Things to do and tourist attractions in Ziarska kotlina

Swimming pool in Žiar nad Hronom (temporarily closed)
Lakes and pools

The swimming pool is currently CLOSED due to reconstruction.

In addition to the summer swimming pool, the town of Žiar nad Hronom offers to the public an indoor swimming...

Žiar nad Hronom
Maximilian Hell's Observatory and Planetarium
Other attractions

You can experience the fascinating space theatre in Maximilian Hell's Observatory and Planetarium in Žiar nad Hronom. The observatory is mainly focused on the Central Poh...

Žiar nad Hronom
Calvary in Hliník nad Hronom
Sacral monuments

Almost every town or village in Slovakia has its own calvary. Even Hliník nad Hronom is not an exception. Calvary is hidden in the beautiful surroundings of the local for...

Hliník nad Hronom
Monster Scooters
Adrenaline activities

Riding a monster scooter combines an adrenaline experience and a pleasant walk through the woods. You can try this adrenaline attraction in the village of Lehôtka pod Bre...

Lehôtka pod Brehmi
Szabó's Rock
Hiking

If you are looking for the oldest nature reserve from the old days of Hungary Kingdom, you will find it in the village of Lehôtka pod Brehmi. Since 1907, it has been the ...

Lehôtka pod Brehmi
Šibeničný Hill - 384 m asl
Hiking

Above the town of Žiar nad Hronom, there is a low, but very popular mountain, which is called Šibeničný Hill (Gallows Hill). It is a place where the locals walk if they w...

Žiar nad Hronom
Revište Castle
Castle ruins

The mysterious and idyllic Revište Castle spreads over the picturesque village of Revišstké Podzámčie. It is a ruin of a Gothic castle on the edge of a forested cliff on ...

Žarnovica - Revištské Podzámčie
Beach swimming pool in Žiar nad Hronom
Lakes and pools

The summer beach swimming pool in Žiar nad Hronom is located on the edge of Štefan Moyses historical park. Visitors especially appreciate its pleasant environment and the...

Žiar nad Hronom
Bralce Nature Reserve
Hiking

The Bralce Nature Reserve is located at the foot of the Panská Mountain in the Štiavnica Mountains. Its highest point is the Pansky Hill (Kečka), which attracts tourists ...

Hliník nad Hronom
Animal park
Zoology and botany

Animal park in Revištské Podzámčie is a place where nature reminds of a fairy tale with interesting animals, a gurgling waterfall, a lake full of fish, a meadow as cut ou...

Žarnovica - Revištské Podzámčie
Sheep Farm Bzenica - Bukovina
Other attractions

Bukovina Sheep Farm is located at the end of the village of Bukovina, 2 km from the village of Bzenica. If you're just passing by or relaxing in the nearby guest houses a...

Bzenica
Rock of Dolná Ždaňa - 612 m asl
Hiking

If you want to see the most beautiful views of the Žiar Valley, head out to Rock of Dolná Ždaňa. It is located above the village of Dolná Ždaňa near the town of Žiar nad ...

Dolná Ždaňa
Kapitulské rock cliffs
Hiking

In the forests above the village of Lehôtka pod Brehmi, there are the Kapitulské rock cliffs formed by rhyolite lava. Active lava flow created remarkable rocky hills, sea...

Lehôtka pod Brehmi
Stone sea in Vyhne
Hiking

The attractive tourist town of Vyhne is located in the Štiavnické Hills in the Vyhnianska Valley. The tourists are attracted not only by the thermal water, Vyhniansky tra...

Vyhne
Ruins of Teplica Castle (Pustý Castle)
Castle ruins

In the woods, not far from the village of Sklené Teplice, there are hidden remnants of the Teplica Castle, which is almost unknown among tourists. The castle had an excel...

Sklené Teplice
Vyhne Water Paradise
Lakes and pools

The area where the Vyhne Water Paradise is located has always been known for its thermal and healing springs, effects of which you can fully enjoy throughout the year. Th...

Vyhne
Travertine in Vyhne
Other attractions

If you are a seeker and admirer of unique natural beauties, you should not miss the wonderful travertine of Vyhne. It is ocated in the picturesque village of Vyhne about ...

Vyhne
Šášov Castle
Castle ruins

Šášov Castle is built on a high cliff above the Hron River, on its left bank, in the northern part of the picturesque Štiavnica Mountains. It is unmistakable - it can be ...

Žiar nad Hronom
Sklenné Teplice Spa
Lakes and pools

The Sklené Teplice Spa lies at the foot of the Štiavnica Mountains in the beautiful idyllic wooded valley, through which the Teplá stream flows. The spa area is full of r...

Sklené Teplice
Thermal swimming pool in Sklené Teplice
Lakes and pools

Sklené Teplice is a well-known spa town situated in a warm embrace of the rugged Štiavnica Mountains.

Up to 14 thermal springs with a temperature of 37 ° C to 52.3 ° C l...

Sklené Teplice
Jastrabská skala - 684 m asl
Hiking

The Jastrabská skala (The Hawk Rock) is proudly towering on the slope of the Kremnica Valley, between the gate to Kremnica Hills, Stará Kremnička and Bartošová Lehôtka. I...

Bartošova Lehôtka
Ski Blanc Ostry Grun
Skiing

Ostrý Grúň Ski Resort is located on the northern slopes of the mountain range. Skiers are offered with 5 slopes of light and medium difficulty with a total length of 1.8 ...

Ostrý Grúň
Jelenia skala (Deer Rock)
Hiking

If you have ever been to the village of Vyhne, you might also be attracted by an interesting stone spur that rises above the village. It is* Jelenia skala (Deer Rock)*, w...

Vyhne
1.0 km
Equestrial Center of St. Francis
Horses, riding

Riding without contact with civilization, immediate contact with horse, changing scenery of nature and clean air. This will allow you to relax from everyday worries and e...

Horné Hámre
1.3 km
Tetradymite Deposit in Župkov
Other attractions

The picturesque village of Župkov - part of Horný Župkov is rich in beautiful nature, typical rural atmosphere and unique ore wealth. The village lying under the majestic...

Župkov
2.2 km
Mining Clapper Hodruša-Hamre
Museums and history

If you are interested in mining history and mining in general, the interesting place for a trip will certainly be the villageof Hodruša-Hamre near Banská Štiavnica. One ...

Hodruša - Hámre
2.2 km
Ihráč Stone Sea
Other attractions

The small village of Ihráč near the town of Žiar nad Hronom stands out with its impressive natural monument - the Ihráč Stone Sea. It is located on the southern outskirts...

Ihráč
3.1 km
Demian Hill - 685 m asl
Hiking

The massive wooded hill Demian lies in the northern part of Štiavnické Hills. Its massive slopes are bordered by the village of Hronská Breznica. The hill is of volcanic ...

Trnavá Hora
3.4 km
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
3.6 km
Tajch Nová Baňa
Lakes and pools

Tajch artificial water reservoir is located in the part of Nová Baňa called Stále. The reservoir is part of a larger recreational complex. It was built in 1792 - 1794 as ...

Nová Baňa