Spectacular Slovakia: Culture and travel tips

Inspiration for outings, interesting weekend reads in a weekly overview of news about culture and travel in Slovakia. Compiled by Peter Dlhopolec, published every Friday. Sign up for Spectacular Slovakia newsletter

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Trenčín covered in Christmas lights on November 29, 2021.
Make yourself comfortable and explore what has been going on in Slovakia in the past days. 3. Dec 2021, at 8:10
The interactive exhibition Elements of Art is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Žilina Music Conservatory on November 18, 2021.
A potential Christmas present, one hike, nice sports stories, and more. Dive into reading this week's roundup. 26. Nov 2021, at 10:15
A deck chair below the Skalka viewing platform outside Banská Bystrica. A few metres away from the deck chair, hikers can find a spot named after the Titanic.
It is a wine weekend in the Bratislava Region, and we are on the hunt for young talented essayists. Could you be one of them? 19. Nov 2021, at 8:55
Exterior of the historical building on Rudnay Square in Bratislava after its reconstruction.
Spend your weekend hiking in the Low Tatras, but read the latest culture and travel stories first. 12. Nov 2021, at 8:31
Most hiking trails in the High Tatras were closed on the first day of November.
Dive into the latest travel, culture and ice hockey stories, starting with the chamois of the Tatras. 5. Nov 2021, at 10:44
An apple orchard was created in the Botanical Garden of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra.
Bojnice Castle will celebrate the Halloween weekend with evening tours, and what's new in Bratislava? 29. Oct 2021, at 8:30
“My Sunny Maad”, a Czech-French-Slovak animated drama about a Czech woman married to an Afghan who decide to live in post-Taliban Afghanistan, is now screened in Slovak cinemas.
Jazz music is taking over Bratislava this weekend. 22. Oct 2021, at 11:51
Children flying kites in Žilina.
Philip Morris has opened an interactive laboratory in Banská Bystrica, and private radio stations will say goodbye to Slovak music. 15. Oct 2021, at 11:50
Actors Martin Huba and Robo Roth in the Mercedes Benz play, which will be subtitled for English speakers on November 7 at the Slovak National Theatre.
Slovak National Theatre offers plays with English subtitles. HBO Max will be launched in Slovakia soon. 8. Oct 2021, at 10:29
On October 1, 2021, the Košice State Theatre presented the premiere of Gaetano Doinizetti's opera 'Robeto Devereux.'
Your weekend reads, including bike trips and Bratislava news, rounded up in one place. 1. Oct 2021, at 11:19
The operation of the cable car from Kamzík to Železná Studnička in Bratislava will be temporarily interrupted due to reconstruction from September 27.
Set out on a Malá Fatra hike, avoid the Bratislava cable car from Monday. 24. Sep 2021, at 9:48
A via ferrata in Martin was closed this week. It will remain closed until October 31.
The latest travel and culture stories from Slovakia. We've got you covered. 17. Sep 2021, at 11:15
A large "Hnúšťa" sign is installed in the central Slovak town of Hnúšťa.
Another Spectacular Slovakia weekly roundup packed with new stories and Bratislava events is ready. 10. Sep 2021, at 11:05
The Freemasonry Chain of 200 handmade hearts, which was created during lockdowns, has been installed on Rázus Square in Bratislava's Old Town.
This weekend will be full of events in Bratislava, from traditional crafts and a vintage festival to planes. 3. Sep 2021, at 11:04
Slovak singer Karin Ann is featured on a billboard in New York City's Times Square in late August 2021.
High Tatras get its first via ferrata. Japan's father of skiing was Slovak. More news in the Spectacular Slovakia roundup. 27. Aug 2021, at 12:27
Men work on the field outside the Bzovík village, near Krupina, central Slovakia. The ruin of a fortified monastery stands in the background.
Two Spectacular Slovakia travel podcast episodes have been published this week. Have a listen. 20. Aug 2021, at 10:04
Pictured is the Sharp Tower above the Lower Wahlenberg Lake in the Furkotská dolina valley in the High Tatras.
The latest news in Slovak culture and travel rounded up in one place. 13. Aug 2021, at 8:09
The ŠKODA RAPID Six aerodynamic coupe with a modified 637 six-cylinder drove up to 130 km / h.
It is weekend time. Relax and enjoy our travel-culture roundup. 6. Aug 2021, at 10:11
Wrapped up in a rainbow flag, Slovak singer Karin Ann performs "babyboy" on a national TV broadcaster in Poland.
Sports, travel and culture stories about Slovakia in one place. 30. Jul 2021, at 9:51
Dancers perform in the streets of Trenčín, spotlighting the architecture of the city.
Culture, sports and travel stories rounded up in one place. 23. Jul 2021, at 8:47
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