From Bratislava: Lesser Fatra Tour with Zilina
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 13.5 hours
Start with a pickup from your address in Bratislava, transferring to Bratislava's main train station. Meet your guide at Zilina train station, heading to Vratna Valley. On the route, learn of the history of Slovakia and the Lesser Fatra region from your guide. Arrive in Vratna Valley, ride a funicular up to Snilovske Peak (1524 m) and savor the magnificent views of the limestone and granite peaks, before descending down to Vratna Valley to the Vratna Mountain Pass. Visit the famous Slovakian village, Terchova, made famous thanks to folk traditions and Terchova Music from 2013 now part of UNESCO World Heritage. Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Parish Church of St. Cyril and Method and discover a wooden creche at the Church. Explore the city center of Zilina, the capital of North-West Slovakia. Discover Old Town, Passing along the Church of Holy Trinit...
Discover the most significant landmarks in Zilina with a guide. See the Holy Trinity Church, squared Marianske Square, Zilina Town Hall, Municipal Theatre, Rosenfeld Palace, Bank Palace, and many more. Meet with your guide in front of the statue of Andrej Hlinka, in Hlinkovo Square, and get a short, basic introduction about Zilina and Slovakia. Walk past the Remeselenicky Dom, an art nouveau style building to the Church of St. Barbara, an important historical monument in baroque style with the possibility of entrance. See the Synagogue, representing Jewish culture in Zilina. Next, stop at Rosenfeld Palace, a miniature of Belvedere Palace in Vienna. Pass along Catholic House, a primal building of the Slovak National Theatre. Explore Czechoslovak Commercial Bank Palace, wherein the year 1938 secreted the Czech Coronation jewelry. Go to the building of Zilina University, and continue th...
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