Slovakia Sports & Outdoors

  • View from Kralova Hola to High Tatras
    View from Kralova Hola to High Tatras
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  • Way to the top
    Way to the top
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  • At the top of Nizke Tatry - Kralova Hola,1948 m
    At the top of Nizke Tatry - Kralova...
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Slovakia Sports & Outdoors

  • High Tatras Skiing

    For Westerners who are thinking of going to the High Tatras for skiing here are a couple of tips/warnings:- Some skiers (also sightseers and tobogganers) persist in the habit of walking up the pistes, rather than pay (or wait) for a ski lift;- Most resorts are not actually set out for ease of access by train (e.g. the railway station is at least...

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  • Snow depths in Feb 2005

    SKI RESORT SNOW COST of SKI PASSChopok-South 180-310cm Sk500Donovaly 100-110cm Sk640Vel'ka Raca 130-150cm Sk650Strbske Pleso 150cm Sk640Skipark Ruzomberok 120cm Sk650Martinske hole 175cm Sk550Zverovka 110cm Sk580Lomnnicke sedlo 260cm Sk550Vratna dolina 70- 140cm Sk570 Most expensiveJasna 65-85cm Sk690CheapestBiele Vody 75cm Sk250

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  • For lazy swimmers :)

    There are more great termal swimming pools spread in south of Slovakia and you can enjoy little swimming and more pleasure in warm curative water. You can find them in Komarno, Besenova, Patince, Sturovo, Velky Meder etc ... they are open all year long thanks its hot springs :)

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  • Well Tennis the white sport

    Maybe some of you who are interested in tennis and players noticed that also Dominik Hrbaty is one of those players who sometimes mix the ATP tops. He is the best Slovak tennis player and he proves the quality of the Slovak tennis school such as names Mecir (who even won a gold medal on Olympics), Kucera and for the women is worth to mention...

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  • Skiing/snowboarding

    Slovakia seems to be great country for lovers of skiing. Ski resorts are located mainly in north-central region of Zilina (historical Spis and Orava regions) in Tatra Mountains, Mala Fatra and Velka Fatra Mountains. Much more information: Slovensky Yeti - fantastic pages in Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Russian and Slovak language: ski...

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  • Biking and bicycles

    I noticed quite a lot of locals riding a bicycle and not exclusively for recreation esp. in the countryside. Quite many Slovaks don't have cars and used to ride a bicycle instead. There were not special, designated for bicycles trails at least in and around Zuberec but 2 of my friends rode by bicycle the highway up to hot thermal springs in nearby...

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  • Horseriding

    I met few times people riding a horse in mountainous parts of Slovakia - in Oravska Polhora for example. As the surrounding mountains looked amazing I was sure it was great fan to ride a horse across the area. Hmm... I never did it (yet!). BYOH - Bring Your Own Horse (like BYOB - bring your own booze/beer :-).Sorry, I don't know where to rent a...

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  • Ice hockey watching :)

    Last three years somewhen in May all Slovaks practise nice sport :) full of adrenaline. They watch ice hockey Championship on TV. You should experience that it is time when all Slovaks are united and live by ice hockey :), beer and happy moments..By the way, our team brought already three medals for last three years so our support works for sure....

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  • Marrol's Hotel Bratislava

    This hotel is so great and the staff there do everything they can to help in any way they can. It is...

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  • DoubleTree by Hilton Kosice

    Hlavna 1, Kosice, Kosice, 040 01, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Grandhotel Stary Smokovec

    A luxurious hotel right in one of the small towns under the peaks of Vysoke Tatry. The forest...

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  • Holiday Inn Trnava

    Hornopotocna Street, Trnava, 91701, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Hotel Pod Hradom

    I stayed in the annex, of Pod Hradom hotel , 60 m down the road.. For single E 46.50. This included...

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  • Penzion Sabato

    Sobotske Namestie 1730/6, Poprad, 058 01, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel U Leva

    We stayed two nights in Hotel U Leva on the square.The staff is very helpful, and the resturant...

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  • Thermia Palace Hotel Piestany

    Winterova 29, Kupelny Ostrov 1, Piestany, 92129, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Holiday Inn Zilina

    Sportova 2, Zilina, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), 01

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

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