15 days in Slovakia Itinerary

15 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia travel route planner

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Bratislava
— 5 nights
Drive
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Banska Bystrica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Liptovsky Mikulas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kosice
— 2 nights
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Bratislava

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.
You've now added Lake Zlate Piesky to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Bratislava Castle and Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, pause for some photo ops at Cumil, contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and don't miss a visit to Michalska Brana.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bratislava route maker site.

Berlin, Germany to Bratislava is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Banska Bystrica.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

4
nights
Banska Bystrica

Banská Bystrica is a city in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mining Museum Andrej Adit, Kremnica and Kremnica Town Castle. Step out of the city life by going to Gavurky and Lucky Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banska Bystrica: Banska Stiavnica (Banska Stiavnica Botanical Garden, Banka Lasky, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Borova Hora, don't miss a visit to Slovak National Uprising Memorial, contemplate the long history of The Town Castle Area, and enjoy breathtaking views from The Clock Tower.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Banska Bystrica driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Banska Bystrica by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Banska Bystrica

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

3
nights
Liptovsky Mikulas

A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Visiting Demanovska Cave of Liberty and Strbske Pleso will get you outdoors. Attractions like Aquapark Tatralandia and Shooting Range Liptov make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Liptovsky Mikulas with an excursion to Strbske Pleso Lake in Strbske Pleso--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Jasna Nizke Tatry, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Military Cemetery Vazec, stroll around Vrbicke pleso, and take in the dramatic natural features at Demanovska Ice Cave.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Liptovsky Mikulas online trip planner.

Getting from Banska Bystrica to Liptovsky Mikulas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Liptovsky Mikulas, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

2
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Kosice

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Miklus Prison, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kaplnka svateho Michala, then make a trip to Immaculata, and finally steep yourself in history at Jakabov Palac. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Poloniny.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Kosice day trip app.

You can drive from Liptovsky Mikulas to Kosice in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Liptovsky Mikulas in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kosice, with lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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.