60 days in Slovakia Itinerary

60 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia travel planner

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Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava
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Bratislava
— 27 nights
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Banska Stiavnica
— 8 nights
Drive
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Trencin
— 4 nights
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Terchova
— 5 nights
Drive
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Strbske Pleso
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bardejov
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kosice
— 8 nights
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Bratislava

— 27 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 discover tucked-away gems like Nitra Castle and Hviezdoslavovo Namestie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bratislava: Trnava (Church of St. James, Town Tower, &more), Nitra (Biskupska banka. & Piaristicky kostol sv. Ladislava) and Oasis Siberian tiger (in Kostolna pri Dunaji). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Schone Naci Statue, see Mystery Dinner, explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bratislava trip app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Bratislava is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, Bratislava is a bit warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 28:

Banska Stiavnica

— 8 nights
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Explore hidden gems such as Manor House in Svaty Anton and Banka Lasky. Explore Banska Stiavnica's surroundings by going to Zvolen (Arboretum Borova Hora & Namestie SNP), Banska Bystrica (Banska Bystrica's Town Fortifications, Stredoslovenska Galeria, &more) and Kremnica (Muzeum Gyca & Kremnica Town Castle). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalvaria, explore the historical opulence of Old town area of Banska Stiavnica, look for all kinds of wild species at Gavurky, and admire the striking features of Fritz house.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Banska Stiavnica sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Banska Stiavnica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trencin.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 6:

Trencin

— 4 nights
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Trenciansky Hrad and Bojnice Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trencin: Water Reservoir Duchonka (in Prasice) and Bojnice (Church of St. Martin & Museum of prehistory). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Beckov castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Parish Stairway, pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicky kostol, and take in the pleasant sights at Sturovo namestie.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Trencin trip planner.

Drive from Banska Stiavnica to Trencin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:

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. Explore hidden gems such as Vratna dolina and Veľký Rozsutec. Get out of town with these interesting Terchova side-trips: Maninska tiesnava (in Povazska Bystrica), Povazske Muzeum (in Zilina) and Museum of Transport (in Rajecke Teplice). There's much more to do: get outside with Janosikove Diery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St. Paul the Apostle and the Monastery, take some stellar pictures from The monument of Juraj Janosik, and make a trip to Budatin Castle.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Terchova trip planner.

You can drive from Trencin to Terchova in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In July in Terchova, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Strbske Pleso.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:

Strbske Pleso

— 3 nights
Štrbské Pleso is a favorite ski, tourist, and health resort in the High Tatras, Slovakia located on the lake by the same name. Discover out-of-the-way places like Strbske Pleso Lake and Strbske Pleso. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strbske Pleso: Rainerova Chata (in Stary Smokovec) and Vysoke Tatry (Bilikova cottage & Zelene pleso). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Predne Solisko. There's more to do: explore the activities along Jazierka lasky and don't miss a visit to Monument to victims of SNP.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Strbske Pleso sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Terchova to Strbske Pleso in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bardejov.

Things to do in Strbske Pleso

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Bardejov

— 4 nights
Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Egidius Basilica and Radnicne Namestie. Explore Bardejov's surroundings by going to Svidnik (Skanzen ukrajinsko-rusínskej kultúry & Udolie smrti), The wooden greek-catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel (in Ladomirova) and Vysny Komarnik (The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla & Dukla Lookout Tower). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Malov mestiansky house, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Peter and Paul, deepen your knowledge of military history at Gross bastion, and admire the local landmark of Singing Fountain.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bardejov day trip planning website.

Drive from Strbske Pleso to Bardejov in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. July in Bardejov sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Bardejov

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Kosice

— 8 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kosice Historical Centre and Singing fountain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kosice: Jovsianska Hrabina (in Michalovce), Zadielska tiesnava narrow (in Turna nad Bodvou) and Vihorlatske Museum (in Humenne). There's much more to do: make a trip to Immaculata, get engrossed in the history at Miklus Prison, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), and contemplate the long history of Jakabov Palac.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kosice trip planner.

You can drive from Bardejov to Kosice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 30:

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.