The venue and places to visit

Račice

The town of Račice is situated north-east of the town of Roudnice nad Labem on the left shore of Labe River. It is located 158 m above sea level. Until the end of 80’, Račice was the part of the town of Štětí. Račice was established in 1295 by King Vaclav II.

In 1986 the rowing course was opened on the place where sand was quarried, and The World Rowing Junior Championships was held in Račice.

The venue

Kickfest takes place in area of the Labe Arena. There is an artificial water channel for water sports such as rowing, canoeing, etc. The length is 2 350 m. There is 5 km long road around the channel.
The kickfest tracks is located all around the water channel.

There is also a nice tribune to watch the event, restaurant and accommodation.

Places to visit

Prague

We would like to recommend you visit Prague. Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and it is also the largest city.

Prague is situated on Vltava River in Central Bohemia. It has been the political, cultural and economical centre of the Czech State for over 1 000 years. It has population about 1.3 million people. 

Prague has a lot of well-known attractions such as Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with Astronomical Clock, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad. The extensive historical centre has been a part od UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 1992.

Říp Hill

Říp hill is a 459 m high hill in Central Bohemia. It is a solitary hill that used to be a volcano.
According the legend, the first Czechs settled here. It is seen from Kickfest tracks.

Mělník

Mělník is a town in Central Bohemian Region with about 20 000 inhabitants. It is ancient royal town and it’s famous for its vineyards.

It is located on confluence of Labe River and Vltava River, about 35 km north of Prague.