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SK: High Tatras - Disastrous Year of 2004
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Watch with us how the High Tatras after a destructive windstorm that ravaged this area in 2004.
Video: Klára Svobodová
High Tatra Mountains: All Faces Of Nature - VIDEO
Beauty and pain, this is an actual picture of highest Slovakian mountains. The gale which run about across Tatra Mountains, cut its non-effaced message into this well-known countryside.
SK, High Tatras: Winter Hikes in Velka Studena Valley
The one who loves adventure and is reasonably physically fit, undoubtedly would like a few tips about easy winter hikes Velka Studena Valley, located in the Slovak part of the High Tatras. A year-round open cottage, Zbojnicka Chata (1960 meters), which waits for us in this valley, offers a place to rest, refreshment and cozy accommodation. We can spend here a few days without getting away from the surrounding of Tatranian peaks. Keep in mind, however, that the motion in the Tatras in winter outside marked trails is very limited according to the TANAP rules!
SK: High Tatras – A Walk Along Spa Pathway
Fall is perfect for walks in nature. Today we follow spa sidewalk, which is less known to the public, that we accidentally discovered in the High Tatras, in the village of Stary Smokovec.
SK: Tatra National Park – Guardian of the Ridges
Slovakia is a rich country. It has many historical and natural beauties. 40 % of its area cover forests in which many protected and unique spiecies of plants and animals live. For them protected areas of various characters were declared. Today we will visit one of them.
SR, Poprad: Tatranian Crossroad – VIDEO
From the list of cities we traveled throughout on our way from Prague to High Tatras Poprad seems to be one of the most beautiful cities. Its beauty is even bigger thanks to a background performed by High Tatras, hanging above the city as some kind of poster.
SR, Štrbské Pleso: Slovakian Glacier Pride – VIDEO
Every true Czechoslovak visited Štrbské Pleso. This Slovakian prides is located in High Tatras and is strictly demarcated by nature. It requires no physical endurance and despite cold it is a cozy place opened to everyone who comes to see it.
SR: Tatranská Lomnice: Horalfest 2012 – We Were There
Again after two years had been held a popular and extraordinary Slovakian festival devoted to amateur production on mountains – Horalfest. Dozens of visitors, Slovakia movie premieres, interesting workshops, and amazing atmosphere – this is what enhanced the motto of the festival – Found yourself in mountains.
SK: High Tatras – Hiking Up Koprovsky Peak
It is not necessary to provide you with some extensive introduction of the High Tatras. These mountains are simply splendid. They lay in the heart of Europe, being a well-known and popular destination among domestic and foreign tourists. Mostly those who love alpine treks travel here frequently. Koprovsky peak (2367 m) is one of the most famous and most visited points of interest there.
SK, High Tatras - Climbing up the Furkotsky Shield
One beautiful day we came into conclusion to climb one of the Tatranian shields. Therefore, we travelled to Strbske Pleso lake and from there we set off for the Salisko summit.
SK, High Tatras: Romantic Train Trip
I spent two day in the High Tatras while on my way from Kosice and east Slovakia. I was lucky to spend there the most beautiful days of autumn. Even though sun shined only in the morning the weather was very good. It did not rain, snow, and it was not cold nor hot. Perfect when you go to mountains.
SK, High Tatras – Monte Móry Lookout
This time we visit our beloved Tatras, more precisely the village of Strbske Pleso, which is part of the village Strba. From the Tatra Electric Railway - Strbske Pleso stop we go through the tracks to the recently renewed national cultural monument - the Monte Móry lookout tower.
SK, Tatras – Tourist Book Guide Introducing Many Points of Interest
This week we visit the Tatras as well. However, their cognition will no longer be child's eyes, but rather a factual way. We will focus on their history, monuments, nature and tourism through a new and richly illustrated tourist guide - Tatra - from the family publishing house Dajama.
SK, Tatras for Children – Tourism Full of Joy
If you are planning a trip with your kids, the Tatras are an ideal destination, as well as a new book from the family owned publishing house Dajama. There are 25 field trips, which belong to the most interesting places in the Tatras, especially from the perspective of children.
SK: High Tatras – Climbing to Sedlo pod Ostrvou
The High Tatras are among the most popular places for tourists in Slovakia. In summer, many visitors from home and abroad come here to enjoy the magic of mountains or do some hiking. Sedlo pod Ostrvou is a popular spot for easy alpine tourism.
SK: High Tatras – Trek Up to Jehneci Pyramidal Peak
Vysoke Tatra sis one of the most beautiful nature gems in Slovakia. These high mountains lure tourists for their grandiosity, monumentality and immesurable beauty of their deep valleys and sharp pyramidal peaks reaching up to the skies. Jehneci pyramidal peak (2 230 m) one of the accessible summits in the High Tatras. The climb is amazing and valuable experience.
