Photogallery: SK, Skalica - A View from a Bell Tower
SK, Skalica - A View from a Bell Tower
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 28 pictures
The construction of St Michael the Archangel's parish church began towards the end of the 14th century. The church is today a landmark in Skalice and is located on the central triangel square. However, it is likely that this originaly one-navy church in late-Gothic style (1450-1470) was rebuilt to a three-navy basilica located on foundations of much older building. The church burned down several times but it was rebuilt again. Also, some adjustments were done on it. One gave it it's massive tower that has a late-renaissance arch. Even you with your guide can enter it and enjoy a beautiful view of Skalice on the top.
Text and photo: O. Maňáková
In the picturesque undulating landscape, the spa town of Smrdáky is situated between small hills and valleys at the foot of the White Carpathians. This Záhorie village is less than 7 km from the district town of Senica and approximately 90 km from the capital of Slovakia - Bratislava.
This year we are commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of the most significant Slovak architects Dusan Samuel Jurkovic. In today's article we will remind you of him by visiting unique buildings made by him and also we will tell you something on his life.
Do you lile beautiful views of the Tatra countryside? If so, you can look forward to a new publication by Dajama Publishing House, which elaborates on beautiful views from a selection of lookout towers.
We will continue our visit to the district town of Malacky today. After getting to know Pálffy Castle with the adjacent park, synagogue or military monuments, we moved to the parish Church of the Holy Trinity, which is one of the oldest preserved buildings in Malacky.
Today's tip for a trip will be Lakšárská Nová Ves, a village located in the southwestern part of Slovakia, in the middle of the Záhorská lowland, in the Morava river basin. It is 17 km away from the district town of Senica and consists of two cadastral areas, namely Lakšárská Nová Ves and Mikulášov. It borders Šaštín-Stráže, Borský Mikuláš or the Záhorie military district.
We invite you on a trip to the village of Petrova Ves (Skalica district), which is located in a small but even more picturesque Chvojnická hills. Its neighbors are Gbely, Šaštín-Stráže, Letničie, Unín, Radimov and Holíč. The territory of the village is largely deforested and intensively used for agriculture. The oldest written mention of the village comes from 1392.
We will go for the beauties of sacral monuments even today. This time we will visit the village of Čáry in the northern part of the Záhorská lowland. It is located in the valley of the river Myjava, about 22 km from the district town Senica. It is adjacent to the important pilgrimage town of Šaštín-Stráže or the village of Gbely, a famous oil field.
One week later, we return again to the Trnava region, more precisely to the surroundings of Skalice. We will visit the popular tourist boat route, we will also go to the unique car racetrack and end the walk through this region on the wine (cycle) road.
Last week we learned about the Trnava region from a height, we invited you to nature and visited a medieval ruin. Today we are going for a walk through exceptional cities.
Join us for a walk in one of the most important spa towns in Slovakia. There you can enjoy nature, culture, and amazing landmarks. Today we visit Piestany.
What else we loved about the region of Zahorie located in west Slovakia? Well, where is the only preserved building since the Great Moravia empire? Answers to this question and others are in this article.
Beautiful Adamovska lakes belong to the Gbely town disctrict. The lakes are popular mostly among people that want to recreate and people who own cottages. Also several thousand water birds made this place their oasis. A visitor can observe them from nearby observation post.
Today we will together experience an unforgettable cruise along the Bata Channel, which in the past served as a waterway for the transport of lignite from Ratiskovice lying near Skalice, to the distant Otrokovice, but also for irrigation of the surrounding area. Currently it used primarily for recreational purposes. Used for ship passenger with a predominance of sightseeing cruises.
Enchanting town of Skalica lies on southwestern corner of Slovakia. The Town is known for its historical sights, tradition of vinery and its local specialty – Skalický trdelník (a type of sweet snack made from meal). Except for these attractions and beauties of nature of near Chvojnická Hilly Area, the locality can offer visitors also an unusual tourist attraction – the Baťa Canal.
After several weeks, more or less spent at home watching television because I during a crazy ride on motor bikes fractured ribs, I could no longer wait for the next trip. On long trips my body still did not dare, so we decided that we go somewhere to water.
The Easter time is great almost for everyone, whether for relaxation, entertainment or spiritual point of view. Today's society is connected with this holiday, especially so-called "birch rod and pouring by water", when the echoes of our homes every year whoop girls hiding from the wicked pouring.
Today, we travel to the region of Zahori. There we visit the town of Holic which holds a unique Baroque/classicist chateau, megaliths, and last but not least a windmill, our main destination for today.
Baťa Canal is probably the most popular water way in Moravia. We took advantage of one of pleasant days of so called "Indian Summer" and passed on sightseeing ship its final section from Strážnice (Moravia) up to Skalica (Slovakia).
On the western side of the Záhorská lowland, there are two picturesque villages that offer severa...
Sahara is regular and popular summer event. Should you be interested in military vehicles or WWII...
Today's photo gallery to move to the region in west Slovakia, the region ofZahorie. In the north...
Bata Canal, was used as a water route to transport lignite from Rastikovice, near Skalica, to dis...
Old town of Skalica hides many unique sights and akso one culinary specialty - a hollow pie calle...
Come with us to Záhorie, where we will visit the village of Kuklov, which, thanks to its history ...
Lakšárská Nová Ves is located in the southwestern part of Slovakia, in the middle of the Záhorská...
Come with us to the westernmost village in Slovakia - Záhorská Ves, where you will find many sigh...
In the valley of the river Myjava, about 22 km from the district town of Senica, lies the village...