Castle Strecno, Slovakia Guide - Opening hours, parking, history...
July 22nd, 2022
You must travel to northern Slovakia to admire the medieval Castle of Strecno. The castle's unique design, the steep rock wall and the river Vah below the castle contribute to the exciting view. As part of the guided tour, the castle is one of the most significant sights of the Váh region in Little Fatra. Ideal for history lovers and nature lovers alike. And a must-see half-day program with children. Overview Strecno Castle Details Country Slovakia Location Zilina dist.
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
Somoska Castle 2023 - Castle at the Slovak-Hungarian border
July 4th, 2022
One of the "products" of the Tatar invasion is the medieval castle of Somoska. We may not need to talk about the strategic importance of the border fortress system in the northern counties of Hungary. Fortunately, the once key castle of this system is now only struggling with the weather. The castle formed a unit with the Salgo castle and the Zagyvafő Castle, and these three fortifications were meant to defend the country from the armies attacking from the north. Although the castle belongs to
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
Spis Castle (Spišský hrad) - The largest castle in Slovakia
June 27th, 2022
Located in the village of Zehra, the castle is one of the largest castles in Central Europe. But it stands out in its width and height, as the fortress was built on a 200-meter rock. The 13th-century castle is a legacy of the Tatar invasion and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. Overview Spiš Castle Details Country Slovakia Location Zehra, Spiš basin Address Spišský hrad, 053 61 Žehra, Slovakia Slovak name Spišský hrad Distance from Bratislava
Choc Mountains (Chocské Vrchy) - Top 3 Gorges and Valleys
June 24th, 2022
If you have already visited the most popular areas of Slovakia (like the Tatras, the Fatra, and the Slovak Paradise), you might want to discover the enchanted but lesser-known Choc Mountains. Walking through the mountains, romantic valleys and gorges such as the Prosiecka, the Borovianky and the fabulous Kvačianská await you. The loop trail now presented will also be a great family experience for children. The Borovei valley, which can be seen in the main picture, is famous for its two mills
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
Diery Gorge 2023 - Hiking, parking, opening hours
May 23rd, 2022
Slovakia's most famous gorge system is the Slovak Paradise of great complexity. The country's second most popular gorge, the lesser-known but more romantic Diery Gorge, follows this. The picturesque Little Fatra is home to the strait, whose steps and ladders enchant everyone. One of Slovakia's most popular excursion destinations and the Highlands hides a beautiful hiking trail and gorge. A playground made of nature. 💡Huge, vertical rock walls will surround you from all sides as you move forwa