5.9 km
Ruins of Košecký Castle
Castle ruins

Above the village of Košecké Podhradie, there are small ruins of the Košecký Castle. The castle was said to have been built by the Templars upon their return from Palesti...

Košecké Podhradie
9.7 km
Vršatec Castle
Castle ruins

Vršatec Rocks are a massive limestone massif that is unmistakable and easily visible from a distance. They rise above the village of Vršatské Podhradie and hide the ruins...

Vršatské Podhradie
12.6 km
Lednice Castle
Castle ruins

On the rock, which rises above the village of Lednica, ruins of Lednica Castle can be found. Castle used to serve to guard the border once. It was built in the first half...

Lednica
23.1 km
Považský hrad
Castle ruins

The ruins of the Považský Castle rise on a steep rock on the right bank of the Váh River above the center of Považská Bystrica.

The Považský Castle was also called Bystr...

Považské Podhradie
29.5 km
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
32.1 km
Suľov Castle
Castle ruins

The massive Súľov reefs became the property of kings and noble nobility. In the 15th century, the Súľov Castle was built between the three massive rock formations. As per...

Súľov - Hradná
33.8 km
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
36.4 km
Ruins of the St. Helena Church in Stránske
Castle ruins

The ruins of the Gothic Church of St. Helena dating from the 14th century rise above the village of Stránske. Originally, it was a one-aisle building with a polygonal pr...

Stránske
36.7 km
Hričov Castle
Castle ruins

The ruins of Hričov Castle lie above the village of Hričovské Podhradie. The name "Hríčov" is derived from the word "grič" - i.e. rock, rocky. The castle offers impressiv...

Hričovské Podhradie
37.5 km
Lietava Castle
Castle ruins

Lietava Castle ruins are located 10 km from the regional town of Žilina on the steep ridge between Lietava and Lietavská Svinná.

The castle of Lietava was probably built...

Lietava
39.5 km
Znievsky Castle
Castle ruins

Another beautiful castle ruin from the Turiec region is the one that rises on a high limestone rock above the village of Kláštor pod Znievom. This charming ruin in the Tu...

Kláštor pod Znievom
40.2 km
Topoľčany Castle
Castle ruins

Immediately above the village of Podhradie, the romantic ruins of Topoľčany Castle rise to the heights. It was built at the end of the 13th century as a royal castle. The...

Podhradie
42.2 km
Tematín Castle
Castle ruins

Tematín Castle, or better said the ruins that remain from it, are still majestically rising above the Váh river valley. Since the 13th century, this castle was the center...

Lúka
45.7 km
Ruins of Sivý Kameň Castle
Castle ruins

On the andesite hummock towering above the village of Podhradie, there are ruins of a medieval castle called Sivý Kameň (ie Grey Rock). The castle was built in the first ...

Podhradie
46.2 km
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