12 days in Slovakia Itinerary

12 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kosice
— 1 night
2
Liptovsky Mikulas
— 2 nights
3
Terchova
— 1 night
4
Trencin
— 1 night
5
Banska Stiavnica
— 1 night
6
Bratislava
— 3 nights

1
night
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kaplnka svateho Michala and then get to know the fascinating history of Kosice Historical Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Miklus Prison, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), take in the exciting artwork at Knihkupectvo Artforum, then admire the local landmark of Singing fountain, and finally explore the world behind art at Východoslovenská galéria.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kosice trip planning tool.

Ottawa, Canada to Kosice is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
Miklus Prison ©
Miklus Prison
Kaplnka svateho Michala ©
Kaplnka svateho Michala

2
nights
Liptovsky Mikulas

Liptovsky Mikulas ©
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
On the 28th (Mon), meet the residents at Zoo Kontakt, Head underground at Demanovska Cave of Liberty, and then step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Strbske Pleso and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strbske Pleso Lake.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Liptovsky Mikulas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kosice to Liptovsky Mikulas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kosice in September: high temperatures in Liptovsky Mikulas hover around 21°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Orava Castle, Strbske Pleso, Strbske Pleso Lake
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Orava Castle ©
Orava Castle
Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Strbske Pleso ©
Strbske Pleso

1
night
Terchova

Terchova ©
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 30th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Vratna dolina, hike along Janosikove Diery, and then pause for some photo ops at The monument of Juraj Janosik.

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Getting from Liptovsky Mikulas to Terchova by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Terchova sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Trencin.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Janosikove Diery ©
Janosikove Diery
Vratna dolina ©
Vratna dolina
The monument of Juraj Janosik ©
The monument of Juraj Janosik

1
night
Trencin

Trencin ©
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. On the 1st (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Beckov castle, get to know the fascinating history of Parish Stairway, make a trip to Mestska Veza, then pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicky kostol, and finally explore the historical opulence of Trenciansky Hrad.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Trencin driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Terchova to Trencin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beckov castle
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Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad
Beckov castle ©
Beckov castle
Evanjelicky kostol ©
Evanjelicky kostol

1
night
Banska Stiavnica

Banska Stiavnica ©
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, then contemplate the long history of Old town area of Banska Stiavnica, then appreciate the history behind Statue of the Virgin Mary, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Banska Stiavnica travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Trencin to Banska Stiavnica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites
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Old Castle Banska Stiavnica ©
Old Castle Banska Stiavnica

3
nights
Bratislava

Bratislava ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum and Fountain of St. George and the Dragon. Visit Bratislava Castle and Blue Church of St. Elizabeth for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery, and make a trip to Slavin War Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip maker app.

You can drive from Banska Stiavnica to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Bratislava sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town

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