46 days in Slovakia Itinerary

46 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip planner

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Bratislava
— 11 nights
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Trencin
— 6 nights
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Terchova
— 4 nights
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Vysoke Tatry
— 5 nights
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Bardejov
— 4 nights
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Kosice
— 6 nights
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Dobsina
— 1 night
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Banska Stiavnica
— 8 nights
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Bratislava

— 11 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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, and step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bratislava vacation planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bratislava. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Trencin.

Things to do in Bratislava

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Trencin

— 6 nights
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Venture out of the city with trips to Bojnice (SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum & Bojnice Zoo), Cachtice Castle (in Cachtice) and Chateau Appony Library (in Oponice). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Trenciansky Hrad, don't miss a visit to Cicmany, pause for some photo ops at Mohyla Gen. Milana Rastislava, and admire the landmark architecture of Mestska Veza.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Trencin travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Trencin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Terchova

— 4 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 Maninska tiesnava (in Povazska Bystrica), Oravska Galeria (in Dolny Kubin) and Orava Castle (in Oravsky Podzamok). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Veľký Rozsutec. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Janosikove Diery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wedding Palace, take in the dramatic natural features at Maly Rozsutec, and get great views at The monument of Juraj Janosik.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Terchova day trip website.

You can drive from Trencin to Terchova in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Vysoke Tatry

— 5 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vysoke Tatry: Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves), Basement under Tower (in Liptovsky Jan) and Liptovsky Mikulas (Demanovska Cave of Liberty, Aquapark Tatralandia, &more). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Tatras National Park.

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You can drive from Terchova to Vysoke Tatry in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Terchova in July since evenings lows in Vysoke Tatry dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bardejov.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bardejov

— 4 nights
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bardejov: Vojnovy Cintorin Nemeckych Vojakov (in Hunkovce), Vysny Komarnik (Dukla Lookout Tower & The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla) and Stara Lubovna (Lubovniansky skanzen & Lubovna Castle). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Egidius Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Saris Museum - Town Hall, appreciate the history behind Bronze statue Kata, and brush up on your military savvy at Military and historical Museum of Svidnik.

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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 July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Bardejov. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kosice.

Things to do in Bardejov

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kosice

— 6 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kosice: Zadielska tiesnava narrow (in Turna nad Bodvou), Presov (National Park Poloniny, Saint Nicholas Concathedral, &more) and Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (in Jasov). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Singing fountain, take in panoramic vistas at Lookout Tower Košice, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), and enjoy some diversion at Biokupalisko Sninske Rybniky.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kosice trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Bardejov to Kosice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Kosice can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dobsina.

Things to do in Kosice

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Dobsina

— 1 night
Dobšiná is a town in the Slovenské rudohorie mountains in Slovakia, on the Slaná River, north-west of Košice.GeographyIt is situated between Revúcka vrchovina and Volovské vrchy in the Carpathians, and lies to the south of the beautiful Stratená valley, watered by the river Hnilec, and enclosed on all sides by mountains. On the 8th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Zejmarska roklina, then explore the fascinating underground world of Dobsinska Ice Cave, then steep yourself in history at Chmarossky viadukt, and finally don't miss a visit to Evanjelicky kostol.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dobsina road trip planning tool.

Drive from Kosice to Dobsina in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kosice in August, with highs in Dobsina at 28°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Dobsina

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Banska Stiavnica

— 8 nights
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Explore Banska Stiavnica's surroundings by going to Nitra Castle (in Nitra), Banska Bystrica (The Clock Tower, Námestie SNP, &more) and Fuggerov Dvor Complex (in Selce). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalvaria, admire the landmark architecture of Manor House in Svaty Anton, step into the grandiose world of Hrad Divin, and don't miss a visit to Castle/ Hrad Somoska.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Banska Stiavnica travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Dobsina to Banska Stiavnica in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.