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Small Romanesque Church in Haluzice

Church

Northwest of Nové Mesto nad Váhom we can find the Bošácka dolina valley, part of the Biele Karpaty (White Carpathians) ridge. There on a hill stands its silent guardian – a fortified small Romanesque church in Haluzice.

The River Váh valley used to be protected by a system of fortified castles that provided some a degree of protection to local inhabitants against destructive raids of the enemy. Location of the small church; however, did not have any protective function in this system. Therefore, a stone wall with towers and loopholes was built around the church.  In times of anguish, the church provided a temporary refuge to the locals.

First written account dates back to 1299, mentioning a siege of this piece of land of Matthew Czak “of Trenčín“ by the royal army. Later, the church was rebuilt into the Gothic and Renaissance style.  It became abandoned in the 19th century and later partly reconstructed and conserved in 1960s.  Presently, the church is used for celebrating the mass and even weddings.  

North of this place, there is a 50 metres deep “Haluzická prierva“ fault. The fault is approximately 1km long and 200 metres wide. Erosion by the Haluzice brook to the low-aluminium shale and dolomite formations of this flysch zone of the Biele Karpaty Mts. caused that the northern fortification of the church fell into the abyss. In times past, people used to walk over the brook on a bench. Today, this abyss is a protected landscape territory.

Off the church hill, there is a magnificent view on the River Váh watershed and the castles Trenčiansky hrad and Beckovský hrad.

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Places Around

Observation tower Hájnica

Observation tower Hájnica

Hájnica hill standing above the village of Haluzice is a resting place for those seeking relaxation in the heart of nature – just climb up Hájnica observation tower and enjoy views of the surrounding villages and their architectural gems – the Romanesque church in Haluzice or the Baroque church in Bošáca. The wooden observation tower is surrounded by huge hills, majestic castles (Beckov, Tematín and Trenčiansky castle) and beautiful canyons and valleys. There she stands with grace and enjoys her precious castle neighbors. The scent of wildflowers, sunrays, and the sound of bells coming from the village church create a unique atmosphere.

Zelená voda (dam)

Zelená voda (dam)

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The observation tower Veľký Lopeník

The observation tower Veľký Lopeník

The spirit of kopanice in the county near New Bošáca can be felt anywhere around Veľký Lopeník. The hill featuring the original observation tower is located on the Czech-Slovak border. The tower is a gorgeous feature of this breathtaking place on the Moravian-Slovak border. You will love it for its architectural design and an amazing view. It stands there thanks to Moravians and Slovaks - villagers from surrounding villages who financially supported its construction. The observation tower is a symbol of friendship between the two nations - Czechs and Slovaks who regularly meet and enjoy the beauty of the region under Veľký Lopeník.

The observation tower Inovec

The observation tower Inovec

On the top of Inovec stands a meteorological observation tower called, "Helene." She’s truly elegant. She’s an "Iron Lady" evoking respect. To visit her you have to overcome your fear of heights. The breathtaking view is, however, totally worth it. Iron "Helena" is noble and generous, offering a view over rocky peaks of the surrounding mountains. Thank You "Iron Lady". Our visit was exciting and spectacular.

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Autocamping Trenčín na Ostrove

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The observation tower Soblahov

The observation tower Soblahov

Very nice wooden observation tower standing above the village of Soblahov was built on a meadow next to the local cemetery. From the southwest side it overlooks the massive forest wall, Strážov mountains and Považský Inovec with its landmark, peak Inovec. The lovely tower shaped like a shelter lures its visitors for a walk through the meadow which a century ago featured a forest railway. You will find yourself in a place straight out of a fairytale. Hills illuminated by sunlight and the wooden tower standing in the middle of the meadow as an enchanting cabin attracting pilgrims from afar. Enter the tower, climb up its stairs and enjoy a breathtaking view. You will smell the fresh scent of wood and feel the touch of the sun´s rays. "Feel like at home ... Take your time, enjoy, relax you, help yourself ...". Thank you for this warm welcome. It was a pleasant visit. We promise we will come back again and will take you with us.

