38 days in Slovakia Itinerary

38 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip planner

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Fly to Krakow, Bus to Vysoke Tatry
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Vysoke Tatry
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kosice
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bardejov
— 4 nights
Drive
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Banska Stiavnica
— 5 nights
Drive
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Terchova
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trencin
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bratislava
— 12 nights
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Vysoke Tatry

— 4 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Vysoke Tatry: Dobsinska Ice Cave (in Dobsina), Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves) and Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica). Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Predne Solisko.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vysoke Tatry trip itinerary planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vysoke Tatry is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Vysoke Tatry. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, you will find days in Vysoke Tatry are little chillier (25°C), and nights are colder (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kosice

— 5 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kosice: Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (in Jasov), Domica Cave (in Kecovo) and Natural park in Betliar (in Betliar). Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at National Park Poloniny. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), stop by Knihkupectvo Artforum, get to know the fascinating history of Kosice Historical Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kosice itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Vysoke Tatry to Kosice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Vysoke Tatry in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Kosice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bardejov.

Things to do in Kosice

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bardejov

— 4 nights
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bardejov: Vysny Komarnik (The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla & Dukla Lookout Tower) and Svidnik (Military and historical Museum of Svidnik & Udolie smrti). And it doesn't end there: trek along Kyslikova cesta - Oxygen Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Radnicne Namestie, admire the striking features of Malov mestiansky house, and delve into the distant past at The Zborov Castle.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bardejov day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kosice to Bardejov takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Bardejov sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Bardejov

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

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 Kremnica Town Castle (in Kremnica), Hronsek Wooden Church (in Hronsek) and Kraliky waterfalls (in Kraliky). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sasovsky hrad, don't miss a visit to Hrad Divin, see human ingenuity at work at Tajch Klinger, and appreciate the history behind Slovak National Uprising Memorial.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Banska Stiavnica attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bardejov to Banska Stiavnica takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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 Povazske Muzeum (in Zilina), Oravska Galeria (in Dolny Kubin) and Orava Castle (in Oravsky Podzamok). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Janosikove Diery, take some stellar pictures from The monument of Juraj Janosik, identify plant and animal life at Vratna dolina, and examine the collection at Museum of Orava Village.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Terchova trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Banska Stiavnica to Terchova in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In June in Terchova, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Trencin.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Trencin

— 4 nights
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Change things up with these side-trips from Trencin: Bojnice (Chapel of St. Michael the Archangel, SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, &more), Mohyla Gen. Milana Rastislava (in Myjava) and Cachtice Castle (in Cachtice). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Trenciansky Hrad, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of the St. Anna, make a trip to Beckov castle, and ponder the design of Vodnik.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Trencin trip planning app.

You can drive from Terchova to Trencin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Bratislava

— 12 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nitra (Farsky kostol navstivenia Panny Marie, Nitra Castle, &more), Malkia Park- Big Cats Rescue (in Orechova Poton) and Trnava (Town Tower & Mala Synagoga Trnava). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Devin Castle, don't miss a visit to Hlavne Namestie, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bratislava trip planner.

You can drive from Trencin to Bratislava in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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.