Slovakia Travel Guide

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Bratislava

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2049,4608,193

Kosice

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183,502,25

Poprad

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60,169,13

Trnava

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97,167,4

Tatranska Lomnica

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30,70,5

Liptovsky Mikulas

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32,84,6

Vysoke Tatry

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117,397,14

Bojnice

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31,93,2

Trencin

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78,201,3

Stary Smokovec

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18,39,3

Martin

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12,32,0

Slovensky Raj

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38,195,0

Komarno

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17,17,0

Presov

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44,79,2

Levoca

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57,160,4

Zilina

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29,108,7

Kezmarok

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46,144,0

Cerveny Klastor

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13,43,0

Banska Bystrica

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14,50,5

Piest'any

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21,93,20

Spisske Podhradie

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17,94,0

Bardejov

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27,53,0

Nitra

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9,34,6

Cicmany

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10,37,0

Strbske Pleso

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9,55,6

Oravsky Podzamok

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89,171,0

Zdiar

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8,32,1

Namestovo

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2,10,0

Michalovce

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0,11,0

Horny And

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Smolenice

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17,78,0

Tatra Mountains National Park

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2,34,0

Popradske Pleso

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7,29,0

Banska Stiavnica

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27,74,2

Zvolen

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0,0,1

Terchova

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8,15,0

Nitrianske Pravno

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1,3,0

Cerveny Kamen

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13,34,0

Brezno

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3,24,4

Zubrohlava

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3,3,0

Zuberec

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22,41,0

Vysny Kubin

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22,65,0

Vychodna

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0,31,0

Trstena

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1,8,0

Trencianske Teplice

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6,15,0

Strbske Pleso

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3,12,0

Strba

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1,6,1

Roznava

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6,28,0

Puchov

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Povazska Bystrica

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0,2,0

Bratislava

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  • Bratislava Castle

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Bratislava Things to Do

    Sitting 85 metres above the Danube, the castle is, without doubt, the most prominent landmark in Bratislava. It’s a bit of a climb to reach the top and worth it for the views, but it has to be borne in mind that after a serious fire in 1811 it remained a ruin until renovation work began in 1953. There was a fortified presence here as long ago as...

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  • Marrol's Hotel Bratislava

    Bratislava Hotels

    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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  • By Train

    Bratislava Transportation

    It is very easy to get to Bratislava from neighbouring Vienna.The train journey is direct,and takes around 1 hour 15 mins.There is a special ticket available called the Euregio,it costs 16 euros for return train ticket and public transport in Bratislava on the day of issue.Return journey must be made within 4 days.

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Kosice

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  • Kosice street and archway

    Kosice Things to Do

    A cobbled street in Kosice, Slovakia. Kosice is the second largest city in Slovakia.and has a well-preserved historical city centre. The city is known as the first settlement in Europe to be granted its own coat-of-arms.

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  • City Residence

    Kosice Hotels

    Bacikova 18, Kosice, Kosice, 4001, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Post box

    Kosice Things to Do

    I saw two of these quaint post boxes.--Kosice is the biggest city in eastern Slovkia, situated on the river Hornad ,at the eastern reaches of the slovak Ore mountains, near the border with Hungary.

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Poprad

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  • Funicular

    Poprad Things to Do

    At Stary Smokovec there is a funicular up the mountain., takes 10 minutes. Clean and modern. At the top there are plenty of walks, with sign posts to help.

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  • Penzion Sabato

    Poprad Hotels

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

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Burger and beer

    Poprad Restaurants

    Not a restaurant just a small cafe at Stary Smokovev. Tasty burger and beer. Went by train from Poprad Tatry rail station to Stary Smokovev

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Trnava

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  • Bratislava - capital of Slovakia

    Trnava Off The Beaten Path

    Bratislava is a capital of Slovakia, it is almost like a border town with Austria, Hungary is also not so far. As a capital, it is one of the main touristic objects in Slovakia. Old town, castle territory, Petrin hill, Devin suburb can be visited. To make city more important, one fact can be mentioned - it was even a capital of Hungary for some...

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  • Holiday Inn Trnava

    Trnava Hotels

    Hornopotocna Street, Trnava, 91701, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Castle and old town of Trencin

    Trnava Off The Beaten Path

    Trencin is a town of small picturesque old town and castle on the hill. Trencin is known from the year of 1111. It was mentioned also already in Roman texts in 179 CE as Laugaricio. Nowadays it has a population of 56 000.The main sightseeing object here, of course, is castle, founded in 11th century and was known as belonging of Poland. Old town is...

