Orava Castle, Banska Stiavnica -historic mining town and High Tatras, - beauty of UNESCO protected sites in three days.
Our 3 days journey starts in Bratislava and we will explore some of the best tourist attractions in Slovakia.
Banska Stiavnica - the former mining town, is one of the most beautiful one of the most interesting towns in Slovakia. It is included on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Vlkolinec village characteristic with folk architecture was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Strbske pleso (1346m) and Popradske Pleso (1494m) and Skalnate Pleso (1754m) are picturesque mountain lakes of glacial origin and a top tourist destinations in the High Tatras. The Popradske pleso lake is deep in the valley surrounded by massive peaks.
Orava castle belongs to oldest and most interesting castles in Slovakia. According to some publications it is the most beautiful castle in Slovakia.
On the way to Bratislava we will explore village Cicmany, famous for its original log houses with the typical white ornamentation.
DAY 1 - we start at your hotel in Bratislava quite early and about 2 hours drive brings us to the historic mining town Banska Stiavnica listed on UNESCO heritage list. On the way to High Tatras we will stop at the village Vlkolinec - characteristic folk architecture and Slovak traditions - another UNESCO protected site.
DAY 2 - Starting our day by walk around the Strbske Pleso lake and then walk up to Popradske Pleso lake. Both are great opportunities for taking some pictures. In the afternoon we will take cable car to access Skalnate Pleso - starting point for cable car journey to Lomnicky Stit peak (2634m).
DAY3 - After couple of hours drive we will stop to explore Orava Castle - the most attractive tourist locality of the northern Slovakia. From there we will head south towards Bratislava and stop at village Cicmany famous for it's white painted log houses.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel
Duration: 3 days
This tour can be customized based on your preferences. Day 2 will be all in mountains so good weather is preferred. I am flexible to make changes to the tour at the time.
All transfers are done by private car
- VW Passat B7 Variant.
Car is not latest model however it is well looked after and maintained in excellent condition. Car is air-conditioned.
Maximum capacity is 5 including driver, so comfortably will accommodate 3 passengers.
If you are larger group (up to 8 people) please let me know. I will customize the trip to accommodate larger group.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 EUR - Admission to Orava Castle - 7 EUR pp
Admission to Vlkolinec - 2 EUR pp
Cable Car return ticket to Skalnate Pleso - 22 EUR pp
Admission to Banska Stiavnica Old castle - 6 EUR pp
Admission to Banska Stiavnica New castle - 3 EUR pp
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks