Photogallery: SK: Small Carpathian Mountains – Walks in Winter Nature
SK: Small Carpathian Mountains – Walks in Winter Nature
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The Small Carpathians is a small mountain range situated in the western part of Slovakia, which does not need to be specially presented. In particular, the inhabitants of the adjacent regions are particularly popular in this picturesque area, especially for the Bratislava region, the Small Carpathian mountains is the closest and fastest accessible mountain, where it is possible to spend light and walk all year round in the nature or all-day tourism. This mountain range has its unmistakable charm during the winter. The White Carpathian countryside attracts lovers of winter outdoor activities for cross-country skiing and tours with the possibility of exits to the significant hills of the Small Carpathians, whose summits offer beautiful views of the surrounding hills, valleys and the infinite planes of the Zahorske and the Podunajske lowlands. The captivating and charming views are mainly from the peaks of Skalnate (704 m above sea level), Vapenne (752 m above sea level), Vysoka (754 m nm), Cerna Rock (662 m above sea level) or Devinska Kobyla (514 m above sea level).
Text and photos: Radoslav Biskupič
Today we invite you for a trip just outside the Czech-Slovak border, at the foot of the Little Carpathians. Our base was the Diana Hotel in Nové Město nad Váhom, from which beautiful castles in the fabulous and gentle countryside of the Central Považie are easily accessible.
Since the time immemorial people were attracted to high places so they can have a view over surrounding landscape. Observation towers emerged quickly in central Europe, mostly in the second half of the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century. There are countless towers in Slovakia and it can be claimed some more will be constructed every year.
The Small Carpathian Mountains are not the highest mountain range in Slovakia. Nevertheless, they have a lot to offer. There are many interesting and picturesque nooks. From some peaks there are magnificent views of the landscape. However, the visitor will be enchanted by deep forests, caves, or many rock formations along the ridges.
Many interesting places not frequented by holidaymakers are in the Small Carpathians. These are mostly hills with beautiful vistas to the surroundings that lure tourists to climb them. Vapenna Hill is one of the three highest peaks in the Small Carpathians and it offers beautiful vistas as well.
As every mountain range, even Small Carpathians has its dominant peaks. They are above the surrounding lands. Peaks of these several giants make characteristic panorama of the Small Carpathians. They create visible dominants, they are orientation spots and give beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. One of these impressive titans of the Small Carpathians is Vysoka.
At the end of winter we set off to see the Natural Reservation of Rostun, in the Small Carpathian Mountain. We entered through the town of Plavecke Podhradi. All what we have seen is on the lines below.
If you like tourism and beautiful trips come and join us for one easy walk to the Small Carpathian mountains. We start at Plavecky Mikulas village. There are several marked tourist trails going on into the landscape.
The Male Karpaty mountains is a very beautiful mountain range situated in the west of Sloavkia. There are many interesting paleontological and geological localities in the south of the range. The significance of this area led to foundation of a new Slovak geopark - the Sandberg-Pajstun geopark (SAPAG).
You may go into the Small Carpathians anytime of the year. Tourist trails will lead you to interesting places. In this article, we tell you about one of possible hikes in winter hikes up Skalnata, one of the seven-hundred-meter peaks in this mountain range.
Between Devín, Nova Ves of Devín a Dubravka is a unique national nature reserve Devín Kobyla (mare). What distinguishes this from other reservations, and why it is renowned as the best tourist know it? All this we will talk on these lines.
Small Carpathians have their special charm in every season. Particularly charm...
Devinska Kobyla national nature reserve is sitauted on the southwestern slopes of Devinska Kobyla...
Spring is about to start. Slopes and valleys of the Small Carpathians lost their last remains of ...
The Male Karpaty mountains are full of beautiful places. This time we visit Krslenica National Re...
Small Carpathian Mountains is criss-crossed by many tourist and forest trails. They run there fr...
The hill of Devinska Kobyla is one of the highest peaks (514 m) of the Devinske Karpaty, southern...
The third highest mountain in the Small Carpathians is Vapenna mountain (752 m). It is set in the...