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Travel agents & Tickets Slovakia

Bohemia Travel

Bratislava Airport

Danube Wings

Go for Nature travel

Pilgrim Tours

Slovakia Tours & Holidays

Sunny Cars car rental



Hotels/ Bed & Breakfast Slovakia

Airport Chopin Hotel

B&B Slovakia

Bratislava Hotels

Hotel Dalia, Košice

Hotel Poprad

Guesthouse Tatra

Penzion Slovakia



Villas & Apartments Slovakia

Apartment Harmony

Apartment Smokovec

Apartments Bratislava

Guesthouse Vasko

Villa Lomnicka

Villa Regia, Košice

Villa Slovakia

Villapark Vlasky


General information Slovakia

Amazing Slovakia

The Weather in Slovakia

Internet Radiostations Slovakia

Map Slovakia

Postal codes Slovakia

Travel Advice Slovakia

Slovak Tourist Office

Slovakia Forum

Slovak Travelguide

Traffic information Slovakia

Friends Slovakia



What to see Slovakia

The High Tatras

Demänovská cave

Wooden churches Carpathians

Castles in Slovakia

National Museum

Slovak Caves

Slovak Musea

Spišský hrad

Svätý Jur

Unesco sights

Birds spotting

Prehistoric forest


Cities Slovakia

Banská Bystrica

Bardejov

Detva

Huty

Kezmarok

Košice

Levoča

Poprad

Prešov

Trenčín

Zdiar

Zvolen


Bratislava Slovakia

Bratislava

Bratislava City Museum

Bratislava Sightseeing Tours

Dierentuin Bratislava

Jewish Heritage

Map of Bratislava

Castle of Bratislava

Public Transport Bratislava

St. Martin's Dom

Campings Slovakia

ANWB Campings in Slovakia

Camper Information

Camping Het Boerenhof

Campings in Slovakia

Jelka Water Mill & Camp site





Spas Slovakia

Bardejov

Bojnice

Spa Dudince

Spa Piešťany

Spa Resorts

Wellness




Restaurants/ Culinary Slovakia

Bratislava Flag Ship restaurant

Bratislava Restaurants

Bryndza

Carnevalle, Bratislava

De Slovak kitchen

Kapustnica

Restaurantguide

Villa Regia, Košice


Events/ Going out Slovakia

Beer Palace, Bratislava

Bratislava Clubs

Coronation Festival

Don Papa Bar, Bratislavaa

Events in Slovakia

Jazz Club Košice

Nu Spirit Bar & Lounge

The Club Bratislava


History/ Culture Slovakia

Alexander Dubcek

Andy Warhol

Thee Velvet Revolution

History of Slovakia

Jewish History Kosice

Slovak National Theatre

Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

Slovak Folklore


Geography/ Nature Slovakia

Beskiden

High Tatras

Small Fatra

Lower Tartras

National Park Pieniny

National Park Poloniny

National Park Slovak Karst

Pannonion Plain

Váh

Pictures/ Travelstories/ Blogs

Ahoj Slovakia

Baardwijk's Worldview

Living on a farm in Slovakia

The Slovak Paradise

Photo Gallery Bratislava

Slovakia by bike

Slovakia blog



Slovak Language/ Education

Comenius University Bratislava

The Slovak language

Education in Slovakia

Slovak Studies

Slovak online translations

Slovak dictionary online

Technical University

Translations LX Preklady


Real estate Slovakia

Real estate LX Reality

Real estate list

Slovakia Real Estate

Spirit Real Estate



Jobs/ Internships Slovakia

Apas personnel Recruitment

Expats Slovakia

Profesia jobs

Relocation Services

Internship in Slovakia


Health Slovakia

Health care in Slovakia

Support Roma

Poliklinika Karlova Ves

Vaccinations Slovakia



Shopping/ Slovak products

Avion Shopping Park

Budis mineral water

Slovak Import Company

Slovak wines





Business Slovakia

Bratislava Stock Exchange

Credit Management Slovakia

Economy Slovakia

IQ Servis

Chamber of Commerce

Ministry of Finance

Business in Slovakia


Sports/ Activities Slovakia

Daniela Hantuchova

Cableways High Tatras

Ski Park Jásná

Slovak Ice Hockey

Snow conditions Slovakia

Rafting Pieniny

Wintersporst High Tatras


Travel guide Slovakia A-Z

Area Slovakia

Slovakia has an area of ​​49,036 km ².

Border formalities for Slovakia

For Slovakia a valid passport or a valid identity card is required.

Capital of Slovakia

The capital of Slovakia is Bratislava.

