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The smelting plant Františkova huta

Technical Herritage

In the vicinity of the distinctive village of Podbiel, with its unique complex of folk-architecture buildings, located in the region surrounding the Orava dam, we can find the precious technical monument Františkova huta (Francis’s Smelting Plant).

The remains of Františkova huta are located within the area of Nižná, left of the road leading from Podbiel to Roháče. It was built in 1836.

Fragments of the iron-hammer, feeder and sewage conduit, blower chamber, factory hall and the blast furnace have been preserved until today.

Iron ore smelting demonstrations using the ancient technology take place there in late August as part of the popular Ironwork Days.

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Places Around

Go down the river by raft

Go down the river by raft

A unique rafting trip on the river Orava under the Red and White Rocks. In addition to the unforgettable scenery during the cruise, visitors have the opportunity to refresh themselves with a regional drink with a cultural insert.

Raft sail Orava

Raft sail Orava

Rafting – once it was severe and dangerous way, by which construction wood, hay, wheat, pottery, leathers, wooden shingles, cuboids, planks, or even dismounted cottages were delivered. Goods from Poland as copper, lead and salt were delivered by rafts too.

LASER GAME Volcano

LASER GAME Volcano

Experience an adrenaline shooter in Námestovo as well! Come and enjoy a pleasant time with friends, where you have fun.

Escape Plan

Escape Plan

The only ESCAPE PLAN in the whole region can be found in Námestovo. The three rooms Mystery Traveler's Mystery, Thegodfather and Family Mystery are the ideal place to spend your free time with family or friends. The principle of the game is the development of the team spirit of the team and systematically helps to improve group performance.

Orava (dam)

Orava (dam)

The water reservoir Orava is the result of artificial blocking of the river Orava in northern Slovakia as the remedy to frequent floods. It spreads as far as the Polish frontier. There is an island in the middle of the reservoir called Slanický ostrov – the favourite destinations of trippers.

Prosiecka and Kvačianska valleys (Chočské vrchy Mts.)

Prosiecka and Kvačianska valleys (Chočské vrchy Mts.)

The villages Prosiek a Kvačany in region Liptov are generally known as starting points for the trips to the most beautiful and most visited of the Slovak valleys - Prosiecka dolina and Kvačianska dolina.

Brestovská jaskyňa

Brestovská jaskyňa

Brestovská Cave is the first accessible cave in Orava and the Western Tatras. It is an underground part of an extensive hydrological system. At its bottom is a river with an active watercourse with seven siphons. The cave is characterized by a remarkable morphology of the premises and rare cave fauna.

Roháče Mts. (West Tatras)

Roháče Mts. (West Tatras)

Roháče are often and justly praised as the most beautiful part of the West Tatras. A crown of wonderful peaks dominated by the majestic Baníkov Mt. surrounds the extensive Roháčska dolina valley. In turn, the Ostrý Roháč and Volovec Mts. are the princes of the Roháče Mts. They form an indivisible couple of slender rock mountains in the principal ridge and look like two devils horns, expressed by their names (Ostrý Roháč means a sharp horn and Volovec means an ox).

Zipline Kubínska

Zipline Kubínska

The longest and most modern ZIPLINE in Central and Eastern Europe with a length of 1234 m is guaranteed to take your breath away.

Fishing

Fishing

The fishmonger offers you an active use of free time for all those who love nature, fresh air and especially fish. It is an ideal place for families with children and for everyone who wants to get rid of the worries of everyday life.

Orava rafting

Orava rafting

Do you want to experience a romantic holiday in the beautiful corners of the river Orava with a touch of adventure? Or a little adrenaline on the wild water? Come rafting with us!

FUN arena Liptov

FUN arena Liptov

FUN arena = fun for young and old. Spice up your day in Liptov. Sport, adrenaline, but also relaxation await you. A holiday full of amazing experiences :)

Pivovar Kastelán

Pivovar Kastelán

Túžba po vlastnom čapovanom pive v príjemnej reštaurácií pod majestátnym bralom Oravského hradu nás viedla k založeniu minipivovaru Kastelán.

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Offering a seasonal outdoor pool and ski-to-door access, Koliba u Kuba a rekreačné domy is set in Hruštín in the Žilinský kraj Region. Wisła is 48 km away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzion Villa Helia is situated in the quiet suburban area of Medzihradné, only 1,200 m from the historic city centre of Dolny Kubin. It offers modern-style accommodation with free Wi-Fi and an on-site hot tub.

