Karlovy Vary Region, Czechia

Karlovy Vary Region

The Karlovy Vary Region, called in Czech Karlovarský kraj, is an administrative region in western Bohemia. Its capital is the magnificent town Karlovy Vary, known internationally also as Karlsbad or Carlsbad. The region is divided into the following districts (okresy): Cheb, Karlovy Vary and Sokolov.

This region is famous for the numerous spas located there. Best known of the spa towns are the aforementioned Karlovy Vary, and also Mariánské Lázně and Františkovy Lázně. The Karlovy Vary Region is very popular among tourists.

Karlovy Vary Region on the Map
Panorama of Loket, Karlovy Vary Region, Czechia
Panorama of Loket

Below are some great places in this region.

Radošov Bridge (Radošovský most) is a wooden covered bridge over the Ohře river in the village of Radošov, which belongs to Kyselka municipality. The Ohře is the same river which ...
Karlovy Vary is a town in Bohemia, in the west of Czechia. In English, it is sometimes called also Carlsbad (after the German name Karlsbad). It is a very famous ...
Loket is an extremely picturesque small town in Karlovy Vary region in western Bohemia. The word loket means "elbow" in the Czech language. The town owes this name to the ...