UNESCO church in Hervartov

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Beautiful UNESCO listed wooden church Did you visit it? Please mark:  This inconspicuous but beautiful church, built entirely out of wood stands atop a steep hill at the very end of the village of Hervartov. It is located near the … Continued

Top 15 views of Slovakia

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Slovakia´s beauty can be defined by its infinite sea of rolling hills, valleys, monumental peaks, steep cliffs but also by something that is very specific to this country. This something is the reward for overcoming the countless hills and mountains … Continued

Devín Castle

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An Ancient Castle on the Confluence of Two Rivers I have visited:    One of two castles in Bratislava, placed “magically” on a steep rock over the confluence of two beautiful rivers: the gloomy Moravia and the robust, creamy Danube … Continued

10 outdoor activities to do in Liptov region

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It´s size is incomparable to vast European regions such as Tyrol or Bavaria, but I think we can agree that size does not matter. What matters are the possibilities for exploration and in this category it is a worthy competitor. … Continued

A miraculous underworld – Top 10 caves in Slovakia

  Astonishing and mysterious underground Slovakia is home not only to countless castles, copious historical sites, places of folk architecture and breathtaking natural scenery but also caves: many caves. To be exact: 7,000 caves (and counting). Perhaps even while you … Continued

Top 6 hikes in Slovak Paradise

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It doesn´t eclipse the vertiginous heights of Tatra´s peaks nor the alluring mountain ranges and deep forested valleys of the Low Tatras or Mala Fatra.  Such wild rivers as Dunajec (Pieniny National Park) do not run through it and its … Continued

Welcome to the castle country – Top 20 castles in Slovakia

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Various tourist guidebooks and promotional materials claim that Slovakia has the most castles per capita worldwide. This may come as a shock considering the size of the country. Regardless, the purpose of this article is not to examine the truth … Continued

Top 13 medieval towns in Slovakia every history buff should visit

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Catastrophe for the Kingdom of Hungary followed when in 1526 the Turks defeated King Louis Jagellon at the battle of Moháč. Many towns on the territory of modern-day Hungary, Croatia and Serbia were totally destroyed, villages plundered, precious monuments devastated. It … Continued

Gem in Central Europe – 25 reasons to visit Slovakia

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Indeed a small country, only half the size of Hawaii, but a lifetime may not be long enough to explore the long list of places to see. Unbelievable? Just come and see the plethora of castles, zounds of caves, spas, many … Continued