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Bešeňová Travertine Formation

Nature Interest

The village of Bešeňová is one of the few precious places with occurrence of "freshwater" limestone, so-called travertine. These precious calcite forms arised thanks to mineral contents of water, its temperature and, of course, the surface and structure of the landscape. If you have some free time, come and visit this "forsaken" pit situated to the north of the village.

“The Travertine Field” formed thanks to favourable natural conditions in the village of Bešeňová.

In fact, travertine is soft limestone rock and its formation is affected by plenty of factors – water temperature, chemical contents of water, presence of organisms and CO2 in water, geological background, etc.

The natural monument Bešeňová Travertines spreads to an area of 3.18 ha. The cascades of this exquisite limestone formation are shiny thanks to mineral water, which continuously streams down. This water does not contain only calcium carbonate but also magnesium, sulphur and iron. That is why the travertine formation in Bešeňová is extraordinarily colourful.

What is more, this travertine was used for producing of golden yellow boards, which even decorate the building of the Comenius University in Bratislava, or the Palace of Nations in Geneva!

Bešeňová Travertine Formation is neither the most monumental nor the biggest travertine formation in the world, but still it is one of the most interesting ones thanks to its manifold structure.

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Places Around

Liptovská Mara (dam)

Liptovská Mara (dam)

Passing through the region of Liptov, from Liptovský Mikuláš to Ružomberok, one must notice a huge water area of the dam Liptovská Mara. It is the largest water reservoir in Slovakia in terms of the confined water volume.

Lúčky Waterfall

Lúčky Waterfall

Even though Slovakia does not stand out as a large country with huge waterfalls, it can be proud of having more than two hundred registered waterfalls. With regard to the area of Slovakia, we can say that this number is unique.

Veľký Choč Mt. (Chočské vrchy Mts.)

Veľký Choč Mt. (Chočské vrchy Mts.)

The mountain Veľký Choč towering above the dividing line between regions Liptov and Orava is one of the most beautiful in Slovakia. Prevailingly spruce woods cover the mountain and in the highest parts a continuous growth of dwarf pines (unique in this whole mountain range) can be seen. For well-conserved forest bioncenoses with rare flora which in places acquire the nature of virgin forest, it was designated the National Nature Reserve.

Prosiecka and Kvačianska valleys (Chočské vrchy Mts.)

Prosiecka and Kvačianska valleys (Chočské vrchy Mts.)

The villages Prosiek a Kvačany in region Liptov are generally known as starting points for the trips to the most beautiful and most visited of the Slovak valleys - Prosiecka dolina and Kvačianska dolina.

Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa (cave)

Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa (cave)

On the right side of the valley Demänovská dolina below the northern slopes of the mountains Nízke Tatry is another cave open to public - Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa.

Demänovská jaskyňa Slobody (cave)

Demänovská jaskyňa Slobody (cave)

Demänovská jaskyňa slobody is part of the huge underground karst system in the valley Demänovská dolina below the Nízke Tatry Mts. It boasts a unique drip stone ornamentation, which makes it one of the most beautiful caves of Europe.

Raft sail Orava

Raft sail Orava

Rafting – once it was severe and dangerous way, by which construction wood, hay, wheat, pottery, leathers, wooden shingles, cuboids, planks, or even dismounted cottages were delivered. Goods from Poland as copper, lead and salt were delivered by rafts too.

Malá Stanišovská jaskyňa

Malá Stanišovská jaskyňa

V severnej časti Jánskej doliny v Národnom parku Nízke Tatry vo výške 766 metrov nad morom leží vstup do Stanišovskej jaskyne.

National Park of Nízke Tatry

National Park of Nízke Tatry

Národný park Nízke Tatry (NAPANT) is the largest Slovak National Park. It lies in Central Slovakia and its greatest attractions include numerous karstic phenomena and caves.

Motel Ranč

Motel Ranč

Vo všetkých ubytovacích jednotkách motela Ranč môžete využívať satelitnú TV a časť s posedením s kreslom. Každá ubytovacia jednotka zariadená dreveným nábytkom má vlastnú kúpeľňu so sprchovacím kútom. V záhrade sú pre vás pripravené gril, šípky, detské ihrisko a minigolf. Na mieste si môžete zahrať aj squash. Autom sa za 15 minút dostanete k Liptovskej Mare s možnosťou kúpania, plachtenia a rybárčenia, do obce Vlkolínec zapísanej na zoznam svetového dedičstva UNESCO či do termálnych kúpeľov v Bešeňovej. Počas pobytu sú vám k dispozícii bezplatné Wi-Fi pripojenie na internet a súkromné ​​parkovisko monitorované kamerami zdarma. Lyžiarske stredisko Ski Park Ružomberok sa nachádza vo vzdialenosti 5 km. Lyžiarske strediská Donovaly a Jasná sú od motela Ranč vzdialené 20 minút jazdy autom.

Koliba u dobrého pastiera

Koliba u dobrého pastiera

Koliba u dobrého pastiera je unikátny komplex ubytovacích, stravovacích služieb v lone nádhernej liptovskej prírody iba 5 minút od centra mesta Ružomberok. Celá stavba je z prírodných materiálov a v duchu slovenskej tradície.

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzion Villa Helia is situated in the quiet suburban area of Medzihradné, only 1,200 m from the historic city centre of Dolny Kubin. It offers modern-style accommodation with free Wi-Fi and an on-site hot tub.

Penzión Koliba

Penzión Koliba

Located only 200 m from the historic square of P.O. Hviezdoslava in Dolný Kubín, Penzión Koliba is set in a traditional-style wooden house, typical for the Orava Region. It offers an on-site restaurant and rooms with a TV and free Wi-Fi.

Pivovar Kastelán

Pivovar Kastelán

Túžba po vlastnom čapovanom pive v príjemnej reštaurácií pod majestátnym bralom Oravského hradu nás viedla k založeniu minipivovaru Kastelán.

Penzión Oravský Zrub

Penzión Oravský Zrub

Penzion Oravsky Zrub is set in Nižná nad Oravou, in a traditional wooden building of Orava region. Featuring free Wi-Fi and a traditional Slovak restaurant, it offers a hot tub, playground and a terrace with barbecue facilities.

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Offering a seasonal outdoor pool and ski-to-door access, Koliba u Kuba a rekreačné domy is set in Hruštín in the Žilinský kraj Region. Wisła is 48 km away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Tálska Bašta

Tálska Bašta

"Moderná slovenská reštaurácia, v ktorej zažijete nezabudnuteľné gurmánske dobrodružstvo."

Donovalský pivovar

Donovalský pivovar

Donovalský pivovar sa zrodil v krásnych, no drsných horách stredného Slovenska. Jeho život sa začal našim odvážnym a pritom tak prostým odhodlaním: už od počiatku variť poctivé pivo. Náš unikátny pivovar okrem útulnej reštaurácie ponúka aj čerstvé pekárenské výrobky z vlastnej pekárne a útulnú kaviareň. Milovníkom hôr prinášame osobitú skupinu pív, z ktorej je každé jedno výnimočné.

Penzión Fontana

Penzión Fontana

Just 300 m from the Bešeňová Thermal Baths, this guest house in the village of Bešeňová offers modern spa facilities, spacious rooms with free WiFi available in all areas, free monitored private parking and traditional Slovak cuisine.

Apartmany Dreams **

Apartmany Dreams **

This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Apartmány Dreams is situated in a quiet area, in the village of Bešeňová. The property features a garden and covered summer terrace with a dart board, barbecue facilities and open fireplace.

Hotel Summit ***

Hotel Summit ***

The Summit hotel is situated in Bešeňová in the scenic Liptov region amid the Nízke and Vysoké Tatry mountains, and features a spa area with a sauna and a hot tub.

Vila Ajka

Vila Ajka

Situated in the town of Bešeňová and the Gino Paradise Besenova Thermal Park reachable within 50 metres, Vila Ajka offers a self-catered accommodation with a 24-hour front desk, a garden and barbecue facilities. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Hotel Flora Bešeňová **

Hotel Flora Bešeňová **

Offering an on-site restaurant, Hotel Flora is located in Bešeňová, 50 m from the Gino Paradise Water Park. Free WiFi access is available in all units.

River Cottage Bešeňová

River Cottage Bešeňová

This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Situated in the Liptov region, few steps from the River Vah and the popular Aquapark Bešeňová, River Cottage Bešeňová offers an outdoor terrace with barbecue facilities, an open fireplace, a garden and a free WiFi.

Apartmán RELAX ***

Apartmán RELAX ***

Apartmán Relax is situated directly in the Bešeňová Aquapark and offers a self-catered accommodation with free WiFi available in all areas.

Penzión Gazdovský dvor

Penzión Gazdovský dvor

V lone Liptova, na okraji Národného parku Nízke Tatry, na skok k vodnému parku Gino Paradise Bešeňová a k Liptovskej Mare, nájdete výnimočný Gazdovský Dvor Bešeňová.

Apartmány Butterfly

Apartmány Butterfly

Located in the village of Besenova, 1.5 km from the Gino Paradise Besenova Spa and 10 km from Ruzomberok, Apartmany Butterfly offer a garden with a children’s playground and barbecue facilities. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the entire building. Free private parking is possible on site.

Hotel Bešeňová ***

Hotel Bešeňová ***

Hotel Besenova offers accommodation situated directly in the Water Park Bešeňová. You can choose form 144 modern rooms, studios and apartments.

Motel Ranč

Motel Ranč

Vo všetkých ubytovacích jednotkách motela Ranč môžete využívať satelitnú TV a časť s posedením s kreslom. Každá ubytovacia jednotka zariadená dreveným nábytkom má vlastnú kúpeľňu so sprchovacím kútom. V záhrade sú pre vás pripravené gril, šípky, detské ihrisko a minigolf. Na mieste si môžete zahrať aj squash. Autom sa za 15 minút dostanete k Liptovskej Mare s možnosťou kúpania, plachtenia a rybárčenia, do obce Vlkolínec zapísanej na zoznam svetového dedičstva UNESCO či do termálnych kúpeľov v Bešeňovej. Počas pobytu sú vám k dispozícii bezplatné Wi-Fi pripojenie na internet a súkromné ​​parkovisko monitorované kamerami zdarma. Lyžiarske stredisko Ski Park Ružomberok sa nachádza vo vzdialenosti 5 km. Lyžiarske strediská Donovaly a Jasná sú od motela Ranč vzdialené 20 minút jazdy autom.

Koliba u dobrého pastiera

Koliba u dobrého pastiera

Koliba u dobrého pastiera je unikátny komplex ubytovacích, stravovacích služieb v lone nádhernej liptovskej prírody iba 5 minút od centra mesta Ružomberok. Celá stavba je z prírodných materiálov a v duchu slovenskej tradície.

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzion Villa Helia is situated in the quiet suburban area of Medzihradné, only 1,200 m from the historic city centre of Dolny Kubin. It offers modern-style accommodation with free Wi-Fi and an on-site hot tub.

Penzión Koliba

Penzión Koliba

Located only 200 m from the historic square of P.O. Hviezdoslava in Dolný Kubín, Penzión Koliba is set in a traditional-style wooden house, typical for the Orava Region. It offers an on-site restaurant and rooms with a TV and free Wi-Fi.

Penzión Oravský Zrub

Penzión Oravský Zrub

Penzion Oravsky Zrub is set in Nižná nad Oravou, in a traditional wooden building of Orava region. Featuring free Wi-Fi and a traditional Slovak restaurant, it offers a hot tub, playground and a terrace with barbecue facilities.

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Offering a seasonal outdoor pool and ski-to-door access, Koliba u Kuba a rekreačné domy is set in Hruštín in the Žilinský kraj Region. Wisła is 48 km away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Gino Paradise Bešeňová

Gino Paradise Bešeňová

This fine park, which is located in the beautiful setting of the Choč Mountains overlooking both the Low and Western Tatras, boasts a wide variety of three indoor and thirteen outdoor pools, nine outdoor water slides, a number of children's slides and hot tubs. The resort also features a new pebble beach that includes a nudist area. Relaxation and entertainment for the whole family are provided all year long.

Spa Lúčky

Spa Lúčky

Spa Lúčky lying on the limits of regions Liptov and Orava is the one of oldest in Slovakia. It is popular for it provides complete therapy of gynaecological diseases, and it is the only spa in the county specialised in womens diseases. Locals know the mineral springs since 1761.

Aqua-Vital Park Lúčky

Aqua-Vital Park Lúčky

Spa Lúčky lying on the limits of regions Liptov and Orava is the one of oldest in Slovakia. It is popular for it provides complete therapy of gynaecological diseases, and it is the only spa in the county specialised in womens diseases.

Aquapark Tatralandia

Aquapark Tatralandia

The Tatralandia Holiday Resort is the largest year-round water park with accommodation in all of Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland. It’s located in the Liptov Region with its many cultural monuments and unique folk culture, and is surrounded by the Low and High Tatras, the Greater and Lesser Fatra and the Choč Mountains.

Rafting Adventure

Rafting Adventure

ADRENALÍN CENTRUM - rafting, splavy riek, paintball, adventure golf, lukostrelba, vzduchovky, nafukovaci hrad, trampolina....

TARZANIA Hrabovo

TARZANIA Hrabovo

TARZANIA Hrabovo sa nachádza, v blízkosti nástupnej stanice lanovky na Malinô Brdo kúsok od centra Ružomberka a svojou celkovou dĺžkou 1110m je najväčším lanovým parkom na Slovensku. V areáli nájdete čiernu, červenú, modrú a detskú trasu. Neváhajte a vyskúšajte si najdlhší ZIP LINE na Slovensku.

