60 days in Slovakia Itinerary

60 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip planner

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Kosice
— 8 nights
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Vysoke Tatry
— 9 nights
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Oravsky Podzamok
— 9 nights
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Zilina
— 9 nights
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Banska Stiavnica
— 9 nights
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Bratislava
— 13 nights
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Kosice

— 8 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Family-friendly places like St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) and Kaplnka svateho Michala will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Kosice: Presov (RAkocziho Palace, Greek Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, &more), Ski Drienica (in Drienica) and Zla Diera Cave (in Lipovce). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Nova Sedlica - Kremenec, Head underground at Domica Cave, grab your bike and head to Kyslikova cesta - Oxygen Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Zadielska tiesnava narrow.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kosice trip planning site.

Kahului, USA to Kosice is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Kahului to Kosice, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kahului in January: high temperatures in Kosice hover around 33°F and lows are around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Kosice

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Vysoke Tatry

— 9 nights
Family-friendly places like Aquapark Tatralandia and Gerlachovsky Stit will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Vysoke Tatry: Vazecka Cave (in Vazec), Basement under Tower (in Liptovsky Jan) and Narodny park Muranska planina (in Muran).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vysoke Tatry day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kosice to Vysoke Tatry takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Vysoke Tatry when traveling from Kosice in January, with lows around 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oravsky Podzamok.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Oravsky Podzamok

— 9 nights
Oravský Podzámok is a village and municipality in Dolný Kubín District in the Zilina Region of northern Slovakia. Family-friendly places like Ski centre Rohace - Spalena and Choc will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Donovaly (Patty Ski Donovaly, PARK SNOW Donovaly, &more), Veľký Rozsutec (in Terchova) and Low Tatras National Park (in Brezno). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle, hit the slopes at SKI PARK Kubinska hola, examine the collection at Museum of Orava Village, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jesus Christ Statue.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Oravsky Podzamok trip builder.

Traveling by car from Vysoke Tatry to Oravsky Podzamok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Vysoke Tatry in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Oravsky Podzamok, with lows of 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zilina.

Things to do in Oravsky Podzamok

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Zilina

— 9 nights
Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. Family-friendly places like SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum and Bojnice Zoo will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zilina: Terchova (Maly Rozsutec, Vratna dolina, &more), Ski Makov (in Makov) and Oscadnica (Alpincoaster & Snowparadise Velka Raca). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Strazov, cool off at SPA & AQUAPARK Turcianske Teplice, steep yourself in history at Trenciansky Hrad, and don't miss a visit to Marianske Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zilina road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Oravsky Podzamok to Zilina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Zilina sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Zilina

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Banska Stiavnica

— 9 nights
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Attractions like Sklalka arena and Forestry and Timber Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Banska Stiavnica's surroundings by going to Banska Bystrica (Námestie SNP, Ebner house, &more), Kraliky (Kraliky waterfalls & Ski Kraliky) and Fuggerov Dvor Complex (in Selce). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Pocuvadlo Lake, admire the sheer force of Lucky Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Harmanecka Cave (Harmanecka jaskyna), and put a fun spin on your tour with City Game Banska Stiavnica.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Banska Stiavnica trip maker app.

You can drive from Zilina to Banska Stiavnica in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bratislava

— 13 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bratislava Castle and Devin Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Bratislava side-trips: Senec (Slnecne Jazera & Aquapark Senec) and Malkia Park (in Orechova Poton). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, get to know the fascinating history of Bratislava Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from UFO Observation Deck, and pause for some photo ops at Cumil.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bratislava trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Banska Stiavnica to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 31°F at night. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.