Climate/ Weather in Slovakia

The climate in Slovakia has a continental character with warm summers and cold winters. In the Tatras is more rainfall than in Bratislava. The driest period is from January to April.

Culinary Slovakia

Slovakia has some typical dishes such as pirohy, a potato dish, ryndzove halušky 'consists of potato dumplings with sheep cheese over it and fried bacon. For dessert there is palacinky, pancakes stuffed with chocolate, jam or cheese. Slovakia has a decent wine culture, in the hills near Bratislava and along the Hungarian border, brands are Gala Fruit and OstroŽovic.

Culture of Slovakia

Slovakia has not been independent for a long time, yet the country has a unique culture. Slovakia has many beautiful castles. From the past, there is still remaining wooden architecture.

Economy of Slovakia

Slovakia used 33.2% of the land for agriculture (wheat, sugar beet, corn). Important industries are machinery and vessel construction, textile, chemical and pharmaceutical industries as well as the production of household items. The services sector contributes about 40% to the GDP.

Electricity in Slovakia

The voltage is 230 volts in Slovakia, they use the standard European plug.

Fauna Slovakia

In the mountains of Slovakia there is an alpine fauna: marmots, mice and snow Karpatengemsen. The large predators like bears and wolves are still very rare. In the waters of Slovakia is trout, pike, carp and eels. In large reservoirs (eg Orava) life-size catfish and in the rivers in northwestern Slovakia is a special salmon species present.

Flora Slovakia

In the mountainous areas of Slovakia you'll find the typical flora of Central Europe: forests with both deciduous and pine trees. Slovakia also has many small nature reserves, such as the landscape of Pol'ana in the Slovak Ore Mountains, National Park Pieniny and the largest wetland area in all of Central Europe, sur, northeast of Bratislava.

Flying to Slovakia

For many countries, there are no direct flights to Slovakia, but many airlines offer connections from other cities in Europe or into Vienna.

General travelinformation Slovakia

The official name of Slovakia is the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika). On 1 January 1993 the country broke away from Czechoslovakia. Slovakia consists of eight regions (kraj).

Geography of Slovakia

Slovakia is bordered by the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and Austria. Slovakia consists mainly of mountain areas, which are all part of the Beskids and the Carpathians. In the southwest and in the extreme southeast there are low-lying areas, such as the Pannonian plain. The highest mountain in Slovakia is located in the High Tatras: Gerlachovský štít, it is 2655 meters. The main rivers are the Danube in Slovakia, the Little Danube, Váh, Hron.

Going out in Slovakia

The only real entertainment city is Bratislava. Theaters, bars, clubs and restaurants can be found in almost all the old center of the city. The other cities, such as Trnava, Prešov, Banská Bystrica, Košice and Nitra have a limited range of entertainment.

Government of Slovakia

Slovakia joined the EU in 2004. Since May 1 Since 2007, Slovakia is also part of the Schengen zone. Slovakia is a parliamentary republic.

Healthcare in Slovakia

For Slovakia are no vaccinations required. Tap water is safe to drink, but the water is slightly chlorinated, you can prevent this by drinking bottled water.

Inhabitants of Slovakia

Slovakia has 5.483.088 (2012) inhabitants.

Internet in Slovakia

Broadband internet is good available. In Slovakia Many hotels, restaurants and bars offer free internet access (often wireless) for their guests.

Language in Slovakia

The official language is Slovak in Slovakia. The main minority languages ​​are Hungarian, Romani and Ukrainian.

Moneymatters Slovakia

In Slovakia one uses the euro, on 1 January 2009 the country joined the euro area.

National Anthem of Slovakia

Nad Tatrou sa blýska is the national anthem of Slovakia. The song is from 1844 and is based on a demonstration tour of students of the Evangelical Lutheran Lyceum of Pressburg, as a protest against the dismissal of their teacher by the Hungarian authorities. The text is written by Janko Matuska.

Post Slovakia

Stamps (známky) are available at post offices, bookshops and tobacconists in Slovakia.

Religion in Slovakia

Most Slovaks are Roman Catholic.

Safety in Slovakia

The national emergency number is 112 in Slovakia.

Shopping in Slovakia

In the big cities, handicrafts are sold in stores ÚLUV (Slovak folk culture). Who wants extensive shopping can best go to Bratislava.

Smoking in Slovakia

In places where food is served is a strict smoking ban.

Telephony in Slovakia

The country code for Slovakia is +421.

Time in Slovakia

The time zone in Slovakia is UTC +1.

Tipping in Slovakia

In Slovakia, service charges are usually included in the restaurant or hotel bill. If that is not the case then a tip of 10-15% is sufficient.

Traffic in Slovakia

The country code of the registration in Slovakia: SK.

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