How to get to the castle

  • By car you can use the motorway D1 Bratislava –Žilina, exit Nové Mesto nad Váhom / Rakoľuby-Beckov. From the exit it is about 10 minutes drive into the centre of the village of Čachtice. From the centre of the village it takes  about 45 minutes  by foot on the regular route (partially covered with asphalt surface  and partially covered with gravel) leading into the Castle entrance. With a car or a motorbike you can get on the parking place under the Castle (limited number of parking places) and then it takes  about 20 minutes by foot (partially on asphalt, partially on gravel surface).

  • By train you can use  main railway track between Bratislava and Žilina and then get off and change  trains  in Nove Mesto nad Váhom from where  you can use the train connecting Nové Mesto nad Váhom  and Veselí nad Moravou. You get off the train after  about 6 minutes at the railway station in Čachtice (1st stop) and walk into the centre of  Čachtice (20 minutes walk).
  • By Bus from the bus  station  in Nové Mesto nad Váhom (situated next to the railway station in Nové Mesto nad Váhom) you can use the  bus line to Čachtice. You get off at the bus  stop “Čachtice námestie” (Čachtice square).
  • By foot a visitor can easily find the way  to the castle  and to historical sites of he village  according to the information tables in the centre of the village.  From the  centre of the village the walk to the castle entrance gate  takes  about 45 minutes. We attached this  little map to make your orientation  easier.

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