Their walls experienced conquereurs, unprecedented luxury, dangerous deseases, legendary loves as well as destructive fires. Nowadays, they mutely witness to often turbulent history of Slovakia, however having a lot to tell with their supertemporal beauty.
Are you looking for romantic places to spend moments with your beloved, where no masses of tourists or work over-motivated individuals would disturb you? These quiet corners of Slovakia should not disappoint you.
The Tatra lakes are called tarns. They are the "eyes" of the Tatras and together with the Tatra peaks create a picturesque scenery. Each of the tarns will fascinate the visitors with their specific colour resulting from their location and the shade of the surrounding mountain background.
Many people have good memories of their childhood spent in the country.
Such experiences are usually unforgettable. In spite of this, most city
people do not have the possibility of returning to them actively. That
is why the country tourism and agro tourism are becoming a very important branch of the tourism industry.
In the age of computers and fast cars you can think about how our ancestors used to live.They lived a practical life in harmony with nature. You can see this with your own eyes in themuseums of folk architecture still inhabited by people– Čičmany and Vlkolínec or you can just visit theopen-air museumswhich have not only traditional houses, furnishings and equipment but which offer also the Slovak handicrafts demonstrations.
Do you want to discover a city but does it mean too much walking for you? Take advantage of one of our tourist trains, which will spare your feet as well as time. And not only that. There are other recreational means of transport, which offer attractive experiences without too much effort.
There is no doubt that to a perfect country holiday belong domestic animals, nature, grandmothers good cuisine and activities, which are hardly known by the children from towns. Ride a horse, drink fresh cow milk, play hide and seek in the mown hay or play catch on the endless green meadows. And that is just a small part of the adventures, which can be experienced during a stay on a farm.
Slovak nature is a big attraction for visitors from close and far away countries as well. Not only because more than the third of its territory is occupied by forests, but also because in a relatively small area you can find many different species of plants and vestures, out of which many of them are world unique.
Each tourist, who is wandering along the paths of the High Tatras, deep inside his heart believes that he shall see it – as the reflection of his silhouette waves on the clear surface of the tarn, or as it merrily jumps on the sharp cliffs. You are asking of whom? Of course of the Tatra chamois considered as the symbol of the Slovak high mountains.
The wooden churches represent one of the best examples of European wooden religious architecture from the late Middle Ages to the end of 18th century. They represent a unique example of synthesis of two major cultures – Eastern and Western, Byzantine and Latin.
Picturesque mountain meadows and high mountains have been an ideal environment since time immemorial for the development of shepherding in the Liptov region. As well as breeding sheep for wool, milk and milk products, shepherd’s huts produced their own specific folklore and clothing. This survives even today in a more modern form.
From the tower of the romantic castle, from the fort Molpír, or from any of the surrounding hills you will have a view of the picturesque village situated in the foothills of the mountains Little Carpathians. On the edge of Trnava valley lies the village Smolenice which offers a wide variety of leisure activities for its visitors.
An ideal position at the heart of Europe, a history spanning millennia, and the influence of neighbouring nations have all left Slovakia with a manifold cultural heritage. Through the territory of what is today Slovakia ran an imaginary border of two cultures, occidental and oriental.