Tatra - Slovakia
Tatra Mountain Range forms a countryside complex of Fatra-Tatra area. The complex is situated in north part of Slovakia, on the border with Poland, in Prešov and Žilina Regions, whereas three-fourths of the territory is placed in Slovakia. The complex is to be found in Liptovský Mikuláš, Poprad, Kežmarok and Tvrdošín districts. Tatra is this highest mountain range of the whole Carpathian arch, with many peaks, exceeding 2500 metres above sea level.
700 square kilometres
The highest point:
Gerlach Peak - 2655 metres above sea level
Enchanted by our past trip to the Gubałówka and Butorowy Wierch mountains, today we set out to explore other breathtaking places in Lesser Poland. This time we head to the village of Poronin, which is located about 7 kilometers from Zakopane.
In the coming weeks, we will discover the wonderful natural and cultural attractions of the Duchy of Lesser Poland. Our starting point will be the city of Zakopane, which is also a social center of the whole region.
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.
In the last part we briefly introduced you to rich history of Kezmarok Castle. Today we will visit a unique museum. It is located in the castle and we recommend you to visit it very much.
As we promised in the last article, today our journey in the royal city Kežmarok ends at the castle. Kezmarok Castle, which was one of the few forts in the world that does not stand on a hill, hides many interesting and mysterious nooks. We will visit these in this article.
Last week we visited the sights of Kezmarok. The wooden church, the lyceum of Kezmarok, a new evangelical church, town hall and a museum housing culture. Today we are in our journey sightseeing continue.
Last week we wandered in a royal city under the Tatras - Kezmarok and today we will continue in this visit. This time we go to the streets of the historic center, where we will meet with dominant architectural gems.
Today in our wonders across Slovakia we move in Poprad to Spisska Sobota, a protected area of historical landmarks. We will explore its history which experienced rises and falls. Despite uneasy fate its artistic value didn’t vanish. It offers a unique look on lives of our ancestors in the Spis region.