Edmundova Gorge - the most romantic part of Bohemian Switzerland

Edmundova gorge is one of the most beautiful and romantic parts of Bohemian Switzerland. This breathtaking rock gorge is created by the Kamenice River and offers visitors an unforgettable boating experience among majestic rocks and greenery. Get ready for a unique trip to Edmundova Gorge and experience the beauty of Bohemian Switzerland up close.

Planning a trip

The trip to Edmund’s Gorge is suitable for all ages, including families with children. The starting point of the trip is the village of Hřensko, which is easily accessible by car, bus or train from nearby towns such as Děčín or Ústí nad Labem. The boat trip takes about 20 minutes and can be taken from April to October.

Route of the trip

The trip starts in the village of Hřensko, from where you will follow the green hiking trail towards the Edmundova Gorge. The path leads through the forest and is about 1.5 km long. When you arrive at the gorge, purchase tickets for the boat trip.


The boat trip through the Edmund Gorge is the main highlight of the trip. During the 20-minute cruise you sail along a picturesque stretch of the Kamenice River among steep rocks and greenery. The boat guide will introduce you to interesting facts about the local nature, history and legends associated with the gorge.

A walk through the gorge

After the boat trip, you can take a walk along the Kamenice River and admire the beauty of the gorge up close. Along the way, stop at the information panels that offer further information about the local nature and history.

Trip extension options

After visiting Edmund’s Gorge you can extend your trip to other attractions in Bohemian Switzerland:

  1. Divoká gorge: Not far from Edmund’s Gorge is Divoká gorge, which is also accessible by boat. A boat trip through this gorge will take you through another amazing part of the Kamenice River among steep rocks and greenery. After visiting the Edmund Gorge, you can continue along the blue hiking trail towards the Divoká Gorge.
  2. Pravčická brána: One of the most famous attractions of Bohemian Switzerland, the largest natural sandstone gate in Europe, is located about 4 km from Hřensko along the red tourist trail. You can visit the Pravčická Gate before or after the cruise through the Edmund Gorge.
  3. Tisá walls: If you are interested in other rock formations, you can visit the Tisá walls, which are located near the village of Tisá. The tight walls offer a beautiful rock city with narrow gorges, ravines and towers.

Practical information

Check the current hours of operation and cruise prices before your trip to Edmund’s Gorge. Don’t forget to bring good hiking boots, plenty of water and snacks for the journey. In the area of Bohemian Switzerland there is an entrance fee to the national park, so it is good to check the current prices and conditions in advance. Weather in the mountains can be variable, so it is advisable to monitor the current forecast and adapt your trip to the conditions.

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