SK: West Tatra – A Trek Up to Barance Mountain
Like the High Tatra West Tatra is also popular area. You can have some remarkable outdoor experience there. Both mountains seems to be one whole. However, unlike the High Tatra, West Tatra are lower. Its mountains are more covered of grass. Barance mountain (2 185 m) is a popular locality by tourists. This mountain is situated in the south of this mountain ridge.
SK, High Tatras – Zbojnická Cottage
In the upper part of Velká Studená valley behind the Zbojnický ridge there is Zbojnická Cottage, a building with a hard fate. Going to a visit there means tourism, mountaineering, ski touring or crossing of near ridges.
SK, High Tatras – Alpine Clubhouse in Stary Smokovec
In Stary Smokovec in the High Tatras there was ceremonial opening of the Alpine Clubhouse in the beginning of May. It is a great place for everyone who likes being in mountains. The Clubhouse interconnects relaxation, knowledge and services not only for mountaineers.
SK: A New Book by Gabriela Revicka – I Will Show You Slovakia II
Infoglobe, a traveller’s website will introduce you today a bilingual book by Gabriela Levicka I Will Show You Slovakia. You have a chance to win this book at our photo contest at the Slovak section of our website.
SK, West Tatras – Žiarska Cottage
Today we move from the High Tatras to Western Tatras where we visit Žiarska valley where popular Žiarska Cottage is located (1324 meters above the sea level). This position is a great starting point for any trek to the regions of Braníkov and Barance.
SK, High Tatras – Zamkovského Cottage
In our journey across cottages in the High Tatras will continue even today. This time we move to the mouth of Malá Studená valley to Zamkovského cottage (1475 meters above the sea level) built by Štefan Zamkovský in 1943.
SK, High Tatras – Bilík’s Cottage
We invite you today again to the High Tatras, this time to visit Bilík’s Cottage that is popular among families with children or less physically capable tourists. The cottage is easily accessible and the pathway leading there is also easy.
SK, High Tatras – Hrebienok
Our journey across cottages in the High Tatras will bring us today to popular place known as Hrebienok where an alpine hotel is located as well as an upper station of a cableway, great initial place for alpine tourism or once famous ski center that comes to live in the present from time to time.
SK: High Tatras – Téry Cottage
Today we move to Malá Studená valley guarded by Téry Cottage located in 2015 meters above the sea level. The monumental Tatras and Pět Spišských ples surround the cottage and it is here more than a century to offer you a touch of history, refreshments of the present and unparalleled beauty.
SK, High Tatras: Cottage Beneath Solisko
There are many cottages hiding in the High Tatras. Together we will explore its youngest cottage that for decades guards Štrbské pleso and surrounding mountains.
SK: Belianska Cave – The Only Open Cave in the Tatranian National Park
The Tatranian National Park offers many beauties. High and steep mountains, deep valleys, majestic falls, unseen beautiful fauna and flora and also beautiful things hidden in depths of the area such as various caves. Only one of them, though, is open to the public.
SK, Tatranska Lesna and Interesting Landmarks Around
Two weeks later we go again to the Tatras. This time we visit a small village of Tatranska Lesna. It is located almost in the middle on the road from Stary Smokovec and Tatranska Lomnica. On one side it borders with the Path of Freedom and from the other side with the mouth of Studena Valley.
SK, Strba – Trip to Lakes of Love
Today we go for a romantic walk to Strbske Pleso, a district of Strba town. It is a place that is popular among fishermen, however today it is a place where families with children go to, or where couples meet in the middle of Tatranian nature.
SK: High Tatras – Ascend to Krivan
Soon winter closure of Tatranian tourist trails (15th June 2014) weill end. Therefore, in advance we bring you an interesting alpine hike trip. Our goal today is the peak of the peaks, the symbol of Slovakia – majestic Krivan in the High Tatras.
High Tatras: Climb on Velka Svistovka
Although winter is in full swing and snow inspires people to put on ski boots rather than hiking boots. However, it is time to schedule trips for the summer season. Those planning to go to the High Tatras, for example, may rise to one of the easternmost mountains shields, Velka Svistovka (2037 meters). Because the adjacent Kezmarska Biela Voda Valley could be walked through also in winter, many winter hikers will appreciate the following tip.
SK: Tatranska Lomnica – A Unique Ski Museum
Today our steps head to a Tatranian village located beneath the second highest peak in Slovakia. Lomnicky Stit. Tatranska Lomnica is one of the most beautiful areas of Vysoke Tatry city district. It hides not only rich architectural history, or the largest ski resort in the Tatras but also the new Ski museum.
SK, Cottages in the Tatras – From Past to Present I.
Perhaps every one of us has visited the High Tatras. Beautiful enchanting nature, noble and sharp peaks of mountains or crystal clear lakes give the place its unique feeling that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. Today alpine cottages enrich this scene. We will examine their history on the following lines.
SK, Cottages in the Tatras – From the Past to the Present II
In the previous article we began walking our tour of knowledge about cottages in the Tatras. We found out how they developed from simple sheds to regular cottages that are mostly parts of some settlements today. Now we will move a step ahead. We will examine the past not that distant.
