Slovakia and five other countries along the Danube river basin will soon, thanks to Google, show to the whole world the beauty of the Danube River from a completely new perspective. Using the popular Street View service, it will be possible to navigate the Danube river basin virtually.
On Friday, August 22, the pilot operation of the Propeller - the legendary ship, that has been connecting the Old Town/Staré mesto bank with the Petržalka bank for decades, was launched in Bratislava. The Propeller will run from Friday to Sunday.
The Čachtice Castle and its history connected with Alžbeta Báthory long ago crossed the borders of Slovakia. In the footsteps of the Slovak "Bloody Countess", set out also the editor of the prestigious CNN Travel traveller portal with the support of the Slovak Tourist Board.
One of Banská Bystrica's dominant features, the clock tower, has been renovated and is once more open to the public. It has been nicknamed the leaning tower because of its deviation from the vertical axis. Once you have climbed up its hundred and one steps, you can enjoy a unique view of the metropolis of Central Slovakia.
Also this year we invite you for the Days of the Town of Rožňava, within the scope of which the traditional Rožňava Fair/Rožňavský jarmok is taking place. A rich cultural program, musical and theatrical performances and finally an After Party on the town square, are prepared.