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

  • 7/2/2015 - 7/5/2015

    Levoča Marian Pilgrimage

    The Marian Hill in Levoča belongs to the oldest and most famous pilgrimage sites in Slovakia. The annual pilgrimage is held on the first Sunday in July, since the days when the Minorites spreading the Marian devotion of the late 14th century dedicated the chapel on the top of the hill to the feast of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary.

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  • 7/2/2015 - 7/5/2015

    The Východná folklore festival

    From 2 to 5 July 2015, the 61st annual most extensive survey of traditional folk culture in Slovakia, the festival Východná 2015 will be held.

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  • 7/3/2015 - 7/5/2015

    Cyril-Methodian celebrations

    From 3 to 5 July 2015, Terchová will host the 26th annual Cyril-Methodian Days.

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  • 7/4/2015 - 7/5/2015

    Hlohovec Medieval Days

    The Middle Ages returns to Hlohovec.
    Historical costumes, scenes from the 17th century, seizure of the Frašták, the emergence of the city, fighting in historical costumes. All this and much more will the inhabitants of Hlohovec have the opportunity to see and experience for the first time at an event called Medieval Days in Hlohovec, which will be held on 4.-5. of July, 2015 in the Chateau Garden.

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