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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.

Pink flowers of sakura will decorate Bratislava

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

Spectacular Slovakia Weekly

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.
Spectacular Slovakia Podcast

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.
Spectacular Slovakia

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
Spectacular Slovakia

Žilina region travel guide: Discover region of folklore, national parks and modern attractions

Sprawling with majestic mountains, mystical caves and cultural hubs, Žilina Region is a vital piece of the puzzle of Slovakia.1. Apr 2020, at 17:00

Veľký Choč (Northern Slovakia)

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
Spectacular Slovakia Weekly

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.
Spectacular Slovakia Podcast

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

Spectacular Slovakia

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


Hike from Podlesok to Kláštorisko and Malý Kyseľ

Look at the photos in our gallery.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Mar 2020, at 12:58


Visual Pyramid will disappear from Súľov in autumn

The pyramid was temporarily placed in Súľov. It attracted many people and the village is not interested in extending the pyramid's lifetime.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Mar 2020, at 9:25

Views from the Visual Pyramide
Spectacular Slovakia Weekly

Why people need "šnuptychel"

Read a roundup of travel and culture stories for March 16-22, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Mar 2020, at 5:15

Spectacular Slovakia Podcast

Čadca-based internationals climbed Veľký Rozsutec peak

The peak was one of Suna’s and Sebastian’s first hikes in Slovakia.Peter Dlhopolec, 19. Mar 2020, at 15:17

Parking space in Štefanová, northern Slovakia, from where an educational path to Malý Rozsutec and Veľký Rozsutec, peaks in the Malá Fatra mountain range, begins.