10 days in Slovakia Itinerary

10 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Banska Stiavnica
— 1 night
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Vysoke Tatry
— 2 nights
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Terchova
— 2 nights
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Trencin
— 1 night
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Bratislava
— 3 nights

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Banska Stiavnica — 1 night

Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Fritz house, see the interesting displays at Banka Lasky, then learn more about the world around you at Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), then step into the grandiose world of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle), then take an in-depth tour of MUSEUM SNP, then take in panoramic vistas at The Clock Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hronsek Wooden Church.

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Bratislava to Banska Stiavnica is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vysoke Tatry.
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Vysoke Tatry — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get outside with Lomnicky Peak, then explore the fascinating underground world of Belianska Cave, then ski along the peaceful trails at Strbske Pleso, and finally explore the activities along Strbske Pleso Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dreveny Artikularny Kostol, then take in breathtaking views at The Sucha Bela Canyon, then take a stroll through Levoca Historic Centre, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Slovak Paradise.

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You can drive from Banska Stiavnica to Vysoke Tatry in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Vysoke Tatry sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Terchova.
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Terchova — 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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Zilina Catacomb, then explore the ancient world of Strecno Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Veľký Rozsutec. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Marianske Square, explore the historical opulence of Hrad Lietava, admire the landmark architecture of Wedding Palace, then identify plant and animal life at Vratna dolina, and finally stroll through Janosikove Diery.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Terchova day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Vysoke Tatry to Terchova takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Terchova can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Trencin.
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Trencin — 1 night

Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the striking features of Mestska Veza, steep yourself in history at Trenciansky Hrad, then admire the local landmark of Vodnik, then explore the historical opulence of Beckov castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evanjelicky kostol.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Trencin day trip planner.

Drive from Terchova to Trencin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bratislava.
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Bratislava — 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bratislava City Museum (Muzeum Mesta Bratislavy) and Nitra Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Devin Castle and Church of St. Michael the Archangel. Step out of Bratislava with an excursion to Cerveny Kamen Castle in Cerveny Kamen--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church and Monastery, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery, and appreciate the history behind Cumil.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bratislava trip tool.

Getting from Trencin to Bratislava by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) 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.