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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.

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.

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