Ružomberok – Malinô Brdo Ski & Bike

Ružomberok – Malinô Brdo Ski & Bike

The skiing centre at Ružomberok – Malinô Brdo Ski & Bike is situated near the town of Ružomberok in the Liptov region at the foothills of the Big Fatra. The centre is only 2 km away from 1st class road no 18 (Žilina – Košice).

Ski Žiarce – Pavčina Lehota

Ski Žiarce – Pavčina Lehota

Lyžiarske stredisko Ski Žiarce – Pavčina Lehota sa nachádza v regióne Nízke Tatry – SEVER. Základná stanica sa nachádza v nadmorskej výške 760 m n.m. a najvyššie položený bod strediska je vo výške 907 m n.m., celkové prevýšenie teda predstavuje 147 metrov. Najlepšie snehové podmienky stredisko poskytuje v mesiacoch december až marec. Celková dĺžka zjazdoviek je 1,9 km.

Havránok

Havránok

The unique archaeological park Havránok is situated next to the dam Liptovská Mara. It is a magical place and the visit of this Park maybe a great experience.

Liptovský Castle

Liptovský Castle

This highest situated Castle in Slovakia is at the altitude of 993 m in the mountains Chočské vrchy in the north of the country. In the past its owners alternated. The first owners obtained it from the king and it was inherited afterwards.

Likava Castle

Likava Castle

Likavský hrad is situated in the north-western part of Liptov. The Castle was referred to for the first time in 1315. Its construction started with the intention to have a guarding point over the passage across the river Váh and the trade route from the Váh Basin to Orava and further to Poland.

Liptov Museum Ružomberok

Liptov Museum Ružomberok

Permanent expositions: geology, palaeontology, botanic, zoology, archaeology, feudalisms and guilds, folk lore, sacral art, history of Liptov 1948 - 1945, life and work of A. Hlinka, history of paper-making, history.

Svätý Kríž - wooden articled Evangelical church

Svätý Kríž - wooden articled Evangelical church

The wooden articled Evangelical church near the village Svätý Kríž is one of the largest wooden buildings in the Central Europe which was moved here from Paludza between 1974 and 1982.

Leštiny – articled church

Leštiny – articled church

The wooden articled Evangelical church of 1688 with wooden belfry was included in 2008, along with seven wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, on the UNESCO Word Heritage List.

Water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina

Water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina

Experts classify water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina among the mountain type of mills. They stand in what is often referred to as a most beautiful Slovak valleys, in the mountain range Chočské vrchy. This is one of the last surviving monuments of its kind and in its natural environment.

Janko Kráľ Museum in Liptovský Mikuláš

Janko Kráľ Museum in Liptovský Mikuláš

The building that houses the museum is one of the most distinctive buildings of the square in the town of Liptovský Mikuláš. It has several names - the County House (Stoličný House), the Illešházy Manor House and the Seliga's House. It features a triple arch that is unusual for the town and stands out from the rest of the buildings on the square's western side.

Vlkolínec

Vlkolínec

Biely Potok is the salient point for the community of Vlkolínec – a monument reserve of folk architecture. This extraordinary and remarkable oasis of folk architecture was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993.

Events Around

Vianočné trhy na Marine Liptov

Minulý rok druhú adventnú nedeľu ste mohli stráviť na Marine Liptov na historicky prvých vianočných trhoch na brehu Liptovskej Mary. Atmosféra trhov bola tak očarujúca, že sa na Marine rozhodli si trhy zopakovať a zároveň z nich vytvoriť tradíciu 🙂

Silvester 2018

Dec 311/1/2019
Silvester 2018

Oslávte príchod nového roka s Oldies party rádia Vlna.

Hudba bez bariér 2019

HUDBA BEZ BARIÉR 5 Emma Drobná, Tereza Mašková, Peter Bič Project, Martin Harich, Adéla Radimcová FS Majerán a ??? – prekvapenie, ktoré si zatiaľ necháme pre seba, no veríme, že budete veľmi milo prekvapený a určite veľmi spokojní ;) Informáciu o „tajomnom“ interpretovi, vám dáme včas vedieť ;) Nenechajte si újsť skvelú hudobnú párty, skvelých Slovenských a českých interpretov, v jeden večer, na jednom pódiu. Zaručujeme Vám plno emotívnych zážitkov, ako robíme všetky naše projekty. Výťažok z akcie bude opäť pomáhať tým správnym smerom a na koncerte budete vidieť aj to, ako bol použitý výťažok z poslednej Hudby bez bariér. ZŤP – len vozičkár na invalidnom vozíku má vstup zdarma (vstupenky pre doprovod vozičkárovi má plnú cenu lístka). Predpredaj.sk vám umožňuje online nákup vstupeniek na rôzne hudobné, kultúrne, športové a iné podujatia.