29 days in Slovakia Itinerary

29 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava
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Bratislava
— 8 nights
Drive
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Banska Stiavnica
— 5 nights
Drive
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Terchova
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vysoke Tatry
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bardejov
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kosice
— 4 nights
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Bratislava

— 8 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bratislava: Cerveny Kamen Castle (in Cerveny Kamen) and Trnava (St. John the Baptist Cathedral, Town Tower, &more). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Devin Castle, pause for some photo ops at Cumil, make a trip to Grassalkovich Palota, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

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Montreal, Canada to Bratislava is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Bratislava due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Banska Stiavnica

— 5 nights
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Venture out of the city with trips to Banska Bystrica (MUSEUM SNP, Slovak National Uprising Memorial, &more), Brhlovce Rock Dwellings (in Brhlovce) and Bojnice (Bojnice Lookout, SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Manor House in Svaty Anton, learn more about the world around you at Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), see the interesting displays at Banskostiavnicky Betlehem, and explore the activities along Pocuvadlo Lake.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Banska Stiavnica tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Banska Stiavnica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Terchova.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Wooden Church of Svaty Kriz (in Svaty Kriz), Museum of Transport (in Rajecke Teplice) and Zilina (Hrad Lietava & Povazske Muzeum). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle, make a trip to Budatin Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mala Fatra Mountains, and explore the striking landscape at Maly Rozsutec.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Terchova road trip website.

You can drive from Banska Stiavnica to Terchova in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Terchova can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Vysoke Tatry

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vysoke Tatry: Dobsina (City Hall & Dobsinska Ice Cave), German Military Cemetery Vazec (in Vazec) and Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves).

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vysoke Tatry trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Terchova to Vysoke Tatry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Vysoke Tatry when traveling from Terchova in September, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bardejov.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks · Nature · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bardejov

— 3 nights
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bardejov: The wooden greek-catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel (in Ladomirova) and Svidnik (Udolie smrti, Military and historical Museum of Svidnik, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Egidius Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Icon Museum (Saris), admire the landmark architecture of Malov mestiansky house, and pause for some photo ops at Bronze statue Kata.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bardejov trip planner.

You can drive from Vysoke Tatry to Bardejov in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vysoke Tatry in September, things will get a bit warmer in Bardejov: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Bardejov

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Kosice

— 4 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Explore Kosice's surroundings by going to Jasov (Jasovska Cave & Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst) and Presov (Orthodox Synagogue and Museum, Presov, Greek Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), get to know the fascinating history of Kosice Historical Centre, take in breathtaking views at Hornad Canyon, and rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Knihkupectvo Artforum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kosice trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bardejov to Kosice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Kosice are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Slovakia travel guide

3.9
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.