River Svitávka - Czech republic

spring (source):
This river sources in Germany, it flows to Bohemian territory in Lužické Mountains in an altitude of 505 m of sea level.
flow length:
37 km

Basic information about river

river sections






Water stages

River description:
This river sources in germany and flows to Czech territory in Lužické Mountains in an altitude of 505 m. From here, it flows to the south , and near to Branná it mouths from its right side to Ploučnice-river. Its river basin makes 133 km². The river flows through forests of Lužické Mountains via not deep valley, from community of Zákupy meandres to Ploučnice along meadows. The weirs on the flow could be passable but it is better to check it first.
The river bed is stony on some places, only on its central flow, when Svitávka flows through sandstone rocks, the river bed is 6-8 wide, partially overgrown and unclear.

We find suitable camping place in Zákupy, as to accommodation , we find it in Mimoň and Česká Lípa.
Food supply:
It is available in Lindava, Velenice or Zákupy.
First aid:
It is available in health centres in Lindava and Zákupy.
Places of interest:
Zákupy: Renaissance castle rebuilt in Baroque style in 17th century.
Velenice: Baroque church of 18th century, people´s architecture in a community.


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