53 days in Slovakia & Vienna Itinerary

53 days in Slovakia & Vienna Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Modra, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Trnava, Slovakia
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Piestany, Slovakia
— 1 day
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Cicmany, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Bojnice, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Ruzomberok, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Terchova, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Stara Bystrica, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Tvrdosin, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Zdiar, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Cerveny Klastor, Slovakia
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Kezmarok, Slovakia
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Bardejov, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Presov, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Michalovce, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Zehra, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia
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Levoca, Slovakia
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Stary Smokovec, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Poprad, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Dedinky, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Dobsina, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Demanovska Dolina, Slovakia
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Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Svaty Kriz, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Pavcina Lehota, Slovakia
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Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Hronsek, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Nitra, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Komarno, Slovakia
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 20th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, examine the collection at Hofburg, and then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and then meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vienna is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Vienna is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Vienna when traveling from Tel Aviv in July, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Devin Castle. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, take some stellar pictures from UFO Observation Deck, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, then make a trip to St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally pause for some photo ops at Cumil.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava trip planning tool.

Drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Modra.
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Modra, Slovakia — 2 nights

Modra is a city and municipality in the Bratislava Region in Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Cerveny Kamen Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at VeLka Homola, then stroll around Zamocky park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Ceramics museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Manor House Budmerice, then play a few rounds at Penati Golf Resort, and then appreciate the history behind Susosie Ludovita Stura.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Modra trip tool.

Getting from Bratislava to Modra by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Trnava.
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Trnava, Slovakia

Trnava is a city in western Slovakia, 47km to the north-east of Bratislava, on the Trnávka river. To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Trnava trip planner.

Trnava is very close to Modra. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Piestany.
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Piestany, Slovakia — 1 day

Piešťany is a town in Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the views from The Colonnade Bridge, don't miss a visit to Beckov castle, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Danubius Health Spa Irma.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Piestany trip itinerary planning app.

Piestany is just a stone's throw from Trnava. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cicmany.
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Cicmany, Slovakia — 1 night

Čičmany is a village and municipality in Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cicmany, then take in the awesome beauty at Strazov, and then make a trip to Slovensky Betlehem.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cicmany online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Piestany to Cicmany in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Cicmany are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bojnice.
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Bojnice, Slovakia — 2 nights

Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bojnice Zoo, take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, and then take some stellar pictures from Bojnice Lookout. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: boost your wellbeing at Bojnice Spa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Martin, and then browse the exhibits of Museum of prehistory.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bojnice online journey maker.

Getting from Cicmany to Bojnice by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ruzomberok.
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Ruzomberok, Slovakia — 2 nights

Ružomberok is a town in northern Slovakia, in the historical Liptov region. On the 30th (Fri), examine the collection at Liptovske muzeum, get to know the fascinating history of Vlkolinec, and then grab your bike and head to Rock Machine Bikepark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): test the waters at Thermal Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ruzomberok trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bojnice to Ruzomberok by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Terchova.
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Terchova, Slovakia — 2 nights

Terchová is a large village and municipality in the Malá Fatra mountains in the Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.HistoryThe village was established in 1580, but the area was inhabited even before its establishment. On the 1st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Veľký Rozsutec, take in the dramatic natural features at Maly Rozsutec, and then trek along Janosikove Diery. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Marianske Square, take some stellar pictures from The monument of Juraj Janosik, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vratna dolina.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Terchova day trip site.

Traveling by car from Ruzomberok to Terchova takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stara Bystrica.
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Stara Bystrica, Slovakia — 1 night

Stará Bystrica is a village and municipality in Čadca District in the Žilina Region of Northern Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Historical Logging Switchback Railway and then admire the landmark architecture of Slovensky Orloj.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stara Bystrica online trip itinerary maker.

Stara Bystrica is just a short distance from Terchova. In August in Stara Bystrica, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oravsky Podzamok.
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Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia — 2 nights

Oravský Podzámok is a village and municipality in Dolný Kubín District in the Zilina Region of northern Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle, admire the striking features of Post Office building, and then examine the collection at Museum of Aristocratic Coaches. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a splash at AquaRelax Dolny Kubin, hike along Choc, and then don't miss a visit to Oravska Galeria.

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Getting from Stara Bystrica to Oravsky Podzamok by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Oravsky Podzamok are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tvrdosin.
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Tvrdosin, Slovakia — 1 night

Tvrdošín is a town in central Slovakia.GeographyThe town is located at the confluence of the Orava and Oravica rivers, 12km from the Polish borders and cca. On the 6th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tvrdosin online road trip planner.

