Discovering Slovakia: Orava, Liptov, Tatry regions in three days

Here is the “break-your-tongue” itinerary for three days in northern Slovakia. I hope the Slovak tongue-twister location names will not set you back, the region is beautiful and worth visiting. Especially if you are into hiking, mountains, nature, history and wellness.

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Photo: Beckov castle ruins

Beckov is a small village between Trenčín and Piešťany. A ruin of a medieval castle on a high rock is visible from far away. The castle has been integral part of Slovak history and a lot of tales about knights and kings are associated with it. The location is ideal for a short trip into the countryside and in the summer, the castle grounds host an exhibition of medieval arts and skills.

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