12 days in Slovakia Itinerary

12 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Fly to Krakow, Bus to Ruzomberok, Train to Liptovsky Mikulas
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Liptovsky Mikulas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Terchova
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bratislava
— 5 nights
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Liptovsky Mikulas

— 4 nights
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Slovak Paradise and Aquapark Tatralandia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liptovsky Mikulas: Vysoke Tatry (Krivan & Lomnicky Peak), Dobsinska Ice Cave (in Dobsina) and Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Demanovska Cave of Liberty, look for all kinds of wild species at Strbske Pleso Lake, stroll the grounds of German Military Cemetery Vazec, and explore the activities along Liptovska Mara.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Liptovsky Mikulas is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Liptovsky Mikulas hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Terchova.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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. On the 21st (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Veľký Rozsutec and then trek along Janosikove Diery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Vratna dolina and then step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle.

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Traveling by car from Liptovsky Mikulas to Terchova takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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.
Attractions like Devin Castle and Bratislava Castle make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Bratislava to Velky Meder to see Thermal Corvinus Velky Meder about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Mackafe (cat cafe), make a trip to Michalska Brana, and get outside with Happy Dog Forest Hike.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip planner.

Getting from Terchova to Bratislava by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Theme 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.