18 days in Slovakia Itinerary

18 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bratislava
— 5 nights
2
Terchova
— 2 nights
3
Liptovsky Mikulas
— 4 nights
4
Banska Bystrica
— 2 nights
5
Dobsina
— 1 night
6
Kosice
— 3 nights

5
nights
Bratislava

Bratislava ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Devin Castle and Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum. Get some historical perspective at Bratislava Castle and Cerveny Kamen Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bratislava: Thermalpark Dunajska Streda (in Dunajska Streda), Town Tower (in Trnava) and VeLka Homola (in Modra). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Cachtice Castle, visit Bratislava Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Sigismund Gate, and take an in-depth tour of Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum).

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip itinerary builder tool.

Bucharest, Romania to Bratislava is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Bratislava. When traveling from Bucharest in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Bratislava, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Thermalpark Dunajska Streda, Cachtice Castle, Town Tower, Beckov castle, VeLka Homola
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Cerveny Kamen Castle ©
Cerveny Kamen Castle
Beckov castle ©
Beckov castle
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle

2
nights
Terchova

Terchova ©
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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Hrad Lietava, then explore the historical opulence of SuLovsky hrad, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mala Fatra Mountains. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Maly Rozsutec, trek along Janosikove Diery, then see the interesting displays at Povazske Muzeum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Budatin Castle.

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You can drive from Bratislava to Terchova in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Terchova when traveling from Bratislava in August, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Zilina, Mala Fatra Mountains, SuLovsky hrad
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Hrad Lietava ©
Hrad Lietava
Janosikove Diery ©
Janosikove Diery
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

4
nights
Liptovsky Mikulas

Liptovsky Mikulas ©
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Get some cultural insight at The Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology and Spisska Sobota Old Town. Museum-lovers will appreciate Master Paul's House and Basement under Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Liptovsky Mikulas: Basilica of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (in Kezmarok), Church of St. Egidius (in Poprad) and St. George's Church (in Spisska Sobota). The adventure continues: Head underground at Demanovska Cave of Liberty, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Synagoge of Liptovsky Mikulas, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Skok, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Liptovsky Mikulas road trip tool.

Getting from Terchova to Liptovsky Mikulas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Terchova in August, Liptovsky Mikulas is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Banska Bystrica.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stary Smokovec, Spisska Sobota, Basilica of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Master Paul's House, Church of St. Egidius
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Demanovska Cave of Liberty ©
Demanovska Cave of Liberty
Basilica of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross ©
Demanovska Ice Cave ©
Demanovska Ice Cave

2
nights
Banska Bystrica

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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Námestie SNP, steep yourself in history at The Clock Tower, take an in-depth tour of Matej"s House, explore the world behind art at Stredoslovenska Galeria, then steep yourself in history at The Town Castle Area, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Thurzo's House. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Slovak National Uprising Memorial, contemplate the long history of Butcher's Bastion, get engrossed in the history at MUSEUM SNP, view the masterpieces at Vila Dominika Skuteckeho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and finally explore the ancient world of Banska Bystrica's Town Fortifications.

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Traveling by car from Liptovsky Mikulas to Banska Bystrica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dobsina.

Things to do in Banska Bystrica

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Clock Tower ©
The Clock Tower
MUSEUM SNP ©
MUSEUM SNP
Matej ©
Matej"s House

1
night
Dobsina

Dobsina ©
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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Chmarossky viadukt, then Head underground at Dobsinska Ice Cave, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicky kostol.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dobsina trip app.

You can drive from Banska Bystrica to Dobsina in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kosice.

Things to do in Dobsina

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie, Chmarossky viadukt
Highlights from your plan
Chmarossky viadukt ©
Chmarossky viadukt
Dobsinska Ice Cave ©
Dobsinska Ice Cave
Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie ©
Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie

3
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Egidius Basilica and Singing fountain. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Radnicne Namestie and St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety). Change things up with these side-trips from Kosice: Bardejov (Malov mestiansky house, Church of John the Baptist and the Franciscan monastery, &more). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at THEROOMS.EU, admire the masterpieces at Východoslovenská galéria, make a trip to Immaculata, and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Soviet Soldiers, the Liberators.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kosice trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dobsina to Kosice in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Dobsina in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Kosice. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Bardejov
Highlights from your plan
St. Egidius Basilica ©
St. Egidius Basilica
St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
Kaplnka svateho Michala ©
Kaplnka svateho Michala

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