Tvrdosin is just a stone's throw from Oravsky Podzamok. Traveling from Oravsky Podzamok in August, Tvrdosin is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zdiar.
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Zdiar, Slovakia — 3 nights

Change things up with a short trip to Tatras National Park in Tatranska Lomnica (about 42 minutes away).

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zdiar online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tvrdosin to Zdiar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Cerveny Klastor.
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Cerveny Klastor, Slovakia — 1 night

Červený Kláštor is a small village and municipality in the far north Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia, near the Polish border, in the Zamagurie region.HistoryA Camaldolese monastery was established on this location, then part of the Habsburg-ruled Kingdom of Hungary, in 1710.In 1782, it was secularized as part of Emperor Joseph II's campaign against monastic orders that, in his view, didn't pursue useful activities. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Muzeum Cerveny Klastor.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cerveny Klastor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zdiar to Cerveny Klastor in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kezmarok.
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Kezmarok, Slovakia — 1 night

Kežmarok is a town in the Spiš region of eastern Slovakia, on the Poprad River.HistorySettlement at Kežmarok dates back to the Upper Stone Age. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Belianska Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Kezmarok Castle, and then soothe aching muscles at Thermal Park Vrbov.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kezmarok online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cerveny Klastor to Kezmarok by car takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Kezmarok are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bardejov.
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Bardejov, Slovakia — 2 nights

Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. On the 12th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Radnicne Namestie, pause for some photo ops at Bronze statue Kata, then admire the masterpieces at Saris Museum - Town Hall, and finally admire the masterpieces at Icon Museum (Saris). On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Udolie smrti, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sariske Muzeum Bardejov, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Egidius Basilica.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bardejov trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kezmarok to Bardejov takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kezmarok in August, expect Bardejov to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Presov.
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Presov, Slovakia — 2 nights

Prešov is a city in Eastern Slovakia. On the 14th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Slovak Technical Museum - NKP Solivar in Presov, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alexander Nevski Orthodox Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at Orthodox Synagogue and Museum, Presov. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Opal mines, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Concathedral, and then admire the landmark architecture of RAkocziho Palace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Presov online travel route planner.

You can drive from Bardejov to Presov in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Presov, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Michalovce.
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Michalovce, Slovakia — 1 night

Michalovce is a town on the Laborec river in eastern Slovakia. On the 16th (Mon), explore the activities along Vinianske Lake, make a splash at Thermal Sirava Spa Resort, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Zemplinska sirava.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Michalovce trip planner.

Getting from Presov to Michalovce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. August in Michalovce sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kosice.
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Kosice, Slovakia — 1 night

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Východoslovenská galéria, ponder the design of Singing fountain, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kosice Historical Centre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety).

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kosice trip planner.

Getting from Michalovce to Kosice by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zehra.
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Zehra, Slovakia — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Spirit Church Zehra and then Head underground at Zla Diera Cave.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zehra online holiday planner.

Drive from Kosice to Zehra in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kosice in August, expect Zehra to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Spisske Podhradie.
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Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia — 1 night

Spišské Podhradie is a town in Spiš in the Prešov Region of Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Topolciansky Hrad, then pause for some serene contemplation at Evangelic church, then steep yourself in history at Spisska Kapitula, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Martin's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Spisske Podhradie attractions app.

Spisske Podhradie is just a short distance from Zehra. In August in Spisske Podhradie, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levoca.
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Levoca, Slovakia — 1 night

Levoča is a town in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia with a population of 14,600. On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Master Paul's House, then get engrossed in the history at Radnica, then take in breathtaking views at The Sucha Bela Canyon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Levoca route website.

Levoca is just a stone's throw from Spisske Podhradie. August in Levoca sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Stary Smokovec.
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Stary Smokovec, Slovakia — 2 nights

Starý Smokovec is a part of the town of Vysoké Tatry in northern Slovakia in the Tatras. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at ZION SPA LUXURY Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras, then look for all kinds of wild species at Strbske Pleso Lake, and then glide through natural beauty at Strbske Pleso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Skok, hike along Predne Solisko, and then admire the sheer force of Cold Water Waterfall.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Stary Smokovec trip planner.

Stary Smokovec is just a stone's throw from Levoca. August in Stary Smokovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Poprad.
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Poprad, Slovakia — 3 nights

Poprad is a city in northern Slovakia at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains famous for its picturesque historic centre and as a holiday resort. Go for a jaunt from Poprad to Spisska Nova Ves to see Slovak Paradise about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Prielom Hornadu, make a splash at AquaCity Poprad, get to know the fascinating history of Spisska Sobota Old Town, and shop like a local with Tatra Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Poprad trip itinerary planner.

