Situated in the center of Europe, Slovakia is home to picturesque towns with rugged castles, Gothic churches, and expansive lush forests, as well as a laid-back cafe culture and winding streets that are perfect for people-watching. It also shares borders with the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Austria, and Ukraine.
Spas and geothermal waters abound, and visitors may unwind in an aquatic park or enjoy a variety of winter sports in the nearby Carpathian Mountains. Travel with us as we visit spa cities, preserved villages, open-air museums, collapsed volcanoes, frozen lakes, and more in this intriguing unexplored nation.
1. The Caves of the Slovak Karst
2. Košice, Slovakia
3. Poprad, Slovakia
Popular among Slovaks as a vacation spot, Poprad is also the starting point for trips into the High Tatra Mountains on the Tatra Electric Railway. The city’s historic core is home to notable examples of Baroque and Renaissance architecture, such as the Renaissance Bell Tower and the Church of John the Baptist. Visit Aqua City Poprad to take in the city’s sights and enjoy the city’s thermal waters, saunas, and other family-friendly attractions like water tobogganing and playgrounds. Biking pathways can be found all around the city. They may also be used for roller skating, another popular pastime in the metropolis.