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The Považský Castle

Castle

The Považský hrad Castle towers on the steep mountain on the right bank of the Váh river. It was built in the second half of the 13th century and its mission was to protect the trade route passing by it.

Its history is bound to the important noble family Podmanický. It was rebuilt after fire in 1543. Imperial army destroyed it in 1698 and soon after it fell in decay. It is in ruins now.

However, the ascent to the ruins can be a nice experience, as the remains of its tower open a wonderful view of the Váh river and the Manínska tiesňava narrow.

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Places Around

Manínska tiesňava

Manínska tiesňava

Only the most sensitive ears of the poetic soul of the Rangers can capture the melodic melody of rare fauna and flora forever locked between high steep rocky walls. In the closest places of wild and romantic beauty, the narrowest canyon in Slovakia, barely five friends or a car ride in the shoulder ...

Salaš Udiča

Salaš Udiča

Family Farm Ovisfarma sro manages 219 hectares of agricultural land in the cadastral area of ​​Udič, in the beautiful surroundings of Strážovské vrchy.

Súľovské rocks (Súľovské vrchy Mts.)

Súľovské rocks (Súľovské vrchy Mts.)

The Súľovské skaly rocks forming an attractive rock town are situated in the north-west of Slovakia, only several kilometres from Žilina. Interesting landforms in form of rock towers, needles, windows and gates separated by deep waterless gorges, ravines and valleys are the results of action of rain, ice, and wind, in other words – chemical and mechanical weathering.

Púchovská skala

Púchovská skala

The so-called Púchov Rock was in the past a majestic limestone formation scattered with large cracks in several parts. His picturesque shape reminded the contemporary of the great Hussy liver, or even the imperial Mary Terézia, in the company of her court councilor VA Kounica. Nowadays, rock has a different shape since the stone has been mined, it is significantly smaller.

The observation tower on Tlstá hora

The observation tower on Tlstá hora

Many years ago, in the early 19th century, an observation tower was standing on Tlstá hora. Apart from tourist purposes the tower also served for military and surveying purposes. The tower stood tall and served its purpose well. It also survived two world wars and left behind a story that is still present in the memory of local people and passed down from generation to generation. Today there is a new observation tower on Tlstá hora. It was not built for military purposes but rather for tired hikers to enjoy a nice view of the beauties of Púchov valley. You will feel excited even without a wallachian hat.

The observation tower at Stratenec

The observation tower at Stratenec

Javorník ridge is a picturesque area on the border between Slovakia and the Czech Republic. At the deforested area of the main ridge of Javorníky stretches a flat top "Stratenec". It is surrounded by a distinctive Wallachian landscape with scattered settlements, meadows, pastures and forests. Javorníky mountains are surrounded by a lovely nature. Climb up the observation tower Stratenec and praise the artist who created this beautiful place.

Brest U Papaji v Makove

Brest U Papaji v Makove

Najstarší a najmohutnejší brest hrabolistý v strednej Európe, ktorý má takmer 500 rokov, sa nachádza v obci Makov, v osade U Papaji. Unikátny exemplár brestu hrabolistého Ulmus carpinifolia sa vyznačuje nielen vekom, ale aj neobvyklou mohutnosťou. Obvod kmeňa vo výške 130 cm je 625 cm a pri koreni viac ako 11 metrov. Výška je asi 30 m.

Observation tower on Vršatec rocks

Observation tower on Vršatec rocks

They are jewels of central Považie region. They are one of the most picturesque and morphologically most striking parts of the Pieniny Klippen Belt in Slovakia ... Vršatec rocks. This great belt of white glowing rocks lying near the borderline of Slovakia and Moravia is a majestic landmark above the village of Vršatské Podhradie. The rocks stand tall above the surrounding hills and complement the diversity of the country. On the forest trails stands a wooden observation tower. It reminds us of magical cottages from fairytales. Its simple appearance is in a stark contrast with breathtaking views it offers. Her appearance hides a jewel – an impressive view of Vršatec rocks.

Prameň rieky Kysuca

Prameň rieky Kysuca

V pohorí Javorníkov a Turzovskej vrchoviny leží najzápadnejšia kysucká obec - Makov. Vznikla spojením častí siedmich dedín v roku 1895. Obec je hornatá, má výborné podmienky pre turistiku a cestovný ruch. Najvyšším bodom je Veľký Javorník (1070 m.n.m.). Práve v Makove v Prírodnej rezervácii Hričovec pod vrchom Hričovec (1 062 m.n.m), pramení rieka Kysuca.

