The spa town of Trenčianske Teplice is known for its sulphurous healing water and mud. Mineral water is drawn from local springs and the town has a lovely pedestrian zone. The surrounding area is good for hiking and other sporting activities.
How to get there: Take the bus from Trenčín (20 minutes) or the train to Trenčianska Teplá where you have to change to a local train to get to the spa town (15 minutes).
Lodging: Hotel Flóra, Ul. 17. Novembra. Tel: 032/6554-555. Double room: Slovak price Sk1,600, foreigner price Sk2,000.
Hotel Slovakia, Masarykova 3. Tel: 032/6553-500. Double room: Sk1,200.
Hotel Sonáta, Pod Klepáčom. Tel: 032 /6552-931. Double room: Slovak price Sk650, foreigner price Sk750.
16. Jun 2003 at 0:00