Dancing in the dark under a star-spangled sky: Kozí Chrbát

Discover a popular Slovak winter sport centre, Donovaly, and its surroundings.

Kozí chrbátKozí chrbát (Source: One2We)

Valentová, Rybô, and Prašnica are villages located near heaven. In the deep mountains of central Slovakia, they are located just a few kilometres from the main road. Wooden houses with glass verandas and cattle grazing on the hillside create the “genius loci”, where time stands still.

Prašnica village is uninhabited, situated near the marvellous Chytrô valley, through which an important ancient trade road from the rich mining towns to Poland and Germany led.

And the modern road No. 59 starts in Banská Bystrica, crosses Trstená and continues to Poland as road No. DK7.

It is 111,608 km long.

The Donovaly mountain pass is located on road No. 59.

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