Dobřichovice is a town in Prague-West District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 3,700 inhabitants.
Dobřichovice lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Prague, half way between Prague and Karlštejn Castle. Dobřichovice lies on both banks of the river Berounka. Several hundred temporary inhabitants (mainly from Prague) comes to spend the weekend at cottages scattered by the waterside.
The first written mention of Dobřichovice is from 1253. Dobřichovice Castle was built in the 16th century and rebuilt after a fire in 1779.In August 2002 a significant part of Dobřichovice was flooded by the river and more than 200 houses in Dobřichovice were severely damaged up to the ground floor. The flood also destroyed a 30-year-old footbridge which has since been replaced by a new one.Dobřichovice was proclaimed a town by the Czech parliament in 2006.
2012 saw the nation's highest ever recorded temperature in the town, with the heat registering 40.4 degrees celsius on 20 August.
The Prague–Beroun–Plzeň railway line is situated on the right bank of the Berounka river and has a stop in Dobřichovice.
Dobřichovice Castle, which served in the past as a summer residence of the grand master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star
Chapel of Saint Jude the Apostle next to the castle
Maurice Pellé (1863–1924), French général de division
Ludvík Vaculík (1926–2015), writer
Lenka Kotková (born 1973), astronomer
Twin towns — sister cities
Dobřichovice is twinned with:
Villieu-Loyes-Mollon, France (since 2002)
Manhattan, Kansas, USA (since 2006)