Summertime Leisure activities in Czech Republic
There are many things to do around the summertime in Czech Republic
There are numerous places in the Czech Republic (such as water dams, artificial water reservoirs and lakes) that offer excellent conditions for various water sports. Water sports equipment can be rented from local sport clubs and at campsites.
The most popular water areas are:
Lipno is located in south Bohemia on the Vltava River. This valley dam reservoir offers excellent conditions for water sports, camping and sports fishing.
This lake is surrounded by the picturesque serene landscape of the central Povltaví area.It provides excellent conditions for bathing, windsurfing, yachting, rowing and sports angling.
This valley dam reservoir on the Vltava River, located 18 kilometres west of Benešov,offers many opportunities for bathing, yachting, rowing, water skiing and windsurfing.
Sailing on Czech rivers means floating by beautiful natural scenery and landscapes, which are rich in cultural and historical significance.
The most popular routes are:
Vltava: Lenora – Nová Pec, Vyšší Brod – České Budějovice
The Vltava River is easy to sail on thanks to its water level. Boaters can enjoy sailing from the beautiful virgin landscape of Šumava to the plain region of the Třeboň fishpond.
Lužnice: Suchdol – Veselí nad Lužnicí, Tábor – Bechyně
Sailing down this typical lowland river with wooded banks, you will float through the peaceful colourful landscape of south Bohemia.
Otava: Sušice – Písek
The most demanding but romantic route leads through the deep wooded valley cut into the Táborská Highland (Táborská pahorkatina). Traces of gold panning are still noticeable on thebanks of this river, which once produced gold.
Sázava: Vilémovice – Pikovice
Nearly all of the Sázava River flows through romantic narrow curves alternating with wide, openvalleys. The length of the river offers a number of colourful and dramatic experiences.
Breeding fish has a long and rich history in the Czech Republic. Excellent conditions for fishing are offered, especially in many places along south Bohemian rivers, ponds and reservoir dams. The most famous are in Třeboňsko, dominated by Rožmberk – the largest fishing pond in the Czech Republic. Great conditions are provided as well in the ponds around České Budějovice, Hluboká nad Vltavou, Protivín and Blatná.