8 days in Bratislava, Bojnice & Liptovsky Jan Itinerary

8 days in Bratislava, Bojnice & Liptovsky Jan Itinerary

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Bratislava — 1 night

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've added Caramel Manufactory, Obchod v Muzeu, Statue of Hans Christian Andersen, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the local landmark of Fountain of St. George and the Dragon, shop like a local with Multium - space and mirror gallery, soothe aching muscles at MAGIS ART & design studio, then get your game on at Tricklandia, then steep yourself in history at Old Town Hall, and finally catch a live performance at Slovak National Theatre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Statue of Hans Christian Andersen, appreciate the history behind Napoleon’s Army Soldier Statue, snap pictures at Stary most, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, then appreciate the history behind Cumil, and finally take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck.

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If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is M. R. Štefánik Airport. In December in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bojnice.
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Bojnice — 3 nights

Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. You've now added SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Museum of prehistory, make a trip to Chapel of St. Michael the Archangel, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bojnice Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, and finally get great views at Bojnice Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Cicmany, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then make a trip to Marianske Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Trenciansky Hrad.

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Traveling by car from Bratislava to Bojnice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liptovsky Jan.
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Liptovsky Jan — 3 nights

Liptovský Ján is a spa village and municipality in Liptovský Mikuláš District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.HistoryThe village was first mentioned in 1263 in historical records. Your day by day itinerary now includes Basement under Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Liptovsky Jan: Krivan (in Vysoke Tatry) and Thermal Park Vrbov (in Vrbov). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Vrbicke pleso and explore the historical opulence of Hrad a KastieL Liptovsky Hradok.

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You can drive from Bojnice to Liptovsky Jan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Liptovsky Jan can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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