Viniansky Castle breaks attendance record

The season introduced several novelties.

Viniansky castleViniansky castle (Source: TASR)
More information about travelling in Slovakia
Please see our Spectacular Slovakia travel guide.

More than 10,000 people visited Viniansky Castle above the village of Vinné near Michalovce.

Its attractiveness was increased by a middle-age pedal crane that was put into operation at the beginning of summer and reconstruction works in progress.

Related story:Archaeologists find gateway from 13th century in Vinné Read more 

“The 2019 season was very fruitful and full of activities,” said Matej Starják from the association Zemplínsko-užská Hradná Cesta, which cares about the preservation and promotion of the Zemplín region, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

Without electricity

They succeeded in publicly presenting a replica of the middle-age paddle lift, and they discovered another entrance gate that was unknown before. Reconstruction of the Renaissance palace was also ongoing and the most representative building is accessible to the public thanks to the 40 employed people at the castle and many other volunteers.

The rest of this article is premium content at
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on and

Top stories

No single list of foreigners who are entitled to vote in Slovakia exists.

It is a simple question. How many foreigners vote in Slovakia?

The million-dollar question the state and towns can hardly answer.

24. sep
Reconstruction work on the Monument of Liberation and Victory, unveiled in 1955 in the Dargov mountain pass, which commemorates the liberation of eastern Slovakia from Nazism.

Police have finally found a very old book, arresting alchemy buffs

Set out on a Malá Fatra hike, avoid the Bratislava cable car from Monday.

24. sep
Not all stretches of the long-awaited D4/R7 bypass of Bratislava will open as originally planned.

Problems with Bratislava bypass opening continue

Not all of its stretches will be put into operation on Sunday as officially planned.

24. sep
Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo speaks to foreigners at [fjúžn] festival's "Ask the Mayor" event.

Foreigner’s community has a big voice, but it needs to be more organised

Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo addressed the questions and concerns of foreigners in Bratislava during a special Q&A.

23. sep
Skryť Close ad