22 days in Slovakia Itinerary

22 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bratislava
— 4 nights
2
Trencin
— 2 nights
3
Zilina
— 1 night
4
Banska Bystrica
— 1 night
5
Strbske Pleso
— 2 nights
6
Vysoke Tatry
— 2 nights
7
Poprad
— 1 night
8
Spisska Nova Ves
— 2 nights
9
Levoca
— 1 night
10
Presov
— 2 nights
11
Kosice
— 3 nights

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Schone Naci Statue and Hviezdoslavovo Namestie. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, appreciate the history behind Cumil, get your game on at Mackafe (cat cafe), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bratislava trip builder site.

Bristol, UK to Bratislava is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Bratislava due to the time zone difference. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Trencin.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Schone Naci Statue ©
Schone Naci Statue

2
nights
Trencin

Trencin ©
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. On the 12th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Roman Catholic Church of the Birth of Virgin Mary, get to know the resident critters at Bojnice Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, and finally Head underground at Museum of prehistory. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Sturovo namestie, pause for some photo ops at Morovy stlp - Plague Pillar, then contemplate the long history of Trenciansky Hrad, then pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicky kostol, and finally don't miss a visit to Chapel of the St. Anna.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Trencin attractions planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Trencin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zilina.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Bojnice
Highlights from your plan
SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum ©
SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum
Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad
Bojnice Zoo ©
Bojnice Zoo

1
night
Zilina

Zilina ©
Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. On the 14th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of SuLovsky hrad and then see the interesting displays at Povazske Muzeum.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Zilina tour itinerary website.

Getting from Trencin to Zilina by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Zilina sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Banska Bystrica.

Things to do in Zilina

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

SuLovsky hrad
Highlights from your plan
Povazske Muzeum ©
Povazske Muzeum
Marianske Square ©
Marianske Square

1
night
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 15th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Stredoslovenska Galeria and then make a trip to Námestie SNP.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Banska Bystrica road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Zilina to Banska Bystrica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Strbske Pleso.

Things to do in Banska Bystrica

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Clock Tower ©
The Clock Tower
Námestie SNP ©
Námestie SNP
Stredoslovenska Galeria ©
Stredoslovenska Galeria

2
nights
Strbske Pleso

Strbske Pleso ©
Štrbské Pleso is a favorite ski, tourist, and health resort in the High Tatras, Slovakia located on the lake by the same name. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Predne Solisko. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Vazecka Cave, then stroll the grounds of German Military Cemetery Vazec, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to victims of SNP, and finally explore the activities along Strbske Pleso Lake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Strbske Pleso trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Banska Bystrica to Strbske Pleso takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Strbske Pleso

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vazec
Highlights from your plan
Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Predne Solisko ©
Predne Solisko
Jazierka lasky ©
Jazierka lasky

2
nights
Vysoke Tatry

Vysoke Tatry ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lomnicky Peak and Tatras National Park.

To find maps and more tourist information, read Vysoke Tatry trip planner.

Vysoke Tatry is just a stone's throw from Strbske Pleso. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Poprad.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stary Smokovec, Tatranska Lomnica
Highlights from your plan
Tatras National Park ©
Tatras National Park
Lomnicky Peak ©
Lomnicky Peak
Gerlachovsky Stit ©
Gerlachovsky Stit

1
night
Poprad

Poprad
Poprad is a city in northern Slovakia at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains famous for its picturesque historic centre and as a holiday resort. To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Poprad planning site.

Poprad is just a stone's throw from Vysoke Tatry. In September in Poprad, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Spisska Nova Ves.

Things to do in Poprad

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

2
nights
Spisska Nova Ves

Spisska Nova Ves ©
On the 21st (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Hornad Canyon, delve into the lush surroundings at Slovak Paradise, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie. On your second day here, make a trip to Symbolic cemetery Slovak Paradise, explore the world behind art at Kastiel a Letohradok Markusovce, and then meet the residents at Zoo Spisska Nova Ves.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Spisska Nova Ves travel itinerary planner.

Spisska Nova Ves is just a short distance from Poprad. In September, daytime highs in Spisska Nova Ves are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levoca.

Things to do in Spisska Nova Ves

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kastiel a Letohradok Markusovce, Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie, Hornad Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Slovak Paradise ©
Slovak Paradise
Hornad Canyon ©
Hornad Canyon
Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie ©
Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie

1
night
Levoca

Levoca ©
Levoča is a town in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia with a population of 14,600. On the 23rd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Radnica, admire the striking features of Halifax house, don't miss a visit to Spis Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Evangelical church in Levoca, then admire the landmark architecture of Thurzo's house, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The new church and Minorite monastery in Levoca.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Levoca online trip planner.

Levoca is very close to Spisska Nova Ves. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Presov.

Things to do in Levoca

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Jacob's Church ©
St. Jacob's Church
Radnica ©
Radnica
Thurzo's house ©
Thurzo's house

2
nights
Presov

Presov ©
Prešov is a city in Eastern Slovakia. On the 24th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Opal mines, get a sense of history and politics at Preskov city hall, admire the striking features of Greek Catholic Bishop's Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Concathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Greek Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally admire the landmark architecture of RAkocziho Palace. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wooden Church of St Francis of Assisi (Dreveny Kostol sv. Frantiska z Assisi), then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Egidius Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Radnicne Namestie.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Presov day trip planning website.

Drive from Levoca to Presov in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Levoca in September, expect Presov to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Presov

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Bardejov, Jewish synagogue
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kosice Historical Centre and ZOO Košice. Take a break from Kosice with a short trip to Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst in Jasov, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at THEROOMS.EU, look for gifts at Knihkupectvo Artforum, pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala, and make a trip to Immaculata.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kosice trip planning tool.

Kosice is very close to Presov. In September in Kosice, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
Highlights from your plan
St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
THEROOMS.EU ©
THEROOMS.EU
Singing fountain ©
Singing fountain

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