Castle of Čachtice
Castle ruins

Čachtice Castle was founded in the first half of the 13th century. It was one of the first castles to secure the western border of Hungary, especially in the 13th century...

Čachtice
Lookout Tower in Bojnice
Lookouts

A unique observation tower with an elevation of about 30 meters has grown above town of Bojnice. It is a relatively demanding technical construction, which is unprecedent...

Bojnice
Beckov Castle
Castle ruins

Beckov Castle rises on a high steep cliff above Beckov. The history of the castle dates back to the 12th century, when the old castle is mentioned in the chronicle by an ...

Beckov
Bojnice Castle
Castles, chateaus, mansions

Of you are looking for the most romantic castle in Slovakia, don't go anywhere else than to the spa town of Bojnice. It is precisely where the beautiful historical buildi...

Bojnice
Bojnice Zoo
Zoology and botany

National Zoo in Bojnice is the oldest and most visited zoo in Slovakia. Bojnice Zoo lies in close proximity to the romantic Bojnice Castle.

It belongs to zoos of general...

Bojnice
Trenčín Castle
Castles, chateaus, mansions

The castle of Trenčín dominates not only the city of Trenčín but also the whole of Považie region. It was built in the 11th century as a border fortress, guarding importa...

Trenčín
Jankov Vŕšok - 533 m asl
Hiking

Above the village of Uhrovec, there is a low hill called Jankov vŕšok (John's Hill). It is a part of the Strážovské Hills, as it is characteristic for this mountain range...

Uhrovec
Orlí kameň (Eagle Stone) - 1126 m asl
Hiking

The mountain range of volcanic origin, Vtáčnik, is rich in many popular tourist sites. However, it also has plenty of corners, which are not so much explored by tourists,...

Podhradie
Cigeľ Ski Resort
Skiing

Ski resort of Cigeľ Priedavky-Šabľová lies above the village of Cigeľ, about 7 km south of Prievidza.

The groomed slope in the resort is served by one ski lift and you w...

Cigeľ
Hrádok pod Vtáčnikom
Hiking

Hrádok pod Vtáčnikom is a sought-after climbing area. Located near the village of Kamenec pod Vtáčnikom and village of Bystričany. The location is rich in many unlocked b...

Bystričany
Executioner’s house
Other attractions

If you love history and are wondering how once law, justice and order worked in the medieval city of Trenčín, visit Executioner's House. It is not difficult to guess from...

Trenčín
Outlier of Červený Kameň
Hiking

A unique Outlier of Červený Kameň attracts from a distance like a magnet. A sharp rocky ridge with a rock needle and a massive rock wall create an impressive landscape sc...

Červený Kameň
Prečín Rock
Hiking

Prečín Rock is a protected natural monument in the administration of the Protected Landscape Area of Strážovské Mountains. It is a morphologically interesting set of rock...

Prečín
Makyta Hill - 970 m asl
Hiking

The massive Makyta Hill, dominating the western part of Javorníky, is one of the most beautiful peaks on the borders of Slovakia and the Czech Republic. If you are a tour...

Lazy pod Makytou
Vtáčnik Hill - 1346 asl
Hiking

The Vtáčnik volcanic mountains with the peak of the same name is an extraordinarily nice place, which surprisingly was not hit by the crowds of tourists and lovers of var...

Bystričany
White Stone - 1135 m asl
Hiking

The impressive peak called Biely kameň (White Stone) is located in the northeastern part of the volcanic mountain range Vtáčnik. It is a location where no tourist marked ...

Cigeľ
Opatovská Cave
Caves

If you ever wander through the woods near the villages of Zamarovce and Skalka nad Váhom, or if you will be around Trenčín, be sure to stop here for a while. Right in thi...

Zamarovce
Čierny vrch (Black Hill) - 997 m asl
Hiking

Above the village of Kšinná, there is a densely wooded hill called Čierny vrch (Black Hill). It is part of the Strážov Mountains. Rocky cliffs protrude from it in several...

Rudnianska Lehota
Jarabá Rock - 1169 m asl
Hiking

The spectacular volcanic mountain range of Vtáčnik offers a varied tangle of hiking trails that will take you to the most amazing forest coves, observation points and roc...

Podhradie
Indoor swimming pool in Považská Bystrica
Lakes and pools

The modern indoor swimming pool in Považská Bystrica is located in the MŠK sports complex, in close proximity to the football and winter stadiums.

Swimming pool enthusia...

Považská Bystrica
Uhrovec Castle
Castle ruins

The Uhrovec Castle is a ruin above the village of Uhrovské Podhradie. It was built in the 13th century in the inaccessible terrain of the Nitrica Hills. During the centur...

Uhrovské Podhradie
Ski resort "Ski Ráztoka"
Skiing

Ski resort Ráztoka offers great skiing in beautiful mountain environment Kysuce. The ski area has light and medium-demanding ski slopes, which are suitable for recreation...

Horná Mariková
Čertov Ski Resort
Skiing

The Čertov ski resort is located in the Javorníky / Kysuce region. In the resort 600 - 900 m above sea level, there are 7 tracks and 5 ski lifts with a total length of 3....

Lazy pod Makytou
M. A. Bazovský Gallery
Museums and history

The city of Trenčín is considered to be the center of Považie, not only geographically but also culturally. The Miloš Alexander Bazovský Gallery, which is named after one...

Trenčín
Lookout Tower on Stratenec Hill
Lookouts

One of the interesting and attractive lookout towers in the Trenčín region, and at the same time the highest situated lookout tower of Javorníky Mountain Range, is the on...

Papradno
Malý Javorník - 1021 m asl
Hiking

Malý Javorník is popular with Slovak and Czech tourists. It lies on the Czech-Slovak border and is the highest peak of the Czech part of the Javorníky Mountains. It os on...

Horná Mariková
Ski Podjavorník
Skiing

At the foot of the Javorníky Mountains, right in the village of Papradno, there is a ski resort Ski Podjavorník. It is especially popular with the locals, but its quality...

Papradno
Lookout tower Soblahov - Dúbravka
Lookouts

Soblahov Lookout Tower beautifies the surroundings of the village with same name in the Trenčín region. However, its location does not only offer beautiful views, but als...

Soblahov
Swimming pool in Považská Bystrica
Lakes and pools

The swimming pool in Považská Bystrica is located in the Lány housing estate. In a relatively newly built area, there are two swimming pools, one swimming pool with a le...

Považská Bystrica
Vápeč Hill - 956 m asl
Hiking

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 gr...

Horná Poruba