15 days in Slovakia Itinerary

15 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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15 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h
1
Kosice
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Oravsky Podzamok
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Banska Stiavnica
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Trencin
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Bratislava
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Get some cultural insight at Lubovna Castle and Kosice Historical Centre. Get some historical perspective at St. Egidius Basilica and Kezmarok Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Kosice side-trips: The Manor House Betliar (in Betliar), Evangelical Church of the Holy Trinity (in Poprad) and Dreveny Artikularny Kostol (in Kezmarok). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Strbske Pleso Lake, don't miss a visit to Jakabov Palac, get your game on at Tricklandia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Concathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kosice trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Kosice is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Kosice due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Kosice reach 2°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Oravsky Podzamok.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kezmarok, Saint Nicholas Concathedral, The Manor House Betliar, Ruzbassky krater, Lubovna Castle
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Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
St. Egidius Basilica ©
St. Egidius Basilica
Lubovna Castle ©
Lubovna Castle

1
night
Oravsky Podzamok

Oravsky Podzamok ©
Oravský Podzámok is a village and municipality in Dolný Kubín District in the Zilina Region of northern Slovakia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Orava Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John of Nepomuk, then see the interesting displays at Orava Kafe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Visitation in Vlkolinec, and finally steep yourself in history at Drevena zvonica.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Oravsky Podzamok trip app .

You can drive from Kosice to Oravsky Podzamok in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Oravsky Podzamok can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Oravsky Podzamok

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ruzomberok, Orava Kafe
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Orava Castle ©
Orava Castle

3
nights
Banska Stiavnica

Banska Stiavnica ©
Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. Step off the beaten path and head to Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle) and Banskostiavnicky Betlehem. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hronsek Wooden Church and The Clock Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Banska Stiavnica: Kremnica Town Castle (in Kremnica), Banska Bystrica (MUSEUM SNP & Námestie SNP) and Zvolen Castle (in Zvolen). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria, step into the grandiose world of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, get a new perspective on nature at Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), and admire the landmark architecture of Manor House in Svaty Anton.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Banska Stiavnica sightseeing planner.

Getting from Oravsky Podzamok to Banska Stiavnica by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Trencin.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Banska Bystrica, Zvolen, Kremnica Town Castle, Hronsek Wooden Church
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Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle) ©
Pusty Hrad (Deserted Castle)
Hronsek Wooden Church ©
Hronsek Wooden Church
Old Castle Banska Stiavnica ©
Old Castle Banska Stiavnica

2
nights
Trencin

Trencin ©
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. On the 28th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Trenciansky Hrad, then identify plant and animal life at Water Reservoir Duchonka, and then make a trip to Cicmany. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Milana Rastislava Stefanika, delve into the distant past at Cachtice Castle, don't miss a visit to Beckov castle, then admire the local landmark of Vodnik, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Church of the Birth of Virgin Mary.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Trencin visit planner.

Traveling by car from Banska Stiavnica to Trencin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bratislava.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cicmany, Beckov castle, Water Reservoir Duchonka, Cachtice Castle, Muzeum Milana Rastislava Stefanika
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Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad
Beckov castle ©
Beckov castle
Cachtice Castle ©
Cachtice Castle

3
nights
Bratislava

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.
Popular historic sites such as Nitra Castle and Franciscan Church and Monastery are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum) and Nedbalka Gallery. Step out of Bratislava to go to Cerveny Kamen and see Cerveny Kamen Castle, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Stm Muzeum Dopravy, ponder the design of Fountain of St. George and the Dragon, and snap pictures at Stary most.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Trencin to Bratislava in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bratislava are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Spas Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nitra Castle, Cerveny Kamen Castle
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Spas
Cerveny Kamen Castle ©
Cerveny Kamen Castle
Nitra Castle ©
Nitra Castle

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