Take an autumn hike in the Mengusovská valley

The colourful trees lower down give way to magical mountains and snow.

(Source: TASR/Oliver Ondráš)
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At the lower altitudes there are colourful trees, but at the higher altitudes of the Tatras an autumn hike can also be magical.

Visit the 8-kilometre long Mengusovská valley that leads to Veľké Hincovo lake, the biggest and deepest in the Slovak area of the Tatra mountains.

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