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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.

Cycling route in the High Tatras will be renewed

The path from Tatranské Zruby to Nový Smokovec will be accessible to walkers and cyclists.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Mar 2020, at 10:30

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Environmentalists counted bats at Železná studnička

They do not want to be disturbed.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2020, at 10:45

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Súľov Rocks provide a fairy-tale experience

Explore Súľov Castle and seek a dragon on the hike.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 12. Mar 2020, at 20:24

The Súľov Rocks.
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Bratislava in one day: Take a train ride through the centre and beyond

The tourist trains are the fastest way to get to know Bratislava's landmarks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2020, at 19:00

Prešporáčik (Bratislava Tourist Train)

New wooden jetty in a village near Bratislava

More new attractions should appear in Zálesie.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Mar 2020, at 13:57


Winter hike to Martinské Hole

Very windy.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Mar 2020, at 13:53


Coronavirus: Cultural and sports events scrapped, tourist attractions closed

Slovakia responds with vast measures that will also affect tourists in the country.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Mar 2020, at 6:47

The Bratislava zoological garden will remain closed until a further notice.

Reconstruction of Urban tower started, surrounded by scaffold

Built at the turn of the 14th and 15th century as a bell tower.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Mar 2020, at 10:10


Šariš castle road: Visit all the castles in the region

There will also be a website and a mobile app with more information.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Mar 2020, at 6:30

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A hill people love even without being struck by Cupid’s arrows

Šíp, a peak in northern Slovakia, is accessible by train from Bratislava.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 5. Mar 2020, at 10:00

The village of Stankovany in northern Slovakia lies at the foot of Šíp peak.
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The onetime centre of social life is now a classical music hub

Get to know Bratislava's historical concert venue, the Reduta.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Mar 2020, at 7:00


Short hike with lots of snow and stunning views

Dive into piles of snow.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Mar 2020, at 14:34


Dragon landed at Beckov Castle

It weighs about one tonne and it is made of nut wood.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Mar 2020, at 23:09


Hiking through history: Klapy Mountain to Považský Castle

Admire the view of Považská Bystrica and watch sun rays reflect on the Nosice water reservoir.Gabriela Psotková, Valéria Polovková2. Mar 2020, at 11:50


Book boxes installed at stations of the Tatra electric railway

Civic association wants to liven up the time spent waiting for trains.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Feb 2020, at 9:00

Bringing World to the Classroom

More than 100 kilograms of waste pulled out of Tatra lakes

Divers also found an unexploded grenade.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Feb 2020, at 23:53


First cycling route to open in Slovenský Raj, expected for 15 years

Four villages in the area of the national park to be connectedMária Šimoňáková27. Feb 2020, at 14:06

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National gallery's building provokes divided opinions

The Slovak National Gallery is a rare architectural mix on the Danube's riverbank.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Feb 2020, at 7:00

Slovak National Gallery

Lookout jetty at Kuchajda reconstructed after years

There is also a spot for taking photos.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Feb 2020, at 13:23