27 days in Slovakia Itinerary

27 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia attractions planner

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Kosice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bardejov
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vysoke Tatry
— 4 nights
Drive
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Terchova
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Trencin
— 3 nights
Drive
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Banska Stiavnica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bratislava
— 7 nights
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Kosice

— 3 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kosice Historical Centre and Jakabov Palac. Visit St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) and Kaplnka svateho Michala for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (in Jasov) and National Park Poloniny (in Presov). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Miklus Prison, admire the local landmark of Singing fountain, and make a trip to Immaculata.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kosice trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kosice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Kosice: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bardejov.

Things to do in Kosice

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bardejov

— 2 nights
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Radnicne Namestie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Egidius Basilica, then make a trip to Gross bastion, and finally step into the grandiose world of Lubovna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Open air Museum Skanzen Svidnik, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The wooden greek-catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel, then brush up on your military savvy at Military and historical Museum of Svidnik, then steep yourself in history at Udolie smrti, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vojnovy Cintorin Nemeckych Vojakov.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bardejov trip maker app.

Getting from Kosice to Bardejov by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Bardejov

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Vysoke Tatry

— 4 nights
Get a sense of the local culture at Kezmarok Castle and Tatra Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Strbske Pleso Lake and Slovak Paradise. Explore Vysoke Tatry's surroundings by going to Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica) and Demanovska Cave of Liberty (in Liptovsky Mikulas).

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Vysoke Tatry trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bardejov to Vysoke Tatry in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bardejov in September; daily highs in Vysoke Tatry reach 21°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Terchova.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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. Popular historic sites such as Orava Castle and Hrad Lietava are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Strecno Castle and Turcianska Gallery. Explore Terchova's surroundings by going to Slanicky art island - Orava dam (in Namestovo) and All Saints Church (in Tvrdosin). There's still lots to do: hike along Janosikove Diery, look for all kinds of wild species at Vratna dolina, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, and explore the historical opulence of Budatin Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Terchova trip planner.

You can drive from Vysoke Tatry to Terchova in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Terchova are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Trencin.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Trencin

— 3 nights
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Trenciansky Hrad and Beckov castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of St. Michael the Archangel and Mohyla Gen. Milana Rastislava. Get out of town with these interesting Trencin side-trips: Cachtice Castle (in Cachtice), Cicmany (in Cicmany) and Bojnice (Church of St. Martin & SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Water Reservoir Duchonka, admire the landmark architecture of Mestska Veza, and browse the different shops at OC Laugaricio.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trencin online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Terchova to Trencin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Banska Stiavnica

— 4 nights
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Discover out-of-the-way places like Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM) and Hronsek Wooden Church. Appreciate the collections at Banskostiavnicky Betlehem and MUSEUM SNP. Venture out of the city with trips to Zvolen (Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle) & Arboretum Borova Hora), Hrad Divin (in Divin) and Nitra Castle (in Nitra). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from The Clock Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria, step into the grandiose world of Sasovsky hrad, and explore the world behind art at Stredoslovenska Galeria.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Banska Stiavnica journey planner.

You can drive from Trencin to Banska Stiavnica in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Devin Castle and Bratislava Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum and Cerveny Kamen Castle. Go for a jaunt from Bratislava to Kostolna pri Dunaji to see Oasis Siberian tiger about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and get to know the fascinating history of Bratislava Old Town.

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Traveling by car from Banska Stiavnica to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.