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Bojnice Castle

Castle

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.

The Castle stands on a large travertine monticule on the site of medieval castle from the 11th century. In the past, the most famous Hungarian noble families owned it and the last of them was the family of Pálfi. Count Ján Pálfi had the structure reconstructed by the architect J. Hubert from Budapest at the end of the 19th century following the pattern of romantic castles of the Loire in central France. The typical silhouette of the romantic image of medieval castle is enhanced by steep roofs of the palace, chapel and towers.

Collections of artistic and historical museum are concentrated in the interior of the castle. Among them is the original furniture and the artistic collection of the Pálffys from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and the most valuable item of national importance is the Late-Gothic altar of Bojnice made by Nardo di Cione Ortagna, artist from Florence in the mid-14th century. The visit to the castle includes that of dripstone cave under the Castle that communicates with the 26-m deep castle well.

International Festival of Ghosts and Spooks in held here regularly by the end of April and beginning of May. It is when the Bojnický zámok Castle becomes the meeting point of ghosts, spooks, witches, and vampires from all over the world.

An extensive park and landscape park are the inseparable parts of the castle area. The 600-year old lime tree of Bojnice of the King Matthias with 12.5-m trunk circumference stands in front the castle entrance.

Another attraction is the performance of the local group of historical fencing Bojník and that of Aquila, the association of falconers.

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Operation Times

MaySeptember
Monday – Sunday09:0017:00

Prestávka: 12:00 – 12:30 hod.

OctoberApril
Monday – Sunday10:0015:00

Prestávka: 12:00 – 12:30 hod.

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Places Around

Pension Under Castle **

Pension Under Castle **

PENSION UNDER CASTLE - The family-type pension is located directly on the square of the historical and spa town of Bojnice , in a beautiful linden alley . It represents the best choice of accommodation when you want to spend a holiday in Bojnice with your family or with your partner. Our guesthouse is not only a lodging but also a restaurant. There are a number of cafes in the surrounding area, which create an unmistakable atmosphere . Simply when you are looking for not only Bojnice accommodation, but also the experiences of this beautiful city, do not miss out on our guesthouse.

Biograf winebar and restaurant

Biograf winebar and restaurant

The Biograf wine bar and restaurant was created by renovating the premises of the first millennium cinema from the past century . The original original atmosphere breathes the history of this place and resembles the famous times of the great stars of the silver screen . There have been many stories of passion, joy, excitement and tension. Among these walls lived their eternal rookie Charlie Chaplin, beautiful Sophia Loren, charismatic Paul Newman, outstanding Milka Vašarya, and the unforgettable Jožko Kroner.

PANSKÝ PIVOVAR BOJNICE

PANSKÝ PIVOVAR BOJNICE

The Pivovar Brewery Bojnice is a newly opened restaurant with its own craft beer production , which follows the over 350-year tradition of brewing beer in the Brewery Brewery, standing on the Thurzov square until today.

Hotel Lipa ***

Hotel Lipa ***

Hotel Lipa *** is located in the center of Bojnice, near the famous and beautiful Bojnice Chateau, the zoo and the Čajka swimming pool.

Varadero Cubansncocktail bar

Varadero Cubansncocktail bar

Autentický kubánsky bar v historickej časti mestečko Bojnice s veľkým výberom kvalitného alkoholu a cigár.

WOODSTOCK Bojnice

WOODSTOCK Bojnice

WOODSTOCK, that's the Original Pub Culture WOODSTOCK in Bojnice is a true authentic pub with everything to do with it. Quality offer of beers , alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and, of course, appetizers like pickled hermelin and many others. Just because today , under the influence of multinational corporations, the tradition and the well-established practices of beer are put in a hurry , we started to search for breweries and suppliers , which still depend on beer, and we offer something special every week that can not be done So regularly buy in shops or squash in pubs ....

Belassi Café & Restaurant

Belassi Café & Restaurant

Restaurant is a part of the BEST WESTERN Hotel Belassi PLUS ****, located in the vicinity of the romantic jewel of Europe – the fabulous Bojnice castle. High-quality mediterranean and international cuisine dishes are prepared from fresh ingredients.

Guesthouse Termal ***

Guesthouse Termal ***

Located only 100 m from the Bojnice Thermal Spa, Penzion Termal offers accommodation with satellite TV and an on-site restaurant with a terrace. Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are provided.

Restaurant MERIDIANA BOJNICE

Restaurant MERIDIANA BOJNICE

MERIDIANA in Bojnice is a unique restaurant that combines great space, minimalist design, natural materials, relaxing atmosphere, modern technology and professionalism in one of the most impressive experiences.

Hotel Magura **

Hotel Magura **

HOTEL Magura with its restaurant, café and terrace is located in an old settlement on JC Hronsky Square in Prievidza .

