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The longest left tributary of the river Vltava. It is located in western Bohemia and it begins in Plzeň, at the confluence of the rivers Mže and Radbuza. It also flows near castle Karlštejn.

Devil’s Lake

A large glacial lake in Šumava. There are many legends connected with it. Like the Black Lake, it is located on the slope of Jezerní Mountain.


The longest tributary of the river Morava, flowing through the picturesque Podyjí National Park. It is located in southern Moravia and northern Austria.


One of the largest rivers and waterways in the Czech Republic and in Europe.

Lake Mácha

One of the most famous and attractive fishponds in the Czech Republic.

Les Království Reservoir

The most picturesque dam in the Czech Republic, located on the Elbe, near the town of Dvůr Králové nad Labem.


A river whose source is in the Czech Republic, although the river mostly runs through Poland. A part of forms a natural border between Poland and Germany. It is the second largest river in Poland.


A river in western and southern Bohemia, one of the largest tributaries of the Vltava. In the past, it was known for gold panning and for freshwater pearl mussels, owing to which it was called gold-bearing and pearl-bearing. Nowadays it is popular with water tourists and fishermen.

Riparian forests in the Czech Republic

Unique biotope rich in flora and fauna, slowly disappearing due to river regulation. The largest riparian forests in the Czech Republic are located in lower Podyjí and in Litovelské Pomoraví.

Třeboň fishponds

A large system of fishponds, built in the Třeboň region as early as the 14th century. Rožmberk, the largest fishpond in the Czech Republic, is a part of it.

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