9 days in Slovakia Itinerary

9 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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9 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Bus:  6​h 30​min
1
Bratislava
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Vysoke Tatry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kosice
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Cairo

4
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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, make a trip to St. Michael's Tower & Street, take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, and snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Bratislava day trip planning tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Bratislava is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Cairo to Bratislava, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in December, with highs in Bratislava at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

2
nights
Vysoke Tatry

Vysoke Tatry ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the activities along Jazierka lasky, head outdoors with SKI resort Tatranská Lomnica, see the sky in a new way at Observatory at the peak, then head outdoors with Lomnicky Peak, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vysoke Tatry Roman Catholic Parish, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Evanjelicka Cirkev. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Krivan, pause for some photo ops at Monument to victims of SNP, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gerlachovsky Stit, then get engrossed in the history at Radnica, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Evangelical church in Levoca.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vysoke Tatry planner .

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vysoke Tatry takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bratislava in January: high temperatures in Vysoke Tatry hover around 0°C and lows are around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strbske Pleso, Levoca
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Gerlachovsky Stit ©
Gerlachovsky Stit
Lomnicky Peak ©
Lomnicky Peak
Jazierka lasky ©
Jazierka lasky

1
night
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soviet Soldiers, the Liberators, then make a trip to Immaculata, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety).

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kosice road trip planner .

You can drive from Vysoke Tatry to Kosice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Vysoke Tatry in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kosice, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites
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Kaplnka svateho Michala ©
Kaplnka svateho Michala

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