Photogallery: SK: A Trip from Jablonice to Korlátka Castle
SK: A Trip from Jablonice to Korlátka Castle
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Today we go to the foot of the Little Carpathians, more precisely to the village Jablonica, which boasts a Baroque church of St. Štěpán Král and other sacral monuments. In addition, a yellow tourist sign leads from the center of this picturesque village, which connects to several attractive marked trails. Gradually we set out to the locality of Dúbrava, Lipový vrch to the local part of Cerová-Rozbehy, where we stop at a low but magical lookout tower, then we will continue to the ruins of the Korlátka castle.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Roman Tvarožka
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.
Slovakia is a country that is characterized not only by beautiful nature, but also by a number of sacred monuments. It is a pity that they are overlooked by the number of tourists who come here. Therefore, I decided that at least in this form I will acquaint visitors to the villages of Boleráz and Klčovany with these monuments, their significance and the reason for the settlement.
Ghosts at Bojnice Castle, the spirit of Likava Castle or the treasure at Hrušov Castle. Take the children to Slovak castles and chateaux and introduce them to the history in an interesting way. Only recently did the second part of the Slovak trilogy on children's exploration of castles see the light of day - the attractive publication "Castles for Children".
Today we take you to the mouth of the Small Carpathian mountains to the town of the name of Jablonica.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mound of General Milan Rastislav Štefánik on the rocks belong to the most important national cultural monuments in Slovakia.
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.
The most amazing historical monument of the town of Pezinok is undoubtedly the Pezinok chateau. It was built at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries as a water castle. And despite several reconstructions, the original appearance of the castle has been preserved. Thanks to this, the Pezinok chateau can be described as an impressive and unique building.
The picturesque Small Carpathian town of Pezinok is located approximately 25 kilometers from Bratislava. It is known especially for developed viticulture and long-term brick, construction and engineering production. Thanks to its convenient location, it is an attractive place for family life.
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