The oldest of our protected areas, the National Park of Tatras
(TANAP) in the north of Slovakia, was founded in 1949. It covers the
high-mountain area of the Tatras and it is the unique protected area of
flora and fauna among the tallest European high mountains situated north of the Alps.
The National Park of Slovenský raj situated in the eastern part of Slovakia contains one of the biggest ice caves in Europe and an attractive landscape of karstic plateaux, gorges, waterfalls and caves. The monuments that testify the oldest history of the region and the country are also here.
The National Park of Pieniny (PIENAP) is the smallest of
the Slovak National Parks, but as far as its beauty concerns, it is in
no way less beautiful. It is the second oldest Park in Slovakia. It
stretches on the border withPoland; the river Dunajec passes through it. It is possible to hire a raft and admire the wonderful scenery of the Park navigating down the river.
A traditional Christmas fair belongs to one of the most attractive and most visited Christmas programs to the city of Poprad, organised within the events of Christmas in Poprad. This year, the fair will be held on December 12th and 13th, 2015.
Delicacies, mulled wine, mead, sour cabbage soup or baked sausage, original souvenirs, Christmas decorations as well as gifts for your relatives. You will find all this and much more if you visit the Christmas market in the beautiful historic town near the High Tatras Mountains, in Kežmarok.
The annual “Župná
jeseň” series of cultural and social events will offer a wide variety of
tunes, flavours, smells, and experiences that are typical of the Bratislava Region. From September to December, you can look
forward to various wine harvest festivals, annual fairs, music festivals,
markets, and other interesting events.