8 days in Slovakia Itinerary

8 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovakia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Kosice
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Poprad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Bratislava
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Kosice

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Vyhliadkova veza Hradova, then explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety).

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kosice planner .

Manchester, UK to Kosice is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Manchester in January, with highs in Kosice at 0°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Poprad.

Things to do in Kosice

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trip

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
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Room Escape Games

2
nights
Poprad

Poprad ©
Poprad is a city in northern Slovakia at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains famous for its picturesque historic centre and as a holiday resort. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the activities along Jazierka lasky, then take in the awesome beauty at Predne Solisko, then get outside with Lomnicky Peak, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kartuzian monastery ruins. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Strbske Pleso Lake and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tatras National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Poprad sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Kosice to Poprad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kosice in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Poprad, with lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Poprad

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strbske Pleso, Lomnicky Peak, Kartuzian monastery ruins, Tatras National Park
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Tatras National Park ©
Tatras National Park
Lomnicky Peak ©
Lomnicky Peak
Predne Solisko ©
Predne Solisko

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, nightlife, fun & games, and shopping. 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, steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

Before you visit Bratislava, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Poprad to Bratislava by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Poprad in January, expect Bratislava to be a bit warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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

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