Several tourists agree that Vápeč is one of the most beautiful hills in the Strážovské Mountains. Every year, it is visited by many tourists who want to enjoy not only great tourism, but also charming panoramic views.

Its peak is formed by limestone cliffs and together with its surroundings are a part of the nature reserve of the same name. Vápeč is easily accessible and the hike is undemanding, making it an ideal tourist destination for families with children.

At the top, there is a metal cross, which is a typical photographic place. From there, you will have the village of Horná Poruba lie open. Moreover, you will also see the beauty of neighboring rock formations of Vršatecké bradlá, Omšenská baba, Strážovské Mountains, Súľovské Rocks and Vtáčnik.

There are several hiking trails leading to the hill of Vápeč. The most popular is marked hiking trail leading from the village of Horná Poruba (about 2 km).

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