The Czech Republic Waterways
The Elbe river can be traveled upstream from Dresden, Germany
into the Czech Republic, where it becomes the Labe. The
connecting Vltava waterway leads to Prague and further
The Bata Canal, in the eastern part of the country, is isolated
but is becoming popular for cruising.
you stay for the weekend, a week or longer, you will always
have something to admire.
Starting from Kralupy, in just 5 hours of cruising, you arrive
in Prague, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
From whichever direction you arrive, as you navigate
on the Vltava River, you can admire the remains of historic
Prague. Leaving Prague behind you, you set out on a route
no less interesting: you navigate through very pretty scenery
and deep locks which by way of a pretty, steep-sided valley
will lead to the Stechovice dam. You can also visit the dam
on beautiful lake Slapy.
route to the north will enchant you just as much! In addition
to Nelahozeves Castle, you
can visit the nearby castle at Veltrusy. Then you will
continue along the Horin channel to the confluence of the
Labe rivers, arriving in the historic and royal city of
This charming city lies at the heart of the Czech wine
passage through the Czech foothills is fascinating: the
Labe River enters
the Porta Bohemica valley and begins to form loops picturesque
... Another possible route: heading upstream on the river
Labe. On this route, you can visit the pilgrimage temple
of Stará Boleslav and the very famous city of Podebrady.
It is about 300km of waterways that are at your disposal
and offer you the opportunity to discover.