In the nationwide public Building of the Year competition, the winner in the category Award of the Public 2014 is the renovation of the national cultural monument, The Grand Vígľaš manor hotel which has been open to the public for three months.
Sounds of the coiner’s hammer stamping coins, melting beeswax to make candles, scent of honey and fir-needles floating in the air - this is the Medieval Christmas Market, which invites you to enjoy the special magic of Christmas at the oldest fair in Trnava from 19th to 21st December 2014.
Ubiquitous energy, air soaked with adrenaline, flavour of petrol, ear-tearing engines, dust and snow whirling under the wheels. “Small-big boys” behind the wheels of unleashed four-wheel steeds, happy to fight against each other at the dirt-track stadium in Žarnovica.
The permanent exhibition Fates of Slovak Jews, authentically, through personal items, mapping the fates of specific individuals, is open on premises of the Nitra Synagogue for all those interested in the issue of the Holocaust in Slovakia.
The region of Košice and its environs is situated in the east of Slovakia. Its core is the L-shaped Košická kotlina basin. This fertile and densely populated basin is surrounded by mountain ranges, which offer excellent possibilities of hiking and recreation.
The region of Bratislava is situated in the south-west of Slovakia and its southern part stretches along the Danube, follows the Slovak-Hungarian border while its western extreme traces the Morava river and simultaneously the Slovak-Austrian border.
The beautiful landscape with typical villages around the upper reach of the Hron river lying almost in the heart of Slovakia was given the name Horehronie. The river Hron, which gave the name to the territory we are talking about, springs in the southern hillside of the majestic Kráľova hoľa Mt.
Tatranský región lying in the north of Slovakia is the most attractive tourist area of Slovakia. It consists of two subregions: Tatras and northern Spiš. The Tatras are a boundary mountain range divided into the High, Belianske and West Tatras.