Do you enjoy travelling? Do you love to collect stamps or stickers? Have you ever heard of tourist cards or Wander Cards? Let us introduce tourist card like Wander Card. Wander Card is a project which present some interesting tourist spots such as natural, historical, technical, military or religious sites. (more…)
Exposition of Tatra nature is hold as a botanical garden. It is located about 5 minutes walk from the main building of the Tatra National Park (TANAP) museum. Unlike the mentioned museum (which is open whole year) botanical gars opens seasonally.
Museum of the Tatra National Park (also known as the Museum of TANAP) has been open to its visitors since 1959. It has a typical shape of a triangle that rises to the high Tatra peak, which fits into the surrounding Tatra Mountains.
The museum is trying to apprise its visitors about the Tatra nature – animal and plant species,
Lomnicky Peak is one of the most beautiful and the most famous peaks in High Tatras. Our Polish neighbours called him “King of the Tatras” and until 1837, it was descended from the old German colonizers considered as the highest peak. (For Liptov inhabitants was the highest peak at this time the majestic Kriváň 🙂 )(more…)
This place was declared as a national nature reservation (NNR), so it is area with the highest degree of protection. Pramenisko belongs to the list of 72 nationally important wetlands. For its uniqueness was also included in the network of major European Natura 2000 habitats in the category mountain and foothill riparian forests. (more…)
Ski museum is a private museum focusing on the history and development of a wide range of winter sports (and not just the traditional ones) in the High Tatras from their earliest beginnings to the end of World War II. The museum was opened in 05/2013. Museum is located in Tatranska Lomnica, near the Tatra railway station and is also accessible from the main road.
Balieska cave is among the most visited caves in Slovakia. It was well knowed by gold seekers in the first half of the 18th century. In addition to rich rock shapes it‘s unique because of sinter waterfalls which are more than 50 meters long. To the entrance to the cave – 890 m above see level, leads a nature trail with a length about 1 kilometer, walk takes about 25 minutes.
At first it might seem that this trail is perhaps misplaced here in the Tatra Mountains. But Astronomical nature trail has its place here, especially because the Stara Lesna is an established Astronomical Institute, which operates its observatories at Skalnate Pleso and Lomnicky Peak.
Nature trail is located in the village of Stary Smokovec. Originally it had seven information panels and should begin at the bus station and ends in downtown Stary Smokovec, near the information center. Panel No. 1 t.č. (01/2013) unfortunately doesn’t exist anymore … (more…)
Slovakia is a queen of “mineral waters”. Places where natural mineral water springs are numerous in our area, some are well-known through some still wit to be discovered, some forgotten and some lost.