Orava Castle, Slovakia (Oravský hrad) - Opening hours, details ...
September 19th, 2022
Oravský hrad, or Orava Castle, played an essential role in the life of historical Hungary. It defended the country from the north and the trade route to Poland. Of course, this role has disappeared today, so let’s just visit him for his beauty. It is no coincidence that it is one of the most beautiful fortresses in Slovakia. The castle is located in the Orava region, next to the Orava River. The 13th-century medieval castle was built on a 112-meter-high rock face. The castle is the most promine
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
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
Choc Mountains (Chocské Vrchy) 2022 - 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
Zakopane Top 15 Attractions & Hiking Trails
June 17th, 2022
The names of the Polish Tatras and Zakopane are almost merged. The mountains surrounding the resort town with its many sights and excursions conjure up a picturesque setting before visitors. Zakopane is without a doubt one of the most ideal cities if you are planning to explore the Tatra National Park. The most popular activity in the area is hiking in summer and skiing in winter. There are many high mountains, there are also plenty of cable cars that provide families with many unique programs.
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