• New fligths from Sheffield and Milan to Košice

    Košice International Airport and Wizz Air agreed on a creation of base for the carrier´s Airbus A320, starting in September 2015. This aircraft base will bring to Košice two new routes: to metropolis of Italian region Lombardy, Milan (Milan Bergamo) and to northern UK Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

  • Slovak National Gallery Will Again Be Free

    The Slovak National Gallery (Slovenská národná galéria) continues in the year 2015 with free admissions to their exposure to the exhibitions in Bratislava and Pezinok.

  • Chamois Uggi as the mascot of Winter Universiade

    The organisers of the 27th World Winter Universiade in Slovakia presented the new mascot of the event to the public. Visitors of Štrbské Pleso and Osrblie will be accompanied by a chamois called Uggi.

  • The most attractive downhill course in the Tatras is open

    From mid-January 2015, skiing fans can enjoy downhill skiing on the highest black run from an altitude of 2,190m in Lomnické sedlo. The most difficult 1,240m run treated slope runs from Lomnické saddle to Skalnaté pleso. 

  • 2/6/2015 - 2/8/2015

    IBU Cup Biathlon

    The national biathlon centre Osrblie will also welcome biathletes from around 26 countrys the world this year – 6. – 8. february. Come to cheer and to experience an original sports weekend.

  • 2/13/2015 - 2/15/2015

    Valentine’s weekend at a castle

    Event intended for all who are in love wishing to remind their love on St. Valentine’s Day. 

  • 2/14/2015

    Farmer's Horse Race

    On Saturday, 14 February 2015, the village of Terchová, under the statue of Juraj Jánošík, will hold another annual Farmer's Horse Race. Visitors can look forward to a lot of horses, an excellent atmosphere and a unique cultural programme including a presentation of Terchová Shrovetide customs.

  • 5/23/2014 - 4/1/2015

    10 Commandments on Bagpipes

    Slovak National Museum - Music Museum in collaboration with Slovak Post, Pofis and Postal Bank have prepared an exhibition about the beautiful folk musical instrument - the bagpipes.


Places to go

  • Region Košice and its environs

    The region of Košice and its environs is situated in the east of Slovakia. Its core is the L-shaped Košická kotlina basin. This fertile and densely populated basin is surrounded by mountain ranges, which offer excellent possibilities of hiking and recreation.

  • Region of Bratislava (Bratislava and territory below the Little Carpathians)

    The region of Bratislava is situated in the south-west of Slovakia and its southern part stretches along the Danube, follows the Slovak-Hungarian border while its western extreme traces the Morava river and simultaneously the Slovak-Austrian border. 

  • Region of Horehronie

    The beautiful landscape with typical villages around the upper reach of the Hron river lying almost in the heart of Slovakia was given the name Horehronie. The river Hron, which gave the name to the territory we are talking about, springs in the southern hillside of the majestic Kráľova hoľa Mt.

  • Tatras and Northern Spiš

    Tatranský región lying in the north of Slovakia is the most attractive tourist area of Slovakia. It consists of two subregions: Tatras and northern Spiš. The Tatras are a boundary mountain range divided into the High, Belianske and West Tatras. 


Plan your summer in Slovakia