Penzión Koliba

Penzión Koliba

Located only 200 m from the historic square of P.O. Hviezdoslava in Dolný Kubín, Penzión Koliba is set in a traditional-style wooden house, typical for the Orava Region. It offers an on-site restaurant and rooms with a TV and free Wi-Fi.

Salaš Krajinka

Salaš Krajinka

Rodinný salaš s 300 ovečkami ,výrobou syrov, 100% bryndzou , pekárňou , reštauráciou a s múzeom hospodárskych strojov . Založený v roku 2001.

Hotel Arman ***

Hotel Arman ***

Situated in the village of Nižná in Orava region, Hotel Arman features a spa centre with different saunas, free WiFi and a restaurant.

Penzión Oravský Zrub

Penzión Oravský Zrub

Penzion Oravsky Zrub is set in Nižná nad Oravou, in a traditional wooden building of Orava region. Featuring free Wi-Fi and a traditional Slovak restaurant, it offers a hot tub, playground and a terrace with barbecue facilities.

Penzión Centrum

Penzión Centrum

Penzión Centrum is situated in Oravský Biely Potok, 29 km from Zakopane and 42 km from Białka Tatrzanska. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.

Hotel Altis

Hotel Altis

Connected to an ice hockey stadium and shooting range, Hotel Altis is 1 km from the Orava Reservoir and offers a restaurant and a spa with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a gym, sauna, hot tub, sun bed and massages. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the entire building and there is free private parking. Breakfast can be served every morning to the guests. The restaurant has a terrace and offers Slovak and international cuisine. There is a garden with barbecue facilities on site.

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Koliba u Kuba Penzión **

Offering a seasonal outdoor pool and ski-to-door access, Koliba u Kuba a rekreačné domy is set in Hruštín in the Žilinský kraj Region. Wisła is 48 km away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzión Villa Helia

Penzion Villa Helia is situated in the quiet suburban area of Medzihradné, only 1,200 m from the historic city centre of Dolny Kubin. It offers modern-style accommodation with free Wi-Fi and an on-site hot tub.

Penzión Koliba

Penzión Koliba

Located only 200 m from the historic square of P.O. Hviezdoslava in Dolný Kubín, Penzión Koliba is set in a traditional-style wooden house, typical for the Orava Region. It offers an on-site restaurant and rooms with a TV and free Wi-Fi.

Go down the river by raft

Go down the river by raft

A unique rafting trip on the river Orava under the Red and White Rocks. In addition to the unforgettable scenery during the cruise, visitors have the opportunity to refresh themselves with a regional drink with a cultural insert.

LASER GAME Volcano

LASER GAME Volcano

Experience an adrenaline shooter in Námestovo as well! Come and enjoy a pleasant time with friends, where you have fun.

Escape Plan

Escape Plan

The only ESCAPE PLAN in the whole region can be found in Námestovo. The three rooms Mystery Traveler's Mystery, Thegodfather and Family Mystery are the ideal place to spend your free time with family or friends. The principle of the game is the development of the team spirit of the team and systematically helps to improve group performance.

Zipline Kubínska

Zipline Kubínska

The longest and most modern ZIPLINE in Central and Eastern Europe with a length of 1234 m is guaranteed to take your breath away.

AquaRelax Dolný Kubín

AquaRelax Dolný Kubín

AquaRelax is a modern aqua park in Dolný Kubín, outstanding for its unique pyramid architecture. It uses only crystal-clear water in stainless steel pools.

Orava rafting

Orava rafting

Do you want to experience a romantic holiday in the beautiful corners of the river Orava with a touch of adventure? Or a little adrenaline on the wild water? Come rafting with us!

Aquapark Thermal Oravice

Aquapark Thermal Oravice

The modern thermal park is built in the wonderful surrounding of Orava, close to the border with Poland. The highly mineralized thermal water, which springs in the depth of more than 1 kilometre, works curing/healing on psychic and stress and is used/utilised in balneotherapy.

