47 days in Slovakia Itinerary

47 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Bratislava
— 19 nights
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Zilina
— 5 nights
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Liptovsky Mikulas
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kosice
— 8 nights
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Banska Bystrica
— 4 nights
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Bojnice
— 3 nights
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Bratislava

— 19 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bratislava: Cerveny Kamen Castle (in Cerveny Kamen), Modra (Vino Fiala & Fedor Malik & Son) and Orechova Poton (Malkia Park & Slovakia Ring). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Devin Castle, don't miss a visit to Hlavne Namestie, appreciate the history behind Cumil, and take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bratislava trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bratislava. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Zilina.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Zilina

— 5 nights
Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zilina: Martin (National Cemetery & Museum of a Slovak Village), Janosikove Diery (in Terchova) and Alpincoaster (in Oscadnica). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Hrad Lietava, make a trip to Rosenfeldov Palace, slough off your stress at Kupele Trencianske Teplice, and see the interesting displays at Povazske Muzeum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zilina road trip planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Zilina in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Zilina are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Zilina

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Liptovsky Mikulas

— 7 nights
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jaskyna Mrtvych Netopierov (in Brezno), Vysoke Tatry (Strbske Pleso, Lomnicky Peak, &more) and Strbske Pleso (Monument to victims of SNP, Strbske Pleso Lake, &more). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Jasna Nizke Tatry, make a splash at Aquapark Tatralandia, contemplate the waterfront views at Prielom Hornadu, and explore the engaging exhibits at Basement under Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Liptovsky Mikulas trip planner.

You can drive from Zilina to Liptovsky Mikulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zilina in March; daily highs in Liptovsky Mikulas reach 9°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Kosice

— 8 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kosice: Natural park in Betliar (in Betliar), Presov (Greek Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist & Saint Nicholas Concathedral) and Bardejovske Kupele (Statue of Empress Elisabeth, Kyslikova cesta - Oxygen Trail, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), admire the local landmark of Singing fountain, walk around Mestsky Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kosice Historical Centre.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kosice day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liptovsky Mikulas to Kosice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Liptovsky Mikulas in April; daily highs in Kosice reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Banska Bystrica.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Banska Bystrica

— 4 nights
Banská Bystrica is a city in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banska Bystrica: Forestry and Timber Museum (in Zvolen), Kremnica (Kremnica Town Castle, Muzeum Gyca, &more) and Lucky Waterfall (in Lucky). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pocuvadlo Lake, don't miss a visit to Námestie SNP, pause for some photo ops at Slovak National Uprising Memorial, and admire the striking features of Manor House in Svaty Anton.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Banska Bystrica route tool.

Traveling by car from Kosice to Banska Bystrica takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Bojnice.

Things to do in Banska Bystrica

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Bojnice

— 3 nights
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Change things up with these side-trips from Bojnice: Trencin (Vodnik, Mestska Veza, &more) and Strazov (in Zliechov). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Martin, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bojnice Zoo, and relax in the rural setting at Farma pod Vtacnikom.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bojnice driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Banska Bystrica to Bojnice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bojnice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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.