Nature - Slovakia Liptov, West Tatras, Low Tatras, Žiarska valley, hikinng


Hiking enthusiast, those whore are looking for quiet and tranquil places, nature beauties admirers, all those will find in here their peace of paradise.

Mountains

Just 5 minutes driving away from Bobrovec are Western Tatras. They are the 2nd. Highest mountains in the Slovakia. Most of their peaks are over than 2000 m high. The highest one is Baníkov (2178 m) They are paradise for hikers and trippers. There are Low Tatras 20 km southwards from Liptovský Mikuláš southwards (Ďumbier, 2043 m), well known by caves, and ski centre Jasná.

Valleys and Canyons

Moving west from Liptovský Mikuláš is Prosiek Canyon
(12 km far from) with its stunning nature, and Kvačany Canyon (17 km far from Liptovský Mikuláš) well known by old water mills. Breathtaking is also beautiful waterfall in Lúčky.

Moving 13km east from Liptovský Mikuláš there is Žiarska valley, well known by large cottage at the end. It is perfect for family and modest trips.

Caves

There ara 14 in Slovakia, which 3 caves are placed in Liptov area. Those unique treasures are Demänovska cave of freedom - the most famous one, Važecká cave - well known by species of cave bear and Demänovská ice cave - where internal temperatue is 0 °C - 3 °C even in summer


Links and tips

Demänovská cave of freedom
Demänovská ice cave
Važecká cave
Kvačianska dolina, Prosiecka dolina

You must have an insurance, while going to the mountains. You can get insurance via internet or in information centre in Liptovsky Mikulas.

Caves are closed on Mondays. They are usually open longer during high tourist season.



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