10 days in Zilina Region Itinerary

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Liptovsky Mikulas — 5 nights

A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Take a break from the city and head to Demanovska Ice Cave and Demanovska Cave of Liberty. The Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology and Vlkolinec will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Rock Machine Bikepark (in Ruzomberok) and Oravsky Podzamok (Orava Castle & Museum of Aristocratic Coaches). Spend the 23rd (Fri) immersed in therapeutic waters at Thermal Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Tatralandia, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Baptist, get engrossed in the history at Mini Slovensko, and stroll around Vrbicke pleso.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Liptovsky Mikulas trip itinerary planning site.

Bratislava to Liptovsky Mikulas is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bratislava in September: high temperatures in Liptovsky Mikulas hover around 21°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zilina.
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Zilina — 4 nights

Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. Get a sense of the local culture at Hrad Lietava and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Povazske Muzeum v Ziline and Museum of a Slovak Village. Explore Zilina's surroundings by going to National Cemetery (in Martin) and Terchova (Janosikove Diery & Veľký Rozsutec). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, delve into the distant past at Strecno Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Wedding Palace, and explore the historical opulence of SuLovsky hrad.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zilina journey builder tool.

Getting from Liptovsky Mikulas to Zilina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Zilina sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.
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Zilina Region travel guide

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Water Parks · Ski Areas · Castles
Take a trip to the Zilina Region and explore a range of natural attractions and man-made sights that make the area one of Slovakia's most picturesque destinations. The region's mountainous landscape is perfect for all sorts of outdoor activities, from skiing and hiking, to hunting and fishing. One of its most distinguishing features is the large number of subterranean cave systems, which rank among Slovakia's most popular tourist attractions. The cities of Zilina and Martin are the main urban centers of the area, and while the former is one of the country's main industrial centers, the latter is known as its traditional cultural heartland. Both, however, feature numerous historical monuments and offer many sightseeing opportunities.
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