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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.

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The High Tatras – a destination of unforgettable moments

The High Tatras region is gorgeous and well worth a visit.19. Aug 2019, at 6:00

Do you know which place in the High Tatras is the most visited?

Tourists have been counted in Slovakia's highest mountains.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Aug 2019, at 10:15

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Feel like a trader from the past on the way to Poland

New hiking route leads from Poland via old trade road.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Aug 2019, at 16:48

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Zlá Diera cave will keep you cool during the heat

Choose from two routes. One is suitable for children, the other is more demanding.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Aug 2019, at 23:12

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Wooden megaphone projects forest sounds

A true orchestra of nature.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Aug 2019, at 14:02

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Slovakia's castles have changed from sights to culture hubs

Ľubovňa Castle, in the north-east of Slovakia, has risen to become one of the most visited castles. But others across the country do not fall behind.Peter Dlhopolec, 13. Aug 2019, at 11:40

Spiš Castle.
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Morské Oko attracts visitors with its gorgeous scenery

There is a touristic route leading around the lake.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Aug 2019, at 9:30

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How to brew beer: This small brewery lets visitors see for themselves

Microbrewery Sessler restored the tradition of beer brewing in Trnava, offering tours around its premises.Radka Minarechová, 10. Aug 2019, at 12:30

Blog: Wanna reset your head? Go to the Veľká Fatra mountains

Four-day hike – where to sleep and what to expect.Jana Liptáková, 9. Aug 2019, at 12:20

The soft scenery of the Greater (Veľká) Fatra

Four must-see places in the Orava region

Spend a day visiting a spectacular castle, bathing in the water reservoir or have an art experience on the island.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Aug 2019, at 22:50

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Win a trip to the safe regions in Iraq

The Slovak Catholic Charity's What is home? project asks participants to write an essay or make a short video on a topic related to migration.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Aug 2019, at 22:00

Umma,Iraq.

What (not) to expect from rail travel in Slovakia

If a train traveller has to, for some reason, buy a ticket on a train, they cannot pay by credit card, and they will be charged an extra fee.Peter Dlhopolec, 7. Aug 2019, at 18:15

This week's Spectacular Slovakia episode is all about rail travel in Slovakia with James Thomson.
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Ready for some romance? These are the Tatra’s Lakes of Love

They are located near Štrbské Pleso.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Aug 2019, at 14:22

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Top of Lomnický Štít peak is a world of its own

The building at the top of the second highest peak in Slovakia houses scientific institutions, a meteorological station, cable car’s station, a restaurant and two luxurious hotel rooms.Jana Liptáková, 6. Aug 2019, at 12:19

Lomnický Štít peak
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These dazzling views from Slovakia's hills will take your breath away

From Paradajs to the Fatras and Tatras: Here's where to set off for a hikePeter Dlhopolec, 6. Aug 2019, at 9:56

Veľký Rozsutec
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Unique cellars look like hobbit houses

They keep a stable temperature all year long.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Aug 2019, at 22:18

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What a wonderful world: Zádielska gorge!

The beautiful gorge can be found in the Slovak Karst National Park.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková5. Aug 2019, at 11:00

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Piešťany: A bike-friendly town famous for its spas and wafers

Mike Valek features on this week’s Spectacular Slovakia to talk about his second home.Peter Dlhopolec, 1. Aug 2019, at 13:32

Piešťany is the only Slovak town with an island.
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Boat to cruise Domaša after 26 years

Several thousand people welcomed the Bohemia ship.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2019, at 13:18

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The places in Slovakia that will entangle your mind

The upside-down house and lands of visual tricks in the High Tatras have become popular sights.Peter Dlhopolec, 30. Jul 2019, at 7:17

Getting enchanted by a witch is just one of many trick-art attractions at the Tricklandia gallery in Starý Smokovec in the High Tatras region.
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