8 days in Slovakia Itinerary

8 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia trip itinerary planner
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Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava
— 4 nights
Vysoke Tatry
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Shuttle to Budapest, Fly to Manchester


Bratislava — 4 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.
Bratislava is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, don't miss a visit to Michalska Brana, and pause for some photo ops at Cumil.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bratislava trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Bratislava is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in June; daily highs in Bratislava reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vysoke Tatry.
Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods
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Vysoke Tatry — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Tatras National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Slovak Paradise, then Head underground at Dobsinska Ice Cave, then don't miss a visit to Monument to victims of SNP, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Strbske Pleso Lake.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Vysoke Tatry travel planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Vysoke Tatry in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bratislava in June, expect Vysoke Tatry to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Kosice.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Kosice — 1 night

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
On the 30th (Fri), admire the local landmark of Singing fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kosice Historical Centre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala.

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Traveling by car from Vysoke Tatry to Kosice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vysoke Tatry in June, with highs in Kosice at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites
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Slovakia travel guide

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.