Highlights of the trip

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The Articled Protestant Church of Holy Trinity in Kezmarok UNESCO heritage - built in Baroque style

Wooden articled church built in 1717 without using metal nails. The church interior is charming, decorated with frescoes and woodcarving. Most fascinating subject is a massive wooden altar.

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Tatra National Park (TANAP) - diverse flora and fauna with many endemic species

Tatra National Park (abbr. TANAP) is situated in North of Central Slovakia in the High Tatras. The National Park covers an area of 738 km2. The park offers 600 km of hiking trails and several ski resorts. A trip to Lomnicky peak by chair lift is among the most attractive adventures for tourists in the High Tatras. It reaches the differential height of 1,700 m and carries tourists to a height of 2,634 m above sea level in only a few minutes.

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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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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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Zehra church UNESCO World Heritage - Biblical stories and legends of the saints painted on the walls

Roman-Catholic Holy Spirit church in Zehra hides unique medieval wall paintings that were created gradually from 13th to 15th century.

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St Elisabeth Cathedral - the largest church in Slovakia

The dominant of the square and the town of Kosice is the monumental Gothic St Elisabeth Cathedral. Besides of beeing the largest cathedral in Slovakia it is also the easternmost situated Gothic cathedral of western type in Europe.

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Tokaj - the smallest Slovak wine region

The Tokaj wine region, officially called Tokaj-Hegyalja, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002 and as producer of the world’s oldest botrytized wines it has a number of unparalleled assets. The area spreads in Slovakia and Hungary.