Highlights of the trip

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Bardejov UNESCO World Heritage - free royal town with many medieval buildings, noteworthy Town Hall and basilica

The main square is surrouned by well-preserved Gothic and Renaissance burgher houses and fortification system from the 14th and 15th century. Known also as the "Most Gothic town in Slovakia".

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Lubovna castle - peaks over Stara Lubovna town in the north-east of Spis region

Successfully reconstructed and the castle museum exhibitions have been installed there. The castle chapel was reconstructed and re-consecrated. Regular church services are still held there.

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Zdiar - typical Goral village

Valuable groups of log houses with the window frames and logs bearing painted ornaments.

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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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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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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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Spisska Kapitula UNESCO World Heritage - one of the largest and most interesting Romanesque monuments in Slovakia

The town consists of the Cathedral of St. Martin, a former monastery, and a single street, all of medieval construction and enclosed by a town wall.

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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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Dobsinska Ice Cave UNESCO World Heritage - located in Slovak Karst

The total length of the cave is 1,232 m of which 515 m are open to the public from May to September. The annual temperature average stays around 0°C.

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Demanovska Ice Cave - Demanovska Valley in the Low Tatras

One of oldest known caves in Europe. Total length of the cave is 1975 m. Currently, the route for visitors is 850 m long and takes about 45 minutes.

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Vlkolinec village UNESCO World Heritage - untouched and complex example of folk countryside architecture

The village comprises two or three-room log cabine type houses. In the center of the village is preserved the bell tower from 1770, water well, Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary and school.

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Spania Dolina - picturesque historic village in hilly forest locality

Spania Dolina village is historic mining village with a rich history located 11 km north of Banska Bystrica.

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The Articled Protestant Church in Hronsek UNESCO heritage

Wooden church in Hronsek is a precious historical monument, together with a wooden belfry from 1726. The oak pillars are decorated with carved header Ionian ornaments. It has a shingle roof with three crosses and a rooster, as a Christian symbol of vigilance.