Sulov Hills - Slovakia
Sulov Hills Range is situated in north-west part of Slovakia, in Žilina and Trenčín Regions, in Bytča, Považská Bystrica and Žilina districts. The complex belongs to Fatra-Tatra area, which forms a part of Internal West Carpathian Mountains.
193 square kilometres
The highest hill:
Velký Manín – 891 metres above sea level
Last week we took a look at Žilina, invited you to nature and recommended one of the most important events in the region. Today, wanderings in the footsteps of the Templars, a ride along the Castle Cycle Route, winter hiking in the Súľov Hills or exploring the folk heritage await you.
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Rajecká basin and its surroundings is filled with tourist attractions and amazing places in nature. The town of Rajecké Teplice is well-known for its spa tradition, however, it boasts with other wonders of nature.
The first weekend this year we decided to spend in the mountains. This time we left snowboards at home, and despite the sufficient amount of snow on the slopes, we have tried for change the winter tourism. And I must say, we don’t regret.
Extensive ruin of Lietava Castle is to be found at the border of Sulov Hills and Rajčianka-torrent Valley. The ruins are situated between Žilina and Rajecké Teplice, inside cadastre of the community of the same name (Lietava). It is popular place, visited by tourists. They are rewarded, after their mounting upstairs, with marvelous outlook around surrounded countryside.
Who is accustomed to grandiosity and hospitality of Czech spa towns, so he would rather shade his pretensions, staying in Slovakia. So, Rajecké Teplice, a locality, situated not far from Žilina, could be an example of difference between Czech and Slovak balneology.
The town of Rajecké Teplice is placed in Žilina Region, inside picturesque valley of Rajčianka-river. The seat became especially famous for its nature healing thermal spa. belonging to most known and most visited spa-towns in Slovakia.