Western Slovakia is in the region including the capital Bratislava, the Slovakian Danube River Valley, and other lower-lying territory, bounded on the north by the Czech Republic, on the west by Austria, on the south by Hungary.
Capital of the city, with many cultural and natural destinations.
Cycling and hiking next to its numerous lakes and the river Morava. Spa and basilica minor in Šaštín, cultural monuments in Skalica.
|Podunajsko (Komárno, Dunajská Streda)
Outdoor hot springs pools open whole year, cycling route Bratislava-Komárno, water mills at Malý Dunaj.
|Stredné Považie (Central Považie) (Myjava,Trenčianske Bohuslavice, Trenčianske Teplice, Trenčín)
Hiking in the White/Little Carpathians, culture in Trenčín.
|Dolné Považie (Lower Považie) (Piešťany)
Hiking in the Little Carpathians, world famous spa in Pieštany, multiple castles along the former trade route - Czech Road.
|Horná Nitra (Upper Nitra) (Prievidza, Partizanske)
Beautiful castle and thermal water pools in Bojnice.
|Dolná Nitra (Lower Nitra) (Nitra)
Cycling and hiking. Old churches and other historic monuments in oldes Slovak town - Nitra.
Also called "Dolné Pohronie", contains castles in Levice and Hronský Beňadik
- 1 Bratislava. Capital and the largest city of Slovakia with a beautifully restored historical centre full of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance churches, houses and palaces, cobblestone streets, fountains, pleasant cafes and lively and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
- 2 Dunajská Streda.
- 3 Levice. Enjoyable castle which is now a museum of the Tekov region.
- 4 Nitra. One of the oldest Slovak towns with the castle and well preserved historical centre consisting many baroque palaces and burger´s houses
- 5 Nové Mesto nad Váhom.
- 6 Piešťany. The most famous spa town in Slovakia.
- 7 Topoľčany.
- 8 Trenčín. One of the most beautiful Slovak towns with a castle lying above the city overlooking the historical centre and the river Váh
- 9 . the oldest Slovak town with the highest number of churches (12) and well preserved baroque architecture
- 1 Bike around Danube. Long bike/rollerblade path along the Danube river goes for kilometers
Mountain ranges / national parks:
- 2 Little Carpathians. Small mountains continuing into Austria, many hiking/cycling trails present. Also skiing is possible (Pezinská Baba).
- 3 Strážov Mountains (Strážovské vrchy). One of the largest mountain ranges in the Fatra-Tatra area of Slovakia. Relatively non-crowded and demanding hikes, often with >500m ascends. The more popular peaks Vápeč and Strážov provide good views.
- 4 Vtáčnik. A small mountain range.
- 5 White Carpathians. The mountain continues into Czech Republic