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River Turiec - Slovakia

spring (source):
The river sources below south part of Velká Fatra Mountains.
flow length:
25 km

Basic information about river

river sections






Water stages


SK: Martin - Evening Walk in the Town
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 15 pictures

The town of Martin is located in the northern part of the Turiec Basin.It is surrounded by beautiful and massive mountains that are part of the Malá Fatra National Park and theVelká Fatra National Park. In the center of the city itself there are many historical building where the history of the Slovak nation was written. Today we would like to invite to an evening walk in this beautiful town. A winter walk has its own magic but it was further enhanced by a Christmas spirit during our visit of the town. Snowy streets and colorful decorations will definitely enchant you. Do not hesitate and visit Martin via our photogallery.

Text and photo: Oskar Mažgút

SK: Martin and Vrutky
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 37 pictures

Two towns in one. This is how one cold name two historically important places in the north of Slovakia. Whereas Martin boasts with couple of national institutions, Vrutky offer wonderful hikes along the banks of the Turiec or to the Mala Fatra National Park. Towns surrounded with mountains, nice atmosphere and many events througout the year are ideal for family trips or just travelling enthusiats.

Text and photo: Oskár Mažgút

Překlad: Stanislava Waniová

SK, Mosovce - Royal Village
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 17 pictures

In the center of Turcianska Basin is picturesque village of Mosovce. The village offers an unusual sightseeing. For example, you can see a late-Rococo/Classicist chateau built in the second half of the 18th century, or the birth house of Jan Kollar with famous table saying: "Slávme slávne slávu Slávov slávnych" (Celebrate famously fame of Slavs the famous). Or there is a sacral masterpiece - Gothic catholic church of the Holy Trinity and its tower, well today rather a torso, to its left side. Unique is also an English park. You can see there a beautiful Classicist pavilion and find the way to the island of Love. So don’t hesitate anymore. Join us to see Mosovce at least in digital form.

Text and photo: Oskár Mažgút

SK, Turianske Teplice - Spa Town
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 27 pictures
title="Turčianské Teplice" href=" http://en.infoglobe.cz/tips-for-trips/sk-turcianske-teplice-spa-city-in-nature-i" target="_blank">Turcianské Teplice. Its long spa tradition lures visitors even from afar. Even we couldn’t resits temptation to see it. We visited this town surrounded by nature of the Velka Fatra to the east, the Kremnicke Hills in the southeast, the Ziar in the west, and Mala Fatra in the north. We saw the pedestrian area, spa houses, we tasted healing springs, and walked in the park.

Text and photo: Oskár Mažgút

SK, Martin: Trip Along A Nature Trail and Ferrate
heading (paragraph): Nature
No. of pictures: 42 pictures

A new tourist attraction was created a few years ago in the well-known locality of Martinské hole in Malá Fatra. This is the Ferrate of Mountain Rescue Service trail. You can stop at informational boards. These introduce you local flora, fauna, geology, or history of the area. Also possibilities along the ferrate. Another thing you can do is to enjoy coexistence of nature and humans. You will enjoy true adrenaline and also the view of Turcanska Basin (Turčianská kotlina). In case you don’t want to visit this place, we offer you (updated)  a short walk via our photogallery.

Text: Oskár Mažgút

Photo: Jozef Dovičin, HIK, o.z.

SK, Klastor pod Znievom and Znievsky Castle
heading (paragraph): Places Of Interest
No. of pictures: 23 pictures

Our photogallery takes you to quiant Turcianska Valley with many amazing places. Klastor pod Znievom is one of these. This village of interesting historical background, has several sights to offer such as the beautiful Holy Cross calvary or the medieval  Znievsky Castle. Let our phototrip take you away to the magnificent landscape of Turiec.

Text: Oskár Mažgút

Photos: Jozef Dovičin

SR: Turiec – Winter Climb Up Zniev
heading (paragraph): Hills
No. of pictures: 18 pictures

Today we invite you to walk to the perhaps lesser known hill in the Turcianska Basin with the ruins of the castle, which is located above the village of Kláštor pod Znievom. If you already know it's Zniev, you guess right. A medium-high output is possible from multiple directions. Here you will find skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts as well as cross-country skiers. Zniev (985 m above sea level) is characterized by a circular view and during the climb you will overcome the elevation of almost 500 m. Your effort will be rewarded with breathtaking views of Mala and Velka Fatra, Strazovske Hills, Kremnicke Hills, Chocske Hills, Low and Western Tatras and also the picturesque Turcianska Basin.


Text and photos: Karol Kobelt (www.karolkobella.sk)

Edited by: Infoglobe

SK: Trips for Biking around Socovce Village
heading (paragraph): Nature
No. of pictures: 20 pictures

Today we will take you to the surroundings of the picturesque village of Socovce in the region of Turciany, which offers amazing natural scenery in the form of meanders of the River Turiec, the majestic mountains of the Great and the Small Fatra mountain ranges or the local hill Stráža. Morning foggy views of the Klášterní Meadows are also an unforgettable experience. Take a look at the mysterious beauty we caught from the bike saddle and get inspired by the trip.


Text: Oskár Mažgút

Photos: Karol Kobella (www.karolkobella.sk)

SK: High Fatra – Amazing Mountain Range
heading (paragraph): Hills
No. of pictures: 36 pictures

One of the largest core mountain ranges in Slovakia - High Fatra offers a plethora of hiking trails, natural beauties and mysterious corners. It is a home of rare animals and still belongs to  natural environment not much negatively influenced by human activity. Join us on a night and day winter walk, where you can enjoy views of the sunrise, panoramas of the surrounding mountains and city lights deep in the valleys.


Text: Oskár Mažgút

Photos: Karol Kobella (www.karolkobella.sk)


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