11 days in Slovakia Itinerary

11 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip planner

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Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava
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Bratislava
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bojnice
— 1 night
Drive
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Namestovo
— 1 night
Drive
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Kosice
— 1 night
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Bratislava

— 5 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.
Devin Castle and Bratislava Castle will appeal to history buffs. Head to Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum and Uluvfor plenty of shopping. When in Bratislava, make a side trip to see Slnecne Jazera in Senec, approximately Senec away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Multium - space and mirror gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and browse the different shops at Eurovea Galleria.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bratislava trip builder tool.

Durban, South Africa to Bratislava is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Bratislava sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bojnice.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Bojnice

— 1 night
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mining Skansen Museum of Horna Nitra, get engrossed in the history at Museum of prehistory, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Michael the Archangel, then take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Martin.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bojnice trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Bojnice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Namestovo.

Things to do in Bojnice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Namestovo

— 1 night
Námestovo is a town in northern Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, then step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle, and then view the masterpieces at Slanicky art island - Orava dam.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Namestovo online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bojnice to Namestovo takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kosice.

Things to do in Namestovo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Kosice

— 1 night

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
On the 10th (Sat), stop by Knihkupectvo Artforum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kaplnka svateho Michala, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kosice trip website.

Traveling by car from Namestovo to Kosice takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kosice can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Museums · Shopping · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trip

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.