The observation tower Malý Jelenec

The observation tower Malý Jelenec

A view from the high wooden observation tower on Malý Jelenec is indeed fascinating. The tower is partially surrounded by trees and offers a fascinating view of the enchanting scenery - Strážov mountains and Vršatecké rocks with beautiful mountain dominants cannot be outdone. In the distance a sharp eye will see the towering peaks of Martinské Hole. The surrounding villages and towns like Nemšová, Trenčianske Teplice and Trenčín boast with the panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. The tower is located in the middle of the green meadow closed by the forest from both sides. The path leading from the meadow ends in Trenčianska Závada near the farm Uhliská. The observation tower on Malý Jesenec paints an attractive image of the beauty of the Slovak nature.

Observation tower Brestovec

Observation tower Brestovec

A spectacular 21.5 meters high wooden observation tower Brestovec - Poľana stands on the edge of the grove in the picturesque village of Brestovec. It was built in 2009 at an altitude of 580 meters. The tower has 137 steps and its viewing platform is 20 meters above the ground. The platform is secured with sixteen wire ropes, thus making it safe even in the windy weather, although it slightly wobbles. When the weather is nice, visitors can see the White Carpathiansw, Myjava hills, Little Carpathians, Považský Inovec, Tribeč, Vtáčnik and Strážov mountains, Veľká Javorina, Inovec, Strážov, Mahár, Branč castle, Záruby and Ostrý vrch with a wind farm. The road towards the tower leads from Myjava through Vrbovce to Brestovec. After climbing a steep hill in Brestovec turn to Poľana and after one and a half kilometers there is a bus stop. From there it is only 500 meters long walk to the tower.

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ASTON SPORT CENTER AS TRENČÍN

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LANIUS - Trenčiansky pivovar

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Hotel Pod Hradom ***

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Coffee Sheep Café

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Wine Shop INVIVE

Wine Shop INVIVE

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Hotel Diana **

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Hotel Javorina *

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Penzión Gazdovský dvor

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Hotel Pod Hradom ***

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Marián Gáborík Arena, Hotel Marián Gáborík ***

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Spa Hotel SLOVAKIA ***

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ASTON SPORT CENTER AS TRENČÍN

ASTON SPORT CENTER AS TRENČÍN

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Golfový a športový klub Trenčín

Golfový a športový klub Trenčín

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Tarzánia Trenčín

Tarzánia Trenčín

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Marián Gáborík Arena, Hotel Marián Gáborík ***

Marián Gáborík Arena, Hotel Marián Gáborík ***

Marián Gáborík - investor / founder of the arena: "It is a fulfillment of one of my dreams. In Trenčín I made my first hockey steps, taught the first handles and shot goals. I am grateful to have this opportunity and thanked for what I have given hockey, I also wanted to help other boys and girls to have the conditions to fulfill their sports dreams. "

Spa Hotel SLOVAKIA ***

Spa Hotel SLOVAKIA ***

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Spa of Trenčianske Teplice

Spa of Trenčianske Teplice

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Kúpele Zelená Žaba

Kúpele Zelená Žaba

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Golf & Country Club Piešťany

Golf & Country Club Piešťany

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Thermal swimming pool Eva

Thermal swimming pool Eva

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Slovak Health Spa Piestany

Natural healing sources - thermal mineral water and unique sulfuric mud - are the cornerstones of the spa.

Observation tower Hájnica

Observation tower Hájnica

Hájnica hill standing above the village of Haluzice is a resting place for those seeking relaxation in the heart of nature – just climb up Hájnica observation tower and enjoy views of the surrounding villages and their architectural gems – the Romanesque church in Haluzice or the Baroque church in Bošáca. The wooden observation tower is surrounded by huge hills, majestic castles (Beckov, Tematín and Trenčiansky castle) and beautiful canyons and valleys. There she stands with grace and enjoys her precious castle neighbors. The scent of wildflowers, sunrays, and the sound of bells coming from the village church create a unique atmosphere.

The Castle of Beckov

The Castle of Beckov

The castle stands on a steep 50 m tall rock in the village Beckov. The dominance of the rock and impression of invincibility it gaves, challenged our ancestors to make use of these assets. The result is a remarkable harmony between the natural setting and architecture.

House of Wards

House of Wards

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Manor house Kočovce

Manor house Kočovce

Concert in the arms of romance..Also in the village of Kočovce, near the Nové Mesto nad Váhom, there is a romantic three-winged wardrobe surrounded by a maintained park.

The observation tower Veľký Lopeník

The observation tower Veľký Lopeník

The spirit of kopanice in the county near New Bošáca can be felt anywhere around Veľký Lopeník. The hill featuring the original observation tower is located on the Czech-Slovak border. The tower is a gorgeous feature of this breathtaking place on the Moravian-Slovak border. You will love it for its architectural design and an amazing view. It stands there thanks to Moravians and Slovaks - villagers from surrounding villages who financially supported its construction. The observation tower is a symbol of friendship between the two nations - Czechs and Slovaks who regularly meet and enjoy the beauty of the region under Veľký Lopeník.

Čachtické podzemie

Čachtické podzemie

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Draškovičovský manor house

Draškovičovský manor house

The beauteous beauty of the bloody coral...Those who delight in the Čachtice community in the West Slovak community to learn more than the bizarre stories about the bloody Count of Alžbeta Báthory in the mysterious castle of the castle, take the direction to the Renaissance manor in the village. The Draškovičovský manor house was built in 1668 and enlarged at the end of the 17th century.

Mestské divadlo Trenčín

Mestské divadlo Trenčín

Súbor pôsobí predovšetkým v Meste Trenčín a jeho členovia sú väčšinou Trenčania.

The observation tower Inovec

The observation tower Inovec

On the top of Inovec stands a meteorological observation tower called, "Helene." She’s truly elegant. She’s an "Iron Lady" evoking respect. To visit her you have to overcome your fear of heights. The breathtaking view is, however, totally worth it. Iron "Helena" is noble and generous, offering a view over rocky peaks of the surrounding mountains. Thank You "Iron Lady". Our visit was exciting and spectacular.

The observation tower Soblahov

The observation tower Soblahov

Very nice wooden observation tower standing above the village of Soblahov was built on a meadow next to the local cemetery. From the southwest side it overlooks the massive forest wall, Strážov mountains and Považský Inovec with its landmark, peak Inovec. The lovely tower shaped like a shelter lures its visitors for a walk through the meadow which a century ago featured a forest railway. You will find yourself in a place straight out of a fairytale. Hills illuminated by sunlight and the wooden tower standing in the middle of the meadow as an enchanting cabin attracting pilgrims from afar. Enter the tower, climb up its stairs and enjoy a breathtaking view. You will smell the fresh scent of wood and feel the touch of the sun´s rays. "Feel like at home ... Take your time, enjoy, relax you, help yourself ...". Thank you for this warm welcome. It was a pleasant visit. We promise we will come back again and will take you with us.

The observation tower Malý Jelenec

The observation tower Malý Jelenec

A view from the high wooden observation tower on Malý Jelenec is indeed fascinating. The tower is partially surrounded by trees and offers a fascinating view of the enchanting scenery - Strážov mountains and Vršatecké rocks with beautiful mountain dominants cannot be outdone. In the distance a sharp eye will see the towering peaks of Martinské Hole. The surrounding villages and towns like Nemšová, Trenčianske Teplice and Trenčín boast with the panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. The tower is located in the middle of the green meadow closed by the forest from both sides. The path leading from the meadow ends in Trenčianska Závada near the farm Uhliská. The observation tower on Malý Jesenec paints an attractive image of the beauty of the Slovak nature.

Observation tower Brestovec

Observation tower Brestovec

A spectacular 21.5 meters high wooden observation tower Brestovec - Poľana stands on the edge of the grove in the picturesque village of Brestovec. It was built in 2009 at an altitude of 580 meters. The tower has 137 steps and its viewing platform is 20 meters above the ground. The platform is secured with sixteen wire ropes, thus making it safe even in the windy weather, although it slightly wobbles. When the weather is nice, visitors can see the White Carpathiansw, Myjava hills, Little Carpathians, Považský Inovec, Tribeč, Vtáčnik and Strážov mountains, Veľká Javorina, Inovec, Strážov, Mahár, Branč castle, Záruby and Ostrý vrch with a wind farm. The road towards the tower leads from Myjava through Vrbovce to Brestovec. After climbing a steep hill in Brestovec turn to Poľana and after one and a half kilometers there is a bus stop. From there it is only 500 meters long walk to the tower.

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Pod najvyšším vrchom Bielych Karpát, v malebnej dedinke Lubina sa 27. júla 2019 v areály amfiteátra ROH uskutoční minifestival pre deti aj dospelých.