The most attractive tourist locality of the northern Slovakia is the Orava Castle lying on the river Orava near the village Oravský Podzámok, below impressive cliffs. In 1370, it became a county castle and the seat of the Orava Castle estate, which included almost the whole region of Orava.
- Horehronie, Gemer & Malohont, Poiplie, Pohronie
- Košice, Lower Zemplín
- Ponitrie, Podunajsko
- Tatras & North Spiš, Upper Zemplín, Šariš, Southern Spiš
- Lower Považie, Záhorie
- Upper Nitra, Central Považie
- Liptov, Orava, Žilina, Turiec, Kysuce
The road south of the Veľká Domaša water reservoir leads below the ruins of the Čičva Castle from the 13th century. The Castle did not survive the last Rákoczis rebellion in 1711 when it was damaged.
One of greatest attractions in regions Horehronie and central Slovakia is the historic Čiernohronská forest railway (Čiernohronská lesná železnica). It once hauled timber down the picturesque valley of the river Čierny Hron, now it transports visitors and above all their children.
The gem of Bojnice is the ”fairy-tale” Bojnický zámok Castle, one of the most visited and most beautiful castles not only in Slovakia, but also in central Europe.