Itinerary

Do you want to admire the most beautiful parts of Slovakia from the seat of bycicle? Then do not hesitate and join us on this adventure trip in Slovak mountains, valleys and national parks.

During this tour you will cross 3 Slovak national parks and 1 protected landscaped area – the National park of High Tatras, the National park of Low Tatras, the Narional park of Velka Fatra and Stiavnicke Mts - 350 km of mountain biking is full of great down hills.

We will start in High Tatras national park the highest one in Slovakia; continue under the Western Tatras mountains. We will cross the Low Tatras and Velka Fatra mountains. The tour ends in Stiavnicke Mts. protected landscape area, around medieval mining Banska Stiavnica UNESCO town.

The tour also available in reverse from Banska Stiavnica to High Tatras.
Extension of the tour is possible.

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Poprad, Slovakia.

    - arrival in Slovakia; Poprad town
    - car transfer to Strbske pleso village in the High Tatras
    - accommodation and meeting with guide/representative

    Overnight in Strbske Pleso

  2. Day 2 Route: Strbske Pleso - Liptovsky Mikulas.

    Our journey will start in the High Tatras the highest national park in Slovakia.

    Strbske Pleso is the most famous and the most visited lake in the High Tatras.
    We will visit open-air Museum of Liptov village in Pribilina the most attractive landmark of the Liptov region. It displays the typical folk architecture. The impetus behind the establishing of the museum was the extensive flooding caused by the construction of the Liptovska Mara dam.

    Bicycle trail: Strbske Pleso-Pribylina - Under Western Tatras - Ziarska valley - Liptovsky Mikulas town

    Overnight in Liptovsky Mikulas town

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  3. Day 3 Route: Liptovsky Mikulas - Liptovske Revuce.

    This day we will bike to the the Nationa park of Velka Fatra, lying in central Slovakia is typical for its continuous forest, long valleys and the largest locality of original yew tree occurrence in Europe.

    Bicycle trail: Liptovsky Mikulas - Partizanska Lupca - Zelezno - Liptovska Osada - Liptovske Revuce

    Overnight in Liptovske Revuce

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  4. Day 4 Cycling around Liptovske Revuce.

    This day we will bike in the National park of Velka Fatra famous for the well preserved natural forests and virgin forests of the Carpathian type, with spruce, fir and beech trees - 500- or 600-old specimens are no exception. The unique item of the National Park is Harmanecka tisina, with the most extensive natural occurrence of the yew tree in Europe.

    Bicycle trail: Liptovske Revuce - sedlo V. Sturec - Motycky - Bully - Hiadeľské sedlo - Korytnic - Liptovska Osada - Liptovske Revuce

    Overnight in Liptovske Revuce

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  5. Day 5 Route: Liptovske Revuce - Tajov.

    This day we will go through Harmanec village, where famous cave is located. The cave is known for occurrence of rare white soft sinter, tall pagodas and sinter lakes.

    Bicycle trail: Liptovske Revuce - Krizna - Kralovska Studna - Harmanec - sedlo Pod Holym Vrskom - Kordiky - Tajov

    Overnight in Tajov

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  6. Day 6 Route: Tajov - Kremnica.

    On 6th Day we will cross the border of Kremnicke Mts. where Kremnica town and Kremnicke Bane, geographical centre of Europe are to be found.
    Kremnica was one of the richest towns of the Kingdom of Hungary. Today it is the centre of tourism and recreation.

    Bicycle trail: Tajov - Kordiky - Tunel - Skalka - Kremnica

    Overnight in Kremnica

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  7. Day 7 Route: Kremnica - Banska Stiavnica.

    This day we will cross Kremnicke Mts. and Stiavnicke Mts. Banska Stiavnica town is included on the List of the World Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. It is one of the most beautiful and in historical terms one of the most interesting towns in Slovakia.

    Bicycle trail: Kremnica - Nevolne - Ihrac - Trnava Hora - Jalna - Mociar - Banska Stiavnica

    Overnight in Banska Stiavnica

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  8. Day 8 Cycling around Banska Stiavnica.

    We will bike in the natural setting of the mountain range Stiavnicke Mts in the centre of Slovakia, protected since 1979 in form of the Protected landscape area, which includes a unique set of mining monuments and the gem among the Slovak towns - Banska Stiavnica UNESCO.
    This protected area stretches in the territory of the eponymous mountain range, which was the biggest stratovolcano in Slovakia in time of the Upper Tertiary Era. It still possesses some special features. It is the biggest volcanic mountain range; the highest beech or oak trees and the lowest situated naturally growing fir trees occur in this mountain range.

    The special elements of the landscape are artificial lakes called tajchy. They were founded for mining purposes. There 23 of such lakes now used for recreation. We will visit one of the most popular called Pocuvadlo.

    Bicycle trail: surroundings of Banska Stiavnica

    Overnight in Banska Stiavnica

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  9. Day 9 Transfer to Zvolen town. Farewell.

    - car transfer to Zvolen railway/bus station

    Farewell and departure from Slovakia.

Basic information

from €896/€492 per person

Duration: 9 days

Type/style: Guided/self-guided mountain biking tour

Level of difficulty: Moderate / challenging

Languages: English, French, Deutsch

Pick up & Drop off: On your request

Tatra National Park Pribylina Museum Krizna Peak Harmanec Cave Kremnica Town Skalka Hill Tajchy of Banska Stiavnica Banska Stiavnica Trinity Square

Included

- accommodation in stylish pensions/hotels for 8 nights
- 8 x half board (breakfast, dinner)
- services of professional guide throughout the tour
- admissions proposed sites
- all taxes and fees
- information materials and maps
- car transfer on arrival and last day to railway/bus station

Extra charges:
- Luggage transport: 280,-EUR
- Bike rental: 12,-EUR/bike/day

Excluded

transport from airport to starting point of the trip and back