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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.

Very old lanterns on Rudnay Square in Bratislava were made in the early 1900s.
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Following their restoration, the lanterns have been lit up again. 20. Sep 2021, at 11:20
Pustý Hrad was once one of the most important settlements of Hungarian kings and in the Zvolen County.
A new archaeological sandpit has opened at Pustý Hrad, near Zvolen, and people can dig out something they can keep as a souvenir. 16. Sep 2021, at 11:35
Žilina is home to the 2020 most beautiful park in Slovakia.
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Nineteen works entered in the Garden, Park and Detail of 2020 contest. 14. Sep 2021, at 17:22
The Bench of Love has been installed in the Kysucké Nové Mesto town, northern Slovakia.
A bench of love in the Kysuce region has a box where people can leave their confession letters. Some may appear in a local paper. 12. Sep 2021, at 9:30
Several cycling routes run across the higher parts of the High Tatras, but most of them are quite demanding. The routes in Tichá Dolina and Kôprová Dolina are suitable for less skilled cyclists.
In August, the Tatras National Park counted tourists, cyclists and dogs in the largest Slovak mountains. 11. Sep 2021, at 9:30
A large "Hnúšťa" sign is installed in the central Slovak town of Hnúšťa.
Another Spectacular Slovakia weekly roundup packed with new stories and Bratislava events is ready. 10. Sep 2021, at 11:05
Aerial view of Bratislava from May 2021.
What did Bratislava look like shortly after the Soviet invasion? 10. Sep 2021, at 9:35
Svätý Jur
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The town of Svätý Jur is surrounded by vast vineyards. 9. Sep 2021, at 1:40
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Abeland features a chalet, a tea house and a church all constructed from timber. 7. Sep 2021, at 0:50
Veterný vrch
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Visit one of the oldest spas in Slovakia or enjoy amazing panoramic views. Gabriela Psotková and 1 more6. Sep 2021, at 12:00
The Holocaust Museum in Sereď gives people an idea of how the life of Jews looked in wartime Slovak state.
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The town of Sereď houses the only Holocaust museum in Slovakia. 3. Sep 2021, at 13:42
Malacky
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The Holy Stairs and a Renaissance manor house await visitors of Malacky. 2. Sep 2021, at 2:50
Strečno resident Ivan, 21, works as a rafter from April to October. He has been doing this job for six years. Strečno Castle can be seen in the background.
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The Malá Fatra region is home to one of the most vibrant Slovak cities, but it is Terchová and nearby hills that you will fall in love with. 31. Aug 2021, at 23:08
Spring evening in Kršlenici small
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Hiking, biking and wine-tasting await visitors of the Small Carpathians. 31. Aug 2021, at 12:30
Hike to the top of Chopok
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Concerns of the famous architect who helped develop the valley one century ago have materialised. 26. Aug 2021, at 18:39
Visitors to Bojnice zoo pose with a zoocaching container, hoping to win a prize in September.
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The bilingual game was inspired by the popular pastime of geocaching. 26. Aug 2021, at 12:23
Chata pod Rysmi is a popular tourist destination.
If you're stuck on where to stay in the High Tatras, I would suggest choosing which hikes you want to try first. Mins Lukas Savela25. Aug 2021, at 7:25
Open-air museum under Stará Ľubovňa Castle.
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Visit the place where Polish crown jewels were once stored. Gabriela Psotková and 1 more23. Aug 2021, at 12:00
Men work on the field outside the Bzovík village, near Krupina, central Slovakia. The ruin of a fortified monastery stands in the background.
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Two Spectacular Slovakia travel podcast episodes have been published this week. Have a listen. 20. Aug 2021, at 10:04
Dutch farmers Arnold Sikking and Bernadette Kuijpers arrived in Slovakia 12 years ago to start a farm.
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A Dutch couple arrived in Slovakia 12 years ago and founded a Lazy; farm and camping site. 20. Aug 2021, at 8:10
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