Spectacular Slovakia #5: Where is the princess and the dragon?

Canadian blogger takes you around Smolenice, a small town with a fairy-tale castle but also a lesser-known Iron Age settlement.

Autumn is a great time to explore the Small Carpathians. Naomi Hužovičová, a Canadian who has lived in Slovakia for 14 years, tells you why a trip to Smolenice at this time of year is a good idea.

Did you know that this small town, along with its iconic castle, has a remarkable Iron Age settlement to visit? Learn more about it in this week’s episode of Spectacular Slovakia.

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