Louka (near Hotel Mezní Louka); these are the two starting points for a trip to Pravčice Gate (it is strictly prohibited to park outside of these locations).

By train
A. There is a railway station in Děčín, from which you can arrive by bus or on foot.
B. The railway station on the German side is in Schöna on the opposite bank of the Elbe. From here you can cross to Hřensko by ferry.

By bus
The bus runs from Děčín to Hřensko and Mezní Louka. There are stops at Hřensko, u Třech pramenů, and na Mezní Louce.

On foot
From Hřensko, follow the red hiking symbol.

Thank you for supporting us!

The estate around the Pravcice Gate has been privately owned since the 19th century. 

The Falcon’s Nest was one of the first ever tourist attractions and the revenue from entry fees has always been used to support the surroundings and keep them safe for future generations.

Thanks to your visit, we can continue to look after this important part of our cultural heritage. In recent years we have invested the following amounts in the estate and the surrounding area. For further detail, please see our transparent account here.

12,353,239 Kč

re-invested in the site since 2023

1,876,149 Kč

re-invested in the surrounding area