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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.

New record: Visibility from Kráľova Hoľa exceeded 300 kilometres

It was possible to observe the Apuseni Mountains in Romania.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Feb 2020, at 6:23

Where the Slovak language was born: Uhrovec

Several personalities were born in the village, including Ľudovít Štúr and Alexander Dubček.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková17. Feb 2020, at 11:45

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Liptov in wintertime

Liptov is an ideal place to relax, get to know Slovak folklore and nature, swim in all weather conditions, but also to try adrenaline sports.17. Feb 2020, at 0:00

A new, 36-metre high tower will look out over Levoča

Construction will begin in spring.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Feb 2020, at 9:00

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SNM building in Bratislava is a rare example of Slovakia's 1920s architecture

Get to know the building of the Natural History Museum in central Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Feb 2020, at 10:51

Slovak National Museum

Novelty on Google Street View: Check Tatra mountain chalets

Have you visited either of them?Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Feb 2020, at 13:40

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This is the most romantic place to go in 2020

Welcome to the town where the longest love poem in the world was born.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Feb 2020, at 21:41

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8 great breaks on Valentine’s Day weekend in Slovakia

These dates may walk you through your Valentine’s Day.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Feb 2020, at 14:22

Lomnický štít - the second highest peak in Slovakia.

New ski resort opened in Liptov

Plan to open a trail for cross-country skiers and evening skiing.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Feb 2020, at 23:53

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The steepest and hardest ski slope in Slovakia is open

It has more than 200 centimetres of natural snow.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Feb 2020, at 13:30

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Waterside adventures in eastern Slovakia

The village of Oborín welcomes tourists for boating, cycling, bird-watching and horse-drawn carriages.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Feb 2020, at 10:54

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First bikesharing crossing border in Europe: On a bike between Slovakia and Hungary

Citizens and visitors of Štúrovo and Ostrihom can rent bikes and use them in both towns.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Feb 2020, at 13:54

Esztergom Basilica

Ice Express hits the tracks again

There are organised hikes in Slovenský Raj and advantageous prices of tickets to ski resorts on the train route.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Feb 2020, at 14:01

Lost in a dark forest: Flochová mountain

The extinct stratovolcanos of Central Slovakia. Once they affected the climate all around the world. From the mining towns of Central Slovakia they created the medieval Kuwait.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková3. Feb 2020, at 11:40

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Ideal for a winter trip

The Háj lookout tower offers views over Nová Baňa.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Feb 2020, at 9:30

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Bratislava travel guide: Lost in Bratislava? Impossible with this City Guide!

300 images of the city and region, info on more than 130 tourist spots, 26 travel feature stories, a suggested seven-day itinerary, a calendar of events, 3D aerial drawing1. Feb 2020, at 11:25

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Various faces of the Danube islands

See the winning photography.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Feb 2020, at 9:35

Third place in the competition.
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Two mines near Bratislava that provide you with a breath of fresh air

Get on a tram and walk up two hills: Malá Baňa and Veľká Baňa.Peter Dlhopolec, 30. Jan 2020, at 12:25

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Filmmakers wake up at 3am to capture nature in the Tatras

Their videos feature bears and wolves in their natural habitats.Ľubica Stančíková29. Jan 2020, at 22:16

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Views like a winter fairy-tale

Hike to the second highest peak of the Trenčín region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jan 2020, at 23:44

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