Highlights of the trip

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Szentendre - town with Mediterranean atmosphere

Picturesque town located at the foot of the Pilis Hill, on the Danube bank north of Budapest.

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Esztergom - small town on the Danube bank with many historic monuments

The Basilica is the symbol of the town and the largest church in Hungary.

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Dudince - spa town with very long tradition

Rock spa pools carved into travertine by ancient Roman soldiers.

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Banska Stiavnica UNESCO World Heritage - gold mining town

The majority of monuments of Banska Stiavnica are concentrated into the area spreading between the Trinity and Radnicne squares. Both squares are separated from each other by the Gothic church of St Catherine from the end of the 15th century and the building of town hall with its slender clock tower.

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New Castle in Banska Stiavnica - a national cultural monument

A six-floor Renaissance building with four bastions constructed in 1564-1571 as a watch tower during the Ottoman wars. It was also used as the town's live clock (exact time was announced every quarter of an hour on a trumpet). A permanent exhibition called Anti-Turkish Wars in Slovakia is installed on four floors of the castle. The highest floor offers a panoramic view of Banska Stiavnica and its environs.

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Tajchy of Banska Stiavnica - artificial lakes

Constructed for needs of mines in the past. Its purpose was to gather rainwater flowing down the mountain slopes and to conduct it into reservoirs. The water in lakes was then supplied to mines and metallurgical plants where it drove various machines. Today, tajchy offer a fabulous summer holiday to fans of camping and outdoor swimming.

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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.

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Banska Bystrica - town in Central Slovakia

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

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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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Zuberec - village in northwest Slovakia and a popular tourist center

The Museum of Orava Village is located in Zuberec. This open-air museum of folk architecture exhibits intact rural houses. The interior of the buildings hosts an ethnographic collection. The Gothic wooden church originates from 15th century.

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Zakopane town - south of Poland at the foot of the Tatra mountains

The highest located town in Poland has been enchanting visitors with its unique atmosphere for over 100 years. Zakopane offers its visitors splendid nature, rich folklore and orginal culture.