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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 travel guides Spectacular Slovakia.

Veľký Choč
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A difficult hike to the mountain is rewarded with a beautiful view of the surrounding nature. Gabriela Psotková and 1 more17. Jan 2022, at 12:00
Rescuers searched for Polish hikers in the High Tatras almost two days.
Three Poles died in the High Tatras in the second week of January. Lenka Haniková13. Jan 2022, at 18:28
Courtesy of Penati Golf
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Penati Golf Resort is ranked among the Top 100 golf courses of continental Europe. 12. Jan 2022, at 12:00
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Štrbské Pleso had to close because of the traffic. 10. Jan 2022, at 11:43
A gallows replica is the latest tourist attraction in Liptovský Mikuláš, where Juraj Jánošík was executed in 1713.
The outlaw Juraj Jánošík, who has been turned into a folk hero, was sent to the gallows in the early 18th century. 9. Jan 2022, at 9:45
The character of “Olejkár” is one of the first statues that is a part of the fairytale walk in Revúca.
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Three statues celebrating Slovak folk tales have been erected in the town. 8. Jan 2022, at 7:55
Church of St Margaret of Antioch
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Kopčany's Church of St Margaret of Antioch includes the foundations of 12 Great Moravian churches. 5. Jan 2022, at 12:00
The monument in Carl Gustav Swensson Park in Žilina is inspired by a rock formation in the Súľov Rocks.
The first time a park in Slovakia gets named after a Swede. 3. Jan 2022, at 12:04
Holíč Castle
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Apart from Bratislava, Holíč was the only imperial seat in Slovakia. 29. Dec 2021, at 12:00
Stressful for wild and domestic animals. 25. Dec 2021, at 10:45
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New attraction built out of 150,000 lights. The highest record created by seven-metre-tall elephant. Ľubica Stančíková24. Dec 2021, at 15:25
Skalica
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As a free royal town, Skalica had formidable fortifications, parts of which remain. 22. Dec 2021, at 12:00
The relief portrait of Košice's "Hviezdoslav".
The man portrayed above the side door to St. Elisabeth Cathedral in Košice is not Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav. 21. Dec 2021, at 11:17
The main road in Modra is named after Ľudovít Štúr (in the picture). Visitors to this town can, however, discover several places named after Štúr.
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In the town’s Museum of Ľudovít Štúr, you can find some unconventional relics, such as a tuft of Štúr’s hair. 15. Dec 2021, at 12:00
Skiers on the slope next to the Double ski lift in the ski resort Pezinská Baba on December 11, 2021.
Winter sports lovers hit the slopes for the first time last weekend. 14. Dec 2021, at 11:41
Visit the peaks Geldek and Jelenec in the Small Carpathians.
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It is a golden corner of the Small Carpathians, especially in autumn. Gabriela Psotková and 1 more13. Dec 2021, at 12:00
Slovakia's only bark-lined chapel in Horná Bzová waits for more tourists to visit it.
Holy Mass is held in the 1910 chapel once a year. 12. Dec 2021, at 9:15
A tourist relaxes on the Chleb peak in the Malá Fatra mountain range.
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Krivánska Malá Fatra is one of the most popular hiking areas in Slovakia. 11. Dec 2021, at 7:20
The flame Peace Light from Bethlehem arrives in Košice on December 20, 2020
If you are not into cross-country skiing, make beeswax candles or listen to poetry. 10. Dec 2021, at 9:28
This year's season ended sooner at Strečno Castle, in mid-October.
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Parts of the castle near Žilina under restoration. 9. Dec 2021, at 11:46
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