16 days in Slovakia Itinerary

16 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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16 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Start: Kaunas
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kosice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Vysoke Tatry
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Terchova
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Banska Stiavnica
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Bratislava
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  7​h
End: Kaunas

3
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Egidius Basilica and St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kosice Historical Centre and Singing fountain. Explore Kosice's surroundings by going to Tokaj Macik winery (in Mala Trna), Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (in Jasov) and Bardejov (Gross bastion & Radnicne Namestie). The adventure continues: make a trip to Immaculata, take in the dramatic natural features at Opal mines, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kosice trip planner .

Kaunas, Lithuania to Kosice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. August in Kosice sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Bardejov, Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, Opal mines, Tokaj Macik winery
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St. Egidius Basilica ©
St. Egidius Basilica
Tokaj Macik winery ©
Tokaj Macik winery

4
nights
Vysoke Tatry

Vysoke Tatry ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Demanovska Cave of Liberty and Strbske Pleso Lake. Get a sense of the local culture at Radnica and New Evangelical Church. Explore Vysoke Tatry's surroundings by going to Slovak Paradise National Park (in Spisska Nova Ves) and Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica).

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vysoke Tatry route planner.

Drive from Kosice to Vysoke Tatry in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kosice in September; daily highs in Vysoke Tatry reach 21°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Terchova.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tatranska Lomnica, Kezmarok, Strbske Pleso Lake, Radnica, Demanovska Cave of Liberty
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Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Slovak Paradise ©
Slovak Paradise
Tatras National Park ©
Tatras National Park

2
nights
Terchova

Terchova ©
Terchová is a large village and municipality in the Malá Fatra mountains in the Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.HistoryThe village was established in 1580, but the area was inhabited even before its establishment. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, then explore the historical opulence of Orava Castle, and then explore the stunning scenery at Janosikove Diery. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of National Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Strecno Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Vratna dolina.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Terchova trip planner .

You can drive from Vysoke Tatry to Terchova in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Terchova sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Terchova

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Strecno Castle, Orava Castle, National Cemetery, All Saints Church
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Orava Castle ©
Orava Castle
Janosikove Diery ©
Janosikove Diery
Vratna dolina ©
Vratna dolina

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Gavurky, learn more about the world around you at Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), then step into the grandiose world of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Banska Stiavnica itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Terchova to Banska Stiavnica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gavurky
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Gavurky ©
Gavurky
Old Castle Banska Stiavnica ©
Old Castle Banska Stiavnica
Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM) ©
Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM)

5
nights
Bratislava

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Magio Beach and Slnecne Jazera. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bratislava Old Town and Trenciansky Hrad. Get out of town with these interesting Bratislava side-trips: Nitra Castle (in Nitra) and Cerveny Kamen Castle (in Cerveny Kamen). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle, take an in-depth tour of Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum), admire the masterpieces at Nedbalka Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bratislava day trip site .

You can drive from Banska Stiavnica to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cerveny Kamen Castle, Trenciansky Hrad, Slnecne Jazera, Nitra Castle
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Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad

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