46 days in Slovakia Itinerary

46 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip planner

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Kosice
— 7 nights
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Vysoke Tatry
— 7 nights
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Terchova
— 7 nights
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Bojnice
— 8 nights
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Bratislava
— 15 nights
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Kosice

— 7 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Appreciate the collections at Knihkupectvo Artforum and Military and historical Museum of Svidnik. Step out of the city life by going to Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst and Zadielska tiesnava narrow. Explore Kosice's surroundings by going to Bardejov (St. Egidius Basilica, Bronze statue Kata, &more), Presov (Saint Nicholas Concathedral, Opal mines, &more) and The wooden greek-catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel (in Ladomirova). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), Head underground at Gombasecka Cave, pause for some serene contemplation at Gothic Evangelical Church, and learn about winemaking at J & J Ostrozovic.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kosice vacation planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kosice is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Kosice. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Toronto in August since evenings lows in Kosice dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Kosice

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Vysoke Tatry

— 7 nights
Get some cultural insight at Galeria u anjela and Basement under Tower. Museum-lovers will appreciate Radnica and Ski Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Vysoke Tatry side-trips: Dobsinska Ice Cave (in Dobsina), Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica) and Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves).

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vysoke Tatry trip planner.

You can drive from Kosice to Vysoke Tatry in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kosice in August, things will get little chillier in Vysoke Tatry: highs are around 28°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Terchova

— 7 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. Appreciate the collections at Slanicky art island - Orava dam and Kysucka Gallery. For shopping fun, head to Turcianska Gallery or Aupark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Terchova: Povazske Muzeum (in Zilina), All Saints Church (in Tvrdosin) and Orava Castle (in Oravsky Podzamok). There's lots more to do: stroll through Janosikove Diery, step into the grandiose world of SuLovsky hrad, take in the dramatic natural features at Maly Rozsutec, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Transport.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Terchova trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vysoke Tatry to Terchova takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bojnice.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Bojnice

— 8 nights
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum and Trenciansky Hrad. Head to Vila Dominika Skuteckeho and OC Laugariciofor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Bojnice: Zvolen (Cajovna Na Zamku & Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle)), Evanjelicky kostol (in Trencin) and Banska Stiavnica (Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, Banka Lasky, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Uhrovec Castle, explore the historical opulence of Hrad Gymes, don't miss a visit to Hrad Divin, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Klastor Hronsky Benadik.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bojnice trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Terchova to Bojnice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Bojnice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Bratislava

— 15 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Magio Beach and Happy Dog Forest Hike. Popular historic sites such as Bratislava Old Town and Blue Church of St. Elizabeth are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bratislava: Jesus"s Saint Heart Chapel (in Piestany), Skalica Golf Club (in Skalica) and Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava (in Trnava). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Town Hall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bratislava trip planner.

Getting from Bojnice to Bratislava by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bratislava are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

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.