Travel

Regularly updated information on travelling in Slovakia, including tips on the newest attractions and the traditional must-see sights. More information about travel in Slovakia can be found in our travel guides Spectacular Slovakia.

Five tips for enjoyable late autumn walks around Trnava

Stay in the town or explore the nearby villages.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Dec 2020, at 17:58

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Prominent feature of Košice will be more accessible for blind people

The project launch is scheduled for December.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Dec 2020, at 12:11

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The best way to see Slovakia is from the train (from our archive)

A trip to the eastern Slovak towns of Košice, Prešov and Bardejov.Matt Reynolds, 1. Dec 2020, at 1:26

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Michael's Tower closed from December due to reconstruction

It should reopen to the public in mid-2022.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Nov 2020, at 11:24

Michael's Tower (Michalská Tower) is a significant feature of Bratislava Old Town.
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Bratislava’s smallness is an asset Rome or London are short of

Israeli Ambassador Boaz Modai fell in love with Slovakia’s capital right away.Peter Dlhopolec, 30. Nov 2020, at 7:16

Israeli Ambassador Boaz Modai visits the Tatras.
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Tatra Ice Cathedral is open, inspiration taken from St Petersburg this year

The number of visitors, as well as time spent inside the dome, will be limited.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Nov 2020, at 11:45

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Slovaks: Getting the most out of life (from our archive)

An unusual Spectacular Slovakia trip to Banská Štiavnica and to the High Tatras, some of the country's top tourist sites.Matt Reynolds, 24. Nov 2020, at 6:26

Hiking in the High Tatras

The good old days: Zobor

Hike to the peak above one of the oldest towns in Slovakia that breathes history.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková23. Nov 2020, at 12:57

Nitra Castle
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One of the oldest cafés in Košice will close after half a century

Sándor Márai used to visit legendary Carpano.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Nov 2020, at 9:30

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Tonnes of snow that survived the summer in Jasná will be used for the upcoming season

The snow was stored at the end of the previous winter season.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Nov 2020, at 18:05

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Tatra peaks and valleys from a plane. Check new aerial video-map

Filmed in 360° virtual reality technology.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Nov 2020, at 11:52

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Vegetarian blues (from our archive)

On Slovak hospitality and a visit to Vlkolínec, the village that was a museum.Matt Reynolds, 17. Nov 2020, at 5:11

Near completion, cycling route brings opportunity and light to Vrakuňa

The new part of the route will connect the roundabout with the cycling route on Ihličnatá street.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Nov 2020, at 11:25

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Cable car to Lomnický peak running again

It was suspended due to anti-coronavirus measures.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Nov 2020, at 18:09

Cable car to Lomnický Peak (March 2019)

Czechia and Slovakia to be connected with cycling route over the hill

Czech and Slovak foresters will make Veľká Javorina accessible for the construction of a new cycling route.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Nov 2020, at 12:03

Veľká Javorina

Brhlovce: At home in a rock (from our archive)

The rock dwellings are Brhlovce’s main attraction.Chris Togneri, 10. Nov 2020, at 1:38

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Wind of Change: Tematín

On the way to Tematín castle, Piešťany will greet you from afar and invite you for a visit.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková9. Nov 2020, at 12:00

Tematín Castle can be seen from afar.
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Spiš castle
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Castle tower in Zvolen open for visitors

Reconstruction should continue next year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Nov 2020, at 8:07

Pustý Castle