Orava Castle location on a lofty rock, palace and other buildings, furnished rooms, large courtyards, torture rooms and weapon collections attract movie makers for almost a century. Various fairy tales, fantasy films, TV series or historical epic stories can call Orava Castle a birthplace. It all started with a movie that ranks to the best horror genre movies of all time.
Since then, many scenes for film and television were filmed in the premises of the castle belonging to Slovakia
's most beautiful and most visited ones. Fairy tales, fantasy films, TV series, historical epic stories - many movies found their new home in Orava region dominant, e.g. King Thrushbeard, Dragonheart: A New Beginning, The Princess and the Pauper to name only a few.
Now you can visit the castle at a special occasion
when the programme is enriched with theatre plays and film making stories. From romantic places
to souterrains, this tour will give an opportunity to see what usually stays uncovered.