FUN arena Liptov

FUN arena Liptov

FUN arena = fun for young and old. Spice up your day in Liptov. Sport, adrenaline, but also relaxation await you. A holiday full of amazing experiences :)

Aqua-Vital Park Lúčky

Aqua-Vital Park Lúčky

Spa Lúčky lying on the limits of regions Liptov and Orava is the one of oldest in Slovakia. It is popular for it provides complete therapy of gynaecological diseases, and it is the only spa in the county specialised in womens diseases.

Spa Lúčky

Spa Lúčky

Spa Lúčky lying on the limits of regions Liptov and Orava is the one of oldest in Slovakia. It is popular for it provides complete therapy of gynaecological diseases, and it is the only spa in the county specialised in womens diseases. Locals know the mineral springs since 1761.

Podbiel

Podbiel

PODBIEL is a typical village lying in the region of Orava (north of Slovakia) with interesting compound of original log houses called Bobrova rala built in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Tvrdošín – All Saints church

Tvrdošín – All Saints church

The pride of Tvrdošín and its oldest preserved building is the Gothic wooden Roman-Catholic All Saints church (Kostol Všetkých svätých) situated in the local cemetery. In 2008, along with seven wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, it was included on the UNESCO Word Heritage List.

Orava Castle

Orava Castle

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.

The memorial of Anton Bernolák (Slanický ostrov)

The memorial of Anton Bernolák (Slanický ostrov)

The birthplace of the first man to codify the literary Slovak - Anton Bernolák -disappeared under the level of the Oravská priehrada dam. A church was the only building to remain of the village. It stands on the Slanický ostrov island. A memorial was built there to commemorate its famous native.

Slanica Island of Art

Slanica Island of Art

Permanent expositions of the traditional folk art from the collections of the Orava Gallery (Oravská galéria) have been located in the beautiful natural scenery of Slanica Island of Art, in the centre of the Oravská priehrada dam.

Water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina

Water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina

Experts classify water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina among the mountain type of mills. They stand in what is often referred to as a most beautiful Slovak valleys, in the mountain range Chočské vrchy. This is one of the last surviving monuments of its kind and in its natural environment.

Zuberec - gothic wooden church of St Elizabeth

Zuberec - gothic wooden church of St Elizabeth

The Late Gothic wooden church of St Elizabeth is the dominant structure in the Museum of the Orava village - open air museum situated only 3 kilometres away of Zuberec near Brestová. It stands in cemetery in the middle of wonderful mountain scenery. The church was originally built in the 19th century and moved here in the 20th century from village Zábrež.

Museum of the Orava Village

Museum of the Orava Village

Three kilometres away from Zuberec, at Brestová, a unique open-air Museum of the Orava Village (Múzeum oravskej dediny) can be visited. Over an area of about 20 hectares, and on both sides of the crystal clean Studený potok brook, is a village containing the typical folk buildings moved here from various regions of Orava.

Events Around

CVYKLO POHÁR 2020

Jul 12Jul 25
CVYKLO POHÁR 2020

Cvyklo Pohár podujatie pre bajkerov, ktorí majú vášeň pre pretekanie v duchu “priateľstvo je viac ako víťazstvo” zameraný na rekreačných bikerov a hrotičov. O nás Séria nezávislých pretekov na horských bicykloch, ktoré spolupracujú a vytvorili Cvyklo Pohár. HLAVNÁ MYŠLIENKA Cvyklo Pohár Liptova predstavuje pravé MTB súperenie, ktoré sa nesie v znamení dvoch ústredných tém „Priateľstvo je viac ako víťazstvo“ a „Zachovaj prírodu čistú“. My, organizátori, sme veľmi súťaživí, ale priateľstvo má pre nás väčšiu hodnotu ako samotné víťazstvo. Športujeme, aby sme mali radosť z pohybu v prírode a času stráveného s kamarátmi. V takom duchu pripravujeme aj Cvyklo Pohár. Nemôžeme sa zmieriť s množstvom odpadkov v prírode. Nemôžeme sa zmieriť s tým, že niektorí ľudia považujú za normálne vyhadzovať odpad v lese, na lúke, pri ceste. Nemôžeme pochopiť, prečo obal z tyčinky alebo fľašu z nápoja nezoberú so sebou a nezahodia tam, kam patrí – do koša. Preto sa snažíme v rámci tohto projektu pripomínať, že prírodu treba udržiavať čistú. ATMOSFÉRA PRETEKOV Snažíme sa vytvoriť atmosféru nekompromisných dedinských pretekov pre všetky vekové kategórie, kde sa na konci všetci stretnú v dobrej nálade a pri zaslúženej odmene v podobe občerstvenia. Body do súťaže o Cvyklo dres získavajú pretekári, ktorí jazdia na hlavných tratiach jednotlivých pretekov. Na hlavných tratiach súťažia juniori, dospelí a veteráni. Na pretekoch sú pripravené trate aj pre deti. Veríme, že bicyklovať prídu celé rodiny. HISTÓRIA V roku 2019 sa do našich cyklistických podujatí zapojilo 577 pretekárov a 174 dobrovoľníkov. Pretekárov povzbudzovalo množstvo rodinných príslušníkov a ďalších fanúšikov na tratiach. Ezakimak má najbohatšiu históriu. Ostatné preteky si postupne budujú tradíciu, napr. pretek v Jakubovanoch sa organizuje od roku 2013, Sliačanský pedál od roku 2016.

