Žiar - Slovakia
in a district of Martin, Turčianské Teplice, and Prievidza. The mountain range belongs to Fatro-tatranian area which is a part of Inner Carpathian Mountains. In this core mountain range Žiar separates Hornonitranská basin from Turčianská basin.
Total area: 146 km²
Highest peak: Chlieviská, 1024 m n.m.
Our photogallery takes you to quiant Turcianska Valley with many amazing places. Klastor pod Znievom is one of these. This village of interesting historical background, has several sights to offer such as the beautiful Holy Cross calvary or the medieval Znievsky Castle. Let our phototrip take you away to the magnificent landscape of Turiec.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Jozef Dovičin
Today we invite you to walk to the perhaps lesser known hill in the Turcianska Basin with the ruins of the castle, which is located above the village of Kláštor pod Znievom. If you already know it's Zniev, you guess right. A medium-high output is possible from multiple directions. Here you will find skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts as well as cross-country skiers. Zniev (985 m above sea level) is characterized by a circular view and during the climb you will overcome the elevation of almost 500 m. Your effort will be rewarded with breathtaking views of Mala and Velka Fatra, Strazovske Hills, Kremnicke Hills, Chocske Hills, Low and Western Tatras and also the picturesque Turcianska Basin.
Text and photos: Karol Kobelt (www.karolkobella.sk)
Edited by: Infoglobe
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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