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SK, Galanta - A Center of the Danube Region
heading (paragraph): Towns
In the southwestern part of Slovakia, approximately 50 km from Bratislava, lies the town of Galanta. It offers visitors a neo-Gothic castle situated in a city park as well as a Renaissance castle on Esterházy Street. There is also a nice classicist Roman Catholic Church of St. Stephen the King, the Galandia thermal centre, memorials to Karol Duchona and Zoltán Kodály and the house of the Slovak Matice.
After a short time we will visit the town of Sereď again. This time we will introduce you to an authentic place related to the tragic period of the solution of the Jewish question in Slovakia during the Second World War. You may have already guessed that this place will be the Holocaust Museum, which was established in the premises of the former labour and concentration camp in Sered.
The village of Zavar is located 8 km from Trnava, on the eastern edge of the Trnava loess board. The first written mention dates from 1255. In the village there are many sacred monuments and interesting objects from history. The most attractive ones certainly include the Classicist chateau, the new church dedicated to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary from 1907 and the birth house of the composer Gejza Dusík.
The Trnava region is located in the western part of the Slovak Republic. The area is the second smallest, but it offers more than enough tourist attractions. Lovers of history can take a tour of Trnava, for those who like spa, we recommend a visit to Piešťany, Velký Meder or Galanta, for gourmets and lovers of specific architecture Skalice and for pilgrims is definitely a picturesque stop Šaštín-Stráže.
Accept our invitation to visit the historical Trnava, which will lead us to the "famous gem of Hungary" – Matej Bel. Discover with him the unknown corners of the city and its history, and let's get carried away by the atmosphere of Trnava streets in the eighteenth century.
Today we will visit one of the oldest villages in the district of Trnava - Vlčkovce. They are less than 10 km away from the regional town and thanks to their location they were in the past, as today, an important crossroads between Trnava and Nitra.
The village of Šúrovce is located on the fertile Danubian lowland between Váh and Dudváh near the town of Sereď. The village with more than 2,300 inhabitants is only 12 km away from the district town of Trnava. The village was created by merging the original villages of Veľké Šúrovce, Valtov Šúr, Varov Šúr and Zemianske Šúrovce.