Right in the heart of Europe, Slovakia is a land of castles and mountains, occasionally punctuated by industrial sprawl. More than a quarter-century after Czechoslovakia’s break-up, Slovakia has emerged as a self-assured, independent nation.
Slovakia shines brightest for lovers of the outdoors. Walking trails in the High Tatras wend through landscapes of unearthly beauty, with mirror-still glacier lakes backed by 2000m peaks.
- Best Time to Visit: April to October
- Languages: Slovak
- Currency Euro
- Safety: Good
- Nightlife: Good
- Local Food: Bryndzové halušky,Zemiakové placky
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Best Time To Visit
May – August Cultural festivals spark dancing and craft-making countrywide, all hiking trails are open.
September & October Fewer crowds but clement walking weather, plus music festivals galore
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