31 days in Slovakia Itinerary

31 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bratislava
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Bojnice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Zilina
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Vysoke Tatry
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bardejov
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kosice
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Dobsina
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Banska Stiavnica
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Bratislava
— 9 nights
End: Bratislava

2
nights
Bojnice

Bojnice ©
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Get out of town with these interesting Bojnice side-trips: Uhrovec Castle (in Uhrovske Podhradie), Cicmany (in Cicmany) and Trencin (Trenciansky Hrad, Mestska Veza, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bojnice Zoo, contemplate the long history of Hrusov Castle, and Head underground at Museum of prehistory.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bojnice day trip tool.

Bratislava to Bojnice is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Zilina.

Things to do in Bojnice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Trencin, Uhrovec Castle, Hrusov Castle, Cicmany, Chateau Appony Library
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SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum ©
SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum
Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad
Uhrovec Castle ©
Uhrovec Castle

3
nights
Zilina

Zilina ©
Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. Change things up with these side-trips from Zilina: Terchova (Janosikove Diery & Veľký Rozsutec), Orava Castle (in Oravsky Podzamok) and Oravska Galeria (in Dolny Kubin). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Hrad Lietava, explore the ancient world of Strecno Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mala Fatra Mountains.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zilina trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bojnice to Zilina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Zilina

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Terchova, Mala Fatra Mountains, Orava Castle, SuLovsky hrad, Oravska Galeria
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Janosikove Diery ©
Janosikove Diery
Orava Castle ©
Orava Castle
Hrad Lietava ©
Hrad Lietava

3
nights
Vysoke Tatry

Vysoke Tatry ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves), Liptovsky Mikulas (Aquapark Tatralandia & Demanovska Cave of Liberty) and Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica).

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Vysoke Tatry journey planner.

Traveling by car from Zilina to Vysoke Tatry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Zilina in October, Vysoke Tatry is a bit cooler at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Bardejov.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Strbske Pleso, Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovak Paradise, Tatras National Park, Basement under Tower
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
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Slovak Paradise ©
Slovak Paradise
Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Tatras National Park ©
Tatras National Park

3
nights
Bardejov

Bardejov ©
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bardejov: The wooden greek-catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel (in Ladomirova), Svidnik (Dreveny chram svateho Mikulasa, Military and historical Museum of Svidnik, &more) and Vysny Komarnik (Dukla Lookout Tower & The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Lubovna Castle, admire the masterpieces at Icon Museum (Saris), get to know the fascinating history of Radnicne Namestie, and expand your understanding of the military at Gross bastion.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bardejov trip planner.

Getting from Vysoke Tatry to Bardejov by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Vysoke Tatry in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bardejov, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Bardejov

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Svidnik, Stara Lubovna, Vysny Komarnik, The wooden greek-catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel, Kyslikova cesta - Oxygen Trail
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
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St. Egidius Basilica ©
St. Egidius Basilica
Lubovna Castle ©
Lubovna Castle
Military and historical Museum of Svidnik
Military and historical Museum of Svidnik

4
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ochtinska Aragonite Cave (in Ochtina), Presov (National Park Poloniny & Opal mines) and Slovakia Ring Race Track (in Orechova). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, take in breathtaking views at Zadielska tiesnava narrow, get great views at Sninsky Kamen, and admire the local landmark of Singing fountain.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kosice travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Bardejov to Kosice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Kosice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dobsina.

Things to do in Kosice

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Presov, Snina, Ochtinska Aragonite Cave, Domica Cave, Zadielska tiesnava narrow
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst ©
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
Singing fountain ©
Singing fountain

1
night
Dobsina

Dobsina ©
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. On the 17th (Thu), admire the striking features of City Hall, snap pictures at Chmarossky viadukt, Head underground at Dobsinska Ice Cave, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evanjelicky kostol, then don't miss a visit to Church of St. Francis Xavier, and finally make a trip to Gothic Evangelical Church.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dobsina trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Kosice to Dobsina in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kosice in October, Dobsina is a bit cooler at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Dobsina

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chmarossky viadukt, Gothic Evangelical Church
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
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Chmarossky viadukt ©
Chmarossky viadukt
Dobsinska Ice Cave ©
Dobsinska Ice Cave

5
nights
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. Explore Banska Stiavnica's surroundings by going to Kremnica (NBS - Museum of Coins and Medals & Muzeum Gyca), Hronsek Wooden Church (in Hronsek) and Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle) (in Zvolen). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Námestie SNP, explore the historical opulence of Sasovsky hrad, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalvaria, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Low Tatras National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Banska Stiavnica trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Dobsina to Banska Stiavnica in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Banska Bystrica, Kremnica, Zvolen, Vartovka, Castle Museum in Filakovo
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
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Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle) ©
Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle)
Hronsek Wooden Church ©
Hronsek Wooden Church
Námestie SNP ©
Námestie SNP

9
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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Hlavne Namestie.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Banska Stiavnica to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 31:
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth

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