Hiking & Walking
Slovakia offers many opportunities for hiking, walking, trekking and nordic walking - from demanding alpine tour in the smallest European mountains of High Tatras to a simple walk in the beautiful woods. About 40% or Slovakia is forested.
Choose one of our trip tips and/or hire a qualified guide (we've got the best ones for you) that accompanies individual tourists and groups on mountain tours, to visit places that you would not dare to go alone, or do not know the right way.
If planning for a trip in mountains, make sure you respect the nature and stay safe!
Peaks - the classics
Every good Slovak hiker knows that his life would not be complete without conquering these peaks:
Tips for awesome hiking in Slovakia
Súľovské skaly, Súľov
Sulovske rocks, a part of Strazovske mountains, are the "Slovak Dolomites". Outstanding rock formations, castle ruins and gorgeous views make up for a perfect hiking trail.
Turňa nad Bodvou, Zádiel
A blissful half-a-day walk, full of hiking, storytelling and stunning scenery! What better way to spend a sunny day, than in the most beautiful karst region of Slovakia.
Climb through bizarre gorge, wild waterfalls, stunning views of Liptov and a monument of old mills, the walk through picturesque Liptov twins promises all that.
Horský hotel Geravy, 049 73 Dedinky
Geravy is the most beautiful shortest gorge of Slovak Paradise. An adventurous semi-demanding ascent up the stream leads to a beautiful meadow in the middle of the forest with a mountain hotel.
Stratenská dolina, Stratená
Take a wonderful relaxing walk (on foot or by bike) through the short and very romantic canyon of the Hnilec stream, which stretches between the villages of Stratena and the Dobsinska ice cave.
A 514 m high hill with adjacent forests and meadows is your perfect destination, if you enjoy relaxing hikes where you can admire the beautiful scenery and wander around places marked by ancient history.
Viedenská cesta, Bratislava
The oldest public park in Central Europe and the closest one to the city centre, Garden of Janko Kral is a favourite place for people to meet and relax.