Places to go

  • National Park of High Tatras

    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.

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  • National Park of Nízke Tatry

    Národný park Nízke Tatry (NAPANT) is the largest Slovak National Park. It lies in Central Slovakia and its greatest attractions include numerous karstic phenomena and caves.

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  • National Park of Slovenský raj

    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.

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  • National Park of Pieniny

    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 with Poland; 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.

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Travel essentials

  • 5/26/2016 - 5/29/2016

    Brezno Town Days

    Cultural, social, sport and entertainment activities that mark the historical anniversaries of the town. A colourful whirl of fun and dancing, singing and music. Events for all ages. A bull will be roasted in the historic town park, and the medieval atmosphere will be enhanced by fencing performances.

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  • 5/26/2016 - 5/29/2016

    Slovak Food Festival 2016

    The Slovak Food Festival will take place at the Bratislava Castle from May 26-29.

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  • 5/27/2016 - 5/28/2016

    Blaufränkisch Festival 2016 in Rača

    This year, the celebration of Blaufränkisch will take place on May 27-28 in Rača, a district of Bratislava. Winemakers from the Rača Wine-Growing Association invite you to the Red Pressroom (Červená lisovňa) of the German Cultural Centre (Nemecký kultúry dom).

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  • 5/28/2016 - 5/29/2016

    Rotenstein Festival – tournament of knights and horses

    Slovakia’s largest historical and knighthood festival ROTENSTEIN will take place on May 28-29. It will feature an extensive historical programme and a large number of horse riders in historical costumes. If you’re a fan of knights and historical tournaments, don’t miss out on this festival.

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