Highlights of the trip

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Martin town - the center of the Turiec region between Velka and Mala Fatra mountains

The town is the foremost Slovak cultural center and it is the seat of the Slovak National Library.

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Sutovska valley - natural reserve with famous 38 m high waterfall

The romantic valley is lined with mountain stream.The object of protection is a biologically important area of Mala Fatra with preserved typical Carpathian mountain forests and alpine mountain nature.

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Gaderska valley - one of the longest valleys in Velka Fatra mountains in Central Slovakia

Accessible from the village of Blatnica. The valley is the gateway to the peaks of Tlsta and Ostra.

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Ostra and Tlsta peaks - beautiful rocky summits in Velka Fatra mountains

Ostra (1247 m EASL) has two very rugged limestone summits with an excellent view of the Turiec basin. Tlsta (1373 m EASL) has rugged slopes with many rock spires and rock terraces under the grass-covered summit.

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Janosikove diery - system of canyons and gorges in Krivanska Mala Fatra

They consist of three integrated parts: Lower holes, New holes and the Upper holes. The beauties of the valley were formed by the stream. The holes include more than twenty waterfalls.

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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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Museum of the Slovak Village in Martin - the most representative open-air museum in Slovakia.

Its exhibition of rural life shows some of the historic regions of Slovakia. Museum tells about the traditions of farming in the Slovak village in the late 19th century. Visitors can see houses, farm equipment, weaving mill, bell shop and wooden church.

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Velky Rozsutec - very noticeable mountain situated in Small Fatra National Park

Velky Rozsutec (1610 m EASL) is characteristic with limestone walls forming a pyramid peak. The most majestic view of the Rozsutec is from the village of Stefanova (625 m EASL) located 3 km west, starting point of green marked trail to the peak.

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Drienok peak - in Velka Fatra mountains

1268 m EASL, typical pyramide shaped mountain steeply rises over the Turiec basin and is easily recognizable from any direction.

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Velky Krivan - the highest peak of the Small Fatra mountains

Velky Krivan (1 708 m EASL), also reffered to as Velky Fatransky Krivan, is located on the main ridge of Small Fatra. This meadowy mountain peak reaches above the upper limit extension of mountain pine and offers an excellent circular view.