UNESCO by the Train

Location: Košický kraj, Košice

GPS: N48°44'59'' E21°13'42''

Venue: Abov, Gemer, Spiš

Date: 4/2/2017 - 11/17/2017

Event type: TOP Event, historic event, event for children, event for youth

Get familiar with UNESCO World Heritage List gems located in Slovakia's historical regions of Abov, Gemer and Spiš, a must-see places really worth to explore.

Six trips by a nostalgic train to UNESCO listed cultural and natural monuments have been prepared for all world unique fans in Košice region this year. 

There is truly something to see in the region and the excellent accessibility to the World Cultural and Natural Heritage makes it even more interesting. The unique project combines two attractive values - the most precious prides of the region and the unique experience of "vláčik - motoráčik" ride. Not only children will be charmed.

From Košice, it is possible to get up to 18 monuments registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List within only 100 minutes. Nostalgic train will also ride those routes where passenger trains do not operate on regular basis anymore.

As part of the UNESCO by the Train excursions, there is also a comprehensive program available, including tourist guide services. Visitors can also use a mobile application as a helpful digital guide throughout the region.

The trains are dispatched by volunteers from the Children's Historical Railroad Košice civic association with the support of Slovak Republic Railways. The nostalgic character of the project is provided not only by the mean of transportation itself, legendary rail motor coaches 810, but also by particular picturesque railway stations.

UNESCO by the Train

April 2nd: GOTHIC SPIŠ (Košice - Spišské Podhradie)
June 10th: BEAUTIES OF THE KRAST (Košice - Slavec)
August 12th: LET'S GO TO GEMER (Košice - Štítnik - Ochtiná - Slavošovce)
October 28th: TO JASOV (Košice - Jasov - Medzev)
November 17th: DOMICA WITH RETRO BUS (Košice - Plešivec) rides of train and bus in parallel

This project is financially supported by Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic

Web: Children's Historical Railroad Košice