31 days in Slovakia Itinerary

31 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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31 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Trencin (Trenciansky Hrad, Mestska veza, & more), Uhrovec Castle (in Uhrovske Podhradie) and Cicmany (in Cicmany). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bojnice Zoo, browse the collection at Chateau Appony Library, and explore the fascinating underground world of Museum of prehistory.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bojnice online travel route planner .

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) to allow time to drive to Zilina.

Things to do in Bojnice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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: see the interesting displays at Povazske Muzeum, explore the historical opulence of Budatin Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Marianske Square.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zilina trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bojnice to Zilina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Zilina can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Zilina

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Terchova, Oravska Galeria, Mala Fatra Mountains, Orava Castle, Strecno Castle
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Janosikove Diery ©
Janosikove Diery
Orava Castle ©
Orava Castle
Veľký Rozsutec ©
Veľký Rozsutec

3
nights
Vysoke Tatry

Vysoke Tatry ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Vysoke Tatry: Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves), Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica) and Liptovsky Mikulas (Aquapark Tatralandia & Demanovska Cave of Liberty).

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vysoke Tatry online trip maker .

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, plan for a bit cooler nights in Vysoke Tatry, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bardejov.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Outdoors

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
Tatras National Park ©
Tatras National Park
Lomnicky Peak ©
Lomnicky Peak

3
nights
Bardejov

Bardejov ©
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bardejov: The Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art (in Medzilaborce), The wooden greek-catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel (in Ladomirova) and Svidnik (Dreveny chram svateho Mikulasa, Military and historical Museum of Svidnik, & more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Egidius Basilica, appreciate the history behind The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla, don't miss a visit to Malov mestiansky house, and admire the masterpieces at Icon Museum (Saris).

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bardejov visit planner.

Getting from Vysoke Tatry to Bardejov by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Vysoke Tatry in October since evenings lows in Bardejov dip to 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 Trails

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Get out of town with these interesting Kosice side-trips: Ochtinska Aragonite Cave (in Ochtina), Slovakia Ring Race Track (in Orechova) and National Park Poloniny (in Presov). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, take in the dramatic natural features at Sninsky Kamen, admire the local landmark of Singing fountain, and get outside with Zadielska tiesnava narrow.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kosice trip planning site .

Getting from Bardejov to Kosice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Kosice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dobsina.

Things to do in Kosice

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Presov, Snina, Zadielska tiesnava narrow, Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, Domica Cave
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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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), get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, take in the views from Chmarossky viadukt, Head underground at Dobsinska Ice Cave, make a trip to Evanjelicky kostol, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis Xavier, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Gothic Evangelical Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dobsina online road trip planner .

You can drive from Kosice to Dobsina in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kosice in October since evenings lows in Dobsina dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Dobsina

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gothic Evangelical Church, Chmarossky viadukt
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 Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle) (in Zvolen), Hronsek Wooden Church (in Hronsek) and Kremnica (NBS - Museum of Coins and Medals & Muzeum Gyca). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Fuggerov Dvor Complex, step into the grandiose world of Hrad Gymes, admire the striking features of Manor House in Svaty Anton, and appreciate the history behind Slovak National Uprising Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Banska Stiavnica trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dobsina to Banska Stiavnica in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Banska Bystrica, Zvolen, Kremnica, Low Tatras National Park, Castle Museum in Filakovo
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
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Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle) ©
Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle)
Low Tatras National Park ©
Low Tatras National Park
Manor House in Svaty Anton ©
Manor House in Svaty Anton

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, nightlife, fun & games, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, and make a trip to Michalska Brana.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava online trip itinerary maker .

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. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off 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 Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

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