Slovakia is a surprising country for all that it is able to offer without leaving its borders. In general, it is not one of the favourite tourist destinations, but it offers a range of cultural activities that can make it a very interesting place to visit. If you are thinking of visiting, here are the wonders that you can find in Slovakia:Eslovaquia:
This is the most important tourist attraction in the country. These jagged mountains, full of forests and lakes, are protected, and are a national park, as well as a paradise for tourists and those interested in mountain-climbing and untamed nature. These mountains play host to many adventure sports and events, such as relating to snow sports.
Old Town of Bratislava
Situated on the banks of the Danube, Bratislava is dominated by its fortress, the Bratislava Castle. It is partially surrounded by battlements and is situated atop a hill, presiding majestically over the Slovakian capital. Nowadays, Bratislava Castle houses various collections of the National Museum national, and hosts exhibits of collections from the History Museum.
Unitrips offers you the chance to explore this beautiful castle with our Imperial Cities Tour. Speaking of castle, it would be a sin not to mention the Orava Castle, whose fortress is one of the largest in Slovakia. Its construction started in 1267 and, as the centuries passed by, it grew. As a result, this castle consists of a mix of Romance, Gothic and Renaissance styles.
Červený Kameň Castle
Situated some 40km from Bratislava, in the region of the Little Carpathians, it is considered a national monument and one of the best-conserved castle in Europe. Nowadays, it is a museum in which you can enjoy the furniture collections and period paintings, and also take horseback rides in the castle surroundings.
This castle is found on the peak of a crag, a strategic emplacement where the waters of the Morava river meets the Danube. The castle, between the 9th and 10th Centuries, was an important military and commercial focal point. With time it was destroyed by Napoleon’s troops, until achieving its modern picturesque form.
Caves of the Slovakian Karst
These are a series of grottos located between Slovakia and Hungary. They show a rare combination of climactic effects between tropical weather and glaciers. A truly spectacular view, that, furthermore, has been an experiment that comes from the natural formation of the landscape over hundreds of years. Among them, the Baradla cave stands out for being the cave that has the most stalactites in Europe. The Badla-Domica cave complex stretches 21km and is a World Heritage Site.
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