Travel

Tourism in the High Tatras flourished in 2018

The biggest group of tourists are still Slovaks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Mar 2019, at 14:09

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View the virtual reconstruction of Fiľakovo castle in all its sumptuousness

After hundreds of years, Fiľakovo castle is undergoing renovation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Mar 2019, at 13:54

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The secret and legendary volcano: Mount Sitno

An extinct stratovolcano, with a base of more than 50 km, was once the biggest in Europe.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková18. Mar 2019, at 10:00

A view from Sitno
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Spectacular Slovakia #26: It's not Middle-earth, it's Spiš

Northern Slovakia is the land of valleys, rolling hills and medieval towns.Michaela Terenzani, 14. Mar 2019, at 14:12

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Experimental gallery shrinks visitors to fit in a hamster tank

In Spišská Nová Ves, kids and grownups can try how it feels to be a hamster or an ant.Michaela Terenzani, 14. Mar 2019, at 12:10

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between March 15 and March 24, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2019, at 14:35

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Seven years have passed since a fire closed Krásna Hôrka castle to the public

Part of the castle could be open to the public in 2021.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Mar 2019, at 14:04

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Synagogue in Senec gets make-over

Several discoveries have been made during the reconstruction.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Mar 2019, at 9:30

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Spectacular Slovakia #25: When drinking with locals in Orava, don’t try to keep up

Dave Rubin recommends visiting the northernmost region of Slovakia.Anna Fay, 8. Mar 2019, at 9:18

Skanzens offer insight into traditional folk architecture.
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between March 8 and March 17, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Mar 2019, at 14:20

Bratislava Castle
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Lost in Belianske Tatras? Information centre will help

Near the spot are castles, cave, hiking and cycling routes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Mar 2019, at 13:24

By cable car to Belianske Tatras.

Where to eat best burger in Bratislava

Here’s the list of 50 best burgers in Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Mar 2019, at 13:56

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New attraction for High Tatras – the Poliankovo digital gallery

The gallery, located in Tatranská Polianka, is unique in central Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Mar 2019, at 13:55

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Slovak Bermuda Triangle: Tríbeč mountains

Locals believe in a supernatural power dwelling in the forests of the Tríbeč mountains. Many are said to have disappeared in the so-called Tríbeč triangle.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková4. Mar 2019, at 9:00

Hrušov Castle in Tríbeč Mountains
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Getting to know Bratislava better through beer

Bratislava is home to 16 breweries as well as the production of marmalade from beer.Jana Liptáková, 1. Mar 2019, at 11:08

Participants of the beer event
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Walk on frozen Štrbské Pleso

Look at the lake from the High Tatras.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Feb 2019, at 13:59

Walking on frozen lake in High Tatras.
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Spectacular Slovakia #24: Hiking with little feet

Slovakia is a good place for easy hiking with kids.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 28. Feb 2019, at 7:51

The ruins of the Tematín Castle near Piešťany are a good destination for a hike with kids.
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This is how the promenade at Zemplínska Šírava will look

The promenade should be constructed by the end of 2019.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Feb 2019, at 13:25

Winning proposal by Tomáš Pozdech and Miroslav Michalica from 2M atelier.