21 days in Slovakia Itinerary

21 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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21 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Fly + Bus:  26​h
1
Bratislava
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Cerveny Kamen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Trencin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Zilina
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bojnice
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  1​h 15​min
6
Banska Stiavnica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Liptovsky Mikulas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Levoca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Kosice
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Taipei

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle (Hrad), explore the galleries of Devin Castle (hrad), appreciate the history behind Cumil, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's / Blue Church, and finally snap pictures at Apollo Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to St. Michael's Tower & Street, then make a trip to Michael's Gate, then enjoy breathtaking views from UFO Observation Deck, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Bratislava Old Town.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Bratislava itinerary planner

Taipei, Taiwan to Bratislava is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Taipei to Bratislava due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Taipei in May, expect nights in Bratislava to be much colder, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cerveny Kamen.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

1
night
Cerveny Kamen

Cerveny Kamen ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Cerveny Kamen Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Basilica, don't miss a visit to Synagogue - Center of Contemporary Art, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Helena, and finally make a trip to Mala Synagoga Trnava. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Smolenice Castle, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Driny Cave.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cerveny Kamen trip itinerary builder website

Drive from Bratislava to Cerveny Kamen in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Trencin.

Things to do in Cerveny Kamen

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Trnava, Smolenice
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Cerveny Kamen Castle ©
Cerveny Kamen Castle
St. John the Baptist Cathedral ©
St. John the Baptist Cathedral
St. Nicholas Basilica ©
St. Nicholas Basilica

1
night
Trencin

Trencin ©
Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kúpele Trenčianske Teplice as well as Castle Beckov. On the 6th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castle Beckov, boost your wellbeing at Kúpele Trenčianske Teplice, and then contemplate the long history of Trencin Castle.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Trencin road trip site

Traveling by car from Cerveny Kamen to Trencin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Cerveny Kamen in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Trencin: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zilina.

Things to do in Trencin

Historic Sites Spas Baths

Side Trips

Beckov castle, Kupele Trencianske Teplice
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Beckov castle ©
Beckov castle
Trenciansky Hrad ©
Trenciansky Hrad
Kupele Trencianske Teplice ©
Kupele Trencianske Teplice

2
nights
Zilina

Zilina ©
Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Marianske Square, then explore the historical opulence of Strecno Castle, and then appreciate the views at Janosikove Diery. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Veľký Rozsutec.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zilina tour itinerary planning tool

You can drive from Trencin to Zilina in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May in Zilina, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bojnice.

Things to do in Zilina

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Terchova, Strecno Castle
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Janosikove Diery ©
Janosikove Diery
Veľký Rozsutec ©
Veľký Rozsutec
Strecno Castle ©
Strecno Castle

2
nights
Bojnice

Bojnice ©
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): meet the residents at Bojnice Zoo and then get engrossed in the history at SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum. On the next day, make a trip to Cicmany.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bojnice route maker app

Traveling by car from Zilina to Bojnice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bojnice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Bojnice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cicmany
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Bojnice Zoo ©
Bojnice Zoo
SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum ©
SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum
Cicmany ©
Cicmany

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of New Castle, get a new perspective on nature at Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), pause for some serene contemplation at The St. Catherine Church, then don't miss a visit to Holy Trinity square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvaria, enjoy breathtaking views from The Clock Tower, then make a trip to Slovak National Uprising Square, then admire the masterpieces at Stredoslovenská galéria, and finally get engrossed in the history at Slovak National Uprising Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Banska Stiavnica trip itinerary builder app

Drive from Bojnice to Banska Stiavnica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Banska Stiavnica can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Banska Bystrica
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Old Castle Banska Stiavnica ©
Old Castle Banska Stiavnica
Námestie SNP ©
Námestie SNP
The Clock Tower ©
The Clock Tower

3
nights
Liptovsky Mikulas

Liptovsky Mikulas ©
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Tatras National Park has been added to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Liptovsky Mikulas to Oravsky Podzamok to see Orava Castle about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst and hit the slopes at Jasna Nizke Tatry.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Liptovsky Mikulas trip planner

Traveling by car from Banska Stiavnica to Liptovsky Mikulas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levoca.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, Tatras National Park, Orava Castle
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Tatras National Park ©
Tatras National Park
Orava Castle ©
Orava Castle

2
nights
Levoca

Levoca ©
Levoča is a town in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia with a population of 14,600. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): Head underground at Dobsinska Ice Cave and then explore the stunning scenery at Slovak Paradise National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Belianska Cave.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levoca online trip builder

You can drive from Liptovsky Mikulas to Levoca in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Levoca

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Slovak Paradise, Dobsinska Ice Cave, Belianska Cave
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Dobsinska Ice Cave ©
Dobsinska Ice Cave
Slovak Paradise ©
Slovak Paradise
Belianska Cave ©
Belianska Cave

3
nights
Kosice

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
On the 17th (Thu), don't miss a visit to The Memorial of the Peace Marathon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St. Urban’s Tower, make a trip to Tabačka Kulturfabrik, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Elizabeth (Dom svatej Alzbety), and finally don't miss a visit to Immaculata.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kosice day trip planning website

Getting from Levoca to Kosice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kosice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Expozícia ľudovej architektúry a bývania - Skanzen
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ZOO Košice ©
ZOO Košice
Singing fountain ©
Singing fountain

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