The Carpathian Mountains form a 1,500km-long-range in Central and Eastern Europe. They stretch west to east in an arc from the Czech Republic to Romania. Here, find many great attractions and things to do.
Štrbské Pleso, Tatras - Slovakia Guide 2022
September 16th, 2022
The Tatras have many wonderful natural attractions, one of the pearls of which is Lake Štrbské Pleso. The special feature of the lake area is that there are plenty of leisure activities in winter and summer and the landscape shows its new face every season. Strbské Pleso is actually more than a small pond in the Tatras. Its popularity is also due to the fact that it is the second-largest lake in the mountain range, which has particularly clear water and has been visited by tourists for centurie
Kosice Top 13 Attractions (in and around the city 2022)
August 12th, 2022
The second-largest city in Slovakia, the southeastern centre of the country, is Košice. The city along the Hornad River (also called the Hornad river) has a rich history and cultural heritage. It has many attractions, most of which can be found in the historic city centre. Not far from Košice, you can discover several natural values. The Slovak name of the town with an area of 242,768 km² is Košice. Its population is almost 240,000; only Bratislava has bigger numbers. Overview Kosice
Polana Mountains (Poľana), Slovakia - Hiking, Attractions, Cities ...
July 18th, 2022
The Polana Nature Reserve is famous for its coniferous forest, postcard-like plateaus and the Bystre Waterfall. It is one of the most beautiful regions in Slovakia. The inactive volcanic region, which is only 2.5 hours away from Bratislava, is not only a local gem but also an excellent destination for hiking and mountaineering. There are many hiking trails in the area where everyone can find a beginner or advanced route they like. The fairytale landscape offers fewer crowds yet wonderful experi
Dumbier Peak Ridge Hiking (2,043 m), Low Tatras
July 1st, 2022
The highest peak in the Low Tatras National Park (Nízke Tatry) is the 2043 meters high Dunbier (Ďumbier). The two-thousand-foot mountain alone holds its place, but the fact is that most people combine the hike with the top of Chopok (2,024 m) in a single day, just icing on the cake. Thus, a unique experience awaits everyone who wants to have a taste of ridge hiking in the Tatras. Dumbier is located on the main ridge above 2000 meters. Not far from it - also on the ridge - are Chopok (2024 m) an
Little Fatra National Park Guide - Map, attractions, cities ...
June 20th, 2022
Little Fatra (Malá Fatra) is one of the 9 national parks of Slovakia. The area of the park is approx. 226 km² and is home to popular attractions such as the Jánošíkove diery gorge, the Rozsutec Mountains (1,610 m), the Vratna Valley and the Greater Kriván (the highest point in the park). ?The mountain is 72 km long and 16 km wide. It is separated from the Greater Fatra National Park by the river Vah. The Little Fatra National Park offers many beautiful hiking trails, high mountain panoramas
The High Tatras, Slovakia - Maps, rules, details, useful information
June 6th, 2022
The High Tatras are one of the most popular mountain ranges in Europe, a real natural treasure for enthusiast hikers and families with older kids. Located in the northern part of Slovakia, the tourist paradise offers sights such as the Lomnicky Peak, Lake Strbske Pleso and the Krivan Mountain. Slovakia is known all over the world for its unique folk architecture, huge medieval castles, natural beauty, ski paradises and of course the High Tatras. Due to its excellent infrastructure, it is easil
Lomnický štít peak (2 634 m) - Hiking route, cable car, details ...
May 30th, 2022
It is the jewel of the High Tatras and the second-highest point in Slovakia. The huge Lomnický štít can not be missed on any trip to the Tatras, as we are talking about its most visited place in the park. The special feature of the mountain is the cable car which helps thousands of tourists to get to the top - every year. So, you don't have to be a great hiker to enjoy the most beautiful panorama in the country. The peak, once known as Dedo (Slovak means 'father'), offers magnificent views. In
Dobsina Ice Cave Guide - Opening hours, parking, formation
March 7th, 2022
If you visit the Slovak Paradise, you can not miss one of the most interesting sights in the area, the Dobšiná Ice Cave. The magnificent ice cave is not only famous all over Slovakia. In terms of depth and length, the cave is considered one of the largest ice caves in Europe. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. It's not just its size that makes it special. The ice walls here reach - or even exceed - 26 meters thick in some places! ?The ice cave is called Dobšinská ľadová
Great Fatra National Park Guide (Veľká Fatra) - with maps
February 11th, 2022
The Great Fatra is a true hiking gem in the Carpathians. It is one of the most popular national parks in Slovakia. It is the highest mountain range closest to Bratislava. But not only the height attracts tourists, but also the depth. The park is also rich in valleys, canyons, and gorges. In addition to natural resources, castles and ruins await us - for example, the ruins of Blatnica Castle. The park has enjoyed the status of a national park since 2002. Its surface is covered with vast, untouch
Slovakia National Parks Guide 2022
February 7th, 2022
Slovakia has a total of 9 national parks. In our current article, we present these protected areas. We will visit famous parks such as the Slovak Paradise or the Tatra National Park, but also immerse ourselves in lesser-known regions such as the Poloniny or Polanyiná National Park on the Polish border. At your request, we will continue to present the national parks of European countries. After Austria and Romania, let's get to know the Slovak territories. The area of Slovakia in the northern pa
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