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Gerlachovský štít peak (High Tatras)

Nature Interest

The mountain hotel Sliezsky dom is the starting point for the trip to the tallest mountain of Slovakia - the Gerlachovský štít peak (2,655 m). The route leads by the terrace-shaped Velická dolina valley, with a beautiful 15 m tall Velický vodopád waterfall. For its botanical diversity, the terrace above the Velický vodopád waterfall bears the name Kvetnica (The Flower Garden).

Unmarked path turns off at this place. It is the beginning of the ascent to the Gerlachovský štít peak over the Velická próba mountaineering route. The route called Batizovská próba descends to the valley Batizovská dolina.

The hikers interested in the ascent to the tallest peak of the Tatras must be aware that it is only possible in company of a professional mountain guide. Services of experienced guides are provided to visitors according to the price list of the Mountain Rescue Service of the Tatra National Park. Its seat is in Starý Smokovec.

The ascent to the peak Gerlachovský štít is not very demanding but it may be dangerous for instable weather. Many a tourist lost his/her way at poor visibility in the complicated terrain and to some of them the trip resulted fatal.

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Places Around

Vodopády Studeného potoka waterfalls (High Tatras)

Vodopády Studeného potoka waterfalls (High Tatras)

One of the tourist attractions in the environs of Starý Smokovec and Tatranská Lomnica in the High Tatras is the group of the cascaded Vodopády Studeného potoka waterfalls. These waterfalls are among the most frequently visited in the Tatras.

Lomnický štít peak (High Tatras)

Lomnický štít peak (High Tatras)

A trip to Lomnický štít peak by chair lift is among the most attractive adventures for tourists in the High Tatras and, indeed, it enjoys the popularity of the public. It reaches the differential height of 1,700 m and carries tourists to a height of 2,634 m above sea level in only a few minutes.

Observatory at the peak Lomnický štít

Observatory at the peak Lomnický štít

The highest situated point in Slovakia where people regularly work is the observatory at the top of the peak Lomnický štít in the mountain range Vysoké Tatry. It is at the altitude above sea level of 2,632 m.

National Park of High Tatras

National Park of High Tatras

The oldest of our protected areas, the National Park of Tatras (TANAP) in the north of Slovakia, was founded in 1949. It covers the high-mountain area of the Tatras and it is the unique protected area of flora and fauna among the tallest European high mountains situated north of the Alps.

Tricklandia

Tricklandia

TrickLandia - galéria trick-artu a optických ilúzií.

Zelené pleso

Zelené pleso

Malebné Zelené pleso sa nachádza vo východnej časti Vysokých Tatier. Je to nádherné ľadovcové jazierko v závere najvýchodnejšej vysokotatranskej doliny, v nadmorskej výške 1540 metrov. Priamo na brehu jazera stojí turistická chata s celoročnou prevádzkou.

The funicular to the peak Lomnický štít

The funicular to the peak Lomnický štít

One of the much sought out attractions of the mountain range Vysoké Tatry is the funicular to the top of the peak Lomnický štít, the ride on which together with beautiful view offers an unforgettable experience.

Kriváň Mt. (High Tatras)

Kriváň Mt. (High Tatras)

An exceptionally attractive trip is the ascent to the Kriváň Mt. (2,494 m ) a stout peak in the western part of the High Tatras. This mountain is a multiple winner of enquiries about the most beautiful mountain in Slovakia. It is easily recognisable for its conspicuously curved summit, which is the reason why it is called Kriváň (in English Curved Mount).

Belianska jaskyňa cave

Belianska jaskyňa cave

The Belianska jaskyňa cave is the only one accessible to public in the Tatras and situated in the slope of the Belianske Tatry Mts. above the commune Tatranská Kotlina. It is among the first caves Europe in which electric light was installed.

Ždiar - typical Goral community

Ždiar - typical Goral community

ŽDIAR is a typical Goral community situated between the mountains of the Belianske Tatry and Spišská Magura. It is a tourist centre and the starting point for trips to the mountains Belianske Tatry.

Dobré časy

Dobré časy

The "GOOD TIMES" pub is the place where everyone can find their taste of beer. Each day, up to 16 kinds of the best of the beer world are on display.

Ranč Čajka

Ranč Čajka

AGROTURISTIKA - možnosť zapojiť sa do chodu gazdovsta a chaty, starostlivosť o zvieratá, ich kŕmenie, čistenie koní, osedlanie koní, pomoc pri ustajnení koní, napájaní, vyhnojovaní, kosiť čerstvú trávu, jazda na traktore. Túto možnosť oceňujú rodičia s deťmi, ktoré tak majú možnosť naučiť sa veľa o zvieratách a prírode, ale aj dospelí milovníci prírody, alebo pod neustálym tlakom pracujúci manažéri. JAZDA NA KONI je pre niektorých jedinečným zážitkom, atrakciou ale aj koníčkom, ktorému venujú celý svoj život. Pre tých čo sa chcú povoziť, naučiť sa jazdiť, starať sa o kone, objednať si celé stádo pre svoje podujatie, jazdiť na saniach, nočné jazdy, výlety po okolí a iné.

