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 cup of coffee with a furry friend could help them find their new forever friend - and get you a new companion.
Take a trip to mountain tarns, old-timey cinematography and cats. 31. Mar 2023, at 14:34
Cycling routes can be found all around Bratislava.
Bike rides, creating your own art, the history of Book Month and more. 24. Mar 2023, at 16:20
National Park Muránska Planina is a great place to start with hiking.
Design without borders heads to Bratislava, enjoy concerts and a podcast about mental health in Slovakia. 17. Mar 2023, at 9:55
Jessie Ware.
Set out on a trip to Liptov and explore its nature, or head to one of the exhibitions listed in our roundup. 10. Mar 2023, at 16:19
A Bratislava exhibition showcases "parta" a traditional Slovak headpiece.
Catch up on the latest culture and travel news from The Slovak Spectator. 3. Mar 2023, at 12:35
With higher temperatures, the snowdrops bloom.
Slovaks in Hollywood, remembering the creator of Sacher cake and a hidden map. 24. Feb 2023, at 11:12
Kids help each other to get ready for the Fašiangy Carnival.
Have a look at fun exhibitions, dance in a Fašiangy parade and ponder the idea of night skiing. 17. Feb 2023, at 12:13
A teddy bear sits outside a cafe in Banská Štiavnica, central Slovakia, on September 12, 2017.
Nature in art, fortress intertwined with legends, photography and lots of music. 10. Feb 2023, at 9:34
Actress Vica Kerekes portrays chambermaid Liza in the film "Slúžka" (Chambermaid).
Hike up to the calavary, learn more about love and get ready to watch the comet. 3. Feb 2023, at 8:23
The Andy Warhol Museum in Medzilaborce, eastern Slovakia.
CNN's story about Bratislava, a plan to create another national park, and top 10 events in Bratislava. 27. Jan 2023, at 10:42
Image from the first retrospective exhibition of the painter and Zen teacher Oleg Šuk and his post-minimalist paintings from 2010 - 2020 at the Vojtech Löffler Museum in Košice on January 12, 2023.
A philharmonic reunion, a nihilist theatre and a debate on Slavín monument. 20. Jan 2023, at 7:31
Hikers on the Čipčie peak in the Lúčanská Malá Fatra mountains on January 7, 2023.
An unusual discovery in Bratislava, technological innovation that is no more, and motorcycle trips. 13. Jan 2023, at 11:33
An observation tower in Prietrž, Senica, western Slovakia.
Start your long weekend with our travel and culture stories. 6. Jan 2023, at 11:02
Veľký Choč, as pictured in January 2019.
Kick off 2023 with a hike or a classical music concert. 30. Dec 2022, at 12:06
The Martinské Hole resort in the Turiec region on December 11, 2021.
Can you find Rudolph amongst the reindeers? 23. Dec 2022, at 9:27
The Nová Scéna theatre building in Bratislava.
A legendary Bratislava diner, at which a Slovak president used to eat tripe soup, has reopened after almost a decade. 16. Dec 2022, at 10:59
Christmas bus in Nitra.
Skalka is ready for cross-country skiers, the national gallery in Bratislava reopens on Sunday, and can you guess the Christmas song? 9. Dec 2022, at 11:34
A view of the High Tatras from the Renaissance bell tower in Poprad on November 30, 2022.
Take a chairlift ride in Bratislava. 2. Dec 2022, at 9:15
Tourists walk along the road in Tatranská Lomnica in the High Tatras on Saturday, November 19, 2022.
A Slovak who trains NBA players, walk in the Little Carpathians, and Bratislava events. 25. Nov 2022, at 12:33
Kráľová Hoľa in the Low Tatras on March 7, 2022.
Drink mulled wine on a Bratislava beach, get your skis ready. 18. Nov 2022, at 16:09
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