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Try rafting for the whole family through the Pieniny National Park, the river forms the border between Slovakia and Polland. Rafts are made of wood and are skippered by locals who give commentary about the history and myths of the river and mountains.

Alternatively there is white water rafting at the river Bela a Biely Vah between Vysoke and Nizke Tatry




There are about 180 castles and ruins registered and protected in Slovakia and around 1, 200 manor houses and mansions. Most are open to the public.

Picture is Spis Castle, approx 30 Km




There is currently around 50 surviving wooden churches in Slovakia, in 1958, 27 in the north east of Slovakia were declared a national cultural monument. Mostly built between the end of the 17th and the first half of the 20th century, the oldest is in Troany in the Sari district dating from the end of the 15th century.




Slovakia boasts over 4,450 caves, the most significant 44 caves and abysses have been declared national natural reserves and are considered to be the underground gems of Slovakia. Twelve of the most spectacular are open to the public. The caves of Slovensky Kras, Aggteleksky kras (Aggtelek Karst) and Dobsinska I'adova jaskyna (Dobsina ice cave) have been inscribed in the UNESCO list of the world's cultural and natural heritage.

The Dobsina Ice cave is one of the biggest glaciated caves in Europe, as it comprises of 145 thousand m3 of ice with a thickness of 26.5m, covering an area of 11,200m2

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