Motorest Goral

Motorest Goral

Slovenská tradícia v kuchyni. Meníme obyčajný obed na skvelé zážitky.

Horský hotel Sliezsky Dom ***

Horský hotel Sliezsky Dom ***

Horsky Hotel Sliezsky Dom is located in the heart of Tatra Mountains, 1,670 m above the sea level. It offers elegant rooms with mountain views, a flat-screen TV and a minibar. Limited WiFi is available for free and a high-speed internet connection is provided for a surcharge.

Hotel Palace Tivoli ***

Hotel Palace Tivoli ***

The Hotel Palace Tivoli is located in peaceful surroundings in the heart of the High Tatras, on the foot of the highest mountain Gerlachovský (2,655 m).

Horský hotel Granit a klimatické kúpele Tatranské Zruby ***

Horský hotel Granit a klimatické kúpele Tatranské Zruby ***

Set peacefully on the outskirts of Tatranske Zruby, Hotel a klimaticke kupele Tatranske Zruby is in the heart of the the national park Vysoke Tatry and enjoys special climatic conditions. Its spa centre offers a wide range of wellness and medical treatments.

Horsky Hotel Hrebienok

Horsky Hotel Hrebienok

Within the scenic High Tatras, Horsky Hotel Hrebienok is situated on the south-eastern slope the Slavkovsky peak. Hiking trips can be enjoyed in the surroundings all year round. It offers touristic accommodation in simple rooms and apartments with views of surrounding nature and peaks of the High Tatras. Starý Smokovec, the oldest Tatras settlement, is a 5-minute cable car ride away and guests receive free ticked for 4 rides between Starý Smokovec-Hrebienok.

Atrium Hotel ***

Atrium Hotel ***

The newly renovated Atrium hotel near to the funicular to the Hrebienok set 300 m away and the town of Stary Smokovec offers you cosy en-suite rooms with balconies and internet access.

Hotel Villa Siesta ***

Hotel Villa Siesta ***

The wellness hotel Villa Siesta is situated in the mountainous scene in the heart of the High Tatras - in Nový Smokovec. Villa Siesta is the right place for charging the body and mind powers.

Hotel PALACE ***

Hotel PALACE ***

Palace Hotel can be found in tranquil surroundings in the centre of the renowned climatic health resort Novy Smokovec in the High Tatra Mountains.

Hotel Patria ****

Hotel Patria ****

Hotel Patria in Strbske Pleso houses a restaurant with Slovakian cuisine, a billiards room and spa area accessible free of charge including a gym, a sauna and an indoor pool. The ski slopes are 200 m away.

Grandhotel Starý Smokovec ****

Grandhotel Starý Smokovec ****

Looking back upon a 100 year-long tradition in hospitality the Grandhotel Stary Smokovec in the centre of the High Tatras enchants with its historic architecture and a modern wellness centre with a free access for guests. Spa facilities include a swimming pool, a whirlpool, a Finnish Sauna, a steam bath and many more facilities.

Wellness Hotel Borovica ****

Wellness Hotel Borovica ****

4-star Wellness Hotel Borovica is set in the heart of the High Tatras in Štrbské Pleso, the highest village of the Tatra Mountains. Its guests can relax at the spa free of charge or enjoy skiing in Štrbské Pleso Ski Park 2 km away. Free WiFi is available in all hotel rooms.

Spa Tatranská Polianka

Spa Tatranská Polianka

The tradition of the sanatorium in Tatranská Polianka specializing in the treatment of respiratory system diseases dates back as early as the 19th century. Tatranská Polianka is located 1005 metres above sea level, in the forest zone in a slightly cold area. Due to dry air, a favourable sunlight ratio, lower air pressure, lower oxygen pressure and moderate day temperatures without major variations, the climate in the Tatras is perfect for patients with lung diseases.

Vysoké Tatry – Štrbské Pleso

Vysoké Tatry – Štrbské Pleso

Štrbské Pleso, the highest situated settlement in the Tatras Mountains, offers 9 km of easy to moderately difficult ski runs on the southern slopes of Predné Solisko, which are popular especially with families and advanced skiers.

Spa Vysoké Tatry - Nový Smokovec

Spa Vysoké Tatry - Nový Smokovec

The unique alpine climate of the Vysoké Tatry and its beneficial effect on human organism was one of the main reasons to establish climatic spa in this mountain range, particularly in the settlement Nový Smokovec. MUDr. Nikolaus Szontágh, a physician who possessed some experience from the Alps, founded the spa and opened the first sanatorium in 1876.

