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Oravská Magura - Slovakia
Extent: 176 km²
This sandstone mountain range is located in north-west part of Slovakia in districts of Námestovo, Tvrdošín and Dolný Kubín. It belongs to Central Beskydy Mountails, forming part of West Carpathian Mountain Range.
Highest peak: Minčol (1392 m).
Surface: very afforested, mostly with fir-wood and beech-wood forests, partially with pine-woods. In upper localities, there are appearing overgrowns of blueberries and meadow plants.
From climatic point of view, the area belongs to colder belt, characterictic with cold winters and hard rains.
SK, Orava – Winter Hike Up Kubinska Hoľa
This year's winter offers us wonderful weather and plenty of snow. That is why today we invite you for a winter hiking trip to the second highest peak of Oravská Magura - Kubínská hoľa (1,346 m above sea level), which is a popular destination for all the highest winter sports.
SK: Cabins in Skialps
Mountain and alpine huts have become a popular destination for ski mountaineers in recent years. This is also one of the reasons why a new ski mountaineering guide was created, which offers a selection of the most interesting ascents in the Tatras, as well as the Great Fatra.
SK, Orava: Dolný Kubín – ATown of Poetic Beauty IV
Today we will end our walk around Dolný Kubín with a visit to monuments, attractions or sports grounds located just a short distance from the historic center. From the Town Hall, we headed back to Kohútový sady, where, in addition to a parking lot with a pleasant café, there is also an eye-catching rectory building with a garden.
SK, Orava: Dolný Kubín – A Town of Poetic Beauty III
A week ago, we ended our walk through Dolný Kubín in the so-called Kohútový sad. Let's continue to the pedestrian zone of the historic center, which decorates the beautiful Hviezdoslav Square. It consists of a terraced development of colorful burgher houses used as retail space and for the purposes of restaurants or offices.
SK, Orava: Dolný Kubín – A Town of Poetic Beauty II.
Last week we briefly imagined the history of Dolní Kubín and today we will go for a walk through its alleys, squares and interesting nooks. We start at Náměstí Svobody, which is surrounded by three architecturally monumental buildings.
SK, Orava: Dolný Kubín – A Town of Poetic Beauty I
This time we will go to Orava, more precisely to the district town of Dolný Kubín. The town of almost 20,000 is set in the valley of the river Orava and is surrounded by the majestic mountains of the Orava Highlands and Orava Magura. The peaks of Malá Fatra or Chočské vrchy also stand out in the background.
SK, Orava – A Panorama of Folk and Musical Culture
After 40 years, the folk song and music culture of the distinctive North Slovak region comes to life, in the form of a supplemented release of the legendary album Orava.
SK, Trstena – A Sightseeing Tour II
Today, in the village of Trstená, we can see the dominants of Milan Rastislav Štefánik Square. We start with the Franciscan monastery, which was built between 1776 and 1780. Until now, he has been architecturally modified several times, but he does not detract from his beauty.
SK, Trstena – Sightseeing I
Last week we went together on an excursion to the parish church which we left for the House of Culture. This beautiful and modern building offers spaces for cultural events, concerts or discussions.
SK, Trstená – A Cultural Heritage
Last week we learned the history of the privileged Orava town of Trstena, and today we will do some sightseeing for we will visit sacral buildings, architectural treasures and modern sights. We will even take you to one beautiful place of pilgrimage.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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|Today:||friday 9. 6. 2023|