Tips for trips
Travel with us to northeastern Slovakia, which is attractive throughout the year. However, the winter season offers a more magical view of the countryside, downhill skiing and cross-country skiing, but you can also relax.
We visited the English city of Oxford last week. We saw a few sights and places of interest, but we missed Oxford University.
Today we visit the district of Liptovský Mikuláš, more precisely two picturesque Liptov villages, which are located near the highway D1 (exit Liptovský Hrádok).
After a short break we return to England, more precisely to the county of Oxfordshire, where we visit one of the most famous university cities in the world - Oxford. This 160,000 center of education offers almost forty dormitories, amazing history, monuments, personalities and, last but not least, its noble atmosphere.
Right on the banks of the Strbske Pleso you will find a unique place to relax - family hotel Solisko. Its location allows you to take day-to-day hiking, cycling and cross-country skiing.
Today we will visit the alpine valley of Stubaital, which is located in the Austrian state of Tyrol, more precisely near the city of Innsbruck. More than 35 km long valley offers several top ski resorts, colorful winter adventures and interesting events.
Do you like retro? If so, we will take you today to Trnava and the High Tatras before 1989. At the same time, we will wander through Bratislava, both through the eyes of children and through the eyes of Matej Bel.
The third day of Christmas is St. Stephen's Day. There was a lot of carols in the Czech Republic and many children still go to the carol. He is not a master of Stephen and he means that workers are given temporary freedom, settling annual bills and paying rewards. Even if we were strict for ourselves all year long, today we can indulge in ourselves. So it is time to have breakfast and go for a walk.
This time we set out on the ski hills, cabins and cable cars to Styria. We will talk about the news of this season, sports, relaxation and cultural events.
Skialpinism is becoming more popular and popular in our latitudes, so we would like to draw your attention to a brand new and unique book guide. You will learn about alpine climbing in the Slovak ski resorts.
Lower Austria offers 24 ski resorts with more than 200 kilometers of slopes, serving almost 100 cable cars and lifts. The slopes are mostly mild and wide, so they appeal to families and beginners.
We have good news for all lovers of good reading and beautiful photos. Two amazing books have been introduced to the bookstore counters, which will take you to the Middle Ages and reveal the secrets of Slovak natural corners.
It is winter again and this is the sadder half of the year for us as tourists. The vast majority of tourist attractions, including monuments, are closed. However, we found some exceptions between castles and chateaux that will welcome you all year round. And we guarantee that a winter visit will be more of an experience than a summer visit.
Last week we walked through the student town of Eton and today we head to Windsor. Perhaps the most sought-after landmark of the city, which is also its dominant, is Windsor Castle of the same name.
The highest castle in Bohemia, the largest water area in Bohemia, the largest national park in Bohemia, the largest network of cycling and cycling routes in Bohemia and perhaps the best active holiday in Bohemia.
Join us to visit the breathtaking town of Windsor, less than 30 kilometers west of London. This historic mansion has been the home of the English royal family since time immemorial, its life-giving artery is the River Thames and its immediate neighbor is the equally famous town of Eton.
Not far from Znojmo (right on the Czech-Austrian border) we find our smallest national park. Unique nature has been preserved in the Dyje canyon. Let's go to the park at a time when nature is slowly falling asleep and when the first wine cellars are opening their first young wines.
Are you wondering which ski resort in Italy to choose for your winter holiday? We will advise you which places are one of the most popular and visited in the long term. We will also tell you why.
What is the best Christmas present for a tourist? After all, a holiday voucher! Preferably to a nice hotel in an interesting place, which will not be boring even in bad weather. Want a tip? We have one particular!
As Christmas approaches, Lower Austria's castles, monasteries and blacksmith workshops are opening their gates. You can also discover the art of craftsmen and trumpeters at the various Advent markets. The pre-Christmas atmosphere is enhanced not only by impressive baskets with burning fire and mugs of hot cider, but also by the wonderful environment. The old customs that are often forgotten in the Christmas hurry are here at almost every step.
There is an incredible number of trails around Boží Dar. Especially for families with children, this is the ideal vacation spot that one can do all year round. The Krušné Mountains are not too high, so they can take a longer trip with their children. In winter there is a wealth of ski slopes and cross-country trails.
After the natural and architectural beauty of Wales we will move to the south of England. More precisely to the historic region of Sussex, where our first stop will be the town of Lewes.
On the lower reaches of the Ohře River lies the inconspicuous town of Louny. But do not at first glance, Louny definitely deserves attention. Whether as part of a trip to the Bohemian Uplands or to discover Czech history.
Our starting point for today's trip is the German town of Oberwiesenthal, which follows the Czech Loučná pod Klínovcem. We head to the village of Neudorf, about ten kilometers away.
Today we will visit the third largest federal state in the south-west of Germany, namely Baden-Württemberg, whose capital is Stuttgart, but our goal will be the university city of Tübingen, which is located around the Neckar river.
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