Information Centre of the Štěchovice Hydro Power Station
Due to the current situation regarding coronavirus, all inspections of our plants and infocentres are temporarily suspended in order to ensure the safety of the plants. We will inform you of their renewal in time. Thank you for your understanding!
Excursions are provided in Czech language. If you are interested in another language, please take your own interpreter.
The Štěchovice Hydro Power Station was built between 1938 and 1947. The concrete dam with granite revetment is 22.5 m high and 120 m long. This waterworks includes a lock chamber, which overcomes the difference of 19.10 m between the lower and upper water levels and is unique in Europe, and also the reservoir of the pumped-storage power station Homole with a total capacity of 0.5 million m3, and two steel penstock shafts of 1.7 to 2 m diameter and length 590 m.
A visit to the Information Centre includes also a tour of the power station. Štěchovice are situated directly on the7 EV 7, Vltavská Cycle Route.
New: Virtual tour!
When we are open?
All year round, always after a preliminary booking
Tel.: (+420) 602 107 453, (+420) 608 308 759, (+420) 211 026 111
It is necessary to book at least 3 days in advance.
Excursions are free.
Information center of the Stechovice Hydro power stations
Vodní elektrárny provoz Štěchovice
Prof. Vl. Lista 329
252 07 Štěchovice
GPS Hydroelectric Power Plant Štěchovice and Information Centre : 49°50'46.496"N, 14°25'11.143"E