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Tatranska Lomnica

Liptovsky Mikulas

  • Pure Robbery!

    Liptovsky Mikulas Tourist Traps

    If you're visiting this area, be prepared to pay some ridiculous fees. They really like to over charge for things they shouldn't.We went to Prosiecka Dolina, and there was just a small gravel parking, and we had to pay a fee of 5 Euros for 2 hours. That is ridiculous. In US, they never charge you to park on gravel, especially that much.But that...

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  • Hotel Janosik

    Liptovsky Mikulas Hotels

    Janosikovo nabrezie 1, Liptovsky Mikulas, 034 01, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hiking in the Choč Mountains

    Liptovsky Mikulas Things to Do

    The Choč Mountains are a mountain range located in north-central Slovakia, west from the Tatra Mountains. The highest peak is Veľký Choč (1 611 metres above sea level). Small mountains but very diversified – you will find here forests, meadows, rocky summits, karst valleys, waterfalls and mineral springs. For those who would like to...

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Vysoke Tatry

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  • Destination or basic point of hiking

    Vysoke Tatry Things to Do

    High Tatras are rich of amazing mountain lakes. One of them Popradské pleso can be a destination of easy hiking or a basic point for more exacting hiking or climbing.We decided reach this beautiful place from Strbske pleso by a red line hiking path. Less than 1 and 1/2 hour spent by walking in coniferous forest is especially pleasant in hot Summer...

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  • Grandhotel Stary Smokovec

    Vysoke Tatry Hotels

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

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  • Hiking in Vysoke Tatry - Rysy

    Vysoke Tatry Sports & Outdoors

    "Rysy" is very popular hill in High Tatras, which is quite overcrowded with tourists during the main season (from June to October) . But it is very nice trip, the top is 2500m high and there is also tourist chalet, which is highest-located in Slovakia. The trip lasts from 7 to 9 hours (4-5 hours up to 3-4 hours down) - it depends on your physical...

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Bojnice

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  • Other Attractions- Prehistoric Museum

    Bojnice Things to Do

    I didn't have time to see this, but it seems like it would be very interesting. A great deal of prehistoric items have been found from the Paleolithic age. Apparently archeologists consider the area around Bojnice significant in terms of Paleolithic/Neanderthal settlements. I really was not aware of this until much later, but it seems it would be...

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  • Maxim Pension

    Bojnice Hotels

    Rekreacna 1485, Bojnice, 972 01, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Bojnice Castle- The Golden Room

    Bojnice Things to Do

    This room will strike you first for the understated elegance of the furnishings and the spectacular ceiling. According to the notes I took this was created by a Venetian sculptor and was a copy of a famous ceiling in Venice (don't know which one).

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Trencin

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  • Trencin

    Trencin Things to Do

    Trencin a city in western Slovakia, Populaion 56,000. Trencin castle is a medieval fortified castle high on a rock above the city of Trencin.

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  • Hotel Pod Hradom

    Trencin Hotels

    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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  • Train

    Trencin Transportation

    When I traveling to Trencin I used two means of transportation - bus and train, as I wanted to visit also Trnava on the way. Anyway, it is possible to come use train line Bratislava - Trencin also. I made it when I was going back to Slovak capital.Trains from Trencin back to Bratislava was going about every hour, so it is better to check schedules...

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Stary Smokovec

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  • Slovak Beer

    Stary Smokovec Local Customs

    I was riding the bus to the Polish border with some Poles that were vacationing in Stary Smokovec. We got off the bus across from the border, but the Poles went into the little restaurant instead of heading for the border? Why? They mentioned that Slovak beer was very good and they were going to have a beer or two before going home. High praise...

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  • Grand

    Stary Smokovec Hotels

    38, Stary Smokovec, 06 201, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Bus to Lysa Polana

    Stary Smokovec Transportation

    Particularly on weekends, make sure that you are well aware of the bus schedules if you are depending on public transport. There are two bus companies on this route. The Polish bus does cross the border, the Slovak bus does not. The Polish bus starts at the bus station in Zakopane, costs 10 zl and took about two hours from Zakopane to Stary...

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Martin

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  • bring your bike...or hire some!!!

    Martin Transportation

    you really should have a bike if you want to observe beatiful spots of Turiec region (surroundings of Martin). you can choose between more bike-routes. It is easy to find them because there are signs along the road, so if you keep your eyes open, you cant get lost...there is choice between easy ones (i like the one along river Turiec ) and more...

