Cathedral of St Francis Xavier
Sacral monuments

The most important sacral building in Banská Bystrica is the Cathedral of St Francis Xavier, which is also a parish church. On the site of the cathedral stood once Oberha...

Banská Bystrica
Central Slovak Gallery - Praetorium
Other attractions

The Central Slovak Gallery in Banská Bystrica is the third oldest regional gallery in Slovakia and of all regional galleries, it has the most differentiated creative conc...

Banská Bystrica
City Castle in Banska Bystrica
Castles, chateaus, mansions

The beautiful and magical historical center of Banska Bystrica is completed by the City Castle, which is not only its dominant feature but also a characteristic symbol th...

Banská Bystrica
Barbora's Route
Hiking

The name of Barbora's Route is linked to the name of St. Barbara - patron of miners. The route connects cities, villages and locations that have once been a center of min...

Banská Bystrica
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Castle Church)
Sacral monuments

The largest dominating feature of the whole town castle complex and the oldest building in Banská Bystrica is the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, also called...

Banská Bystrica
Central Slovak Museum - Thurzo's house
Museums and history

Part of the main square and thus the histric core of Banská Bystrica is an important architectural monument Thurzo House, which is forever tied to the Thurzo family. It i...

Banská Bystrica
Central Slovak Museum - Matthias House
Museums and history

Part of the Banská Bystrica castle complex as well as the Mining Bastion is the so-called Matthias House, which has been standing here since 1479. It bears its name in ho...

Banská Bystrica
Literary and Music Museum
Museums and history

Due to its specialization, the Literary and Music Museum in Banská Bystrica is a unique museum not only in Slovakia but also in the whole of Europe. It focuses on the doc...

Banská Bystrica
Bethlen's House
Other attractions

The Bethlen's House accommodates the administrative headquarters and exhibition space of the Central Slovak Gallery. There are short-term exhibitions not only from the ga...

Banská Bystrica
SNP Museum
Museums and history

The museum has a nationwide scope and is specialized in the development of Slovak society in the years 1938 - 1945 with emphasis on the documentation of anti-fascist libe...

Banská Bystrica
Dominik Skutecký Villa
Museums and history

The villa of Dominik Skutecký with the garden is a unique family villa, which was built in Banská Bystrica by the painter Dominik Skutecký according to his artistic taste...

Banská Bystrica
Covered swimming pool in Štiavičky
Lakes and pools

A refurbished and modernly equipped indoor swimming pool can be found in Banská Bystrica. It is open throughout the year, allowing swimming enthusiasts to enjoy their fav...

Banská Bystrica
Postal Museum in Banská Bystrica
Museums and history

If you want to get to know the history of post, postal stamps, engraved aids, domestic stamps, foreign stamps as well as stamp creation, visit the Postal Museum, which is...

Banská Bystrica
Beach swimming pool Štiavničky
Lakes and pools

The beach swimming pool in Banská Bystrica is part of the Aqualand complex and consists of a 2.5-hectare natural lake with a sandy beach, where boats and water bikes can ...

Banská Bystrica
Central Slovak Museum - Tihányi manor house
Museums and history

The Tihányi manor house in Radvaň was originally a ground floor Renaissance building dating from the first half of the 17th century. Later, this historic building took on...

Banská Bystrica
Observatory on Vartovka Hill
Other attractions

If you don't know what to do with your day, make a small trip to the stars. In the popular Observatory on Vartovka Hill in Banská Bystrica, you will experience many unfor...

Banská Bystrica
Educational trail Jakub
Hiking

You can take a beautiful walk not only with children in Jakub - a part of town Banská Bystrica, which is considered to be a kind of gateway to the Low Tatras National Par...

Banská Bystrica
Anima Equus Farm
Horses, riding

The farm is located on the outskirts of Banska Bystrica below Baranov in the protected area of Low Tatras. There is beautiful nature forests, meadows, ideal environment f...

Banská Bystrica
Memorial to the victims of fascism in Kremnička
Museums and history

Kremnička, the city part of Banská Bystrica, has a cruel and tragic history. This is where the so-called massacre in Kremnička took place during the world war. The tragic...

Banská Bystrica
Šachtičky Ski Resort
Skiing

Šachtičky Ski Resort is located in the mountains near Banská Bystrica. It is suitable for recreational skiing for casual as well as professional skiing for demanding skie...

Banská Bystrica
Partisan Republic in Kalište
Memorials

At the foot of the southern slopes of the Low Tatras, deep in the mountains among the coniferous forests, a silent witness of horrors lies. In the slightly sloping valley...

Banská Bystrica
3.3 km
Malachov Rocks
Hiking

Malachov Rocks are a protected area about 4 km from Banska Bystrica, near Radvaň. This interesting rock formation is a distinctive landmark.

We can find here small rocky...

Malachov
5.4 km
Bat Cave
Caves

An interesting excursion point near Banska Bystrica is Panský diel Hill, which offers much more than just beautiful views. Directly below it is one of the most interestin...

Nemce
5.7 km
J. G. Tajovský Memorial House
Museums and history

The birth house of the leading personality of the second wave of Slovak literary realism, J.G. Tajovsky, stands still intact, serried in the beautiful nature of Tajov. Th...

Tajov
5.8 km
Tajov Rubble
Other attractions

If you love natural phenomena and like to admire the enchanting power of nature, head for exploration into the village of Tajov. There you will find a jewel that has been...

Tajov
5.8 km
Memorial house of J. G. Tajovský in Tajov
Museums and history

The birthhouse of the leading figure of the second wave of Slovak realism, J.G. Tajovský, stands intact, serried by the beautiful nature of Tajov. This beautiful house wi...

Tajov
6.1 km
Rocky Viewpoint Trávny Ždiar - 810 m asl
Hiking

Locality of Trávny Ždiar is relatively little known among hikers and tourists. But those who have already known its charm claim that it is such a "Little Slovak Paradise....

Malachov
6.6 km
Čachovo - Selce Ski Resort
Skiing

Ski resort of Čachovo - Selce is located northeast of Banska Bystrica and about 2 km from the village of Selce.

With the first snowfall, fans of downhill skiing will fin...

Selce
6.7 km
Ski Center Tajov
Skiing

If you are looking for a great skiing experience for the whole family, Ski Center Tajov will be perfect for you. It is located just outside the town of Banská Bystrica. I...

Tajov
6.9 km
Panský diel - 1100 m asl
Hiking

A beautiful piece of land that offers a unique view of the vast plains, mysterious forests, picturesque villages and majestic hills in every season. Location so close to ...

Špania Dolina