15 days in Slovakia Itinerary

15 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia route planner

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Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava
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Bratislava
— 5 nights
Drive
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Banska Stiavnica
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Bojnice
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Liptovsky Mikulas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kosice
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Bring the kids along to Hviezdoslavovo Namestie and Schone Naci Statue. Explore hidden gems such as Slovak Philharmonic and Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Bratislava: Nitra (Piaristicky kostol sv. Ladislava & Nitra Castle). There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Bratislava Shooting Club, steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and admire the masterpieces at Nedbalka Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bratislava travel planner.

London, UK to Bratislava is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, you will find days in Bratislava are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Banska Stiavnica

— 2 nights
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of MUSEUM SNP, step into the grandiose world of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Manor House in Svaty Anton, don't miss a visit to Námestie SNP, then take in panoramic vistas at The Clock Tower, and finally admire the striking features of Ebner house.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Banska Stiavnica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Banska Stiavnica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bojnice.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Bojnice

— 3 nights
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vratna dolina and Janosikove Diery. Venture out of the city with trips to Cicmany (in Cicmany), Trencin (Vodnik & Trenciansky Hrad) and Kostol svateho Andreja-Svorada a Benadika (in Skalka nad Vahom). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Hrad Lietava and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Transport.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bojnice trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Banska Stiavnica to Bojnice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Bojnice

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Liptovsky Mikulas

— 2 nights
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): head outdoors with Stanisovska jaskyna, then explore the fascinating underground world of Demanovska Cave of Liberty, and then get engrossed in the history at Mini Slovensko. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Strbske Pleso, contemplate the waterfront views at Strbske Pleso Lake, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Military Cemetery Vazec.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Liptovsky Mikulas trip planner.

You can drive from Bojnice to Liptovsky Mikulas in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kosice

— 2 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kosice Historical Centre and then admire the local landmark of Singing fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Košice, don't miss a visit to Immaculata, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kosice travel route planner.

You can drive from Liptovsky Mikulas to Kosice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Liptovsky Mikulas in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kosice, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.