INTERESTING THINGS AND PLACES YOU CAN KNOW IN SLOVAKIA ... !!! - THE BACKPACKING

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Friday, March 13, 2020

INTERESTING THINGS AND PLACES YOU CAN KNOW IN SLOVAKIA ... !!!



Are you planning your next vacation? but you still have no idea where you want to travel ... do not worry, here we have the solution with very important data and interesting places that you can visit if you travel to Slovakia, so take note and pay close attention so you can decide if it is you want to travel and get to know the corners of Slovakia ...


What to see and do in Slovakia
  • Bratislava. The Slovak capital is dominated by a medieval Renaissance fortress, as Renaissance buildings and complexes that you must visit in this city. Also its Gothic cathedral of San Martín and churches like the Blue, in an art noveau style.

  • Spis Castle, one of the largest medieval fortresses in Central Europe, considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • High Tatras, paradise for nature lovers. Mountains that seem to touch the sky, with lush vegetation and lakes.

  • Historical cities: Bardejov, Bankská Bystrica, Nitra and Kosice, among others

  • Thermalism in Slovakia: Rajecké Teplice and Turcianske Teplice spas, in the central north of the country, near Zilina.


Useful information on Slovakia

Little gem of Old Europe: Slovakia is one of the smallest countries on the continent, with a total population of just over five million. It limits with the north with Poland, with the south with Hungary, with Austria to the west and with the Czech Republic to the northwest. Among its attractions, the natural environment. Its special geographical location, in the Carpathians, means that practically half of the country is covered in dreamy forests and lakes. The capital Bratislava is a fairytale city that emerges on the banks of the Danube. Castles and small towns where time doesn't seem to pass make it a perfect destination for those looking for something different.

Places to discover in Slovakia

  • Pork, flour, potatoes, cabbage and dairy products are the foundations of Slovak gastronomy. You should not stop trying their famous ‘kapustnica’, sour cabbage soup; the lus halusky ’, a kind of gnocchis; the ul gulás ’, with beef and onion; and the ‘brindzové halusky’, made with pecorino cheese and pieces of fried bacon.

  • It is recommended to rent a car to move around this (for the moment) secluded country. There are urban, intercity and long distance transport. In some cities there is also a tram.

  • Feeling a kind of contemporary Miguel Strogoff, exchanging Siberia for the Carpathians. It is essential to undertake an excursion that runs through this natural park.

  • Delve into some of the more than a thousand caves in the Slovak Karst area, considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco. It is considered the largest karst area in central Europe.

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