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.

Bratislava launches online guided tours of the capital

Videos are in Slovak but with English subtitles.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Apr 2020, at 13:20


Reschedule your trip to the stone tomb in Brezová pod Bradlom

Authorities closed it because of many tourists.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Apr 2020, at 13:57


Castles in the Považie region are empty

Workers are making repairs.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Apr 2020, at 13:18


Photos: Beautiful views from Dievčenská Skala

When the visibility is good, it is possible to observe the High Tatras and Kráľova Hoľa.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Apr 2020, at 10:00


Toads migrate to water, their transfer spoiled by coronavirus

They will not receive help for the first time in 15 years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Apr 2020, at 9:35


Pink flowers of sakura will decorate Bratislava

87 new trees in Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Apr 2020, at 9:45

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Bratislava’s Bronx, Petržalka, developed almost 50 years ago

Read a roundup of travel and culture stories for March 30-April 5.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Apr 2020, at 5:25

A construction worker is one of many working on the development of yet-to-be the largest neighbourhood in Slovakia, Petržalka, back in the 1970s.
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Pukanec is home to the largest population of black mulberries

The little-known village of Pukanec has more stories to tell.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 2. Apr 2020, at 11:47

Listen to Spectacular Slovakia to learn more about Pukanec, a small village near Banská Štiavnica, and its rich history.
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Who is the man who welcomes visitors to Bratislava's Main Square?

Schöner Náci was a real historical figure.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 7:00

Schöner Náci

Via ferrata hikes are closed

Coronavirus is the reason.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Apr 2020, at 22:15

Ferrata to Martinské Hole

Štrbské Pleso ski resort empty

Snow but no skiers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Apr 2020, at 14:02


Revište a Šášov castles: the road to history

Two monumental castles were built mirror-like in the 13th century.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková30. Mar 2020, at 11:45


Calvary near Banská Štiavnica

Štiavnické Bane is also worth a visit.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Mar 2020, at 9:25


Air at Štrbské Pleso is 29 times healthier than in Bratislava

Experts examine the number of solid nanoparticles in the air.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Mar 2020, at 9:35

Štrbské Pleso
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Ancient coins in the east, “Rubberneck” in the west

Read a roundup of travel and culture stories for March 23-29, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Mar 2020, at 3:57

Tourists climb up a ladder in the national park Slovenský raj.
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A hike in Belianske Tatry resembles a walk on Mars

Belianske Tatry was closed in 1978, but not completely.Peter Dlhopolec, 26. Mar 2020, at 16:18

Tourists walk to a mountain hut by the Green Mountain Lake (Zelené pleso) in Belianske Tatry.

Quarantine reading: Explore Slovakia from home

Due to COVID-19, we are offering a 20-percent discount on all our travel guides.26. Mar 2020, at 12:30

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Man at work sign is one of Bratislava's most popular landmarks

Most tourists don't leave Bratislava without a picture with the iconic Čumil.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Mar 2020, at 7:00

Rubberneck (Čumil)

Former cake shop in Brezno will become communism museum

Town called on citizens to contribute and donate interesting exhibits.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Mar 2020, at 13:29

Municipal office in Brezno

Migratory birds migrate above Zemplín

Storks and cranes arrive.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Mar 2020, at 14:04