Ostrava

Ostrava is the Czech Republics third largest city. Its location in the east of the country means it is a site with a lot of history. Modern day it still has an historic heart but is an industrial centre and was nominated for European City of Sport in 2014.

Teams

HC Vitkovice Steel – Extraliga

HC Poruba – 2.Liga

Venue

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CEZ Arena (HC Vitkovice) – Trams 2,3,7,11,19 to Sport Arena

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Ostrava-Poruba Ice Rink (HC Poruba)- From the railway station:
Tram No. 8 Vřesinská direction, get off at the stop Poruba depot.

From the train station Ostrava – the middle or from the Central Bus Station:
Tram No. 8 or 9 direction Vřesinská (or Poruba depot), get off at the stop Poruba depot.

From the train station Ostrava – Svinov:
1) Tram No. 3, 7, 8, 9, or 17 direction Vřesinská (Poruba depot), get off at the stop Poruba depot.

2) Bus No. 54 or 56 (upper station) direction Alšovo square off at the stop Nezvalova Square.

Tickets

Vitkovice games are available online from Ticket-Art.CZ

HC Poruba available on the door.

What To See

There is over 25,000 years of habitation in Ostrava so there is a lot of history from prehistoric Amber Road to the 19th Century Mines. Ostrava was also the site of the 1989 Velvet Revolution against the Communist Regime.

Events

2015 Ice Hockey World Championship Co Hosts.