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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Team Slovakia 2021 Olympic gear is inspired by the Čataj ornaments.
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Catch up on travel and culture stories from this week. 16. Jul 2021, at 9:31
A truck sprays water on the main square in Banská Bystrica on July 7 to cool down the area amid the summer heat.
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Explore Slovakia's wild swimming spots and the Liptov region. 9. Jul 2021, at 8:56
People can visit a farm in Zbehy, near Nitra, this weekend to self-pick lavender.
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Check out reading and travel tips for the weekend. 2. Jul 2021, at 8:50
The Umbrella March is held in Bratislava this Sunday, June 20, 2021.
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Read other interesting stories from this week in the roundup. 18. Jun 2021, at 9:55
An interactive statue by the Love Bank museum in Banská Štiavnica.
Your weekly dose of easy reads about Slovakia. 11. Jun 2021, at 10:20
A tank road outside Martin remains a hidden gem for cyclists who do not live in the Turiec region.
There is a lot to read about in the new Spectacular Slovakia roundup. 4. Jun 2021, at 12:19
Czech violinist and singer Iva Bittová during the recording of the "Live At Tou" album.
Here are the stories from this week that you do not want to miss. 28. May 2021, at 11:16
Slovak national ice hockey team defeats Belarus at the Olympic Sports Centre, Riga, Latvia, on May 21, 2021.
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A weekly dose of the stories not to be missed, including ice-hockey and Eurovision. 22. May 2021, at 10:04
Tatra cars of Czechoslovakia are on display at Lane Motor Museum in the American city of Nashville.
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At the weekend caves will reopen, and so will a Bratislava city beach. 14. May 2021, at 12:00
The Bratislava underpass under Hodža Square will become the Underpass of 16 November 1989 Students.
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John Selecky on an amazing search for his roots in Slovakia; lost tribute to Stalin taking on a modern twist. 7. May 2021, at 11:07
BBC Travel spotlights Slovak mountain porters in its latest story.
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Pandemic rules for cultural events revealed. BBC Travel writes about Slovak mountain porters. 30. Apr 2021, at 13:16
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