(Official name: Slovak Republic)
Slovakia is a landlocked country situated in Central Europe. It
borders with the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and
Austria. It has over 5 million people and beautiful natural
heritage, rich in flora, fauna and forests. The occurrence of
natural thermal and mineral springs makes it a frequent destination
for wellness enthusiasts.
Slovakia has some of the greatest number of castles in Europe.
18 Slovak towns were designated as protected urban monument
reserves and cities Bardejov, Levoča and Banská Štiavnica are in
UNESCO World Heritage List.
Slovakians are renowned for their folk music, good wine and
gourmet specialty - bryndzové halušky.
Bratislava is the largest and also the capital city of Slovakia.
It's situated on two sides of the river Danube.
You will find many cultural and architectural landmarks such as
Bratislava Castle, Devin Castle, Academia Istropolitana building,
the Gothic St. Martin's Cathedral, Old Town Hall from 14th to 15th
century, Michael's gate from 14th century and more.
Bratislava is currently experiencing great boom, thanks to the
fact that it's part of exceptional triangle of the capital cities
Bratislava-Vienna-Budapest, which has Europe's biggest growth
potential. Visitors to Bratislava include tourists, businessmen and
investors who are attracted to the delights of an ancient and
unexplored city and its lively atmosphere.
Bratislava is a city of young people, with its eight
universities and 60,000 students. Find out for yourself by seeing
the town during the evening. Enjoy the many pubs, stylish cafes,
restaurants, clubs and bars on offer.
It is worth experiencing the unique atmosphere of Bratislava-
the city that is easily accessible from most European cities with
High Tatras is the highest mountain chain in Slovakia, situated
in the north of the border with Poland. The alpine character of the
Tatras boasts 25 peaks above 2500m above sea level. Around the
Karst lakes it was the movement of water millions of years ago that
formed the many caves containing dripstone (stalactites and
Košice is the capital city is located in the eastern part of
Slovakia. The city is known for hosting the oldest European, and
second oldest World's marathon - Kosice Peace Marathon (founded in