Thermal Swimming Pool Čajka Bojnice

Thermal Swimming Pool Čajka Bojnice

Bojnice located open air summer thermal pool Čajka in a beautiful scenery under fabulous Bojnice Castle and near the zoo and spa offers thermal water of 26 to 33 °C in 5 swimming pools (50 metres x 2.5 metres, 2 for children and 2 new stainless steel swimming pools) during its season.

Mysterium Bojnice

Mysterium Bojnice

Bojnické námestie skrýva neodhalené tajomstvo dávneho alchymistu. Skúste ho odhaliť!

LD Lysec *

LD Lysec *

The new treatment house LYSEC is built in close proximity to the spa house Mier in the beautiful surroundings of Bojnice spa.

HEALTH INSTITUTE HOTEL MIER *

HEALTH INSTITUTE HOTEL MIER *

Medical center - Hotel MIER - Bojnice is located directly in the center of Bojnice spa in beautiful surroundings. The hotel benefits from treatment with procedures directly at the hotel. The hotel has one outdoor swimming pool with thermal water and three indoor pools with thermal water. All pools are in operation throughout the year.

LD Slávia *

LD Slávia *

Spa house Slávia - spa Bojnice is a pension of category I 1 and 2 - bedded rooms in the beautiful surroundings of Bojnice spa. The guest house is located about 50 m from the central building of LD Mier , where healing treatments and meals are provided.

LD Zobor *

LD Zobor *

Spa house ZOBOR - located directly in the beautiful spa area of ​​Bojnice spa , the guesthouse is 100 m away from the LD Mier central building where procedures and meals are provided.

Spa house - Penzión Kľak *

Spa house - Penzión Kľak *

Spa house - Pension Klak is located directly in the beautiful spa area of ​​Bojnicke spa, just 50 m from the central LD ​​Mier building, where procedures and meals are provided.

LD Hotel BANIK (BORINA) *

LD Hotel BANIK (BORINA) *

Spa house Hotel Baník - Bojnice Spa is a first-class hotel with 1 and 2-bed rooms furnished with tasteful wooden furniture.

LD TRIBEČ - Apartment house *

LD TRIBEČ - Apartment house *

The spa house Tribeč - Bojnice Spa is located directly in the spa area. The newly built guesthouse is built in the premises of the former summer amphitheater in a pleasant forest environment on the edge of the spa . The guest house is less than 200m from the MIER.

Spa house Vila Gabriela *

Spa house Vila Gabriela *

Villa Gabriela - Bojnice Spa is located directly in the beautiful surroundings of a cozy park . The guest house is located about 100m from LD Baník , which provides therapeutic treatments and meals.

Lookout tower in Prievidza forest park

Lookout tower in Prievidza forest park

In the shadow of slender agates and pine trees, the privacy of lovers searches for privacy. The hand in hand passes through the tortuous sidewalks, separating them for a moment and rejoining them. Standing in a hug on a wooden bench, the charming children are watching on the playground. In the silence of the unobtrusive gazebo, the first moments of the night come. The poetry of romantic films is left in the forest amphitheater. From here it is only a piece of the silver lookout, where, under her balcony "Rómeo", she knows the love of her "Julia".

Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

HRADISKO The saddle beneath Vyšehrad was a strategic passage from Ponitria to Turca , already used in the beginnings of the settlement of Slovakia . The traces of settlement can be traced back to the hard-to-reach hill of Vyšehrad from the early Stone Age . Significant traces are associated with the Bronze Age and the people of the Lusatian culture (1200-700 BC) as well as with the later Iron Age (750 BC), from which many finds were found. The most important role was played by the fortification during the period of Great Moravia, when it was the center of the region . The settlement of the territory to the north required the construction of fortified sites, from which the power of Ponitria to Turca, Orava or Liptov was expanded. The defensive and commercial function of the Upper Castle gradually took over the surrounding settlements and after the demise of the Great Moravia its significance dropped. CASTLE VYŠEHRAD In the 13th century , the first written reports of Vyšehrad , which managed the Diviack family, appeared. Since 1277, it is reported that after the Mongol invasion, Vyšehrad was remembered only as a former castle . In the 15th century , part of the brothers, persecuted by the royal troops, resorted to Vyšehrad. From this period, finds of weapons , various iron objects , components of horse harnesses , corners , and especially coins are coming . NPR VYŠEHRAD The territory at the top is part of Vysehrad NPR. Vyšehrad is a national nature reserve since 1973 . A territory with the 4th degree of protection covers the top part of Vyšehrad and a large part of the western foothill with an area of ​​more than 48 hectares. The object of the protection is the Vyšehrad limestone massif with forest vegetation and rare species of insects .

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