Leitmeritz, Germany
Leitmeritz is a town at the junction of the rivers Elbe and Ohře in the north part of the Czech Republic, approximately 64 km (39,7 mi) northwest of Prague. The area is called Garden of Bohemia thanks to mild weather conditions important for growing fruits and grapes.

In the historical center of town visitors can see fine examples of Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Empire houses. In the city square, there is a column of Mother Mary dating back to 1681 and the old city hall with a cloister and Roland column. The Cup House is the landmark of the city. Be sure to see the Catholic University, the old theater and the St. Stephen Cathedral.

Things to See and Do

* St. Stephen Cathedral
* Main Square
* Town Hall
* Cup House
* Catholic University

General Information

Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Czech koruna (CZK)
Language – Czech
Land Area – 17.99 km
Population – 26,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 420

Port Location – The port of Leitmeritz is situated on the Elbe river.

Travel Links – Leitmeritz can be accessed from Prague by bus, rail and river.
Flights are available to and from Prague airport.