Have you longed to discover the unique phenomenon of Smolenice Karst? The educational trail of Smolenice races will show them all.

Families with children will enjoy an unpretentious route of 7.5 km and a hundred meters of elevation. The trail offers a recreational tour with a variety of interesting information at nine stops.

The nature of the trail is natural science, conservation, history, culture. It allows to discover the wild gulley of Hlboča with a single waterfall in the Small Carpathians with a height of 9 m and the archaeological site of Molpír.

The curved educational trail will take you to the most beautiful places and provide you with a magnificent view of the entire valley and if you are lucky, you can also see the local forest animals.

In addition to the waterfall, the cave of Driny with its enchanting stalactic decoration, which is the only accessible cave in the Little Carpathians, is another interesting point of the walkaway.

You can access the nature trail from Smolenice, from the church, or from Jahodník on the road to Drina Cave. The walkway is bidirectional and accessible both in summer and winter.

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