Slovakia Tour & Travel Tips

Slovakia Tour & Travel Tips

Slovakia is mostly the mountains. High and Low Tatras, Small Fatra and Slovak Paradise are the most favorite tourist spots in Slovakia.

In addition to the mountains tourists again discovered Slovak thermal baths, Slovak ski resorts and cultural and technical monuments and historical sites.

Besides Bratislava city, tourists should take a trip to the east and north of the country to visit Zemplinska Sirava summer holiday resort, Spis castle, Orava castle and Trencin castle. Also, the south area is worth a visit where Tokaj wine area or caves of the Slovak Karst is located.

Here are some tips of trip from our visitors, what to visit when you come to Slovakia for the first time.

Belianske Tatras - Belianske Tatry, Slovakia

Belianske Tatry

Belianske Tatras consist of a continuous 14 km long limestone ridge. They have different geological substrate (limestone and dolomite) as the High Tatras and hence different overall look and shape. In Belianske Tatras are developed karst formations - caves, abysses, gorges. Wide saddle (1,825 m) divides Belianske Tatry into two parts. For the western part of the typical prominent peaks Muran (1,889 m), Havran (2151 m) and Zdiarska vidla (2141 m). The eastern part is characterized by slightly undulating ridge with the highest Hlupy peak (2,061 meters).

The Most Interesting Pilgrimage Sites in Slovakia

The Most Interesting Pilgrimage Sites in Slovakia

Slovakia has centuries-old traditions of pilgrimages, primarily to the places of adoration of the Virgin Mary. In present, Slovak pilgrimage sites are visited mostly by local believers. Places of pilgrimage offer the unique opportunity for the inspiration and pilgrimages with visiting of cultural and natural attractions in these regions.

The most famous places of pilgrimage in Slovakia are:

- Levoca
- Sastin - Straze
- Stare Hory
- Lutina
- Nitra - Kalvaria
- Litmanova
- Marianka

Skiing Low Tatras Slovakia

Skiing in Low Tatras in Slovakia

In Slovakia there are plenty of good ski resorts with a variety of ski runs, from an easy to very challenging. They offer excellent skiing conditions for small and big skiers, beginner, advanced, but the adrenaline freaks. The ski resorts are available trails, slopes for kids, snowboarding, ski schools are protected and many other sporting events and attractions. You can spend your winter vacation in the Low Tatras, the largest mountain range in Slovakia. Ski resorts will satisfy even the most demanding tourists, hence the Low Tatras attractive for foreign visitors. Moreover winter tourism in the Low Tatras is impressing and quality. Most resorts are in operation from November / December to March / April and with artificial snow if the weather does not want. We will present the best ski resorts in the Low Tatras.

Train Tours Slovakia

Best Train Tours in Slovakia

The most beautiful trips by train to Slovakia

We provide you five unique railway sections in Slovakia, which are a unique combination of technique and picturesque nature. These railways will take you to beautiful places of Slovakia with the possibility of additional trips to surrounding mountains:

- Lower Tatra Mountains - Cervena Skala – Margecany
- Ciernohronska forest railway - Cierny Balog – Vydrovo
- Kysuce - Historical forest railway in Vychylovka
- Velka Fatra Mountains - Banska Bystrica - Horna Stubna
- Stiavnicke hills - The youth trail (Hronska Dubrava - Banska Stiavnica UNESCO silver town)

Hiking Low Tatras Slovakia

Hiking in Low Tatras in Slovakia

Low Tatras - the second largest mountain ranges of the Western Carpathians, located in the central part of Slovakia with an altitude of 1500 - 2043 m. Low Tatras represent a massive mountain arch that stretches in the direction east - west 80 km long. Dumbier is the highest peak (2,043 m.n.m.). Possibility of summer walking, hiking, rock climbing, beautiful fauna and flora by suitable climatic conditions are all reasons for a summer vacation in the Low Tatras.