Slovaquia round trips

Sellection of Slovaquia in 6 days

1st Day:              BUDAPEST – BANSKA STIAVNICA – BANSKA BYSTRICA
In the morning meet our guide/driver and transfer to Banska Stiavnica, UNESCO town, the oldest mining town in Slovakia, played an important role as early as before the second third of the 13th century, i.e. before the period when the first town privileges granted in the Hungarian Empire were bestowed by King Belo IV. The ancient world had its seven wonders. Banská Štiavnica has even more, though, if the truth be told, these wonders have Štiavnica dimensions and a Štiavnica character. The visitor to the town would, however, be the poorer if he didn't learn something of these wonders...and this is what our guide will try to show you during the Sightseeing in the Old Town. In the late afternoon we driver to Banska Bystrica, the most important historical, cultural and economic centre of the central Slovakia (Slovak Republic). Accommodation and overnight in guest house DIXON

2nd Day:         BANSKA BYSTRICA – DEMANOVA VALLEY
After Breakfast we drive to Demanova valley in Low Tatras NP, before we stop at Vlkolinec, UNESCO Village situated in the center of Slovakia, which is a remarkably intact settlement of 45 buildings with the traditional features of a central European village. It is the region’s most complete group of these kinds of traditional log houses, often found in mountainous areas. After enjoying this small village we continue to the Demanovska valley which is the main touristic center in the north part of Low Tatras´s main ridge. It is considered as one of the nicest valley in Low Tatras with lenght of 15 km. It begins among peaks Krupova Hola (1927 m), Dumbier (2043 m ), Chopok (2024 m) and Derese (2004 m). Demanovska valley is a national park with 837 ha territory in which a karst system with three wonderful caves can be found. The upper part of the area is remarkable for its shape of regular quadrangle. The valley has been settled since the Primeval Ages. Archeological findings in the cave „Okno“ are proofs about it. Among other local caves belongs famous Damenovske caves, especially the Cave of Freedom and the Ice cave. During the history the valley had been unsettled several times until ore have been mined here. It was at the turn of 18th and 19th century. Accommodation and overnight in hotel Tri Studnicky

3rd Day:               DEMANOVA VALLEY
After Breakfast we are offering several options to do this day in National Park of Nizke Tatry, (Low Tatra)

1/ short hiking in the mountains
2/ trip by cable car to Chopok Chopok peak - northern and southern slopes rank among the best skiing terrains in Slovakia - Chopok peak (2024 m EASL) offers a panoramatic view of High Tatra. There is a Rocky chalet located near the summit. Chopok is situated on the E8 European walking route. The second highest peak of the Low Tatra range.
3/ visit Demanovska caves e.g. Demanovska Ice Cave - an ice cave in the Demanovska Valley in Low Tatra - It was first mentioned in 1299 and is one of oldest known caves in Europe. Total length of the cave is 1975 m. Currently, the route for visitors is 850 m long and takes about 45 minutes.
Accommodation and overnight in Demanova valley

4th Day:               DEMANOVA VALLEY – MARTIN - ZILINA
After Breakfast we drive to Martin town, visiting the Slovak Villaga open Air museum, which is the largest ethnographic open-air exposition in Slovakia. The museum, located in Jahodnícke háje in the southeastern part of the town of Martin, has been built by the Slovak National Museum in Martin since the 1960s. It provides a picture of traditional folk architecture, housing and the way of life of people who lived in northwestern Slovakia in the latter half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. The museum features 129 buildings that used to serve living, production, social and sacral purposes. Some of the buildings are furnished and open to the public. After the visit we continue to Zilina town. Accommodation and overnight in the hotel Dubna Skala

5th Day:               ZILINA – TRENCIN – BRATISLAVA
After the breakfast we drive back to Bratislava, but on the way we visit the Castle of Trencin, one of Slovakia’s eight regional seats, Trencin in western Slovakia is one of the country’s most picturesque towns, with its distinguishing castle dominating the historical centre from above. After the visit, return to Bratislava, accommodation and overnight in Austria Trend hotel

6th Day:               BRATISLAVA
After breakfast  we will have morning walking two hours sighseeing in Bratislava Old Town and then deparutre to take your extension tour

SUGGESTED HOTELS
Hotel DIXON                                                   http://hoteldixon.sk/?lang=en
Hotel TRI STUDNICKZY                          http://tristudnicky.sk/en/
Hotel DUBNA SKALA                                 http://www.hoteldubnaskala.sk/lg/en/home/index
Hotel AUSTRIA TREN BRATISLAVA  http://www.austria-trend.at/Hotel-Bratislava/en/

The extension could be quoted for Czech Republic or Poland or Austria
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Hotels are subject of availability