9 days in Slovakia Itinerary

9 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Start: Ljubljana
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
1
Bratislava
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Trencin
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Bojnice
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Banska Bystrica
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Liptovsky Mikulas
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Spisska Nova Ves
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
7
Kosice
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 15 min
End: Ljubljana

2
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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), and admire the local landmark of Fontain Ganymed.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bratislava trip planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Bratislava is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In April, daytime highs in Bratislava are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a train to Trencin.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

1
night
Trencin

Trencin ©
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): go for a walk through Sturovo namestie, pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicky kostol, contemplate the long history of Mestska Veza, then steep yourself in history at Trenciansky Hrad, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Piarist Church of St. Francis Xavier, and finally make a trip to Roman inscription.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Trencin visit planner.

You can take a train from Bratislava to Trencin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bojnice.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites
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Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad
Evanjelicky kostol ©
Evanjelicky kostol

1
night
Bojnice

Bojnice ©
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get great views at Bojnice Lookout, get to know the resident critters at Bojnice Zoo, then take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Martin.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bojnice trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Trencin to Bojnice in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Banska Bystrica.

Things to do in Bojnice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum ©
SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum
Church of St. Martin ©
Church of St. Martin
Bojnice Zoo ©
Bojnice Zoo

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 30th (Thu): get outside with Fuggerov Dvor Complex, take in panoramic vistas at The Clock Tower, then make a trip to Námestie SNP, then pause for some photo ops at Slovak National Uprising Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Banska Bystrica trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bojnice to Banska Bystrica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Banska Bystrica

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fuggerov Dvor Complex
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The Clock Tower ©
The Clock Tower
Námestie SNP ©
Námestie SNP

1
night
Liptovsky Mikulas

Liptovsky Mikulas ©
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
On the 1st (Fri), make a splash at Aquapark Tatralandia, Head underground at Demanovska Cave of Liberty, and then hit the slopes at Jasna Nizke Tatry.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Liptovsky Mikulas visit planning website.

Drive from Banska Bystrica to Liptovsky Mikulas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Liptovsky Mikulas can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Spisska Nova Ves.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Theme Parks Parks Winter Sports
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Aquapark Tatralandia ©
Aquapark Tatralandia
Demanovska Cave of Liberty ©
Demanovska Cave of Liberty
Jasna Nizke Tatry ©
Jasna Nizke Tatry

1
night
Spisska Nova Ves

Spisska Nova Ves ©
On the 2nd (Sat), take in breathtaking views at The Sucha Bela Canyon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kartuzian monastery ruins, then take a peaceful walk through Slovak Paradise, and finally make a trip to Tomasovsky View.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Spisska Nova Ves road trip planner.

Drive from Liptovsky Mikulas to Spisska Nova Ves in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Spisska Nova Ves are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Kosice.

Things to do in Spisska Nova Ves

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hrabusice
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Slovak Paradise ©
Slovak Paradise
Kartuzian monastery ruins
Kartuzian monastery ruins
Tomasovsky View ©
Tomasovsky View

1
night
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), then have some family-friendly fun at THEROOMS.EU, and then Head underground at Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kosice vacation maker site.

Traveling by train from Spisska Nova Ves to Kosice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Spisska Nova Ves in May since evenings lows in Kosice dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
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Highlights from your plan
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst ©
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
THEROOMS.EU ©
THEROOMS.EU

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