Vysoké Tatry – Starý Smokovec

Vysoké Tatry – Starý Smokovec

The Vysoké Tatry – Starý Smokovec is an ideal ski area for families with children and beginners. Day and night sledding from Hriebenok is among the best winter experiences in the Tatras.

Vysoké Tatry – Tatranská Lomnica

Vysoké Tatry – Tatranská Lomnica

The Tatranská Lomnica ski area is home to Lomnické sedlo, the highest and steepest piste starting at an elevation of 2,190 m above sea level, with 1,300 m of vertical, a 5-month snow guarantee, the latest chair and gondola lifts and expanded pistes widened to 60 m.

Lučivná Spa

Lučivná Spa

Lučivná Climatic Spa is located amid a forest park in a scenic area below the Tatras.It is situated 816 metres above sea level. The facility specializes in providing spa treatment to children suffering from non-tuberculous diseases of the respiratory tract.

Snowpark Lučivná

Snowpark Lučivná

Snowpark Lučivná ponúka lyžovanie v malebnom prostredí podtatranského kraja s krásnym panoramatickým výhľadom na Vysoké Tatry.

Ski centrum Strednica

Ski centrum Strednica

The Ski centrum Strednica ski area is located in the town of Ždiar in between the foothills of the Belianske Tatras and the Spiš Magura mountain range.

Svit - Lopušná dolina

Svit - Lopušná dolina

Lyžiarske stredisko Svit – Lopušná dolina je súčasťou regiónu Vysoké Tatry.

Museum of Tatra Cinematography and Photography

Museum of Tatra Cinematography and Photography

In the very centre of the High Tatras, in the Tatra village of Starý Smokovec, you can find a renovated log cabin called Vila Alica—the new home of the private Museum of Tatra Cinematography and Photography as of June 2015. It takes visitors back in time to the Tatras’ past, a time when the pace of life wasn’t so fast and each tourist wasn’t always equipped with their own individual camera and video recorder. A past with an undisturbed pace, preserved by artists and amateurs alike who managed to record the surroundings in photos and videos.

Encián Gallery

Encián Gallery

The Encián Gallery located at an altitude of 1751 metres is the second highest in Europe and the highest location in Central Europe as well as in Slovakia.

Ski múzeum

Ski múzeum

Kompaktne a moderne upravená expozícia súkromného Ski múzea poskytuje návštevníkovi prehľad o vývoji jednotlivých zimných športov vo Vysokých Tatrách od ich počiatku až do roku 1945 na ploche cca 300 m2.

Lovecký zámok Hohenlohe

Lovecký zámok Hohenlohe

Vstup do priestorov zámočka sprístupnených verejnosti je bezplatný. Maximálny počet návštevníkov pri jednom vstupe je dvadsať. Pre limitovaný počet odporúča Kancelária prezidenta SR záujemcom o prehliadku priestorov vopred si ju zarezervovať. Objednaní záujemcovia majú prednosť pred neobjednanými.

Ždiar - typical Goral community

Ždiar - typical Goral community

ŽDIAR is a typical Goral community situated between the mountains of the Belianske Tatry and Spišská Magura. It is a tourist centre and the starting point for trips to the mountains Belianske Tatry.

Podtatranské Museum Poprad

Podtatranské Museum Poprad

The Podtatranské múzeum Museum in Poprad is one of the oldest museums in Slovakia. It is located in a pseudo-Renaissance building built in 1886 and it will answer many of your questions concerning the history of the sub-Tatra region. The Museum was established by the Hungarian Carpathian Society in 1876.

Ostruňa - typical Goral village

Ostruňa - typical Goral village

OSTURŇA is a typical Goral village in a wide valley of the Osturniansky potok brook. It is probably the longest village extending over the banks of a brook in Slovakia. There are many original Goral buildings preserved in the commune.

Kežmarok – Church of the Holy Trinity

Kežmarok – Church of the Holy Trinity

One of the best preserved Slovak wooden sacral buildings is the articled Evangelical Church of the Holy Trinity (Kostol sv. Tojice) in Kežmarok. In 2008, along with seven wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, it was included on the UNESCO Word Heritage List.

Kežmarok Castle

Kežmarok Castle

The dominant of the town Kežmarok is the Castle Kežmarský hrad that has entered the history of tourism in the High Tatras as the salient point of the first known tourist trip to this mountain range.

Events Around

Iskra Svit – BK Levickí Patrioti

Domáci zápas Iskra Svit - BK Levickí Patrioti v rámci 22. kola SBL (http://www.basketliga.sk/sk)  sa odohrá 12.

Iskra Svit – BK Inter Bratislava

Domáci zápas Iskra Svit - BK Inter Bratislava v rámci 24. kola SBL (http://www.basketliga.sk/sk)  sa odohrá 23.

Iskra Svit – BKM Lučenec

Domáci zápas Iskra Svit – BKM Lučenec v rámci 27. kola SBL (http://www.basketliga.sk/sk)  sa odohrá 6.