Discover your ancestral town and explore the old home of your forefathers. Meet your long time lost cousins and speak with your relatives. Visit the church of your family or find the graves of those that remained in Slovakia.
The ancient town with the picturesque square. In old days of Middle age proud and rich merchant center. Today one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe with the unique atmosphere and character.
Explore the culture, history and sights of charming Brastislava on this weekend tour aboard the traditional small sightseeing train Prešporáčik.
“Located in Central and Danubian Europe, Slovakia is a developing holiday destination and has many caves and mountains that have largely remained untouched by excessive crowds. Outside city life in Bratislava, its capital city, you can still find old, traditional villages and lifestyles that haven’t been touched by glitz and glamour of surrounding cities. Being amidst nature and wildlife, Slovakia is a country that is perfect for adventure and activity holidays.”
History & Culture – Visit Bratislava Castle which explores the Celtic and Moravian times. You can find different traditional Slovak exhibitions here inside the castle today. Slovak National Museum is also within the castle.
If you want to relax in a spa resort, Piestany Spa Resort will welcome you. Located in the Valley of Vah River, the spa is famous for curing arthritic disorders. It is believed that some of the region’s thermal springs and mud are able to cure this crippling disease. Many parks and entertainment areas are also located surrounding this area.
Discover Old Town in Bratislava with many important buildings like Former Palace of the Hungarian Estates, the Late-Gothic Building of Academic Istropolitana, and Leopold de Pauli Palace are among attractions here.
Visit the city of Banska Bystrica where you will find Museum of Slovac National Uprising, Church of St. Elizabeth, and the Church of Holy Cross.
The National Science Museum in Bratislava has good information on nature and science. Many different exhibits are held here regularly. Also you can find exhibits on conserved Slovak wildlife and past geological findings.
White Water Rafting - The Danube River in Cunovo is a major spot for white water rafting. You can opt for a 6-person boat and raft through the artificial canals of varying lengths. The Niagara Jump of 3 meters height is said to be the most difficult portion for adventurers. Many organizations can arrange for you a stay at Bratislava and have transportation to Cunovo. Rafters can also choose Maly Danuj for exploring their rafting skills. Here even younger children are allowed to raft with expert parents.
Canoeing - Canoeing is popular in Slovakia and even if you are a beginner, you can get good training at Karloveske Rameno, an arm of Danube River at Bratislava. If you can swim just a length of 10 meters, you qualify to learn canoeing here. Explore the Slovac Rivers with your newly honed or previously mastered canoeing skills.
The Arts - Traditional folk music is played in all towns and cities in Slovakia; many towns own performing arts studios or concert halls. See dances and opera performances in larger cities, see art and culture centers in smaller towns. There are several national museums, the largest of them being Bratislava’s National Gallery. While on your holiday, be sure to check out smaller, privately owned venues for lower fees and more hospitality.
Caving - Slovakia has twelve winding caves to discover, and adventurers are always keen to explore them. In Eastern Slovakia, there are caves in Slovansky, Raj, and Tatry. This is the cave where adventurers come for experiencing “cave walk.” In Western Slovakia, Driny is a famous cave near Smolenice Chateau. Another cave is there in the region of Bojnice Chateau.
Walking, Hiking, Mountain climbing & Skiing - Many hiking ranges are available in Slovakia, including the popular Tatra Mountains. Slovakia’s hilly surroundings always provide spots for skiing in winters. In some places, you can even find artificial snow making for odd-season skiing. At Tatras, you can hire bicycles and enjoy touring the hilly region. Cross-country skiing is also a treasured adventure activity, especially in Strbske Pelso in theTatras.
Golf & Hockey - Golf is another attraction that is catching hold in Slovakia. Around Bratislava, three golf courses are available. Piestany Spa Golf Course and Golf Club Bernolakovo are 9-hole courses. An Austrian Golf Club, Neusiedlersee, is a popular 18-hole course. Hockey is a beloved game in Slovakia and many matches are arranged regularly. Especially during winter, HC Slovan Hockey Teams have regular games across Slovakia. You may be a spectator and enjoy the local cheering atmosphere in the stadium.
To enjoy skiing in Slovakia, visit in winter the months from December through to March. You can even grab some equipment from HockeyMonkey and play hockey during the winter months. The summer months have warm sunny weather and a pleasant atmosphere and are May to October.
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