Pamätná izba E. A. CERNANA vo Vysokej nad Kysucou

Pamätná izba E. A. CERNANA vo Vysokej nad Kysucou

Každý z nás sníval o tom, aké by to bolo byť niekým. Objavovať neznáme, zažiť niečo, čo nikto nezažije. Nemať hranice a posúvať sa ďalej. Možno inšpirovať ľudí, možno zobrať kúsok Slovenska na mesiac.Toto sa podarilo E. A. Cernanovi, významnému potomkovi rodákov z Vysokej nad Kysucou. Osobnosť, na ktorú je hrdá obec Vysoká nad Kysucou i celé Slovensko.

Bothe Hotel *** & Restaurant

Bothe Hotel *** & Restaurant

Short-term and long-term accommodation in twenty rooms and four suites. There is a whirlpool, two meeting rooms with dataprojection and a capacity of 50 seats.

Salaš Udiča

Salaš Udiča

Family Farm Ovisfarma sro manages 219 hectares of agricultural land in the cadastral area of ​​Udič, in the beautiful surroundings of Strážovské vrchy.

Agropenzión Grunt

Agropenzión Grunt

Situated in a beautiful mountain environment of the Kysuce Protected Landscape Area, in the center of the village of Papradno, about 17 km from Považská Bystrica, it is focused on recreation of the family character and the countryside of tourism, it is also suitable for organizing smaller family celebrations, weddings, corporate meetings and school gatherings.

Koliba Papradno

Koliba Papradno

Enjoy the incoming spring and beautiful natural scenery in the pleasant environment of Koliby Papradno . The facility is located in a preserved environment surrounded by mountain meadows and pastures.

Koliba Pod Skalami

Koliba Pod Skalami

Featuring free WiFi, Koliba Pod Skalami offers accommodation in Súľov-Hradná. Martin is 27 km away. Free private parking is available on site.

Kaviareň APHRODITE

Kaviareň APHRODITE

Navštívte štýlovú antickú kaviareň priamo v kúpeľnom dome Aphrodite a vychutnejte si exotické druhy káv, miešané alkoholické alebo nealkoholické nápoje. Hosťom ponúkame možnosť usporiadania spoločenských akcií.

Reštaurácia Rybárska Bašta

Reštaurácia Rybárska Bašta

Reštaurácia Rybárska bašta sa nachádza v atraktívnom prostredí, na ostrovčeku uprostred kúpeľného jazierka.

Reštaurácia Slnečný pavilón

Reštaurácia Slnečný pavilón

Reštaurácia sa nachádza v tichej lokalite Rajeckých Teplíc oproti hotelu Diplomat, v blízkosti centra mesta a kúpeľov. Okrem samotnej reštaurácie je hosťom k dispozícii aj upravený areál záhrady s detským kútikom, altánkom a pódiom slúžiacim pre kultúrno-spoločenské akcie a svadobné obrady.

Barborka Penzión and Restaurant

Barborka Penzión and Restaurant

Pension Barborka is situated in a quiet cottage area of ​​the picturesque village of Mojtín (outside the family houses) with a stunning view of Manín , just 200 meters from the ski resort Ski Mojtín.

Horský Hotel Kľak

Horský Hotel Kľak

Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, Horský Hotel Kľak offers pet-friendly accommodation in Kľačno. The hotel has ski-to-door access and a ski school, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.

Hotel Podhradie ***

Hotel Podhradie ***

Peacefully situated in the Povazske Podhradie area of Povazska Bystrica, Podhradie Hotel offers bright and cosy rooms with LCD satellite TVs, minibars and free wired internet.

Hotel Gino Park Palace ****

Hotel Gino Park Palace ****

Hotel Gino Park Palace **** is housed in a historic baroque mansion dating back to 1612 And is located in Považská Bystrica, in the Orlová area. The hotel offers accommodation, a restaurant, lounges, a wine cellar, a wellness center and a summer terrace.

Penzión Bystrica ***

Penzión Bystrica ***

You are looking for a booking, hotel, guesthouse, a nice hotel room, or a superior apartment in Považská Bystrica. You are at the right address.

Bothe Hotel *** & Restaurant

Bothe Hotel *** & Restaurant

Short-term and long-term accommodation in twenty rooms and four suites. There is a whirlpool, two meeting rooms with dataprojection and a capacity of 50 seats.

Hotel Garni *

Hotel Garni *

The hotel is situated in a quiet location and offers accommodation, a restaurant and lounges for various cultural and social events, conferences and presentations.

