Things to do and tourist attractions near Orava dam

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Námestovo Tvrdošín
Orava Dam
Lakes and pools

The Orava Dam with an area of 35 km2 was built on the Orava River between 1941 and 1954. Four municipalities (Slanica, Osada, Oravské Hámre and Ústí nad Oravou) were floo...

Námestovo
The Slanica Island of Art
Other attractions

The Slanica Island of Art is a tiny island in the middle of the Orava dam. It is a remnant of the flooded village of Slanica, which forever disappeared under the surface ...

Námestovo - Slanická Osada
Seightseeing Cruises on Orava dam
Other attractions

Sightseeing cruise on the Orava dam is a unique way to explore the beauty of the Orava dam with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.

The ship OG SLANICA opera...

Námestovo - Slanická Osada
Edy's Ranch
Horses, riding

The Edy's Ranch in Námestovo near Orava dam offers everything you need for a perfect rest in beautiful nature. It is an ideal place for all ages, as well as families with...

Námestovo
Sightseeing cruises on the Orava dam
Other attractions

Discovering the beauty of the Orava dam directly from its surface. Let yourself be carried away by gentle ripples and observe the beautiful natural scenery around. So thi...

Trstená
Laser Game and VR Námestovo
Adrenaline activities

Are you looking for a place to blow off steam? A place where everyday hectics is changed for rest, a sense of freedom and a lot of fun? If you are near the town of Námest...

Námestovo
Drive-in Theatre Orava
Other attractions

Would you like to get back to the American retro years, when the so-called drive-in theaters were popular so much? Not only in the USA, but so in Slovakia, a unique drive...

Námestovo - Slanická Osada
Kinderland - Children's Centre
Other attractions

When it is raining or tired of a hiking, you can go to the newly opened KINDERLAND Children's Centre in Námestovo, which makes free time of children and parents more plea...

Námestovo
Riding on armoured transporter BVP
Adrenaline activities

Every little boy dreams of being a soldier. If you also have a determined kid at home, or want to try what it feels like to have a 14 ton armored monster under your thumb...

Námestovo
Escape Plan
Other attractions

Whether traveling alone or with a group, Escape Plan is something you should definitely try out while visiting Orava. Escape Plan is located in Námestovo, just a 5-minute...

Námestovo
Educational Trail of Forest Transformation
Hiking

In the surroundings of the beautiful Orava nature, in the cadastre of the village Klin, there is an Educational Trail of Forest Transformation passing through. The predom...

Klin
Uhlisko - 860 m asl
Hiking

Between the Orava towns of Trstená and Tvrdošín, there is a part of the Oravská Magura mountain range, which includes the Uhlisko Hill.

This locality attracts mainly by ...

Trstená
Flights with Nicholas
Adrenaline activities

Experience the real adrenaline at a height of several hundred meters above Orava and try to fly on a motorized hang glider or an experienced pilot.

You will enjoy the vi...

Vavrečka
Lookout Tower Borová above Tvrdošín
Lookouts

If you want to enjoy the beautiful view of Orava Dam, Babia Hora Hill and the panorama of the Western Tatras and the surrounding hills, take a hike to the observation tow...

Tvrdošín
Statue of Christ in Klin
Other attractions

On the hill of Grapa above the little village of Klin, there is a unique rarity - a monumental statue of Jesus Christ, which is a copy of the famous Brazilian statue in R...

Klin
1.8 km
Gothic wooden church
Sacral monuments

The architectural and historical pride of Tvrdošín, as well as the oldest building of the town, is the wooden church of All Saints from the mid-15th century. It is situat...

Tvrdošín
2.0 km
ART Gallery Schürger
Other attractions

If you are an enthusiastic artistic soul, you should certainly visit the Schürger Gallery, which focuses on modernism and postmodern art. The gallery is located in the to...

Tvrdošín
2.2 km
Mária Medvecká Gallery
Other attractions

The permanent exhibition of Mária Medvecká in Tvrdošín is open during the season from April to the end of September (closed on Mondays). The painter's works are installed...

Tvrdošín
3.5 km
Riding School Oravský Háj
Horses, riding

The northernmost distinctive gem of Slovakia - Orava region, has something to offer not only to nature lovers, but also lovers of animals and active relaxation.

All you ...

Brezovica
4.1 km
Ostražica - 767 m asl
Hiking

The picturesque Orava village of Nižná is bordered by the Ostražica hill. It is a beautiful place not only for undemanding tourism, but also for getting to know our histo...

Nižná
5.4 km
Double Cross on Grapa Hill
Hiking

The picturesque village of Oravské Veselé is surrounded by several mountains and hills, but only one of them can boast of an interesting and symbolic attraction. The hill...

Oravské Veselé
5.5 km
Brezovica SKI Center
Skiing

In the area of the ski resort of Brezovica, there are 5 groomed slopes with a total length of 4.5 km waiting for their visitors. Downhill slopes are artificially snowed. ...

Brezovica
5.9 km
Uhliská Ski Center
Skiing

Uhliská SKI Centre is a small ski resort in the village of Nižná. The skiers are provided with the ski lift and ski slopes with a total length of 4 km. Easy ski terrains ...

Nižná
6.2 km
Bobrova raľa
Museums and history

The largest preserved complex of original folk architecture in Central Europe can be found in the Orava village of Podbieľ. This village surrounded by beautiful alpine na...

Podbiel
6.4 km
František's Smelting Plant
Technical monuments

František's Smelting Plant (locally called just "hámor") is a technical monument, a ruin of the ironworks factory hall (smelting plant) from 1836. It is located in Orava,...

Podbiel
7.0 km
Bielska Rock
Hiking

The Orava village of Podbiel is set in a real fairy-tale environment. And this unique magical atmosphere is enhanced by the interesting natural phenomenon that rises abo...

Podbiel
7.1 km
SKI Krušetnica
Skiing

Ski Resort of Krušetnica is located in Orava, in the village Krušetnica. The ski season lasts from December to March.

There is a ski lift with a length of 750 m and a 4-...

Krušetnica
7.4 km
Oravakafe Coffee Museum
Other attractions

The Oravakafe exposition in a cozy house tells the story of coffee beans from their beginning to the delicious end. It is unpretentious from the outside, but sophisticate...

Krušetnica
7.7 km
Oravská Polhora Ski Center
Skiing

Oravská Polhora Ski Center is one of the smaller ski resorts in Orava. The resort's greatest merits are its pleasant atmosphere with a reasonable number of skiers, unbeat...

Oravská Polhora
8.5 km
Ski Vitanová - Vrchdolinky
Skiing

Ski Vitanová - Vrchdolinky offers excellent skiing and probably the most beautiful view of the Tatras. The resort has ski slopes of light and medium difficulty, ideal for...

Vitanová