Take a trip to Slovakia
Welcome to a corner of Europe that awakens the souls of travelers, where majestic mountains rub shoulders with fairytale castles and picturesque villages…
At the heart of Central Europe, Slovakia shines with its vibrant capital, Bratislava, where history blends with modernity. But there’s much more to Slovakia than its capital. Explore the Tatra mountains, a paradise for hikers and nature lovers. Hike the trails of the Slovak Paradise National Park and discover unique rock formations.
Don’t miss hidden gems such as the town of Banská Štiavnica, or the timeless village of Vlkolínec.
Tour guides in Slovakia
Five ideas for guided tours in Slovakia
Head for Bratislava, Slovakia’s enchanting capital on the banks of the Danube. This captivating city, located just a few kilometers from the Austrian border, is the ideal place for a memorable European getaway.
Staré Mesto, the old town, is a real gem, with its cobbled streets, colorful facades and famous statue of Čumil, the worker who emerges from the sewer to watch passers-by. Stroll through the historic center to discover architectural treasures such as the Primatial Palace and St. Martin’s Cathedral.
Bratislavsky hrad, Bratislava’s 10th-century castle, is perched on a hill overlooking the city. You can also explore the grounds of this historic building.
Don’t miss a visit to Grassalkovich Palace, the presidential residence, and the magnificent Sad Janka Kráľa Park, the city’s oldest public park.
Tatra National Park
The Tatra National Park stretches along the border between Slovakia and Poland, offering breathtaking alpine scenery. This natural treasure is an invitation to adventure and wonder.
The High Tatras, Slovakia’s highest mountain range, are home to imposing peaks such as Gerlachovský Peak, which rises to 2,655 meters. Hiking enthusiasts will find picturesque trails here, while skiers will enjoy the snow-covered slopes in winter.
Lake Štrbské Pleso, nestled in the heart of the mountains, is a dream location for photographers and nature lovers. The park’s verdant valleys and impressive waterfalls, such as the Kmeťov waterfall, add to the beauty of the landscape.
For a cultural experience, visit the traditional alpine villages of Ždiar and Vysoké Tatry, where you’ll discover authentic Slovak hospitality.
Located in the Spis region of eastern Slovakia, Spiš Castle is much more than just a medieval fortress. It stands like a silent guardian of the past.
Overlooking the village of Žehra, the castle is one of the largest in Central Europe. Its imposing walls house a plethora of historical and architectural treasures.
The building invites you to explore its vast courtyards, impressive towers and walls steeped in history.
Discovering Spiš’s hidden secrets begins with a stroll through the inner courtyard, a place where time seems to have stood still. Medieval remains, vaulted rooms and captivating exhibits evoke the golden age of Hungarian nobility. Guided tours are available, allowing you to understand the innermost details of this fortress that has withstood the ravages of time.
Don’t miss the Chapel Tower, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding region, including the High Tatra Mountains and the surrounding plains.
n the heart of eastern Slovakia lies the charming town of Bardejov. Nestled in the foothills of the Low Tatras mountains, this medieval town is a well-preserved historical treasure.
The town center is an escape back in time. Its cobbled streets and colorful wooden houses transport you back to the Middle Ages. Admire the town’s main square, surrounded by magnificent town houses, including the famous House of Šariš. The Basilica of St. Egidius, a 14th-century Gothic masterpiece, is a must-see.
The highlight of your visit is Holy Cross Hill. Climb up to the Calvary and enjoy panoramic views over the city.
Don’t miss the Bardejov Jewish Museum, which bears witness to the region’s rich cultural heritage. You can also relax in the thermal baths, renowned for their therapeutic benefits.
Slovak Paradise National Park
Located in the heart of Slovakia, the Slovak Paradise National Park (Slovenský raj) is a natural wonder that deserves a place on your sightseeing list.
The park is renowned for its spectacular gorges, the most famous of which is the Prielom Hornádu gorge. Walk on footbridges suspended above the tumultuous waters and admire the breathtaking rock formations all around you.
Another star attraction is the Dedinky tablelandplateau, offering breathtaking panoramas of the surrounding mountains. Well-marked hiking trails take you through dense forests, green valleys and crystal-clear streams.
Climbing enthusiasts won’t be outdone by the peaks of the Kôprová Dolina valley, offering exciting challenges and breathtaking views.
The cottage at Chata Prielom is an ideal place to rest and eat after a day’s exploring.