Photogallery: SVK: Tourist Activities In Small Fatra Mountains
SVK: Tourist Activities In Small Fatra Mountains
heading (paragraph): Hills
No. of pictures: 13 pictures
Small Fatra Mountain Range belongs to most visited ranges of Slovakia. The complex is spreaded in north-west part of the country. Nearly 70% of its total surface is covered with forests. Váh-river separates, in area of Strečno Pass, into two parts, such as: lower Lúčanská Fatra and higher Kriváňská Fatra.
The whole mountain range is interwoven with many tourist trails, so, each nature-lover (family with small chidren or experienced tourists) would have a rich choice of tours.
Text: O. Kubáčková
Photo: Jozef Krkošek
Small Fatra Mountains - this is most accessible mountaneous target of all Czechs, travelling to Slovakia. The village of Terchová, placed approx. 25 kilometres distant from Žilina, is a mian centre of Small Fatra.
Today we visit Lower Turiec, more precisely the city of Turany, which lies less than 11 kilometers from the capital of Slovak culture - Martin.
If you are among those who love nature, enthusiastic tourist, or winter sports lover, or mountain biking enthusiasts then you know that hills covered with woods, alpine meadows, and great ski slopes are the things that the Mala Fatra offers. And last but not least there are magnificent panoramas.
Both hot springs and thermal spas have long been considered only as a resting place for older people who come here to treat illnesses through the healing properties of mineral or thermal waters. But hot springs have changed today and are much more than just a spa, offering comprehensive wellness stays for all ages.
Only couple of days ago, we celebrated All Souls’ Day. We symbolically lightened candles at cemeteries, silently remembered people we loved. Today, we visit a cemetery. It is not an ordinary cemetery, it is a National cemetery in the city of Martin.
After last walk in the town of Mosovce we visited sights, family houses, or an English park. Today we follow the steps of locals, visit one beautiful nature trail, and take a peak on trips to beautiful surroundings of the town.
Turciany village, as a part of the region of Turca is being called, hides many natural beauties, folk traditions, and sights. Today we visit one of the largest villages in Turciany – Mosovce. They offer all three beauties at one place..
Interesting edition called Around Slovakia by Dajama publishing systematically maps the most beautiful and the most interesting routes and places worth visiting. Last week we introduced the Bicycler’s Guide: The Most Beautiful Biking Hills, and today we will tell you about this years’ novelty The Most Beautiful Walk Trips. One of them will win it today.
Although winter for us this year is very generous in terms of snow, completely free of snow, we're just left. Although not all ski resorts have sufficient snowy, winter sports enthusiasts will certainly come into their own, mainly thanks to artificial snow.
This May another interesting book from the Across Slovakia series was published by the DAJAMA publishing house. The name for the book is The Most Beautiful Ridges. You love tourism, you should have this unique book in your bookshelf and also read this article and join our contest. Maybe you’ll be lucky!
More than six weeks, we have to you - our readers, bringing a series on safety in the mountains. Today, this series of these articles finishing. In the final part we will tell you what kind of risk you could meet on Small and Big Fatra in the summer time.
In previous parts of our series, we focused mainly alpine mountains. Today we focus on the mountains nearly 1000 m lower. We will talk about Small and Big Fatra. This height difference is reflected in the character of the climate of the mountains and therefore also on slightly different of risk of movement in this area.
Today we once again visit Turcianska Garden surrounded by monumental Mala and Velka Fatra. We also visit Strane, a neighborhood in Martin city. At the terminus of a public transport line there is a beautiful protected climbing road.
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