Poprad is just a short distance from Stary Smokovec. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dedinky.
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Dedinky, Slovakia — 1 night

Dedinky is a village and municipality in the Rožňava District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.HistoryIn historical records the village was first mentioned in 1386.GeographyThe village lies at an altitude of 795 metres and covers an area of 3.643 km². Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie, then explore the striking landscape at Zejmarska roklina, and then explore the activities along Palcmanska Masa.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dedinky trip planner.

Getting from Poprad to Dedinky by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dobsina.
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Dobsina, Slovakia — 2 nights

Dobšiná is a town in the Slovenské rudohorie mountains in Slovakia, on the Slaná River, north-west of Košice.GeographyIt is situated between Revúcka vrchovina and Volovské vrchy in the Carpathians, and lies to the south of the beautiful Stratená valley, watered by the river Hnilec, and enclosed on all sides by mountains. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): Head underground at Dobsinska Ice Cave, then snap pictures at Chmarossky viadukt, and then admire the striking features of City Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evanjelicky kostol, then explore the striking landscape of Narodny park Muranska planina, and then explore the historical opulence of Hrad Muran (Castle of Muran).

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dobsina tour builder site.

Dobsina is just a stone's throw from Dedinky. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Demanovska Dolina.
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Demanovska Dolina, Slovakia — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Stanisovska Jaskyna, get great views at Rozhladna Ostredok, and then stroll around Vrbicke pleso.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Demanovska Dolina travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dobsina to Demanovska Dolina takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Liptovsky Mikulas.
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Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia — 2 nights

A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make a splash at Aquapark Tatralandia and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Kontakt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Demanovska Ice Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Demanovska Cave of Liberty, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Liptovska Mara.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Liptovsky Mikulas route planning tool.

Liptovsky Mikulas is very close to Demanovska Dolina. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Svaty Kriz.
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Svaty Kriz, Slovakia — 1 night

Svätý Kríž, is a village and municipality in Liptovský Mikuláš District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.HistoryIn historical records the village was first mentioned in 1277.GeographyThe municipality lies at an altitude of 630 metres and covers an area of 9.413 km². Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Wooden Church of Svaty Kriz.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Svaty Kriz online tour itinerary planner.

Svaty Kriz is just a short distance from Liptovsky Mikulas. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pavcina Lehota.
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Pavcina Lehota, Slovakia — 1 night

Pavčina Lehota is a village and municipality in Liptovský Mikuláš District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.HistoryIn historical records the village was first mentioned in 1365.GeographyThe municipality lies at an altitude of 700metres and covers an area of 7.217 km². Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Ski Ziarce.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pavcina Lehota online trip planner.

Pavcina Lehota is very close to Svaty Kriz. In September in Pavcina Lehota, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Banska Bystrica.
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Banska Bystrica, Slovakia — 1 night

Banská Bystrica is a city in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at MUSEUM SNP, make a trip to Námestie SNP, then take in panoramic vistas at The Clock Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ebner house.

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Traveling by car from Pavcina Lehota to Banska Bystrica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Hronsek.
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Hronsek, Slovakia — 1 night

Hronsek is a village and municipality of the Banská Bystrica District in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.HistoryIn historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1500, and it has changed its name many times during its History: (1500 Zyklafalu, 1506 Czwiklafalwa, 1514 Galoyczfalwa, 1515 Galowycz, 1522 Czwyklina, 1558 Czwyklina alias Galfalwa, 1565 Garanzk). On the 4th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hronsek Wooden Church.

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Hronsek is just a stone's throw from Banska Bystrica. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Banska Stiavnica.
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Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia — 3 nights

Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Banska Stiavnica is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, get a new perspective on nature at Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), take in nature's colorful creations at Banska Stiavnica Botanical Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria.

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Traveling by car from Hronsek to Banska Stiavnica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Nitra.
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Nitra, Slovakia — 1 night

Nitra is a city in western Slovakia, situated at the foot of Zobor Mountain in the valley of the river Nitra. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to Nitra Calvary, appreciate the history behind Black Death Column, and then walk around Mestsky Park na Sihoti.

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Getting from Banska Stiavnica to Nitra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Komarno.
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Komarno, Slovakia — 1 night

Komárno is a town in Slovakia at the confluence of the Danube and the Váh rivers. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Thermal Swimming Pool Komarno, then don't miss a visit to Komarno City Centre, and then admire the striking features of Courtyard of Europe.

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Drive from Nitra to Komarno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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Slovakia travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.
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