PRAVIDELNÉ PREHLIADKY – LIPTOVSKÝ MIKULÁŠ

10.00 - PRÍBEH MESTA - Prehliadková trasa za najväčšími turistickými atraktivitami, s mnohými zaujímavosťami z histórie, súčasnosti a života význačných osobností. Spojená s fotografovaním pôsobivých dominánt aj pozoruhodných detailov historického centra. Srdečne vás pozývame ! JÚL - AUGUST: pondelok, streda a piatok.

PRAVIDELNÉ PREHLIADKY – LIPTOVSKÝ MIKULÁŠ

10.00. - PRÍBEH MESTA - prehliadková trasa za najväčšími turistickými atraktivitami, s mnohými zaujímavosťami z histórie, súčasnosti a života význačných osobností. Spojená s fotografovaním pôsobivých dominánt aj pozoruhodných detailov historického centra. Srdečne vás pozývame ! JÚL - AUGUST: pondelok, streda a piatok.

PRAVIDELNÉ PREHLIADKY – LIPTOVSKÝ MIKULÁŠ

10.00 - PRÍBEH MESTA - prehliadková trasa za najväčšími turistickými atraktivitami, s mnohými zaujímavosťami z histórie, súčasnosti a života význačných osobností. Spojená s fotografovaním pôsobivých dominánt aj pozoruhodných detailov historického centra. Srdečne Vás pozývame! JÚL - AUGUST: pondelok, streda a piatok. Vstupné: 2 €/osoba. Dieťa od 6 – 15 rokov 1,50 €. Dieťa do 6 rokov bezplatne.

#liptovfestONLINE THE FIRST ONLINE FESTIVAL IN LIPTOV WILL BE THE LARGEST PECKA Liptovfest is changing its face after five years. This year it will be in five places in Liptov throughout the summer and in addition to great music you will also enjoy beautiful views of the best we have in Liptov. We will bring the entertainment directly to your home via YouTube and Facebook or you can enjoy it wherever you are, maybe even during your holiday in Liptov thanks to live online broadcasting, completely free of charge. something extra. But more about that at the concert itself…

Mikulášsky Jazzový Festival 2020

Tešíme sa na teba na 16. ročníku letného Mikulášskeho Jazzového Festivalu od 31. júla do 2. augusta 2020 v Liptovskom Mikuláši.

MUŽSKÉ ODDELENIE – Radošinské naivné divadlo

18.00 (pôvodný termín 25.6.2020 - vstupenky ostávajú v platnosti). Pestro popretkávané osudy s trpkými, ale aj – keďže sme v RND – hlavne humornými situáciami a príbehmi, ktoré však nakoniec viac podávajú správu o ubolených dušiach ako telách. Vstupné: 18 € - predpredaj v Informačnom centre Liptovský Mikuláš

HANA ZAGOROVÁ GALAKONCERT

19.00, jedna z najväčších hviezd česko-slovenskej hudobnej scény, poteší svojich priaznivcov galakoncertom, v ktorom odznejú jej najväčšie hity !!! Hosť Petr Rezek BOOM!BAND Jiřího Dvořáka. Vstupné : 25 € - predpredaj vstupeniek v Informačnom centre.

VODA A KRV NAD VODOU - Liptovský Mikuláš

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