Travel

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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It is possible to ski at Upper Zemplín, too

The conditions are suitable only in Zámutov right now.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jan 2020, at 21:21

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Alps visible from Veľká Fatra

New record in distant observation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jan 2020, at 23:34

Views from Ostredok

Wooden huts from the top of Košice block of flats have new home

They were part of Furča's panorama for three years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Jan 2020, at 9:20

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The first bike tower in Slovakia is open

People can store a bike here for ten cents per day.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Jan 2020, at 13:36

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Nativity scene near Rainer’s chalet is a bit smaller this year

The reason is mainly the lack of snow.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jan 2020, at 14:22

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Queens of the Small Carpathians: Vysoká and Vapenná

Hike the most beautiful mountains of the Small Carpathians.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková6. Jan 2020, at 13:00

Vysoká
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The first route of Tatra electric railway opened 111 years ago

Easier transport helped to develop tourism.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jan 2020, at 13:42

Tatra National Park has a new logo

Created by a student of design.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Dec 2019, at 13:59

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Free skibuses run in Liptov this winter, too

They support an ecological form of transport and bring comfort to their visitors.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Dec 2019, at 14:05

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Get ready for Christmas Eve with Spectacular Slovakia

Opekance, bobáľky and pupáčky are the same thing. But what is it?Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 24. Dec 2019, at 14:00

Christmas wafers are a must on the Slovak Christmas table.
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Christmas Eve is the best time to wish for money

Slovaks put some cash, or even their credit cards, under their plates.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 23. Dec 2019, at 14:00

A man sells carps from a fountain in Poprad on December 22, 2014.
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Town of Brezno has snow maze

Maze has area of more than 600 square metres.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Dec 2019, at 12:44

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Slovak Christmas Carol: Dolná Krupá a Katarínka

From an interesting manor house in Dolná Krupá village to majestic ruins of a monastery.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková23. Dec 2019, at 11:30

Manor house in Dolná Krupá
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Viniansky Castle breaks attendance record

The season introduced several novelties.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2019, at 14:04

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Here's what filming a Bollywood film in the High Tatras entails

Amitabh Bachchan plans to come back to Slovakia with his family.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Dec 2019, at 21:42

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Toboggan run from Hrebienok open in new season

The track is about 2.5-kilometre-long.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Dec 2019, at 23:03