Brrr! Orava is full of winter-swimming spots

The Orava water dam is not the only place to jump into during wintertime.

People swim in the Zázrivka stream in Lúčivná.People swim in the Zázrivka stream in Lúčivná. (Source: Michal Hečko)

While most people have begun to put on jackets, hats and gloves to keep themselves warm, they are heading into water only in neoprene gloves and swimsuits. Freezing temperatures and a layer of ice is what cold-water swimmers in northern Slovakia love.

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Find out more about region of folklore, national parks and modern attractions in our Žilina Region Travel Guide.Find out more about region of folklore, national parks and modern attractions in our Žilina Region Travel Guide.

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