20 days in Slovakia Itinerary

20 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kosice
— 2 nights
2
Bardejov
— 2 nights
3
Stara Lubovna
— 1 night
4
Liptovsky Mikulas
— 3 nights
5
Terchova
— 2 nights
6
Banska Stiavnica
— 5 nights
7
Bratislava
— 3 nights

2
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stop by Knihkupectvo Artforum. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Jakabov Palac, get engrossed in the history at Miklus Prison, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), then ponder the design of Singing fountain, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kosice Historical Centre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kosice online trip builder.

Bucharest, Romania to Kosice is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Kosice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in July, expect nights in Kosice to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bardejov.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Jasov, Zadielska tiesnava narrow
Highlights from your plan
Miklus Prison ©
Miklus Prison
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst ©
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
Jakabov Palac ©
Jakabov Palac

2
nights
Bardejov

Bardejov ©
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Greckokatolicky dreveny chram Ochrany Presvatej Bohorodicky (Mikulasova), explore the landscape on two wheels at Kyslikova cesta - Oxygen Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sariske Muzeum Bardejov, then explore the world behind art at Icon Museum (Saris), then don't miss a visit to Saris Museum - Town Hall, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Radnicne Namestie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Bronze statue Kata, explore the world behind art at Saris Museum - Town Hall, make a trip to Renaissance bastion, then see the interesting displays at Skanzen ukrajinsko-rusínskej kultúry, then brush up on your military savvy at Military and historical Museum of Svidnik, and finally contemplate the long history of Udolie smrti.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bardejov visit planner.

You can drive from Kosice to Bardejov in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Bardejov, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Stara Lubovna.

Things to do in Bardejov

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Svidnik, Bardejovske Kupele
Highlights from your plan
St. Egidius Basilica ©
St. Egidius Basilica
Skanzen ukrajinsko-rusínskej kultúry ©
Skanzen ukrajinsko-rusínskej kultúry

1
night
Stara Lubovna

Stara Lubovna ©
Stará Ľubovňa is a town with approximately 16,000 inhabitants in northeastern Slovakia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Lubovna Castle, get engrossed in the history at Nestville Park, make a trip to Lubovniansky skanzen, don't miss a visit to Muzeum Cerveny Klastor, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Dr. Michael Greisiger, and finally make a trip to Church.of St. Anthony the Hermit.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Stara Lubovna journey planning site.

You can drive from Bardejov to Stara Lubovna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bardejov in July, with highs in Stara Lubovna at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Stara Lubovna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Spisska Bela, Muzeum Cerveny Klastor
Highlights from your plan
Lubovna Castle ©
Lubovna Castle
Nestville Park ©
Nestville Park
Lubovniansky skanzen ©
Lubovniansky skanzen

3
nights
Liptovsky Mikulas

Liptovsky Mikulas ©
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Let the collections at Open-air Museum of Liptov Village in Pribylina and The Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology capture your imagination. Visiting Demanovska Cave of Liberty and Monastery Gorge will get you outdoors. Explore Liptovsky Mikulas' surroundings by going to Stary Smokovec (Waterfall Skok & Cold Water Waterfall), Strbske Pleso Lake (in Strbske Pleso) and Vysoke Tatry (Strbske Pleso & Koprovsky stit). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Demanovska Ice Cave, enjoy some diversion at Shooting Range Liptov, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Synagoge of Liptovsky Mikulas, and have some family-friendly fun at Galeria Ilusia.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Liptovsky Mikulas vacation planner.

Drive from Stara Lubovna to Liptovsky Mikulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Liptovsky Mikulas are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Stary Smokovec, Vysoke Tatry, Open-air Museum of Liptov Village in Pribylina, Monastery Gorge, Strbske Pleso Lake
Highlights from your plan
Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Strbske Pleso ©
Strbske Pleso
Demanovska Cave of Liberty ©
Demanovska Cave of Liberty

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. On the 1st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Vratna dolina, see the interesting displays at Povazske Muzeum, step into the grandiose world of Budatin Castle, make a trip to Zbynovsky budzogan, then explore the striking landscape at Maninska tiesnava, and finally don't miss a visit to Church of St. Cyril and Methodius. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Lookout tower Heart of Terchova, trek along Janosikove Diery, then explore the striking landscape at Maly Rozsutec, then take an in-depth tour of Kysucke Muzeum - Vychylovka, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mala Fatra Mountains.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Terchova tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Liptovsky Mikulas to Terchova takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zilina, Kysucke Muzeum - Vychylovka, Maninska tiesnava, Mala Fatra Mountains, Zbynovsky budzogan
Highlights from your plan
Vratna dolina ©
Vratna dolina
Janosikove Diery ©
Janosikove Diery
Kysucke Muzeum - Vychylovka ©
Kysucke Muzeum - Vychylovka

5
nights
Banska Stiavnica

Banska Stiavnica ©
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kalvaria and Banka Lasky. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Castle Banska Stiavnica and Museum of prehistory. Change things up with these side-trips from Banska Stiavnica: Harmanecka Cave (Harmanecka jaskyna) (in Horny Harmanec), SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum (in Bojnice) and Kremnica (Mining Museum Andrej Adit, Kremnica, NBS - Museum of Coins and Medals, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Banskostiavnicky Betlehem, pause for some serene contemplation at The St. Catherine Church, take an in-depth tour of Klastor Hronsky Benadik, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matej"s House.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Banska Stiavnica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Terchova to Banska Stiavnica takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Banska Bystrica, Kremnica, Bojnice, Harmanecka Cave (Harmanecka jaskyna), Klastor Hronsky Benadik
Highlights from your plan
Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM) ©
Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM)
Banka Lasky ©
Banka Lasky
Banskostiavnicky Betlehem ©
Banskostiavnicky Betlehem

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum) and Cerveny Kamen Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Devin Castle and Nedbalka Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Bratislava: Slnecne Jazera (in Senec), Oasis Siberian tiger (in Kostolna pri Dunaji) and Modra (VeLka Homola & Ceramics museum). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Slovak National Gallery Slovenská národná galéria, delve into the lush surroundings at Rusovsky park, head outdoors with Sad Janka Krala, and admire the striking features of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bratislava trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Banska Stiavnica to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train 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 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Modra, Slnecne Jazera, Cerveny Kamen Castle, Oasis Siberian tiger
Highlights from your plan
Nedbalka Gallery ©
Nedbalka Gallery
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle

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