Photogallery: SK, Trencin Castle: The Monument of Povazie
SK, Trencin Castle: The Monument of Povazie
heading (paragraph): Sights
No. of pictures: 29 pictures
You wouldn't miss the main landmark of the Region of Trencim. Until recently it guardedtrade routes that connected Mediterranean region with the Baltic Sea and northern Europe. The castle was founded in the second century AD . Since its beginnings it was a frontier castle that guarded Carpathian valleys, later it expanded and was the central place in the region. Today, there are held exhibitions in castle's old interiors. You may experience extraordinary view from the highest tower. From there you may see not only the town but local landscape as well. Lets experience the aforementioned in our new photogallery.
Text and photo: Oskár Mažgút
As for castles, Slovakia could be considered one of the richest countries. The new book by Dajama publishing caught our interest for its links tours to castles and active rest.
The castle that once guarded the Vah river valley is easy to spot. It would be a missed oportunity to not to make a stop there. The town of Trencin itself is worth a trip. Throughout the centuries the city, one of the three oldest in Slovakia, emerged around the castle. Today we take a closer look at it.
Should you travel to the town of Bojnice which is very popular, it is likely you will get to Prievidza, a town nearby. Many just ride through it without stopping. It is shame because there is a lot to see in this town central to its region.
Ski season is just getting started so we visit a resort in the midst of the Povazsky Inovec mountain range.
Summer is in full swing and it is the best time for family trips. Medieval castles are among the most popular attractions. Children and adults enjoy this. That's why we were fascinated by a new book that helps you to discover medieval castles from a new perspective.
Today we will look at the Trenčín region for the last time. We start with a walk around the village of Mojtín, which lies in the northern part of the Strážovské hills and is known mainly for its ski resort.
At a time when the coronavirus epidemic closed borders and made it impossible for us to travel freely, pieces of a meteorite arrived directly from space in Slovakia. We were so interested in this unusual event that we set out on a journey to find meteorites in Bánovce nad Bebravou.
At the end of last year, an interesting book retro walk around the town of Matúš Čák - Trenčín and a fun social game "Where is it?" Took to the shelves of bookstores.
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".
As soon as you enter the Trenčín region, you will find yourself in Matouš's kingdom, which is named after the most powerful ruler and Hungarian nobleman named Matúš Čák Trenčianský. In this kingdom, you can not only admire the beauty of nature and historical monuments, but also visit villages, towns, restaurants and hotels, which work together to offer services and traditions so that everyone feels at home.
Last week we wrote about the history of construction and the symbolism of plague columns in Europe, today we will focus on these sights in Slovakia. Marian columns are the largest here. These are typical of a depiction of the Virgin Mary with a child or a statue of the Immaculate Conception (Immaculate Conception) on top of them.
Today we set off on the wanderings in Slovakia near the village of Ladce, which is known mainly thanks to the cement plant (it was built in 1889). This is also related to the natural dominant in the form of the highest peak of Butkovské Parallel Bars - Mount Butkov, which has been conquered for decades to release its wealth in the form of limestone.
Last week we introduced you to sights, nature nooks and amazing places of this spa town called Piestany. Today, we put an end to our walks here and visit private port on the other bank of the River Vah. From here we start off an adventurous cruise.
We visited the most beautiful landmark in Trencianske Teplice last time - Hammam. We also entered the spa park and then admired Kursalon. Today we continue in our walks to explore many new buidligns and beautiful nooks.
After long time, we visited not the highest but certainly one of the most spectacular of Slovakia's mountain ranges – Vrsatska Klipe.
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.
Although the Trenčín region is not one of the largest regions in Slovakia, it offers a number of excursion destinations.
We visited Piestany in the begining of this year. The city charmed us so much we had to return there. This time we spent there sevveral days and explored historic city's nature, sights, and history.
Last week we began our tour in the spa town of Piestany. We visited the Colonnade, the public park, and Kursalon. Today, we take a look at the House of Art.
The tourist season has already begun. So we are about to set out into the mountains. First, we invite you to join us for a pleasant trip to the Klapy nature reserve situated in Horni Povazi region.
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.
Today we visit the district of Puchov with the newest spas, water reservoir, forest and beautiful nature. In case you guessed Nimnica as our point of interest, you were right.
We visited the selected landmarks, tasted spa waffles and decided to try local healing water. There is no better place to enjoy your treatment than in Hammam, an iconic building in this small town.
Last time we introduced you the history of Trencianske Teplice. Today we set off to explore its landmarks and places worth seeing.
Tired of daily routine of daily life we decided to make a vacation somewhere nice. Once we looked at a map, the spa town of Trencianske Teplice caught our attention. It is only several kilometers from Trencianska Tepla.
The region of Povazi offers many sights, natural as well as man-made. Today we visit one of the latter – Beckov castle is the most attractive sight in Beckov village which is near Nove Mesto nad Vahom.
Unique region of Horni Nitra offers many places to see, many trips to take. Today, we walk you through attractive localities.
In western Slovakia along the Vah River there is one of the oldest Slovakian places, an ancient center of market, economy and culture. A city of kings, fashion and the most known Slovakian festival. Please accept our invintation for a short walk in Trencin, a gem of center Povazi.
Today we travel to medieval times to Buchlov Castle set on the hill of the same name. This monumental royal castle is close to the town of Buchlovice, Uherske Hradiste district. The town is known also for the baroque chateau of Buchlovice with its vast park.
Two obviously most important sightseeings of Trenčín, West Slovakian Regional town, are connected with powerful rocky cliff. It is majestic Trenčín Castle and a unique inscription from Roman time period, situated at foot of the rock.
In the central part of the Povazsky Inovec the small ski resort of Bezovec is located. There are ...
The Klapy range (Cikánka), a nature reserve, is situated close to a klippe belt. Several nature t...
The little town of Brezová pod Bradlom is situated on the foothills of the Small Carpathians. The...
The Vrsatska Klippe is rightfuly considered one of the most beautiful mountain range in Slovakia....
Near the royal town of Trencin there is the spa town of Trencianské Teplice famous for its healin...
The region of Povazi is full of castles. Only a few of them are so distinct that they catch your ...
Between Puchovem and Povazska Bystrica (by Nosice water dam) there is Nimnica village. You can wa...
Near the town of Cachtice there stand the ruin of the famous Cachtice castle . Once important tod...
About 20 kilometers from Piestany in the middle of the Povazsky Inovec mountain range. There is B...
You only need a couple of hours to thoroughly see the town of Prieviza. However, if you go to the...
This majestic castle is visible from quite a large distance. Once it guarded the valley of the Ri...
The Horni Povazi region contains many beautiful places such as Klapy dubbed Cikanka. This klippe ...
Jedny z najkrajších vrchov Stredného Považia – Vrsatska Klippe belong to the most beautiful peaks...
Nimnica is a small village in the region of Horni Povazi . It is known for its healing water. The...
Close to Nove Mesto nad Vahom, in beautiful nature of the Povazi region you can find Beckov town....