SK, High Tatras – Cottage by Zelené pleso I
In the eastern part of the High Tatras in the end of Zelené pleso valley there is the Cottage by Zelené pleso. This popular place is often called “Brnčalka”. The cottage lies by an emerald green lake surrounded by massive peaks of the High Tatras. The history of the cottage began towards the end of the 19th century. Come with us and learn about this cottage in the middle of mountains.
SK, High Tatras – Cottage by Zelené pleso II
Dear readers, today we will return again to the Cottage by Zelené pleso. In the previous article we talked about its predecessor – Egida’s cottage, its construction, reconstruction and other hardships. Today we will focus on the fate of the cottage itself. The cottage remained until present something like a guardian of Zelené pleso.
SK, High Tatras – Rocky Cottage (Skalnatá chata)
Today we will continue in our tour de cottages in Tatras. This time we will go to the Rocky Cottage (1751 meters above the sea level) that is located under the second highest peak of the High Tatras – Lomnický peak – and above the settlement of Tatranská Lomnica.
SR, High Tatras: Horalsfest 2012 – 7th Year of International Festival of Amateur Production oAlreadn Mountains
Tomorrow starts great and unique (in Slovakia) 7th year of Horalfest, which takes place in the High Tatras. The festival is devoted to amateur production on mountains and the event will take place in Teniscenter in Tatranská Lomnica during two following days (November 23rd and 24th 2012). The event is under the patronage of High Tatras mayor Ing. Ján Mokoš.
Slovakia, Poprad: Tatry Railway I.
Tatra electric railway as we know it today, keeps only a piece of the rich history of this unique monument. In the following lines we look at the development of the first trolley in the world to contemporary electrified railway.
Slovakia, Poprad – Tatry Railway II.
In the first part of articles about Tatra railway we wrote about the beginning of its history and we learned about the technical world unique -"Tatra intercity trolleybus." Today we will focus on the modern railway history from the early 20th century to the present.
SR, Vysoké Tatry: Past And Present Of Smokovce
City of Vysové Tatry is in terms of cadastral area the largest city in the Slovak Republic. It consists by fourteen settlements, of which perhaps the best known and most sought after tourist are two villages called Smokovec.
Slovakia: Safely To The Mountains III. - High Tatra
The third part of our series of articles about safety in the mountains will be about small Alps High Tatra, but this winter succeeds summer. Seemingly, we can assume that the accident in the summer is lower because so many of us lurking natural hazards such as in winter, but the contrary is the case of true.
SVK: High Tatra Mountains - Long Weekend Full Of Adventure I.
Just at the end of last year, I came to an understanding with my friend that this year's St. Valentine holiday we would prepare for our partners an unrepeatable experience in a form of so called „long weekend“ in High Tatra Mountains.
SK: High Tatra – In the Winter Realm of Mala Studena Valley
Malá Studená valley is one of the most popular places in the High Tatras. Skialpinism is very pop...
SK: Tatranian National Park - Autumn Clothes
There is no season more colofrul than autumn. Imagine colorful tree leaves in contrast with ridge...
SK, High Tatras – Kriváň Gold and Guerilla Fighters
Today we invite you to a trip to the High Tatras to the majestic peak Krivan, which has been a sy...
SK: High Tatra Mountains – A Trek Across Mlynicka and Furkotska Valleys
Thanks to the beauty and difficulty of individual trails, the High Tatras fulfill the needs of th...
SK, High Tatra – Unique Ice Temple
Truly extraordinary structure in Hrebienok, the High Tatras is to be seen this winter. Its unique...
SK, High Tatra - Monumental Krivan Mountain
It is one of the highest, most popular and most massive ridges of Vysoke Tatra. It is 2494 meter...
SK: High Tatras - Ice Beauties
Since December 2013 until March 2014, visitors to the High Tatras had chance tosee beautiful work...
SK: Ski Museum in Tatranska Lomnica
Under the second highest peak in Slovakia - Lomnicky Stit, there is a picturesque Tatranian settl...
SK: High Tatras: Winter Impression II
If you ask some Slovak about things he is proud of, he will answer the nature, most certainly. Ye...
SK: High Tatras - To the Cottage by Zelené pleso
It was a one nice winter day when we set out to the High Tatras . As our goal we chose the Cottag...
SK: High Tatras - Winter Impressions I
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SR, High Tatras: Nový and Starý Smokovec
We would like to invite you to a walk to Nový and Starý Smokovec which are part of the biggest&nb...
High Tatra Mountains
All pictures were made in autumn 2009. At that time, summer saison was over and the weather was n...
SR, Poprad: A Gateway to Tatras
Come and see with us Poprad, a base for trips to High Tatras. The most visited part of the city i...
SR, Štrbské Pleso: Slovakian Glacier Pride
In a southern edge of High Tatras in Furkotská valley you can find a typical moraine lake. Thanks...
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