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New lookout tower provides views of the Austrian Alps

It is located not far from Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Nov 2018, at 23:51


Accommodation only for adventurous souls

The most eastern point of Slovakia is worth seeingCompiled by Spectator staff, 14. Nov 2018, at 13:28


Nitra has a bench for fleas

Unique project of funny benches lures both locals and tourists to sit near riverbanks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Nov 2018, at 14:14


Sacred spot from Middle Ages is surrounded by legends even today

People believed that water from holes in the rock near Prešov could heal their diseases.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Nov 2018, at 14:38

Ján Ducár

Where to find this spectacular waterfall?

Trip suitable also for children and seniors.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Nov 2018, at 10:00


Seven new sculptures decorate Slovak astronomical clock

The first Slovak astronomical clock has undergone renovation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Nov 2018, at 23:07


Spectacular Slovakia #10: Take a hike off the beaten track

Canadian hiker shares her tips for hikes in Slovakia, including some that you probably have not heard of yet.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 7. Nov 2018, at 18:23


Visit a castle in Slovakia you haven’t seen before

After decades of falling into disrepair and then reconstruction, the castle opened its gate to the public.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Nov 2018, at 13:57


Some meals and drinks have outlived socialism

Cod salad and fried cheese were made out of necessity. Here’s how these iconic socialist dishes became traditional Slovak meals.Ela Rybárová6. Nov 2018, at 10:55

Fried cheese has outlived socialism. Some restaurants serve it as the only vegetari-an meal.

Trip tip: Visit the Great Cold valley in the Tatras

It contains 26 mountain lakes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Nov 2018, at 6:25


Slovakia has a sea. Not for swimming, though

Stony sea is an important protected area in central Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Oct 2018, at 22:44

Spectacular Slovakia

Spectacular Slovakia #9: Wine festival also gives you a taste of Slovak street food

American travellers experienced a Slovak-style Thanksgiving in western Slovakia.Anna Fay, 31. Oct 2018, at 17:33


This water castle is unique in Slovakia

When visiting Liptov, do not skip this place.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Oct 2018, at 15:04


Magical fluorescent plants cause botanical garden to glow

The plants were treated with a special substance.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2018, at 8:08


New UNESCO House attracts tourists to Vlkolínec

It is a replica of a house that burnt down during the Slovak National Uprising.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Oct 2018, at 14:33


Unique picture: Bears, boar and badger share grazing

It is not surprising that the animals are living in symbiosis, environmentalist said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Oct 2018, at 9:30


Inspiration for an autumn trip near Košice

Peace pillars can be found there, too.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Oct 2018, at 9:05


Spectacular Slovakia #8: Don’t skip the soup and prepare your sweet tooth

Canadian food blogger living in Slovakia introduces traditional Slovak cuisine in a new light.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 25. Oct 2018, at 14:50

Archaeological research at Čičva castle revealed connecting corridor

The castle also belonged to Elizabeth Báthory, the Bloody Countess.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Oct 2018, at 23:35

Čičva castle

Popular Calvary in Banská Štiavnica is reconstructed in its Baroque beauty

Once one of the most endangered landmarks in the world ten years ago.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Oct 2018, at 13:46