Spa Nimnica

Spa Nimnica

The youngest Slovak spa Nimnica is situated between the towns of Považská Bystrica and Púchov in the north-west of Slovakia.

Penzión Štefánik

Penzión Štefánik

Situated in Súľov, 27 km from Martin, Penzión Štefánik boasts a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.

Agropenzión Grunt

Agropenzión Grunt

Situated in a beautiful mountain environment of the Kysuce Protected Landscape Area, in the center of the village of Papradno, about 17 km from Považská Bystrica, it is focused on recreation of the family character and the countryside of tourism, it is also suitable for organizing smaller family celebrations, weddings, corporate meetings and school gatherings.

Koliba Pod Skalami

Koliba Pod Skalami

Featuring free WiFi, Koliba Pod Skalami offers accommodation in Súľov-Hradná. Martin is 27 km away. Free private parking is available on site.

Barborka Penzión and Restaurant

Barborka Penzión and Restaurant

Pension Barborka is situated in a quiet cottage area of ​​the picturesque village of Mojtín (outside the family houses) with a stunning view of Manín , just 200 meters from the ski resort Ski Mojtín.

Horský Hotel Kľak

Horský Hotel Kľak

Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, Horský Hotel Kľak offers pet-friendly accommodation in Kľačno. The hotel has ski-to-door access and a ski school, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.

Golf park Rajec

Golf park Rajec

V krásnom prostredí Rajeckej doliny, medzi obcami Veľká Čierna a Malé Lednice, sa nachádza 9 jamkové golfové ihrisko s krytým driving range, klubovým domom a kvalitnými cvičnými plochami. Ihrisko bolo otvorené v roku 2008 a Žilinsko–rajecký golfový klub, ktorý na ňom pôsobí, má v súčasnosti 370 členov. Ihrisko je vzdialené len 5 km od mesta Rajec smerom na Považskú Bystricu.

Thermal Pool Veronika in Rajec

Thermal Pool Veronika in Rajec

The facility includes eight pools that suit the needs of all kinds of visitors, with the swimming pool being the largest of them, as it is 50 metres long, 21 metres wide and 1.8 metres deep. The centre also features a car park, a wide selection of snacks, sports (beach volleyball, mini golf, table tennis and basketball) and amenities for children (a water slide, a number of slides, jungle gyms and a sand pit).

Spa Rajecké Teplice

Spa Rajecké Teplice

The Aphrodite Spa Rajecké Teplice is situated amid the scenic natural surroundings of the Malá Fatra and Strážovské Hills. The Spa offers healing thermal water with a temperature of 38°C, whose beneficial effects have been known since the fourteenth century. It contains calcium and magnesium ions and is especially good for the locomotor system, neurological diseases, occupational diseases, and drinking cures.

Thermal Swimming Pool Laura Rajecké Teplice

Thermal Swimming Pool Laura Rajecké Teplice

You can bathe in the Laura thermal spa in two swimming pools, from which one is for the children. The water temperature is 20 - 26oC. The area also offers mini-golf, beach volley, restaurants and snack bars with fast food. A parking lot is nearby.

Aeroclub Dubnica nad Váhom

Aeroclub Dubnica nad Váhom

If you want to sport, you are a fan of adrenaline experiences or just go to know, for example, With children, visit AEROKLUB DUBNICA at Slávnica airport .

Homeland Studies Museum in Považská Bystrica

Homeland Studies Museum in Považská Bystrica

Milovníci rýchlych motoriek majú v ostatných rokoch veľa príležitostí prezrieť si ich najnovšie modely. Iba málo nadšencov však vie, že čarom unikátnych starších modelov slovenskej výroby sa dá pokochať v Považskej Bystrici. V tamojšom Vlastivednom múzeu tvoria spoločne s prírodovednými exponátmi ťažisko expozície.

Farský Church of All Saints

Farský Church of All Saints

Sagittarius in the protection of saints It is located in Púchov on the Square of Freedom. In front of him, the statue of St.John Nepomuk will be welcomed in 1733, surrounded by four lions.

Súľovský Castle

Súľovský Castle

Fans of history can see the ruins of the Súľovský hrad Castle in north-western Slovakia.

The manor house Bytča

The manor house Bytča

Visitors of north-western Slovakia often go to see the manor house in Bytča, the product of the Renaissance architecture. It is one of the few Renaissance manor houses in Slovakia, which kept its original appearance free from any alterations or modifications.

Hričovský Castle

Hričovský Castle

West of Žilina near the Váh river, the ruins of what was originally the Romanesque Hričovský hrad Castle exist. It is one of the oldest castles in the middle part of the region of Považie.

