3-day Highlights of Slovakia Tour

€414/per person/personperson

discounts for bigger groups

date_range3 days

todayAll year

Sightseeing and cultural discovery tour

Easy

languageEnglish, French, Deutsch

flagPick up/drop off on your request

Included

  • Accommodation for 2 nights with breakfast in stylish guest houses/hotels:
    - 1 night in Banska Stiavnica
    - 1 night in Banska Bystrica
  • Services of private English speaking guide for 3 days
  • Trip transport with pick up and drop off in Bratislava

Excluded

  • Meals and drinks (except for hotel breakfast)
  • Admission fees (estimated costs 20 EUR/ person)
  • Pick up/ drop off from other place than Bratislava (possible to arrange for an extra fee)
Book this Tour
Day 1

Meeting with private guide. Banska Stiavnica visit.

- Morning meeting with private guide in Bratislava*
- Car transfer to Banska Stiavnica (UNESCO); sightseeing
- Accommodation in stylish guest house in Banska Stiavnica

Banska Stiavnica is former mining town and lies amid the forests of the Stiavnicke mountains. Banska Stiavnica is one of the most beautiful anf historically one of the most interesting towns in Slovakia. The town is inscribed on the List of the World Cultural Heritage of UNESCO.
Banska Stavnica progressively became the biggest mining centre in the Habsburg Monarchy in the 18th century. In 1735, the oldest mining school in the Kingdom of Hungary was founded here, few years later it became the first university of its kind in the world. Banska Stiavnica monument town reserve comprises as many as 360 structures. Together they present a unique set of high cultural and historical value, which is set into the wonderful environment of the Stiavnicke mountains.

*Pick up from other place than Bratislava is available on request.

Banska Stiavnica
Day 2

Kremnica town, Hronsek (UNESCO) and Banska Bystrica visit.

- Breakfast
- Kremnica town visit
- Wooden church in Hronsek (UNESCO)
- Banska Bystrica town sightseeing including SNP Museum
- Accommodation in stylish hotel in Banska Bystrica

Kremnica town, once one of the richest towns of the Kingdom of Hungary. Today it is the centre of tourism and recreation.
The mint of Kremnica was founded in 1328 and a year later the first Old Hungarian groschen coins were struck here. The mint of Kremnica also produced the ducats that were highly praised for their quality and beauty and joined the most favourite coins in Europe.

Wooden articled church in Hronsek along with seven other wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area was included in the UNESCO Word Heritage List in 2008. The wooden church and wooden belfry are from 1726. There are 1100 chairs and organ was fitted in 1764. Four bulky lime trees grow in its yard.

Banska Bystrica, the copper mining town acquired its present look in the Late Middle Ages. Most of the historical monuments are concentrated near main SNP Square.

Hronsek
Day 3

Spania Dolina visit. Transfer to Bratislava.

- Breakfast
- Spania Dolina visit
- Afternoon transfer to Bratislava*
- End of the tour

Spania Dolina, the Monument Reserve of Popular Architecture in the Central Slovakia consists of a unique set of miner houses built of wood and stones.
Copper and silver ores were mined here in the past.The tall tower of the church of Conversion of the Lord built on Romanesque foundations dominates the wonderful panorama. In order to reach the fortified church, one can choose to climb 160 stairs of a roofed staircase. The entrance is situated in a little park with the Renaissance building of the former klopacka (knocker) from the 16th century. In the area of Klopacka, an expositions from the history of this unique location can be found.

*Drop off in other place than Bratislava is available on request.

Spania dolina