List of activities
The Slovak Danube cycling route leads from Vienna through Bratislava to Hungary and is part of the most favourite bicycle route in Central Europe.
The Slovak Danube cycling route leads from Bratislava alongside the Danube and then through south-west Slovakia with a thermal bath, botanical garden and ends in Topoľčianky- the summer residence of Czechoslovak presidents.
Very nice but quite difficult tour with these main attractions: Živánska - ruins of a watchtower from 14th century, Kamenné more (Stony Sea), Obycké lúky - meadows with protected plants, Veľký Inovec Mt. - highest top in the region (901 m) with fantastic view.
On this route we recommend to concentrate yourself especially on the Salesian monastery with its Gothic church in Hronský Beňadik and the fishponds in Kozárovce and Nemčiňany with a possibility to swim.
Easy and relaxive tour which enables you to see one of the most attractive places of this region: Arboretum Mlyňany - the most valuable botanical garden in Central Europe (save at least 2 hours to explore the garden).
On this route you may see two medieval castles (castle Gýmeš, castle Čierny Hrad). However, the main dominant of the trip will be the Romanesque church of st. George from 11th cent. in Kostoľany pod Tribečom.
The uphill and downhilll roads of this route lead to a countryside in the region with wide, sweet-smelling meadows and forests.
This route leads through the district town of Zlaté Moravce and uphill (with nice sceneries) to the Bison reserve located in the woods with many tourist paths.
Mountainous route under the Tribeč Mt. with these main attractions: Romanesque church from 11th cent. with original wall frescos, ruins of the medieval castle Gýmeš, flintstone rock walls with great view.
On this route you may stop at the ruins of the medieval Сastle Hrušov, and climb up the Observation tower with a beautiful view in the distance or follow the instructive footpath of the Limestone pits in Skýcov.
Pleasant, nice tour which leads through the meadows and woods to the unique Bison reserve.
On this route there are three historical monuments: the Castle from 17th cent. in Skýcov, the Ruins of the renaissance Church and Chapel on the hill Vrch Hora, the Ruins of a fortress from 13th cent. on the summit of the hill Michalov vrch.
The most beautiful part of this route goes through the valley Karlova dolina. Some parts of this valley are quite difficult to take by bike, so maybe you will be forced to stop cycling and choose to hike with bike at hand instead.
Another route which leads to the highest top of the mountain ranche, Pohronský Inovec, with its highest summit, Veľký Inovec Mt. (901 m). These mountains were formed by volcanic eruptions. On this route you will cross meadows full of protected plants: gentian, gladiolus, iris, daphne, orchids and others.