River Ohře - Czech republic

spring (source):
This river sources in Bavaria under Schneeberg Hill in nature reservation of Smrčina.
flow length:
300 km

Basic information about river

river sections






Water stages

River description:

The river sources in Smrčiny Hills in Germany, to Czech territory flows as navigable small river near to community of Pomezí. It takes waters from Ore Mountains mostly, partially from an area of Doupovské Mountains. It flows through towns of Cheb, Karlovy Vary, Žatec, and near to Litoměřice it mouths into Labe (Elbe). The navigable section makes 240 kms.



It is available along the river in various towns and places.
Food supply and First aid:

It is available in towns and health centres in Cheb, Kynšperk nad Ohří, Sokolov, Loket, Karlovy Vary, Klášterec nad Ohří, Kadaň, Žatec, Libochovice.
Places of interest:

Cheb: five churches, theatres, museum, gallery.
Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad): famous spa, churches, production of china (porcellan), museum, gallery, famous film festival.
Žatec: Gothic church, three churches.
Terezín: an extended National Cemetery, 3 thousand of Fascism victims and famous Small Fortress, church, former military cemeteries.


Czech republic



Rivers / Europe / Czech republic

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Important Information:

Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.

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