The central European country of Slovakia is a truly beautiful country to choose for your next holiday destination. Steeped in history and boasting breath-taking landscapes and natural beauties, the fairly small country actually has lots to offer!
From UNESCO protected sites to brilliant bars and restaurants offering delicious authentic Slovakian cuisine, there’s a million reasons to fall in love with this country. It’s an explorer’s paradise – offering countless secret destinations in mountains, valleys and remote villages and towns – of which there are more than 130 to explore.
Check out our list of six fun things to do in Slovakia!
1. Explore Spiš Castle
Spiš Castle is one of the largest castle compounds in central Europe and an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site. The medieval castle, which dates back to the 12th century, is located in the region of Spiš, in north-eastern Slovakia. Visitors have so much to explore here – including findings from the Stone Age until the Middle Ages, as well as Roman coins and beautiful landscapes as a backdrop throughout.
2. Hike around Slovak Paradise National Park
Slovakia is home to Slovak Paradise National Park, boasting gorgeous forests, wide meadows, canyons, gorges and idyllic waterfalls. The park offers 300 kilometres of marked trails to visitors, from relaxed walks to more challenging hikes. The park, located in the north of the Slovak Ore Mountains, is one of nine national parks in the country and a must-visit on your Slovakian break.
3. Discover the Museum of Liptov Village
The outdoor Museum of Liptov Village is a fantastic attraction and landmark of the Liptov region, located behind the village of Pribylina in northern Slovakia. The museum is connected with the Liptovsa Mara dam, home to a variety of precious buildings which can be explored on guided tours. Visitors to the museum can also enjoy demonstrations, concerts and food tastings in the museum throughout the year.
4. See the capital city from a UFO tower
Slovakia’s capital city of Bratislava is a must-visit on your holiday. The city is home to the renowned UFO Tower, on observation desk and popular attraction boasts gorgeous, panoramic views of the city on top of a restaurant.
5. Visit a 14th century Košice cathedral
Košice, Slovakia’s second largest city, is home to St. Elisabeth Cathedral, a stunning gothic 14th century cathedral. The cathedral is Slovakia’s biggest church and a breath-taking piece of architecture to explore on your Slovakian getaway.
6. Have a picnic in Janko Kráľ Orchard
Janko Kráľ Orchard is the oldest public park in central Europe and a fantastic destination on your holiday to Slovakia. The park, located in the north of Bratislava, offers beautiful green landscapes in a tranquil setting – perfect for a relaxed few hours away from the bustling capital city! The park is also home to the Statue of Janko Kráľ, a sculpture dedicated to the Slovak romantic poet.
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