Sustainable Tourism in Slovakia

Slovakia has been regonised as a destination with untapped potential for sustainable tourism. Discover the opportunities for sustainable and responsible travelling in Slovakia in The Slovak Spectator's stories focusing on many different areas of sustainable tourism, including ecotourism, sustainable lodging and more. 

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The large-leaved linden in the park near the Calvary in Bratislava.
Ancient trees receive expert maintenance. The hidden treasures of historic gardens supporting green tourism. 7. Jul 2022, at 16:16
The Good market is a popular street festival in Bratislava.
The spring edition of the community festival will take place this Saturday. 20. Apr 2022, at 18:54
Tourists are on a trip to Tomášovský Výhľad in Slovak Paradise National Park on April 18, 2021. The Tatras are seen in the background.
The national park welcomes the new project in the Čingov tourist area. 17. Apr 2022, at 9:40
The Danube
Study proposes measures to better protect the river, and to make it more accessible. 31. Mar 2022, at 9:44
Nature reserve Vydrica
The highest degree of nature protection in the capital does not prevent people from enjoying nature. 10. Feb 2022, at 14:07
A floor tile with the shell marking the Way of St. James in Košice in front of the St Elisabeth Catedral.
If your backpack is too heavy, you must have packed all your fears in it. Jana Liptáková shares the story of her pilgrimage. 27. Aug 2021, at 9:28
Dutch farmers Arnold Sikking and Bernadette Kuijpers arrived in Slovakia 12 years ago to start a farm.
A Dutch couple arrived in Slovakia 12 years ago and founded a Lazy; farm and camping site. 20. Aug 2021, at 8:10
People want to go to places where supply can’t hope to shoulder demand. Jana Hambálková3. Jun 2021, at 11:16
Springtime in the Slovak countryside.
A change in the weather and – finally! – a lifting of restrictions prompts James Thomson to take his chances in the Slovak countryside. 29. May 2021, at 7:00
The new project wants to introduce the region to visitors. 8. May 2021, at 9:30
Iberian Chiffchaff
Birdwatchers in Bratislava have confirmed a new bird breed originally from Spain and Portugal flying around. 3. May 2021, at 11:07
Bees are no longer kept only in nature. They have found their way to urban areas, too.
Quality honey and award-winning meads is only a small fragment of what Slovakia’s bees and apiculturers can offer. 28. Apr 2021, at 16:30
How a new shelter will look like will be decided in architectonic competition.
However, trends in combination with social networks may be a double-edged sword, photographer of Slovak shelters opined. 12. Apr 2021, at 12:15
The Mining Express train passes through a viaduct on the line between Hronská Dúbrava and Banská Štiavnica on July 11, 2020.
Easter with Bulgarian food and a Slovak orchestra on BBC Radio 3. 2. Apr 2021, at 13:00
Traces of the seven-member wolf pack.
Volunteers from around the globe come to Slovakia every year to help map the population of wolves. 4. Mar 2020, at 18:56
Devínske jazero and Východoslovenská nížina are some of the most popular spots for birdwatching.
Slovaks are discovering the beauty of watching animals in their natural habitat. 27. Aug 2019, at 14:48
Erik Ševčík
Many tourists head to Slovakia because of mountain peaks and national parks. Erik Ševčík founded a travel agency that specialises in adventures in nature. Lately, his effort has caught the attention of Luxury Travel… 23. Nov 2017, at 17:40
Slovakia is an ideal place for birdwatching.
This regularly updated feature on animal-watching in Slovakia includes valuable information on bear-watching and birdwatching around the country. 18. Jul 2016, at 12:30
People tired of speedy and consumer lifestyle can try to work at farms.
This regularly updated feature on farming in Slovakia includes information on sheep-cheese and biofarms. 15. Jul 2016, at 14:30
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