The waterfall is located in the Vaňov district in Ústí nad Labem. It is a popular tourist destination and natural attraction.
Vaňovský waterfall is one of the highest in the Bohemian Central Mountains and is one of the most famous and most visited waterfalls in the region. The water of the Podlešín brook falls from a wall about 12 meters high. Not far from waterfall is another natural attraction – the rock formation Vrkoč.
Vaňovský waterfall is accessible by the green tourist route from Vaňov or along the nice nature trail Větruše – Vrkoč from the Větruše chateau.