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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.

Lookout jetty at Kuchajda reconstructed after years

There is also a spot for taking photos.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Feb 2020, at 13:23

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Tomášovský Výhľad lures tourists in winter

When the weather is nice, it is possible to see the High Tatras.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Feb 2020, at 22:30

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Tourism in the High Tatras experienced the most successful year in history of Slovakia

The y-o-y growth of accommodated tourists was 16 percent.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Feb 2020, at 13:11

Skalnaté Pleso
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A trend-setting water park

Tatralandia is a pioneer of green solutions.24. Feb 2020, at 6:00

Follow a bandit’s trail and enjoy the view over the Low Tatras

The gorge resembles Slovenský Raj in miniature.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Feb 2020, at 9:10

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Foreigners: Slovakia’s city of tolerance has a lot to offer

Košice is not only about St Elisabeth Cathedral and ice hockey.Peter Dlhopolec, 20. Feb 2020, at 11:48

Wintertime in Košice.
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Spiš castle is worth visiting despite ongoing reconstruction

Visitors cannot enter the castle's foothills.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Feb 2020, at 21:55

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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 pulses with possibility 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

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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

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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