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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Travel essentials

  • 10/8/2015 - 10/11/2015

    Annual Fair in Štúrovo

    One of Slovakia’s oldest fairs, “Jarmok Šimona Júdu” or “Štúrovský jarmok”,will take place from October 8 - 11, 2015 in Štúrovo.
    It is the biggest fair in the modern history of the Danube Region, attended by vendors, entertainers, and visitors from both banks of the Danube.You’ll see artisans presenting their wares throughout the city centre’s pedestrian zone, and be sure to enjoy the merry-go-rounds and other attractions at Vadaš. It goes without saying that a traditional fair such as this one also offers great food and drinks that will leave all visitors happy and smiling.

  • 10/9/2015 - 10/12/2015

    Indian Summer in Levoca

    An innovative international music festival in the secret heart of Europe at the UNESCO World Heritage Site town of Levoča.

  • 10/10/2015

    White Night in Bratislava

    The 1st White Night in Bratislava. The largest and most-visited international festival of contemporary art will take place in Bratislava on October 10, 2015.

  • 10/14/2015 - 10/18/2015

    The International Mountain Film Festival

    The autumn under the Tatras already has two decades to the International Mountain Film Festival event. This year's festival will take place between 14 and 18 October.