56 days in Slovakia Itinerary

56 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip planner
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Kosice
— 6 nights
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Bardejov
— 7 nights
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Vysoke Tatry
— 6 nights
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Terchova
— 5 nights
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Trencin
— 6 nights
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Bratislava
— 25 nights
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Kosice — 6 nights

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kosice: Presov (Opal mines, Co-Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, &more), Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (in Jasov) and Domica Cave (in Kecovo). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), don't miss a visit to Immaculata, step into the grandiose world of Vinensky castle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kosice Historical Centre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kosice vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Exeter, UK to Kosice is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Exeter to Kosice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. May in Kosice sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bardejov.
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Side Trips

Bardejov — 7 nights

Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. Explore Bardejov's surroundings by going to Svidnik (Military and historical Museum of Svidnik & Skanzen ukrajinsko-rusínskej kultúry) and Vysny Komarnik (The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla & Dukla Lookout Tower). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Egidius Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Saris Museum - Town Hall, expand your understanding of the military at Gross bastion, and appreciate the history behind Holocaust Monument.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bardejov trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kosice to Bardejov takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Vysoke Tatry.
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Vysoke Tatry — 6 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Vysoke Tatry: Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves), Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica) and Dobsinska Ice Cave (in Dobsina).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vysoke Tatry trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Bardejov to Vysoke Tatry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bardejov in May, with highs in Vysoke Tatry at 20°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Terchova.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

Terchova — 5 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolny Kubin (Oravska Galeria & Choc), Demanovska Cave of Liberty (in Liptovsky Mikulas) and Church of St. John the Baptist (in Liptovsky Jan). The adventure continues: hike along Janosikove Diery, take in the dramatic natural features at Maly Rozsutec, explore the striking landscape of Veľký Rozsutec, and explore the historical opulence of Hrad Lietava.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Terchova tour planning website.

You can drive from Vysoke Tatry to Terchova in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Terchova sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Trencin.
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Trencin — 6 nights

Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Explore Trencin's surroundings by going to Cicmany (in Cicmany), Hrad Gymes (in Jelenec) and SuLovsky hrad (in Sulov-Hradna). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Trenciansky Hrad, pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicky kostol, relax and rejuvenate at Danubius Health Spa Irma, and don't miss a visit to The ruins of the castle Tematin.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Trencin trip maker.

Getting from Terchova to Trencin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Bratislava.
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Bratislava — 25 nights

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 Bratislava's surroundings by going to Cerveny Kamen Castle (in Cerveny Kamen), Trnava (Town Tower & Mestianske domy) and Modra (Ceramics museum & Vino Fiala). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), take some stellar pictures from UFO Observation Deck, and steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bratislava route planner.

Traveling by car from Trencin to Bratislava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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