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

  • 5/20/2016 - 5/22/2016

    The Siege of Bratislava by Napoleon

    We will commemorate the 207th anniversary siege of Bratislava by Napoleon on May 20 - 22, 2016 in the Janko Kráľ Garden.

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  • 5/20/2016 - 5/22/2016

    Spiš Jerusalem

    Maybe you have no clue what the Levant is. No problem – all you need to know is that the Levant is a territory in the Eastern Mediterranean. If we’ve peaked your interest, don’t go running over to the Middle East just yet. You’re invited to our own version of the Middle East as we host a top event as part of the Terra Incognita programme, called SPIŠ JERUSALEM, at Spišská Kapitula in Spišské Podhradie on May 21 and 22, 2016.

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  • 6/1/2016

    The International Children´s Day at the Castle

    On the occasion of International Children´s Day, the Slovak National Museum - Museum Bojnice has prepared an interesting program for visiting children.

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  • 4/27/2016 - 5/8/2016

    International Festival of Spectres and Ghosts

    The Slovak National Museum - Bojnice Museum has prepared this year’s instalment of the popular International Festival of Ghosts and Monsters for lovers of horror and mysterious stories from history. This year, the title "Spirit" is meant to unveil the famous and infamous fates of the individual members of the Pálfi family, as well as their well-known and lesser known relationships stretching throughout centuries.

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