Photogallery: SK, Small Carpathians – Beauties of Devinska Kobyl
SK, Small Carpathians – Beauties of Devinska Kobyl
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The hill of Devinska Kobyla is one of the highest peaks (514 m) of the Devinske Karpaty, southern part of the Small Carpathian Mountains , at the edge of Bratislava. It is part of the Small Carpathians CHKO. Between Bratislava’s districts of Devinska Nova Ves and Devin, on the area of 1 011 157 m2 the Devinska Kobyla NPR of 4th level of protection is located.
Devinska Kobyla is frequented and popular locality mostly visited by people of Bratislava and from around. It is really easy tourism. Regardless the season it lures visitors here. The best are the vistas from western slopes of Devinska Kobyla. The town and Devin castle are easilyvisible. They are on the confluence of Danube and the Morava. In the distance, the Hainburg hills dominate the vista. On its foot near the Danube’s bank, there is the town of Hainburg an der Donau. If the visibility is good, you can see the silhouettes of the Eastern Alps in the distance, mostly Schneeberg (2 076 m).
Text and photo: Radoslav Biskupič
Do you like nature, sights, culture or wandering around the countryside? And do you know what happens when a geographer and an environmentalist, a writer and a photographer, a father and a son come together and both love the Little Carpathians? The result is a wonderful book called Records of the Small Carpathians, which we will present to you in the following lines.
The Region of Trencin is full of many landmarks hidden in nature. An example of such fusion os Brezova pod Bradlom, a town of 5 thousand situated at the foothills of the Small Carpathians. Bradlo hill rises above the town. On it, there is the burial mould of Milan Rastislav Štefánik who was born in Kosariska.
Above the old town of Svaty Jur there are forests of the Small Carpathian Mountains. Hidden inside them there is a medieval gem - the ruin of Castle Bily Kamen. In our today's article we visit this Slovakian castle and tell you its story.
Last week, we set off from Jablonica town, crossed the locality of Dubrava, climbed Lipovy Hill and reach Cerova-Rozbehy district. There we visited a beautiful observation tower. Then we traveled into the Middle-Ages because we visited Castle Korlatka.
Today we take you to the mouth of the Small Carpathian mountains to the town of the name of Jablonica.
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.
Our last stop in the Bratislava region will be the Marianka pilgrimage site and the Little Carpathian medieval gem - Červený Kameň Castle. We will also visit the breathtaking lookout tower and recommend a family bike trip.
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.
In the outskirts of Slovakian metropolis, an important National Cultural Monument is located. When visiting Bratislava, you would not forget to have a stop also at this spot. Especially during summer months, the visitors will be rewarded with extraordinary outlook, despite the fact that the highest section of the castle is closed for tourists.
In our today’s journey across Slovakia we visit a remarkable ruin located in the region of Trnava only 3 kilometers from Dechtice. People call it Katarinka yet its official name is church and monastery of Saint Catherine of Alexandria.
Slovakia is a country that is rich in castles, chateaus, and small castles. We could count hundreds of them here. We planned couple of trips for our free time. One of them took us back in time to the middle ages. We saw mysterious Cachticky castle.
After a short break yet again we went for a walk the Small Carpathian Mountains. This time we visited Hlbocianska valley near he town of Smolenice.
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.
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.
The ruin of Ostry Kamen castle stood once as a guardian of the so called Bohemian Road. The ruin is near Bukova, Trnava country. Its history isn’t as deep and as rich as in case of other castles nevertheless it is a popular place for tourists to see. And we went there as well.
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).
Last week we made a tour from Dechtice to the church and monastery of St Catherine. This nice stroll inspired us to make another trip – this time to Dobra Voda town, couple of kilometers away. The town boasts with a beautiful ruin of a castle and Jan Holly.
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.
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.
If you live in the western Slovak or just going there for a few days to visit family or friends, we have another tip for you, where you can spend a pleasant spring day.
Fabulously beautiful Smolenice castle now serves as the congress centre of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and so many people think it is closed to the public. It is not like that.
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The Male Karpaty mountains are full of beautiful places. This time we visit Krslenica National Re...
Bosacke Valley immersed itself into winter mood. Hajnice hill (341 m) is the main spot in the va...
Hlbociansky Waterfall is a natural formation which you may observe only in the period of rainfall...
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In Slovakia’s seismologically most active active area is Dobra Voda village where the famous Sl...
Near the town of Cachtice there stand the ruin of the famous Cachtice castle . Once important tod...
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The third highest mountain in the Small Carpathians is Vapenna mountain (752 m). It is set in the...
On the second weekend of October all fans of Infoglobe and Slovakian Paleontological Club decided...
Devín castle is well preserved ruins. Located on a rock at the confluence of the Morava with the ...
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The Small Carpathians have many beautiful and magical nooks providing amazing views. To be concre...
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Above the town of Cachtice we find ourselves near the ruins of Castle Cachtice. Its purpose was ...
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At the visit of Haluzice we were enchanted by nature of Bosacke Valley dominated by the hill of H...