Highlights of the trip

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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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Krizna peak - third highest summit in Velka Fatra mountains

1574 m EASL, offers beautifull panoramic view.

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Rakytov peak - the highest peak of the Liptov region

1567 m EASL, the top of the mountain is deforested, with meadows and dwarf pines.

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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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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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Salatin peak - situated in the Low Tatras at the end of Ludrovska valley

1630 m EASL, belongs among the most beautiful viewpoints of Slovakia. It is accessible from the crest of Small Salatin with karst formations and caves.

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Ploska peak - unique by its large flat grass covered summit

1532 m EASL, favourite for medium level hikes and cross country skiing. The aside slopes are dangerous in winter because of frequent avalanches.