Two Slovak towns listed among the 15 most romantic towns in central Europe

The list was conducted by CNN.

Centre of Banská ŠtiavnicaCentre of Banská Štiavnica(Source: Ján Krošlák, Sme)
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Are you looking for something cosy and romantic? The CNN gathered a list of 15 most romantic towns in central Europe.

Two Slovak towns are on the list – Trenčín in western Slovakia and Banská Štiavnica in the heart of Slovakia.

Trenčín

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“This beautiful Slovak city is defined by an enormous fortress, making it an ideal destination for history lovers,” reads the story. “Trenčín Castle is a stunning feat of medieval engineering that instantly takes your breath away.”

The Old Town is equally fascinating, boasting a charming main square and narrow streets leading to the fortress, the story continues.

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Banská Štiavnica

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Set among green hills, this charming UNESCO-protected town is based in the centre of Slovakia. Once a mining community, Banská Štiavnica is now a delightful destination with a perfectly-preserved medieval Old Town, the CNN said.

Visitors can explore the Tajchy, old mining water reservoirs that have been transformed into recreational areas, as well as the open-air mining museum.

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