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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 Spectacular Slovakia travel guide.

Spectacular Slovakia Podcast

The High Tatras hide the most spectacular outhouse

Mountaineer Ľubomír Mäkký shares tips for easy hikes in the majestic Slovak mountains on this week's episode.Peter Dlhopolec, 16. Oct 2019, at 20:37

The best known bus stop in Slovakia's High Tatras is placed near Chata pod Rysmi(Hut below Rysy)
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Spiš Castle in the mist

Autumn gives the castle a particularly mysterious look.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2019, at 21:23

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Dancing in the dark under a star-spangled sky: Kozí Chrbát

Discover a popular Slovak winter sport centre, Donovaly, and its surroundings.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková14. Oct 2019, at 10:30

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Admire the highest peaks of the Belianske Tatras

These are the views from a place near Ždiar.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Oct 2019, at 6:00

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Precious church in Nová Kelča has new windows thanks to cyclists

They donated €600, raised during a cycling event.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2019, at 23:56

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It is possible to watch Pustý Castle live

New cycling routes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2019, at 13:58

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Water mill in Veľké Teriakovce had unique horizontal wheel

Events for the public take place here.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Oct 2019, at 22:02

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Autumn hike in Malá Fatra mountains

Look at Žilina from above.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Oct 2019, at 13:47

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View the Tatras from the Goat's Back

The Goat Stone Peak of the Kozie Chrbty mountains offers a perfect view of the Tatras.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Oct 2019, at 9:30

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New cycling route covers almost four hundred kilometres

It will be part of Vážska cyklomagistrála, which plans to build a cycling route near the Váh river.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Oct 2019, at 23:37

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Look at Čičva Castle, towering over Sedliská village

It was destroyed during the last Rákóczi uprising.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Oct 2019, at 12:55

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New cycling route open in Hrončianska Valley

Horehronie region is known as a bike and e-bike-friendly region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Oct 2019, at 13:29

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Driny Cave celebrates 90th anniversary

The only accessible cave in Western Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Sep 2019, at 23:03

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In Danubius' net: boating the Little Danube

Voyage through the lowland of Žitný ostrov, the largest river island in Europe.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková30. Sep 2019, at 14:22

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Serendipity at sunset

This amazing panorama of 22 Tatra peaks was taken with just a mobile phone.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Sep 2019, at 9:40

No snow yet? Veľká Rača is a great place in autumn

Take a ride on the longest bobsleigh in Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Sep 2019, at 9:35

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Peaks of High Tatras are covered with first snow

The snow cover is not very noticeable; it should change this week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Sep 2019, at 13:03

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Tired of planes, trains and automobiles? Take a boat from Bratislava to Vienna

River traffic began to operate on the Danube nearly 200 years ago. The steam driven boats would take many hours but today the sailing between Bratislava and Vienna takes just under two.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Sep 2019, at 9:30

Cyprus Airways will introduce new flights from Slovakia

There will be new routes from Bratislava and Košice.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Sep 2019, at 22:22

Tourists reflected in the sea at sunset at Makronissos beach in the southeast resort of Ayia Napa on the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

First via ferrata in Liptov region has been opened

Various levels of difficulty suit beginners as well as experienced climbers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2019, at 13:25

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