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Sightseeing in Vysoke Tatry - what to see. Complete travel guide

Vysoké Tatry is a large resort region in Slovakia that is well known among admirers of skiing and other winter entertainments. The resort’s area is considerably more than other localities of the country. It was formed after the amalgamation of several tiny mountain settlements in 1947. At present, the resort is divided into three main districts: Strbske Pleso , Stary Smokovec and Tatranska Lomnica . Each of them is divided into several subdistricts in turn. The resort area is located at the foothill of the namesake mountain range, on which slopes these contemporary ski resorts were created.
Each district of the resort has its own remarkable historical symbols. All guests without exception should evaluate a diversity of attractions here. The historical center of the resort area … Open
Catchy ski routes and modern hotels are not the only peculiarities of the resort. Vysoké Tatry is known as a location of healing mineral springs. Each resort area of the region has its attractive features. Both fans of sports entertainments and admirers of the health tourism like spending time there. The youngest guests will also be delighted by this picturesque resort with many entertainments.
Nowadays, almost 5 000 locals reside in the territory of the resort, and they are all engaged in the tourism sector. The first travelers started visiting these picturesque mountainous districts at the turn of the 19th to 20th century. The first upscale hotels, most of which still welcome guests, appeared more than a hundred years ago. The resort is popular all year round. While in winter, more than ever, it is suitable for ski trips, in summer, admirers of nature and recreation far from noisy cities have interesting time there. Copyright
A lot of resort hotels welcome guests for more than 10 years. One of them, the popular hotel Grandhotel Starý Smokovec, is located in the beautiful old building. It is one of the most … Open
As for other spectacular peculiarities of the resort area of Vysoké Tatry, a wide range of accommodation prices should be noted. Even the thriftiest tourists, as well as high-level recreation admirers, can choose a suitable hotel here. The flexible price policy relates not only to the local hospitality venues, but also to restaurants and entertainments. Now, at the resort, there are several modern balneological centers. Many upscale hotels with a spa center offer their guests exclusive wellness programs. Vysoké Tatry is a universal resort where everyone can spend a fun and interesting time in any season. Enthusiasts of active pastime will definitely enjoy a worthy choice of sports entertainments, a variety of hiking routes and amazing excursion objects. The sightseeing will also certainly allow to diversify recreation with pleasure.
Some landmarks of Winterberg are quite unusual ones. Not far away from the city center, there is the Bike Park. A part of this picturesque park has all needed infrastructure for motorcyclists, including roads of different level of complexity. Naturally, there are also areas for visitors who do not want to ride motorbikes. Besides that, the park has several observation decks that offer a panoramic view of the park, so visitors can see motorcyclists in action.
The resort is so popular due to a wide variety of skiing areas located on its territory. Vysoke Tatry will please both experienced sportsmen who practice their skills on difficult runs and … Open
As a rule, this creative park is referred to as a part of the nearby entertainment complex, Erlebnisberg Kappe. Also open during warm months, this park is a great destination for everyone keen on active recreation. There are amusements and assault courses for both adults and children. It is a fabulous place where everyone can test their skills and physical training. Visitors with children will be pleased to find areas even for small kids.
There are several high-class golf centers not far from the ski resort. These centers are also perfectly suitable for tourists with children. Besides that, there is a horse riding center, so visitors can make a ride in a sled driven by horses in winter or master the basics of horse riding in summer. There are special lessons for children, and experienced riders can simply take a horse and make a ride in the picturesque area.
Each district of the resort has its own remarkable historical symbols. All guests without exception should evaluate a diversity of attractions here. The historical center of the resort area … Open
The resort has more than 70 restaurants and taverns that specialize in different culinary directions. Almost half of these venues offer the most popular dishes of the international cuisine. Benny's Kartoffelkiste restaurant has already become a true landmark of the resort. It is located in a beautiful historical building that still has some elements of the original design. This restaurant offers its visitors to try classical versions of the most popular national dishes. The venue is praised for its mouthwatering meat and fish dishes. Vegetarian guests will be pleased to try various vegetable salads that are artistically served. Finally, the restaurant offers the most popular sorts of local beer.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Vysoke Tatry
♥   Castle 'Kežmarok Castle' , 15.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Liptovský Hrádok Castle' , 36.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Markušovce Castle' , 38.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ľubovňa Castle' , 40.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Spiš Castle' , 42.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Vysoke Tatry
♥   National Park 'Tatrzański Park Narodowy' , 22.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Pieniński Park Narodowy' , 34.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Gorczański Park Narodowy' , 47.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Popradzki Park Krajobrazowy' , 56.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Babiogórski Park Narodowy' , 71.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Tatra National Park

From the series “Largest Nature Reserves on Earth”
These amazing animals, a little bit like huge marmots inhabited our planet during Pleistocene period, today they are on the verge of extinction. Those who prefer to enjoy the natural beauty, have an opportunity to see the Kmet’s waterfall or stroll through the miraculously beautiful alpine meadows and climb the mountain peaks. There are also many caves in the park, the most interesting of which is Wielka Sniezna cave located on the territory of Poland. … Read further

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Travellers should not forget to visit the ancient city of Trencin, which is mostly famous because of the Trencín Castle. The castle was built more than a thousand years ago during the reign of the Roman Empire. There is a small church in the territory of the castle, as well as several observation decks and spacious terraces. … Open
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