On The QT


In Slovakia folk traditions still hold sway, family life is paramount and no one is particularly bothered by glitz and glamour. The country offers a wealth of outdoor attractions with well-marked paths criss-crossing forested hills, the High Tatras mountains and Mala Fatra National Park. Stately castles, picturesque villages with wooden churches and gothic cities punctuate the landscape. The locals appreciate unspoiled nature, so wherever you go you’re sure to find a Slovak striding out bearing a backpack!

Best time to visit: May to September

Top things to see:

  • Spis Castle,
  • The houses in Bardejov,
  • Mala Fatra National Park,
  • Bojnice Castle.

Top things to do:

  • Plunge into a thermal pool.
  • Dip your toes over the edge at Dunajec Gorge,
  • Crunch through snow hiking at the High Tatras.

Best known for: Wooden churches, folk arts and traditions, hearty foods!

If you’ve ever gone to explore this beautiful country we would LOVE to hear from you! Simply e-mail us at : OntheQT.ie@gmail.com! Cannot wait to visit myself! 

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