Tours of Slovakia
Day One: Bratislava – Bojnice - Banska Bystrica – High Tatras
On the way to the High Tatras visit the beautiful romantic chateau in Bojnice.
Another stop on the way to the High Tatras is Banska Bystrica surrounded by the Low Tatras. Banska Bystrica was once a famous mining town. The highlights of the historical centre include the municipal castle, medieval burger houses and St. Elisabeth Church. Accommodation is provided in the High Tatras.
Chateau in Bojnice
Day Two: Spis County
Visit the town of Levoča which was fortified in the middle ages by rectangular walls. The entire historical centre is the urban monument reserve. In the central square of Master Paul, visitors can admire the Town Hall, its bell tower, pillory, and magnificent medieval houses. Also you will see the church of St. Jacob with the highest Gothic altar in the world, which stands at 18.60 meters high.
From Levoča via Spišský Hrhov to Spisske Podhradie.
Next is Spisska Kapitula – the residence of Spis bishop is a settlement of priests which is very unique in Europe. The Romanesque Cathedral of St. Martin houses precious fresco, sculptures, relieves epitaphs and bells. The town is also included in the list of UNESCO sites.
The Town Hall in Levoca (or the church in Zehra instead) The Cathedral of St. Jacob in Levoca
Day Three: "High Tatras"
Europe's smallest giant mountains with peaks over 2 000 meters high forming a magnificent mountain panorama. The wild and romantic mountains are situated on the border of Poland are the greatest attractions of Slovakia.
The wooden church in Kezmarok The historic library
Day Four: "Pieniny National Park"
The National Park covers an attractive area to the east of the Tatra Mountains on the Slovak-Polish border. It includes a nine-kilometer-long canyon of the Dunajec River with the possibility of rafting on the river. There is entrance to the open-air museum of folk architecture in Stara Lubovna.
Rafting on the Dunajec River
Day Five: "Slovak Paradise"
Visit the most picturesque mountains in Eastern Slovakia with gorges, canyons and caves. The most famous is the Dobsina Ice Cave. Although only a small part of the 18 km long cave is accessible, visitors are fascinated by the variety of ice, waterfalls, columns and various formations that have been formed from thousands of years.
The Dobsina Cave
Day Six: Cave of Freedom – Kremnica– Bratislava, or Vienna
On the way home visit the Demanova caves. This complex of caves is situated in the Low Tatras in the picturesque Demanova Valley. Cave of Freedom is rich in dripstone decorations tinted in all shades of white, yellow and red. Dragon Ice Cave abounds in magnificent columns, cathedral-like halls and galleries.