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Orava is a region in northern Central Slovakia.


  • 1 Dolný Kubín. Skiing or hiking in the nearby Kubinske hole area, Orava castle.
  • 2 Námestovo.
  • 3 Terchová. Entrance for hiking up beautiful ravines and to Little Fatra mountain range.
  • 4 Trstená.
  • 5 Tvrdošín.
  • 6 Zuberec. Center of hiking, good entry point to Western Tatras

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Orava is the traditional name of a region situated in northern Slovakia. In the past, a small part was also in southern Poland (Orawa).

The region doesn't provide too many historical or cultural uniquities, however it's rich in tourist opportunities - especially regarding nature.

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Orava castle


  • 1 Orava dam (Oravská priehrada). Watersports and relax. Orava (Q737728) on Wikidata Orava (reservoir) on Wikipedia
  • 2 Little Fatra. Peaks like Veľký Rozsutec, or ravine Jánošíkove diery make this area very worth the day or two of stay. Malá Fatra (Q523671) on Wikidata Malá Fatra on Wikipedia
  • 3 Oravská Magura (Orava Magura). A relatively small mountain range, includes Kubinska hola. Oravská Magura (Q2028436) on Wikidata Orava Magura on Wikipedia
  • 4 Oravice. Geothermal aquapark and a small ski area. Oravice (Q783016) on Wikidata Oravice on Wikipedia
  • 5 Western Tatras. Western Tatras (Q1072091) on Wikidata Western Tatras on Wikipedia
  • 6 Orava Beskids. Oravské Beskydy (Q2374250) on Wikidata Oravské Beskydy on Wikipedia





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Regions Liptov, Kysuce or Western Tatras.

Poland and nearby Saturday markets in Nowy Targ.

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