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  • beautiful nature

    Martin Off The Beaten Path

    if you are in martin, dont miss beautiful surroundings, especially valleys in Velka Fatra. you can get there by car and just walk for how much you want in wood by the stream...and if you prefer to do more trekking why not to go on...and climb some hills?

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  • in the centre of the town...

    Martin Restaurants

    there are lot of pizzerias actually in the centre of the town...but if you want to try something other just come there...it is family restaurant and the interior is not anything special...but the food is usually of good quality and worth the priceif you are not hungry too much just choose from the salads menu...there is quite a good choice

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Slovensky Raj

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  • Hiking in Slovensky raj (Slovak...

    Slovensky Raj Sports & Outdoors

    In the eastern part of Slovakia,there is beautiful National park "Slovensky raj".There are many possibilities for hiking.On the tourist paths there are ladders and chains which make hiking more beautiful,interesting and safer.There are many tracks available also for families with small children. But you must be careful. Tracks run along the rivers...

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  • Spisska Nova Ves-Fair, carnevall or just...

    Slovensky Raj Off The Beaten Path

    Well.. have to be sincere, we didn't see Spisska Nova Ves properlly... at least, we didn't see towns centre on the way we would like. Although Slovakia has excellent road signalisation and it's hard to get lost there... Spisska Nova Ves is exception. We get lost there 3 times, so i'm proud to say that i visited almost all of SNV suburbs!!! ;-) What...

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  • Markusovce-sumer villa Dardanelli

    Slovensky Raj Off The Beaten Path

    The manor house stands in a fine but not well maintained French park with three graded terraces. It looks like they forget to hire gardener there. A summer villa named Dardanelli stands on the highest of them.This summer villa is seat of the museum of keyboard instruments and is really outstanding monument of Rococo architecture in this part of...

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Komarno

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  • Komarno Station

    Komarno Transportation

    Upon arriving at the train station, we entered the front doors and found the ticket window on our left, with a small waiting area in the middle and restrooms and a restaurant on the right. We went straight to the ticket counters and requested two tickets to Bratislava... the friendly lady at the counter carefully began asking us questions, but we...

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  • Pub in the train station

    Komarno Restaurants

    Short on time, but needing a bite to eat, we decided to try the smoky pub in the train station. We walked to the window and pantomimed eating and we were directed to the bar near the windows overlooking the tracks. The man at the bar easily understood "beer" but we stumbled after that. Either Slovak sounds like German or he tried the only other...

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  • Exchange money at the border

    Komarno Things to Do

    Immediately after you enter Slovakia at the passport control station, there is a small money exchange in the building on your left. I exchanged a 20 USD bill just so we had enough to get to Bratislava. They didn't speak English, but you do have to let them know what country's currency you need. A simple "Slovakia" will do the trick...

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Presov

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  • MEMORIAL OF THE RED ARMY

    Presov Things to Do

    Presov, instead of removing any memorials to do with Russia, decided to keep theirs as the 40 years of communism was part of their history. The Red Army Memorial, which lists Russian soldiers was an impressive memorial made more attractive by the red Tulip flowers surrounding the Memorial. The liberation of Prešov by the Soviet Red Army took place...

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  • Hotel Enchante

    Presov Hotels

    Skultetyho 15, Presov, 080 01, Slovakia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • LOOK EVERYWHERE!

    Presov Favorites

    The main street of Presov is one of the most interesting I have wandered around in a historic city centre.First, was the architecture of the buildings, a real mix of different styles, yet they all blended together quite nicely! There was plenty of stucco work and decorations of religious figures, Eagles and even modern bronze statues sitting on...

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Levoca

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  • UNESCO LISTED SPISKY HRAD

    Levoca Off The Beaten Path

    In the car and heading towards Kosice we see some ruins of quite a big Castle! The closer we get, the larger the ruins become. We find out this is Spišský hrad, one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe and that its UNESCO listed - we had better go for a look.Disappointment - The Castle closes at 4pm in April.Let me tell you a little about...

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  • Hotel U Leva

    Levoca Hotels

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

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  • BASILICA OF THE VISITATION OF THE VIRGIN...

    Levoca Off The Beaten Path

    This was another sight we saw from Levoca, a church on Marian Hill - the Basilica of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary. This is one of the oldest and most important pilgrimage sites in Slovakia.Of course I wanted to find our way to it, not too hard at all with our car. We followed the road until we could go no further and parked in a car park near...

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