22 days in Slovakia Itinerary

22 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
1
Bratislava
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Trencin
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Zilina
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Banska Bystrica
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Strbske Pleso
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
6
Vysoke Tatry
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
7
Poprad
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
8
Spisska Nova Ves
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
9
Levoca
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
10
Presov
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
11
Kosice
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Shuttle + Subway + Train:  8 h 15 min
End: Bristol

4
nights
Bratislava

Bratislava ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nedbalka Gallery and Mackafe (cat cafe). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from UFO Observation Deck, appreciate the history behind Cumil, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Bratislava trip builder site.

Bristol, UK to Bratislava is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Bratislava due to the time zone difference. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Trencin.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Nedbalka Gallery ©
Nedbalka Gallery

2
nights
Trencin

Trencin ©
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. On the 12th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Roman Catholic Church of the Birth of Virgin Mary, get to know the resident critters at Bojnice Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, and finally Head underground at Museum of prehistory. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Sturovo namestie, pause for some photo ops at Morovy stlp - Plague Pillar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piarist Church of St. Francis Xavier, then explore the historical opulence of Trenciansky Hrad, then pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicky kostol, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of the St. Anna.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Trencin road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bratislava to Trencin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for Zilina.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bojnice
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SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum ©
SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum
Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad
Museum of prehistory ©
Museum of prehistory

1
night
Zilina

Zilina ©
Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. On the 14th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of SuLovsky hrad and then see the interesting displays at Povazske Muzeum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zilina day trip site.

Getting from Trencin to Zilina by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Zilina can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Banska Bystrica.

Things to do in Zilina

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

SuLovsky hrad
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Povazske Muzeum ©
Povazske Muzeum
Marianske Square ©
Marianske Square

1
night
Banska Bystrica

Banska Bystrica ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Stredoslovenska Galeria, make a trip to Námestie SNP, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Banska Bystrica trip itinerary site.

Drive from Zilina to Banska Bystrica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Strbske Pleso.

Things to do in Banska Bystrica

Historic Sites Museums
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The Clock Tower ©
The Clock Tower
Námestie SNP ©
Námestie SNP
Stredoslovenska Galeria ©
Stredoslovenska Galeria

2
nights
Strbske Pleso

Strbske Pleso ©
Štrbské Pleso is a favorite ski, tourist, and health resort in the High Tatras, Slovakia located on the lake by the same name. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Predne Solisko. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Jozef Szentivanyi's monument, explore the fascinating underground world of Vazecka Cave, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Military Cemetery Vazec, then make a trip to Monument to victims of SNP, and finally identify plant and animal life at Strbske Pleso Lake.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Strbske Pleso tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Banska Bystrica to Strbske Pleso in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Strbske Pleso

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Vazec
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Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Predne Solisko ©
Predne Solisko
Jazierka lasky ©
Jazierka lasky

2
nights
Vysoke Tatry

Vysoke Tatry ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lomnicky Peak and Krivan. When in Vysoke Tatry, make a side trip to see Tatras National Park in Tatranska Lomnica, approximately Tatranska Lomnica away.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vysoke Tatry trip planner.

Vysoke Tatry is just a stone's throw from Strbske Pleso. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Poprad.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stary Smokovec, Tatranska Lomnica
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Tatras National Park ©
Tatras National Park
Lomnicky Peak ©
Lomnicky Peak
Gerlachovsky Stit ©
Gerlachovsky Stit

1
night
Poprad

Poprad
Poprad is a city in northern Slovakia at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains famous for its picturesque historic centre and as a holiday resort. For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Poprad planning site.

Poprad is just a stone's throw from Vysoke Tatry. In September in Poprad, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Spisska Nova Ves.

Things to do in Poprad

Parks Outdoors Nature
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2
nights
Spisska Nova Ves

Spisska Nova Ves ©
On the 21st (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Hornad Canyon, delve into the lush surroundings at Slovak Paradise, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie. On your second day here, make a trip to Symbolic cemetery Slovak Paradise, explore the world behind art at Kastiel a Letohradok Markusovce, and then meet the residents at Zoo Spisska Nova Ves.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Spisska Nova Ves travel itinerary planner.

Spisska Nova Ves is just a short distance from Poprad. In September, daytime highs in Spisska Nova Ves are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levoca.

Things to do in Spisska Nova Ves

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kostol nanebovzatia Panny Marie, Kastiel a Letohradok Markusovce, Hornad Canyon
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Slovak Paradise ©
Slovak Paradise
Hornad Canyon ©
Hornad Canyon
Kastiel a Letohradok Markusovce ©
Kastiel a Letohradok Markusovce

1
night
Levoca

Levoca ©
Levoča is a town in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia with a population of 14,600. On the 23rd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Radnica, admire the striking features of Halifax house, don't miss a visit to Spis Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Evangelical church in Levoca, then admire the landmark architecture of Thurzo's house, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The new church and Minorite monastery in Levoca.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Levoca online trip planner.

Levoca is very close to Spisska Nova Ves. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Presov.

Things to do in Levoca

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Jacob's Church ©
St. Jacob's Church
Radnica ©
Radnica
Thurzo's house ©
Thurzo's house

2
nights
Presov

Presov ©
Prešov is a city in Eastern Slovakia. On the 24th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Opal mines, get a sense of history and politics at Preskov city hall, admire the striking features of Greek Catholic Bishop's Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Concathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Greek Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally admire the landmark architecture of RAkocziho Palace. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wooden Church of St Francis of Assisi (Dreveny Kostol sv. Frantiska z Assisi), then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Egidius Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Radnicne Namestie.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Presov day trip planning website.

Drive from Levoca to Presov in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Levoca in September, expect Presov to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Kosice.

Things to do in Presov

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bardejov, Jewish synagogue
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St. Egidius Basilica ©
St. Egidius Basilica
Orthodox Synagogue and Museum, Presov ©
Orthodox Synagogue and Museum, Presov

3
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kosice Historical Centre and Immaculata. Take a break from Kosice with a short trip to Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst in Jasov, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Singing fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), have some family-friendly fun at THEROOMS.EU, and get to know the resident critters at ZOO Košice.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kosice trip planning tool.

Kosice is very close to Presov. In September in Kosice, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
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St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
Singing fountain ©
Singing fountain
THEROOMS.EU ©
THEROOMS.EU

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