Cat castle was built by Vilemina princess of Auersperg in the year 1900. The miniature castle, which stands on quartzite rock was intended for playing in for the chateau...
STATE CHATEAU SLATIŇANY
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Formerly a simple manor of local gentry, it became a favourite summer seat of the powerful Princes of Auersperg for almost 200 years. Come and hear the stories of a family, passionately loyal to the monarchy and the Kaiser, admiring everything English and making their home in the heart of Bohemia.
WHEN A HOUSE BECOMES A HOME
A wedding can change not only lives of people, it can also change a destiny of a place.
In 1878 Franz Joseph Prince of Auersperg married countess Wilhelmine Kinsky. They chose to reside in the chateau of Slatinany and made the place what it is today. The house became the favourite family home, inhabited from late spring till Christmas. Their children were born and raised here, the family friends visited and during the hunting season many a guest were entertained here. The house became a beloved home and you are invited to feel the atmosphere for yourself.