Things to do and tourist attractions in Volovske vrchy

Volovec - Skalisko - 1293 m asl
Hiking

The largest mountain complex of the Slovak Ore Mountains is the Volovské Hills, which are very popular among tourists. Their part near the town of Rožňava consists of abo...

Čučma
Hekerova Hill - 1260 m asl
Hiking

The southwestern part of the Volovské Hills is rich in several distinctive and very attractive hills. One of them is Hekerová Hill, which rises above the village of Uhorn...

Smolník
Hamor in Medzev
Museums and history

The eastern Slovak town of Medzev and its close surroundings was one of the most productive areas in metal processing in the past. The tradition of ironmongery and smithe...

Medzev
SkiPark Erika - Kojšovská hoľa
Skiing

SkiPark Erika under Kojšovská hoľa is one of the largest ski resorts and is located about 25 km west of Košice. It is a popular and sought-after resort not only during wi...

Zlatá Idka
Zlatý stôl (Golden table) - 1322 m asl
Hiking

The highest peak of the Volovské vrchy Mountains, the Zlatý stôl (Golden table), rises above the picturesque villages of Stará Voda, Henclová, Úhorná and Smolník. Its mys...

Švedlár
Loreley Rock - 901 m asl
Hiking

In the main ridge of the Volovské Hills, between the Holý Hill and the Lajoška chalet, there is a small Loreley rock. It is relatively little known among the tourists, bu...

Opátka
Educational Trail Jasov Rock
Hiking

If you are looking for an unpretentious hike in which you can relax and crown it with beautiful views,make sure to follow the footsteps of the Eductaional Trail Jasov Roc...

Jasov
Jasov Cave
Caves

Do you know which cave was the first to be made available to public in Slovakia? This primacy belongs to Jasov Cave. It is said that one of the Premonstratensian monks in...

Jasov
Lookout tower on Kloptaň Hill
Lookouts

Volovské Hills near the town of Gelnica represent an ideal location for tourists of all ages. If you want to enjoy not only good hiking, but also take a pleasure in the m...

Prakovce
Kojšovská hoľa - 1246 m asl
Hiking

Kojšovská hoľa (Kojšov Grassy Uplands) is a well-known and popular tourist destination, as well as a recreational area. It rises between the villages of Kojšov, Opátka, Z...

Zlatá Idka
Betliar Mansion
Castles, chateaus, mansions

Seven kilometers from the mining town of Rožňava, there is the picturesque village of Betliar, which boasts of a magnificent manor house with original furnishings and col...

Betliar
Dam under Bukovec
Lakes and pools

In Slovakia, you will find many natural beauties and phenomena. One of them is the Water reservoir Pod Bukovcom located near the village of Bukovec - about 4 km west of t...

Bukovec
Krásna Hôrka Castle
Castles, chateaus, mansions

Krásna Hôrka Castle is closed since March 10, 2012 due to reconstruction works.

The picturesque Gemer area in the very heart of Slovakia boasts of an unprecedented cultu...

Krásnohorské Podhradie
Andrássy's Picture Gallery
Museums and history

Andrássy's Picture Gallery in Krásnohorské Podhradie was built by Dionysus Andrássy in 1908-1909, the owner of the beautiful Krásna Hôrka estate, in order to place his va...

Krásnohorské Podhradie
Pálenica Hill - 1115 m asl
Hiking

Pálenica is a hill situated in the north of Volovské Hills, west of the town of Nálepkovo.

The hill is also popularly known as "dispersed rock". This designation is deri...

Hnilčík
Lajoska on E-Bikes
Other attractions

Have you ever been to a mountain lodge by E-bike? Come to Vyšný Klátov, rent an E-bike and hike easily and comfortably to Lajoška mountain lodge or along various other cy...

Vyšný Klátov
Babiná - 1278 m asl
Hiking

Babiná - a hill, which is not mass-visited by tourists, but offers a unique tourism, which will certainly satisfy even the most demanding tourists. The mighty Babiná Hill...

Hnilec
Andrássy Mausoleum
Museums and history

The Andrássy Mausoleum is an extremely valuable monument of Art Nouveau architecture and sculpture. It is located in a quiet and picturesque area of Krásnohorské Podhradi...

Krásnohorské Podhradie
Plant Church and Exsurgence of St. Ladislaus
Hiking

Would you believe that we have a church in Slovakia, which is said to have grown from plants? This unique architectural style, which also surrounded by a certain amount o...

Debraď
Turniská, Murovaná skala (Brick rock)
Hiking

The beauty of the Volovské Hills consists also in their incredible rocks and rock formations of various shapes. It is also mostly wooded, large limestone ridge called Mur...

Kojšov
Gallery of Mining Museum
Museums and history

The gallery is housed in a burgher house, the core of which was built at the end of the 15th century, in the terraced buildings of the historic Rožňava Square. It is main...

Rožňava
Gallery of the Mining Museum
Museums and history

On the Mining Squar, in the historical building of the burgher house from the 15th century, there is the Gallery of the Mining Museum.

There are regularly held short-ter...

Rožňava
Ski Resort of Nálepkovo - Krečno
Skiing

In the area of the ski resort of Nálepkovo - Krečno, there is 1 ski lift. Slopes with moderate difficulty are particularly suitable for beginner skiers and are artificial...

Nálepkovo
Hussite church in Lúčka
Castle ruins

The church was built on a hill in the 13th century. Later it was fortified with stone wall and watchtower during the operation of John Jiskra of Brandýs. The church was t...

Lúčka
Jahodná Ski Resort
Skiing

Jahodná Ski Resort is located about 15 km from Košice. There are 3 slopes of easy and medium difficulty with a total length of 1.4 km. 6 lifts in total are ready to serve...

Košice - Kavečany
Sports and recreation center Jahodná
Lakes and pools

Sports and recreation center Jahodná is located in a nice mountain area just 15 km away from Košice. It is an ideal place for families with children. Jahodná offers relax...

Košice - Kavečany
Hájske Waterfalls
Waterfalls

Beautiful Hájske Waterfalls, also called Hlboký jarok (Deep Gutter), are located in the karst gorge Hájska Valley. The Hájska Valley is entered through the village of Háj...

Háj
Mining Open-Air Museum
Technical monuments

The small village of Hnilčík, nestled in the arms of the beautiful Hnilecká Valley, once belonged to one of many villages in Slovakia, that dealt with mining in the South...

Hnilčík
Historical exhibition of the Mining Museum
Museums and history

The historical exposition of the mining museum in Rožňava is located in the building of the former Marko's leather factory. This manufactory was once one of the best pros...

Rožňava
Etelka Smelting Plant
Museums and history

Etelka is the iron heart of Gemer. The blast furnace was built in 1867 by Count Emanuel Andrássy, who named it after his mother. Thanks to the steelworks, iron production...

Nižná Slaná