Ústí nad Labem

The regional town of Ústí nad Labem offers several interesting tourist destinations and is called "the city of waterfalls" - there are countless of them in its surroundings.

Ústí nad Labem

The town of Ústí nad Labem lies in the beautiful landscape of the Elbe Valley at the confluence of the Elbe and Bílina rivers. Thanks to its good transport accessibility, the town is a natural gateway to the region of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains and the Ore Mountains.

The city offers a number of important tourist attractions, both cultural, historical, natural and technical.

Cultural and historical attractions

  • Castle ruins of Střekov (one of the most visited in North Bohemia)
  • Ruins of Blansko Castle
  • Trmice Castle (with a model railway museum)
  • Větruše Excursion Chateau (with a natural and mirror maze, playground and observation tower)
  • Krásné Březno Castle and St. Florian's Church
  • Museum of the City of Ústí nad Labem
  • Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
  • A number of palatial villas (Heinrich Schicht's family villa, Carl Georg Wolfrum's villa, Ignaz Petschka's villa and many others)

Natural attractions

  • Waterfalls (few people know that there are 18 larger or smaller waterfalls in the Ústí nad Labem region, the most famous is the 12-metre high Vaňovský waterfall)
  • Educational trails (e.g. Bertino Valley, Větruše-Vrkoč, Větruše execution site - Ústí underground)
  • Lake Milada (created by flooding of a coal quarry and now used for recreational and sporting purposes)
  • Lookout towers and observation points (e.g. Erben's lookout, Střekov lookout, lookout tower on Větrus, lookout on Mariánská rock, Humboldt lookout and many others)

Technical highlights

  • Masaryk Lock (which boasts, for example, a unique fish passage)
  • Ropeway on Větruša
  • Marian Bridge
  • Steam waterworks Střekov

In the list of tourist attractions we should not forget the zoo. Ústí nad Labem is also suitable for lovers of cycling. The international Elbe Trail passes through here and you can go both towards Děčín and Litoměřice. As an interesting diversion, you can combine cycling with boating. You can board the boat at the dock right next to the main train station.

For more information, visit www.usti-nad-labem.cz.