Whether you are in Slovakia for a few days or for weeks, the list below is the must-see places to do and things to do to savor all of the country’s atmosphere and feel.
“Surrounded” by the Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Ukraine and Hungary, Slovakia is a Central European country that has tough, tourist-friendly competition but can easily “climb” high in the world’s tastes. They just want to know more about her.
Carpathians, traditional villages, caves, national parks, the Danube, relaxed capital, castles and waterfalls are just some of the country’s strong papers that seem to excite those who put it on their travel map.
See for yourself what not to miss on your trip to a country in the heart of Europe, with its spectacular locations, beautiful locations and majestic nature.
Hiking from the Strbske pleso to the Skok waterfalls in the Tatra Mountains
One of the most popular destinations, the Strbske pleso, with its magnificent mountain lake, is a trail for many excursions to the Tatra Mountains. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the joy of hiking in this location, where fresh and fresh air will refresh you, nature will reward you, and Skok waterfalls will fascinate you. If your strengths do not leave you, climb high and admire the waterfalls from above, while the slower hikers can stroll down the Strbske pleso, enjoying nature and beauty almost equally.
One of the largest castles in Europe, Castle Spis closes… 900 years of life and is located in eastern Slovakia, on the road from Levoca to Presov, above the town of Spišské Podhradie, on a travertine rock. The view from there looks so pure, and the place can easily take you back in time – it’s no coincidence that it sits between Unesco’s Heritage Sites.
Wandering in Slovak Paradise National Park
This National Park, as it is clear from its name as a Slovak Paradise, is a “magical” piece of land with forests in eastern Slovakia, full of ravines, canyons, meadows and waterfalls, dedicated to hikers looking for hikers, unbreakable nature. Its wooden bridges, high stairs and iron chains give it even more atmosphere and as long as the altitude remains low, the adventure soars! Sucha Bela Canyon, with its waterfalls, stairs, natural … jacuzzi and ancient monastery, is one of the attractions of the park that you should not miss.
Tour of Demanovska Liberty Cave
In the Demanovska Valley, the Demanovska Liberty Cave may be the most beautiful underground part of Slovakia. Visit it with a guided tour, which lasts 1-1.5 hours and takes you to majestic domes and passages where you can see eccentric stalactites and stalagmites. The temperature there is about 7 degrees Celsius and there are many steps, which you may need to consider if you have children.
Excursion to Bratislava
The capital of a country is the place where its pulse hits and surely a crossing from Bratislava on the Danube River is a must on a trip to Slovakia. There you will not find the frantic pace of other capitals, but you will experience the rich mix of cultures and ethnicities with a more relaxed, Mediterranean mood. Take a stroll through the old town and explore the most beautiful places of the capital, such as the Town Hall, St Cathedral. Martin, the Blue Church, Bratislava Castle and many more for organized tours.
Slovakia has about 14 open museums, that is, exhibitions of buildings and artifacts in museums and places called skanzens. Through these you will be able to get in touch with the country’s tradition, its architecture, its economic history and see examples of traditional buildings, furniture, schools, churches, shops, crafts and creations from decades and centuries. And if you’re lucky, you might even get a special event or exhibition at this kind of museums – don’t be surprised if you see up to … wedding. Three of the best museums in this category are Pribylina, Vlkolinec (Unesco Heritage Site) and Cicmany.
Carpathian tour with wine
If you love wine along with your travels, join in with your loyal friends and take part in a yearly wine tasting tour in the Little Carpathian region, which is ideal for both wine tasting and history. . The Little Carpathians is a fertile wine-growing area that is visible from the Danube, several kilometers away. As you tour, you will find many colorful villages and small towns, such as St. Jur, Pezinok and Modra, located at the foot of the Little Carpathians, where you will find Slovakia’s leading wine producers. Be sure to visit Červený Kamen, a red, stone castle, one of the most beautiful in Slovakia, where the classy mood is still preserved today, and experience the largest wine cellar in Central Europe.
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