Mestské múzeum v Rajci

Mestské múzeum v Rajci

Mestské múzeum v Rajci sa nachádza v budove zo 17. storočia, ktorá je zapísaná v zozname národných kultúrnych pamiatok. V 19. storočí to bol jednoposchodový renesančne a barokovo upravený meštiansky dom, ktorý slúžil ako mestský pivovar.

The observation tower on Tlstá hora

The observation tower on Tlstá hora

Many years ago, in the early 19th century, an observation tower was standing on Tlstá hora. Apart from tourist purposes the tower also served for military and surveying purposes. The tower stood tall and served its purpose well. It also survived two world wars and left behind a story that is still present in the memory of local people and passed down from generation to generation. Today there is a new observation tower on Tlstá hora. It was not built for military purposes but rather for tired hikers to enjoy a nice view of the beauties of Púchov valley. You will feel excited even without a wallachian hat.

Lednice Chateau

Lednice Chateau

LednickéRovne are known throughout the world with a rich glass tradition. The Schreiber family, in 1892, founded the glassworks in this West Slovenian village. Later, it is the most fashionable in Central Europe.

Múzeum dopravy Rajecké Teplice

Múzeum dopravy Rajecké Teplice

Nadšenci dopravy a jej histórie si prídu na svoje v novom Múzeu dopravy Rajecké Teplice v budove železničnej zastávky.Nadšenci dopravy a jej histórie si prídu na svoje v novom Múzeu dopravy Rajecké Teplice v budove železničnej zastávky.

The observation tower at Stratenec

The observation tower at Stratenec

Javorník ridge is a picturesque area on the border between Slovakia and the Czech Republic. At the deforested area of the main ridge of Javorníky stretches a flat top "Stratenec". It is surrounded by a distinctive Wallachian landscape with scattered settlements, meadows, pastures and forests. Javorníky mountains are surrounded by a lovely nature. Climb up the observation tower Stratenec and praise the artist who created this beautiful place.

Pamätná izba E. A. CERNANA vo Vysokej nad Kysucou

Pamätná izba E. A. CERNANA vo Vysokej nad Kysucou

Každý z nás sníval o tom, aké by to bolo byť niekým. Objavovať neznáme, zažiť niečo, čo nikto nezažije. Nemať hranice a posúvať sa ďalej. Možno inšpirovať ľudí, možno zobrať kúsok Slovenska na mesiac.Toto sa podarilo E. A. Cernanovi, významnému potomkovi rodákov z Vysokej nad Kysucou. Osobnosť, na ktorú je hrdá obec Vysoká nad Kysucou i celé Slovensko.

Events Around

Koncert Čavalenky a Isobutane & arX

Otvorenie letnej sezóny v uličke pri kaviarni Vitalkafé. Koncerty pod holým nebom v hviezdnonočnej atmosfére. Čavalenky Čavalenky po dlhej dobe prináša na slovenskú rapovú scénu špinavý sociálny real rap. Žiadne pózy, žiadne hranie sa na amerických raperov, jeho rýmy vyrastajú z jeho života a z prostredia, ktorým sa od puberty pretĺkal.

Crewo Street Style

Pozývame vás na BMX "sešlost" z dielne CREwO riders. Po prvý krát sa podarilo zorganizovať akciu tohto formátu priamo v meste z kadiaľ CREwO pochádza. V Rajci. V spolupráci s RAJEC - naše mesto a OZ Aktívny PARK Rajec vás pozývame na nie až tak bežný bmx contest. A čo vás čaká? Historicky prvé freestyle podujatie v Rajci, viac ako 80 metrová lajna prekážok, scooter exhibícia, občerstvenie, kvalitná hudba, tombola, afterparty a mnoho ďalšieho. Hlavnou udalosťou bude BMX súťaž na "street" prekážkach. Ďalej bude prebiehať freestyle scooter exhibícia pozvaných jazdcov formou - best trick contest. Tiež si budeš si môcť vyskúšať slackline. Kedy? - 15.6.2019, 11:00 Kde? - Námestie SNP, Rajec Štarovné? - 4 eurá Afterparty sa odohrá v Campe pod Slnečnými skalami.

Festival Hviezdne noci 2019

Hviezdne noci sú multižánrový festival plnohodnotne zastúpený v hudbe, filme, divadle i výtvarnom umení. Program je sprevádzaný množstvom odborných diskusii, komentovaných prehliadok a workshopov .