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Welcome to the Euroregion Elbe/Labe!

Living with our neighbours "face to face" instead of "back to back". The Euroregion Elbe/Labe brings people along the Saxon-Czech border together. Our goals are to build mutual trust and to promote cross-border cooperation in all fields.


Six new small projects funded • 23.06.

Last Friday the funding for 6 new projects from the Euroregion's Small Projects Fund was approved.

On Friday, 19th of June, 2020, the Local Steering Committee of the Small Projects Fund in the Euroregion Elbe/Labe met in Ústí nad Labem. After the meeting in March had to be cancelled due to Corona, we were very glad to meet again in person.

The committee had six project applications with a total volume of 70,986.68 Euro for decision, three each from German and Czech side. These were all unanimously approved.

More detailed information on the approved projects can be found here.


Interesting places in Euroregion Elbe/Labe • 16.06.

New content on our website: interactive map of interesting destinations in the Euroregion.

On a new interactive map we present a variety of interesting places in the Euroregion Elbe/Labe, which are not necessarily among the well-known highlights of the region, but are definitely worth a trip. Let us inspire you! We are sure that there is something new in it for everyone.


To the interactive map


Yes, the border is open. • 05.06.

Today at 12am the Czech-German border was reopened, at least from the Czech side.

The Czech government decided this morning that the Czech borders with neighboring countries would be open again from noon. Entry and exit are possible without restrictions.

Border already open tomorrow? • 04.06.

Prime minister Babiš announced today, that the Czech-German border is going to be complete opened already tomorrow.

During a visit to the Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš announced today, according to, that the government will hold an extraordinary meeting tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. to decide on the full opening of the borders with all neighbouring states. This should be effective from midnight, if it was up to him.


Only random border controls, trains runnig again • 25.05.

From tomorrow, checks will only be carried out at the border at random. Some cross-border Eurocity trains are running again.

The Czech government decided today that from tomorrow, May 26th, there will be no continuous border controls at the borders with Germany and Austria, only random checks. However, the general restrictions for entering Czechia remain, i.e. the requirement for a negative corona test and a good reason to travel (you can find more information here).

There are also some Eurocity trains running between Berlin and Prague. The traffic will be expanded in June. The Nationalparkbahn/U28 does not yet run cross-border again.


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