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.

Špicák lookout tower accessible via new stairs

It offers views over Strečno and the Váh river.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Dec 2019, at 9:00


Franciscan church in Fiľakovo opened after four-year reconstruction

It is one of the three oldest buildings in Fiľakovo.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Dec 2019, at 22:02


New educative path leads to Kráľova hoľa

Hiking in the Low Tatras will be more pleasant for visitors.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Dec 2019, at 21:31

Kráľova hoľa

High Tatras will be scene of Bollywood film

The filming will be ongoing in December.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Dec 2019, at 22:47

Illustrative stock photo

The winter season has begun in the High Tatras

Skiing has been delayed due to the warm November weather.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Dec 2019, at 13:12


These are some of the most beautiful photos of the Prešov region

Pictures of nature were most popular in the Choď a Foť photography competition.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Nov 2019, at 22:02

Special prize: Lucia Petrušová - Frozen Štrbské Pleso in haze  (Štrbské pleso)

Archaeological open-air museum in extinct settlement of Šoldov

Allegedly, giants used to live here.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Nov 2019, at 14:46


The fascinating power of Čičmany and Strážov

Čičmany is a picturesque place protected by Strážov mountain.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková26. Nov 2019, at 16:00


Slovakia has a Notre Dame that won’t burn

Tatra Ice Cathedral open for visitors.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Nov 2019, at 22:50


Waste accumulation in Prielom Hornádu cause for concern

The army could be called in to help.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Nov 2019, at 13:18


Easy hike to Jamské Pleso in autumn

This one is accessible during the seasonal closure.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Nov 2019, at 7:55


These sand formations are unique in terms of global meaning

They are proof that there used to be a sea in the Slovak area.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Nov 2019, at 7:05

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Set off to the Trenčín Region to conquer a cone-shaped hill

Western Slovakia hides a number of hiking spots well worth a visit.Peter Dlhopolec, 21. Nov 2019, at 20:35

The sun sets in a village underneath the Kršlenica hill

Sivý Kameň used to be a royal castle. Volunteers are reviving it

It was parallel to Bojnice castle.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Nov 2019, at 22:08


Water in Domaša increases, locals believe next season will be successful

Plan approved by the government to build floating promenade with quay for water sports.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Nov 2019, at 14:01


Which town is the most beautiful in Slovakia?

It is often referred to as Slovak Rome.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Nov 2019, at 13:11

The pedestrian zone in Trnava.
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Tatras guide: A fresh take on the stunning soul of Slovakia

This brand new, pocket-sized guide includes a mountain load of information.18. Nov 2019, at 6:00

Domica cave will be used for speleotherapy

Another two Hungarian caves are involved in the project.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Nov 2019, at 9:35


The tallest beeches in the world grow in Havešová in Poloniny

The national nature reserve is part of the Carpathian primaeval forest.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Nov 2019, at 6:35