16 days in Slovakia Itinerary

16 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Košice Airport, Drive to Dobsina
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Dobsina
— 1 night
Drive
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Vysoke Tatry
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Terchova
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bojnice
— 1 night
Drive
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Bratislava
— 7 nights
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Bucharest

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Dobsina

— 1 night
Dobšiná is a town in the Slovenské rudohorie mountains in Slovakia, on the Slaná River, north-west of Košice.GeographyIt is situated between Revúcka vrchovina and Volovské vrchy in the Carpathians, and lies to the south of the beautiful Stratená valley, watered by the river Hnilec, and enclosed on all sides by mountains. On the 24th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, then explore the fascinating underground world of Dobsinska Ice Cave, then snap pictures at Chmarossky viadukt, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Palcmanska Masa.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dobsina trip builder.

Bucharest, Romania to Dobsina is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bucharest in July, things will get little chillier in Dobsina: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Dobsina

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vysoke Tatry

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vysoke Tatry: Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves) and Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vysoke Tatry trip planning website.

You can drive from Dobsina to Vysoke Tatry in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Vysoke Tatry can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Terchova

— 3 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. Get out of town with these interesting Terchova side-trips: Liptovsky Mikulas (Aquapark Tatralandia & Demanovska Cave of Liberty) and Orava Castle (in Oravsky Podzamok). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Janosikove Diery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Veľký Rozsutec, make a trip to Marianske Square, and explore the striking landscape at Maly Rozsutec.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Terchova online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Vysoke Tatry to Terchova by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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 your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Bojnice.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bojnice

— 1 night
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. On the 31st (Fri), browse the exhibits of Museum of prehistory, get to know the resident critters at Bojnice Zoo, take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, then make a trip to Chapel of St. Michael the Archangel, and finally see the interesting displays at Mining Skansen Museum of Horna Nitra.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bojnice road trip planner.

You can drive from Terchova to Bojnice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Bojnice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bratislava

— 7 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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), appreciate the history behind Cumil, and don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava planning site.

Drive from Bojnice to Bratislava in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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.