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.
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.
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 withPoland; 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.
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.
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.
The Slovak Museum of
Nature Protection and Speleology in Liptovský Mikuláš underwent a comprehensive renovation over the course of four years,
and now its facilities present interesting, interactive information from all