Things to do and tourist attractions in Stiavnicke vrchy

The manor house in Svätý Anton
Castles, chateaus, mansions

The Manor House in Svätý Antonis a National Cultural Monument. It was built on the site of a fortified medieval castle from the 15th century, it was rebuilt several times...

Svätý Anton
Sitno Castle
Castle ruins

On the andesite rocks of the popular tourist hill of Sitno, there is a castle ruin of the same name. Sitno Castle used to be a massive, medieval stone castle built in the...

Ilija
Sitno Hill
Hiking

In the Štiavnické Hills, there is an attractive one-thousander, which annually welcomes many tourists on its peak. It is Sitno Hill.

This volcanic mountain is a great ti...

Banská Štiavnica
Calvary in Banská Štiavnica
Sacral monuments

The Banská Štiavnica Calvary is an inherent landscape element of this town. It is built on a hill, making it visible from almost every point in Banská Štiavnica. The Calv...

Banská Štiavnica
Indoor swimming pool in Banská Štiavnica
Lakes and pools

The Municipal Indoor Swimming Pool, The City Bath, is located near the historic center of Banská Štiavnica.

The swimming pool is open regularly from Tuesday to Sunday. T...

Banská Štiavnica
Glanzenberg Mining Gallery
Museums and history

The history of the town of Banská Štiavnica is closely connected with mining of mineral resources as well as ores of precious and nonferrous metals. This historic and for...

Banská Štiavnica
New Castle in Banská Štiavnica
Castles, chateaus, mansions

The New Castle is one of the most beautiful dominants of Banská Štiavnica. The white Renaissance fortress towering on the Frauenberg Hill (also called Ladies' Hill) was b...

Banská Štiavnica
School in the museum
Other attractions

You know the school in nature and certainly many of you have attended it. But have you ever attended a school in museum? You don't have to be a child to come here. Slovak...

Banská Štiavnica
Botanical garden in Banská Štiavnica
Zoology and botany

The Botanical Garden in Banská Štiavnica is located in beautiful surroundings on the adjacent grounds of the former building of the Mining and Forestry Academy, founded i...

Banská Štiavnica
Slovak Mining Museum - Kammerhof
Museums and history

The Slovak Mining Museum is the only one of its kind in the territory of Slovakia. It was founded in 1964 by the fusion of the City Museum and the State Mining Museum Dio...

Banská Štiavnica
Mining Museum in Nature
Technical monuments

In the nature of Banská Štiavnica, in the picturesque valley below the Klinger tajch (water reservoir) on the outskirts of the town, there is the Mining Museum (open-air ...

Banská Štiavnica
Počúvadlo Lake
Lakes and pools

Počúvadlo Lake (or also called Počúvadlo Tajch) is a lake of artificial origin, the so-called tajch, which is located near Banská Štiavnica near the village of Počúvadlo....

Počúvadlo
Terra Permonia
Other attractions

Terra Permonia Banská Štiavnica is an absolute novelty on the Slovak market, inspired by Dutch know - how. It is a creative workshop, a place of relaxation, entertainment...

Banská Štiavnica
Bank of Love - House of Marína
Other attractions

We all remember the poem about the unfulfilled love of poet Andrej Sládkovič to Marina Pischl. But do you know where her birthhouse is located?

You can find it on the Sq...

Banská Štiavnica
Nativity scene in Banská Štiavnica
Other attractions

Nativity scene in Banská Štiavnica is one of the largest wooden, moving nativity scenes in Slovakia. It depicts the development, history and traditions of one of the most...

Banská Štiavnica
Slovak Mining Museum - Berggericht
Museums and history

The Slovak Mining Museum - Berggericht is the only one of its kind in Slovakia. It was founded in 1964 by the merger of the City Museum and the State Mining Museum Dionýz...

Banská Štiavnica
Klinger Lake
Lakes and pools

The region of Banská Štiavnica is rich in natural pools, gravel pits, lakes and mysteries. During the summer, holidaymakers have several options to choose from to refresh...

Banská Štiavnica
City Game Banská Štiavnica
Other attractions

Discover the beauty of Banská Štiavnica in a fun and unconventional way. Will you reveal all the secrets and find the mythic Štiavnica treasure?

City Game is an adventur...

Banská Štiavnica
Jozef Kollár Gallery
Museums and history

The historical heart of the town of Banská Štiavnica consists of period burgher houses. In three of them, decorated with beautiful ornamental facade decoration, houses th...

Banská Štiavnica
Old Chateau
Castles, chateaus, mansions

Banská Štiavnica is an exhibition hall of historical monuments. This hall includes also an Old Cheatau, which is a kind of stone chronicle of this mining town. The Old Ch...

Banská Štiavnica
Crystal quarry
Technical monuments

Quarry in Banská Štiavnica is known worldwide for its rich occurrence of minerals of various types of quartz, iron and titanium. For families with children, school classe...

Banská Štiavnica
Eve's Lake
Lakes and pools

Evičkino jazero (Eve's Lake) is an artificial lake, the rich history of which dates back to the Middle Ages. It is located on the outskirts of the village of Štiavnické B...

Štiavnické Bane
Ranch Nádej (The Hope)
Horses, riding

Horseback riding, riding lessons for beginners and advanced riders, pony riding, beautiful nature, good food and ranch accommodation All this can be found on the Ranch Ná...

Svätý Anton
Lake Vindšachtské
Lakes and pools

Lake Vindšachtské is located in the pleasant arms of the Štiavnické Mountains Protected Landscape Area. You can find it on the outskirts of the village of Štiavnické Bane...

Štiavnické Bane
Richňava Lakes
Lakes and pools

Richňava lakes are located on the outskirts of Štiavnické Bane (Štiavnica Mines). They are actually two artificial water reservoirs - Veľke Richňava Lake and Small Richňa...

Štiavnické Bane
Salamandra Ski Resort
Skiing

Ski Resort SALAMANDRA is located near Banská Štiavnica and it is one of the few resorts with chair lift in the surroundings. The Doppelmayr seat operates a one and a half...

Štiavnické Bane
Studenské Lakes
Lakes and pools

The region of Banská Štiavnica boasts of a number of natural pools. These also include the Studenské Lakes, also known as the Kolpašské Lakes. They are situated in the vi...

Banský Studenec
Ruins of Žakýlsky Castle
Castle ruins

On the narrow outcropping of the Štiavnica Mountains, sometimes reffered to as Brezový Castle, there are the ruins of Žakýlsky Castle. It is one of the least known castle...

Podhorie
Hodruša Lake
Lakes and pools

Above the small village of Hodruša Hámre, nestled in the mountains of the Štiavnica Mountains, is a clear, glittering lake of Hodruša, also known as the Lower Hodruša Lak...

Hodruša - Hámre
Žakýlske Mountain Lake
Hiking

In the enchanting environment of the Protected Landscape Area of Štiavnické vrchy, in the immediate vicinity of the village of Podhorie, lies the only mountain lake of th...

Podhorie