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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 travel guides Spectacular Slovakia.

Spectacular Slovakia Weekly

Roundup: Bratislava from a bike saddle; discovering caves

Read this week’s overview of culture and travel stories from Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jun 2020, at 7:45

Bratislava and its partners run several bike-sharing systems.

Historical train transports tourists in open-air museum in Pribylina

First such railway in Liptov region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jun 2020, at 13:34


Baťa Canal open for water sports and cruises

The canal lies on the border between Slovakia and the Czech Republic. It is a significant touristic attraction of the region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jun 2020, at 21:08


Uhrovec: One very important house (from our archive)

The place where two of Slovakia’s most significant historical figures were born.Chris Togneri, 16. Jun 2020, at 6:00


Slovak caves open on June 16

Masks and disinfection are a must underground.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jun 2020, at 13:09

Dobšinská Ice Cave

Opal mines have new underground circuit for visitors

About 14,000 tourists visited last year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jun 2020, at 9:30


New cycling route connects two countries, two regions and two castles

Historic and pilgrimage sights on the way.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jun 2020, at 9:30

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Roundup: Three castles in one go: Lietava, Hričov and Súľov

Read this week’s overview of culture and travel stories from Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Jun 2020, at 9:20

The Trnava hashtag sign, having a new design, has returned to the city's Main Street ahead of this year's summer season.

Jamaicans and Egyptians want to spend a holiday in Banská Štiavnica too

New video promotes historical town in the centre of Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jun 2020, at 13:31


Nitra: A city of firsts (from our archive)

Nitra will always be one of the most important Slovak cities and tourist attractions for one simple reason: It was the first Slovak city.Chris Togneri, 9. Jun 2020, at 6:00

Nitra in 2002

Brave heart: Hiking and exploring the castle triangle of Beskydy

Explore the Súľovské vrchy mountains and its hidden gems.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková8. Jun 2020, at 11:45

Súľovské skaly

Volunteers cleaned surroundings of Liptovská Mara, finding broken boat

Opening of summer season is scheduled on June 6.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Jun 2020, at 6:33

Cleaning surrounding of Liptovská Mara
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Roundup: An app with all Slovak stamps in English

Read this week’s overview of culture and travel stories from Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jun 2020, at 7:00


To love or to hate Bratislava (from our archive)

Old and new, revered and jeered, the Slovak capital is a fascinating - if not always lovely - mixture of culture and history.Chris Togneri, 3. Jun 2020, at 14:09

Bratislava in 2002 and today

New attraction near Trnava: the biggest private rosarium

There is a long tradition of growing roses in the village.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jun 2020, at 16:08


Košice has a new cycling route, the city planning more

Mayor hopes that a bike will become one of the most important transport means in Košice.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Jun 2020, at 23:03


Popular lake near Banská Štiavnica to get promenade

The wooden walkway will stretch for about 350 metres along the banks of the lake.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. May 2020, at 9:35


Must-visit from Bratislava: Pajštún Castle

When the weather is nice, it is possible to see Austria.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. May 2020, at 9:45

Pajštún Castle
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Roundup: Čaputová’s honey bees and hiking tips for the last weekend of May

Read this week’s overview of culture and travel stories from Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. May 2020, at 8:03

President Zuzana Čaputová