9 days across Slovakia
1st day: coming to Bratislava (transfer from Vienna, Budapest or etc?) If there would be enough time, a sightseeing in the Old Town could be possible.
2nd day: another part of the sightseeing, i.e. the Castle Tour by unique sightseeing vehicle Presporacik Oldtimer, visit of the Jewish Museum, the orthodox synagogue, the cemeteries and the most famous Memorial of Chatam Sofer. In the afternoon you can take trip to the medieval Red Stone castle, visit the traditional folk Pottery or the Museum of the Small Carpathians (it is a wine region). Overnight in Bratislava.
3rd day: trip to the medieval mining cities in the Middle Slovakia as Kremnica, Banska Stiavnica (UNESCO list of cultural heritage) and Banska Bystrica – Mining exposition, medieval mint (functioning till nowadays), manor house in St.Anton. Overnight in Banska Bystrica or at the Donovaly resort (950 m over sea).
4th day: You could take a journey on the narrow gauge forest railroad of Cierny Balog (not possible in March), afterwards continue to Kosice – the metropole of the Eastern Slovakia, during the journey you could visit the Castle of Krasna Horka and Betliar. Instead of the forest railroad you could visit some of the unique caves (UNESCO list of natural heritage) – carst, or ice or aragonit (they are only 3 visitable over the world). Overnight in Kosice.
5th day: Sightseeing of Kosice (the second biggest city of Slovakia), journey to Bardejov (UNESCO list of cultural heritage), a medieval merchant city, sightseeing, visiting 1-2 typical wooden churches in the neighborhood. Overnight in the High Tatras (Tatranska Lomnica, Stary Smokovec or Strbske Pleso).
6th day: excursions at the Spis region (Zips) – medieval towns as Levoca, Spisska Sobota and Kezmarok, the Castle of Spis (a ruin, the biggest castle areal in Middle Europe). Overnight in High Tatras.
7th day: You could take a trip to the National Park of Pieniny, monastery of Cerveny klastor and a cruise by wooden raft on the river Dunajec. By coming back to the High Tatras there is a possibility to take a cable car to the mountain lake Skalnate Pleso or even to the top of the peak Lomnicky stit (2634 m over sea), or with cable railway to Hrebienok, walking to a nice waterfall. Overnight in High Tatras.
8th day: You are leaving the High Tatras, on the way back to Bratislava you could visit the skanzen of the region of Liptov or Orava, visit the castle of Orava or the castle of Bojnice. Overnight in Bratislava.
9th day: departure.
We will organize for you a private car with a guide for the whole time, you need the ,, Shengen-Visa,, valid for the whole European Union, you can apply it on the Slovak Embassy in Washington or Consulate in NY or LA, or at the country visiting first.
If you would be interested, do not hesitate to specify your highlights and we will prepare you the quotation for this Slovakian round trip.