Trip Recommendations

Medieval Castles

Horní Castle, also called Hauenštejn is located outside Stráž nad Ohří. The romantic castle provides a view from the gothic tower, and the surroundings include a large arboretum with botanic garden.

Kadaň Castle was built at the end of the 13th century during the Přemyslovec dynasty with a residential palace above the Ohře. You can visit the Josef Lieser Gallery and the library which has an internet coffee bar.

The Hasištejn Castle ruins are located on a rock above Prunéřov brook. The monumental gothic castle was constructed at the turn of 14th century. There is a restaurant and a viewing tower. Many cultural events take place there.

Hněvín Castle forms a specific dominant feature of Most. The castle replica was built at the end of 19th century on the ruins of the original castle from the 13th century. At the end of the 16th century, a famous alchemist, magister Edward Kelley, was imprisoned and died there in 1597. The viewing tower, observatory, and restaurant are open to the public.


Klášterec nad Ohří castle was originally a renaissance castle reconstructed in the pseudo-gothic English style. It is located on the Ohře river bank in an English style. The castle includes a museum of Czech and Oriental porcelain.

The baroque castle Červený Hrádek, is situated on the original location of the gothic castle above Jirkov. You can enjoy a tour around the castle or visit the technical museum and a fairytale world.

The state castle Jezeří is located next to Horní Jiřetín by the coal mines. The originally medieval castle Eisenberk was completely reconstructed into a renaissance castle during the 16th century. The Lords of Lobkowicz gained the castle and owned it until 1949. At the turn of the 18th century, the castle was reconstructed into its early baroque design. The castle is gradually being reconstructed and is partially accessible to the public.

Other interesting monuments

Historical cellars in Jirkov were established during the second half of the 16th century and they are the oldest sandstone cellars in the Czech Republic. They are mostly preserved and accessible to the public.

In the open air mining museum Mědník in Měděnec, you can visit the Ore Mountains mine from the 16th century – Marie Pomocná shaft.

In the museum commemorating the air battle above the Ore Mountains area in Kovářská on11th of September 1944, you can see the battle related items from.

The narrowest street in the Czech Republic is in Kadaň. It is called the Executor Lane and it leads from the square to the portal of the town wall system and to the executor’s house, which forms a part of the town walls. In the narrowest location, the lane measures only 66.1 centimetres.

We recommend to the lovers of the golden beverage to visit Žatec. You can visit the Hops museum with the largest exposition in the world, visit the brewery, and see the smallest hop field in the world on the square. You can also visit the grave of the oldest brewer.

Červený Hrádek Chateau

Informační centrum
Kostelní 47, 431 11 Jirkov
Tel.: +420 474 654 265

Jezeří – National Chateau

Horní Jiřetín 1, PSČ 435 43
tel.: +420 602 626 430, +420 724 326 031

Castle Ruins Hasištejn

Restaurace Hasištejn, 431 58 Místo
Tel: +420 474 658 211, +420 602 468 631


Informační centrum a Galerie Josefa Lieslera
Mírové nám. 1, 432 01 Kadaň
Tel./Fax: +420 474 319 550

Klášterec nad Ohří

Informační centrum
Nám. Dr. E. Beneše 86
431 51 Klášterec n. Ohří
Tel.: +420 474 376 431
Fax: +420 474 371 170


Turistické informační centrum
Markt 1, im Rathaus
09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
Tel.: +49 (0) 3733 19433
Fax: +49 (0) 3733 425185