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Turiec is a region in Central Slovakia.


  • 1 Martin. Former cultural center of the country. Martin (Q27001) on Wikidata Martin, Slovakia on Wikipedia
  • 2 Turčianske Teplice. Spa town. Turčianske Teplice (Q135647) on Wikidata Turčianske Teplice on Wikipedia
  • 3 Vrútky. A town right next to Martin. Vrútky (Q837456) on Wikidata Vrútky on Wikipedia


The county arose before the 15th century as part of Hungarian empire. It's one of the more developed Slovak regions, mostly industrial.

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]


Castle ruins:

  • 1 Blatnica castle. Blatnica Castle (Q1011118) on Wikidata Blatnica_Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Sklabinský. Sklabiňa Castle (Q3493661) on Wikidata sk:Sklabinský_hrad on Wikipedia
  • 3 Starhrad (Starý hrad (Old castle)). Starhrad (Q3566075) on Wikidata sk:Starhrad on Wikipedia
  • 4 Zniev. Zniev Castle (Q3493812) on Wikidata sk:Znievsky_hrad on Wikipedia

Manor houses:

  • 5 Kláštor pod Znievom (Manor house under Znievom). A village named after the local cloister ("kláštor" in Slovak language) Kláštor pod Znievom (Q764320) on Wikidata Kláštor pod Znievom on Wikipedia
  • 6 Révay. sk:Tur%C4%8Dianska_%C5%A0tiavni%C4%8Dka#R.C3.A9vayovsk.C3.BD_ka.C5.A1tie.C4.BE on Wikipedia
  • 7 Manor House in Mošovce. Manor House Mošovce (Q3492529) on Wikidata Manor House in Mošovce on Wikipedia


Hiking in national parks:

Hiking in other destinations:

  • 1 Ferrata HSZ. An easy ferrata along a ravine/stream ending in the Martinské hole area.


  • Jasenská dolina (see above)
  • 2 Martinské hole. A laid back ski area, however beware that the car access is unidirectional during winter. You can only enter or leave at certain times, and winter car equipment is mandatory.
  • 3 Valčianska valley. Quite a popular area (high car traffic to be expected). Valčianska dolina (Q16519584) on Wikidata sk:Valčianska_dolina on Wikipedia



Stay safe[edit]

Go next[edit]

Liptov in the east, Žilina in the west, Orava in the north, Horehronie or Tekov in the south.

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