13 days in Zilina Region Itinerary

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Fly to M. R. Štefánik Airport, Drive to Zilina
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Zilina
— 4 nights
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Liptovsky Mikulas
— 8 nights
Drive to Košice Airport, Fly to Philadelphia

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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. Step out of the city life by going to Janosikove Diery and Veľký Rozsutec. Popular historic sites such as Hrad Lietava and Strecno Castle are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Ikony, get to know the fascinating history of Wedding Palace, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zilina online tour planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Zilina is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Zilina. Traveling from Philadelphia in April, things will get a bit cooler in Zilina: highs are around 60°F and lows about 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liptovsky Mikulas.
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Liptovsky Mikulas — 8 nights

A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Get in touch with nature at Demanovska Cave of Liberty and Demanovska Ice Cave. Popular historic sites such as Orava Castle and Jesus Christ Statue are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Liptovsky Mikulas: Hrad Likava (in Likavka), All Saints Church (in Tvrdosin) and Vlkolinec (in Ruzomberok). Spend the 17th (Mon) immersed in therapeutic waters at Thermal Park. There's much more to do: cool off at Tatralandia, identify plant and animal life at Rohacske plesa, appreciate the views at Janska Dolina, and explore the activities along Liptovska Mara.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Liptovsky Mikulas trip planning app.

Getting from Zilina to Liptovsky Mikulas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zilina in April, expect nights in Liptovsky Mikulas to be about the same, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel 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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