Highlights of the trip

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Zbojnicka hut - situated at the end of the Great Cold Valley (Velka Studena Dolina)

1960 m EASL, offers rich opportunities for easy and difficult hiking, mountaineering and ski alpinism.

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Velka Studena dolina (Great Cold Valley) - valley with the largest number of lakes in the entire Tatras

Great Cold Valley can be walked by blue marked tourist trail starting from Tatranska Lomnica resort through Prielom saddle (2 288 m EASL) to the Lysa Polana resort.

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Levoca ancient town - rich centre of commerce in the 15 century in eastern Slovakia

The town has well-preserved historic center. Church of St. James dates back to the 14th century and houses a magnificent Gothic carved and painted wooden altar, the largest one in Europe.

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Spis castle UNESCO World Heritage - partly restored medieval castle

The Spis Castle in eastern Slovakia is one of the largest castles in Central Europe. Slovak National Museum presents various collections in its premises.

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The Roman-Catholic St James church in Levoca - main altar is the tallest of its kind in the world

The Late Gothic wooden main altar of St James is 18.6 m tall, made of lime wood in 1507-1517 in the workshop of Master Pavol of Levoca the master himself.

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Velicka valley - notable for Velicke lake and adjacent waterfall

Velicka valley has five mountain lakes and Sliezsky dom mountain hotel to offer. It can be walked by green marked tourist trail.

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Batizovska valley - on south side of the High Tatras

The valley is known for a waterfall and several mountain lakes and also as descending route for hikes from Gerlach peak.

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Tomasovsky View - rock shelf known for its unique view of the main ridge of High Tatras

Tomasovsky View (680 m EASL) is part of Slovak Paradise National Park popular among climbers and hikers as well. The place is accessible by the marked tourist trail from the village of Spiske Tomasovce.

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Slovak Paradise National Park - includes eleven national nature reserves and eight nature reserves

The Slovak Paradise is a plain with high plateaus. The highest mountain is at 1270 m above sea level. The area is mainly built of karst limestone and dolomite. Typical formations are canyons and ravines which create picturesque rocky scenes with waterfalls.

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Cerveny Klastor - Carthusian Monastery

A unique cultural and historical relic set in the wonderful natural environment of Pieniny under the majestic mountain Tri koruny. Nowadays serves as a museum.

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Pieniny National Park - the smallest national park in Slovakia

Pieniny National Park is famous for its natural beauty, especially the Dunajec River gorge - popular rafting and hiking location. It lies in Pieniny mountains on north-eastern border with Poland.