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Top 5 places to visit in Slovakia

Long time no see!

This is a post that should have been published ages ago but you have no idea how difficult it is to wrap up two months worth of incredible experiences in a single post. But without further ado, let me show you my top 5 favourite places that you must visit if you find yourself in Slovakia.

1. Košice

I put the second-biggest Slovak city at the top of my list, just because I’ve spend most of my summer there. It is the place that I couldn’t stand at first but slowly grew to somehow at least tolerate.

Its Hlavna street is magical for a walk any time of the day, there are so many cute restaurants and coffee shops hiding behind every corner, and the people you will meet there will truly change your life.

I’m thinking of dedicating a whole post about Kosice, so let me know if you have any questions about my experience there that you’d like me to answer ^^.

2. Bratislava

Now, moving on to the capital of Slovakia, that I had the pleasure to visit for a weekend. If I have to be honest, I kind of liked Bratislava more than Kosice, and if you have only a weekend and the choice of vising only one Slovak city – that should be it. It’s colorful and vibrant and it’s impossible not to fall in love with it.

Another perk – Bratislava is only half an hour away from Vienna, so if you are thinking of a day trip to another major city – it’s right under your nose.

places to visit in Slovakia

3. Vysoké Tatry

That must be the most magnificent spot with literally a breath-taking view. I simply cannot begin to describe its beauty, it’s something you have to see with your own eyes. If you are into hiking, there isn’t something I’d recommend more for you.

visoke tatry

4. Slovenski raj

Raj means Paradise and I can see why this place is called this way. Slovenski ray offers more of a chilled walk in the nature, full with exciting ladders, hidden water streams, and if lucky – some wild creatures.

slovenski raj

5. Liptovská Mara

And last, but perhaps my most favourite of all places, that’s the Liptovská Mara. As I missed my dear sea so much, I had to think of an alternative for the summer heat. This water reservoir is surrounded by mountains, but you can still relax at the coast.

There is also a water park and a kontakt zoo (where you can pet baby lions and bears, and yes I did pet them) only 10 minutes away, which means plenty of fun activities for everyone.

places to visit in Slovakia

 

Have you ever visited any of those places, and if not – which one sounds most interesting to you?

Thank you for reading,

 

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7 Comments

  • Reply Daniela

    The place that is magical for me in Slovakia is Banská Štiavnica, it is a small town with a long mining history and well preserved historical building, with lots of forests around so if you visit in autumn, you will see not only colourful historical buildings along hilly paved streets but also all the colours of nature.

    September 1, 2018 at 9:32 am
  • Reply RebeccaRose2017

    These pictures are so beautiful! Slovakia is definitely a place I would love to visit x

    September 1, 2018 at 5:54 pm
  • Reply SimpleSerenity

    Oh girl missed you and your posts. I’ve been keeping up with you on Insta, especially Insta stories. Slovakia is definitely on my travel list, I’m excited to go there one day. Lovely photos, they literally look magical. xx

    September 2, 2018 at 12:04 pm
  • Reply Dani Kay

    This post gave me such wanderlust! Thanks for sharing!

    September 2, 2018 at 9:23 pm
  • Reply Surreal Serene

    Slovakia looks absolutely stunning <3

    Serene XO

    http://www.surrealserene.com

    September 4, 2018 at 9:46 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Wow! Stunning. I’d love to visit Slovakia, and Vysoké Tatry looks so beautiful! Dreamy 🙂

    September 5, 2018 at 2:35 am
  • Reply a mindful traveler

    Wow, Slovakia is a place I have not considered….it looks amazing. Thanks for your post. Xx

    September 9, 2018 at 10:25 am
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