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Tourism and travel in Slovakia

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.

Spa season in Piešťany is openPhoto

Dragon boats were the biggest attraction during the season's opening. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2018, at 13:43

The Colonnade Bridge, Piešťany

Watch the birdie!Photo

Bird-watching towers to be installed at the Hrhovské ponds in Slovenský Kras, the ideal place to watch water birds. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jun 2018, at 14:15

Revitalised industrial building offers work, entertainment and housing

Mlynica is an excellent example of successful conversion of unused industrial building. Jana Liptáková ,15. Jun 2018, at 15:25

Mlynica

Pro Musica Nostra combines top music, performers and tourist destinationsPhoto

The first year of the festival in the Žilina Region hails the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia and revives classical music – thanks to renowned musicians – at historical sites. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,14. Jun 2018, at 23:43

Dalibor Karvay

Ponds near Trnava are perfect for relaxation, watching birds and water animalsPhoto

Ponds are located in the protected area of a precious ecosystem. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jun 2018, at 13:31

Lego exhibition takes place in Modrý Kameň castlePhoto

The oldest Lego blocks and the first building sets exhibited. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jun 2018, at 13:54

Visiting Liptovský Hrádok? Borrow a bike for freePhoto

Town policemen come up with an innovative and ecological idea. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Jun 2018, at 14:50

Open-air pools launch summer season in Bratislava

Rosnička, Delfín, Lamač, Tehelné Pole as well as Zlaté Piesky are already in operation Compiled by Spectator staff ,7. Jun 2018, at 20:22

Having fun at Tehelné pole.

Children’s railway offers events – some also for adults

Apart from several events in June meant for children from Košice and its vicinity, a tour (to UNESCO sites) around Gothic Spiš can attract adults as well. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Jun 2018, at 14:07

The Spiš Castle

Tourists will not be able to visit the manor house in Dolná KrupáPhoto

The recent events at the Dolná Krupá manor house were the last for two years; this autumn, its renovation will close its doors except for the possibility of outdoor events. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Jun 2018, at 14:03

Feast of Roses 2018, Dolná Krupá

Town of Holíč to repair historical windmillPhoto

The cross border project called Ausblick mit Weiblick aims to restore the building and exhibit the history of mills and their importance. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Jun 2018, at 14:01

Wind-mill in Holíč

The Solstice on the Danube offers a June full of eventsVideo

The programme’s third year brings Danube Day, swimming in the Danube, cruises on the Danube and more. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Jun 2018, at 6:36

Paddling down the Malý Dunaj

Parks and gardens will reveal their secrets againPhoto

People can visit 23 parks and gardens in Bratislava during the Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens. Jana Liptáková ,31. May 2018, at 7:00

A private garden opened during one of previous years of the Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens.

First “cycling depot” opened in VeľatyPhoto

The unofficial entrance to the Tokaj wine-growing area in southeastern Slovakia has the first charging station for e-bikes in Zemplín, as well as e-bike rental and charger for e-mobiles. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. May 2018, at 14:09

Cycling depot in Veľaty, Zemplín.

Mead and rosary lure visitors to Dolná KrupáPhoto

The biggest attractions of the June 2 Open Day include the rose mead made to pay tribute to Countess Mária Henrieta Choteková. What else can visitors expect? Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. May 2018, at 14:01

Mead, illustrative stock photo.

Network of pilgrimage ways joins the EuroVelo cycle routes

This combination creates the new cross-border project SacraVelo which enables cyclists to visit churches, chapels and other religious sites in the Slovak-Hungarian border areas. Compiled by Spectator staff ,28. May 2018, at 13:39

Tourist cycling, illustrative stock photo

The biggest cycling event in Slovakia invites visitors

BikeFest in Kálnica offers various cycling experiences to whole families. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. May 2018, at 23:40

BikeFest 2017

Planes will steal the sky above Dubová

Visitors should expect a colourful programme full of acrobatic demonstrations and tourist flights at the airport in Dubová, close to Bratislava. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2018, at 22:30

Levoča will have a new information centre

The highly visited Basilica of St James in Levoča, containing the tallest Gothic wooden altar in the world, will open a tourist information centre at the entrance to the tower. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2018, at 14:09

Tower of St James’ Basilica in Levoča

Military historical museum in Svidník opens the main seasonPhoto

Various attractions in the open air and on the field have been made accessible. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. May 2018, at 13:54

Military tehcnology and equipment in Svidník.

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