Slovakia

The most beautiful castles in Slovakia

The best of Slovakia's castles

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful castles in Slovakia
Inserted: 01.09.2021
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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In Slovakia we can find a number of beautiful castles and castle ruins. Most of them are located in the long valley of the river Váh, where trade routes guarded in the Middle Ages. We will also find one of the largest castles in all of Europe – Spiš Castle. Let's take a look at the most beautiful castles in Slovakia

1.
Spiš Castle

The largest castle in Slovakia

Rating:
| Altitude: 583 m / 1 913 ft

It is the largest castle in Slovakia. Since 1993 it has been listed at UNESCO. It is located about 1.5 km… continue reading

2.
Bratislava Castle

The most famous panorama of Bratislava

Altitude: 204 m / 669 ft

Bratislava Castle is undoubtedly one of the most famous Slovak symbols and an unmissable building in… continue reading

3.
Orava Castle

Castle on a 112 meter high rock cliff

Altitude: 534 m / 1 752 ft

Orava Castle is a castle in Slovakia in the village of Oravský Podzámok. It is a significant dominant of the… continue reading

4.
Trenčín Castle

The majestic landmark of the city of Trenčín

Altitude: 286 m / 938 ft

No matter how you approach the city of Trenčín from any direction, you will never miss the beautiful landmark… continue reading

5.
Beckov Castle

The ruins of which has its charm

Rating:
| Altitude: 215 m / 705 ft

Beckov Castle is located in the village of the same name in the district of Nové Mesto nad Váhom. The hike to… continue reading

6.
Strečno Castle

Famous ruin over the river Váh

Rating:
| Altitude: 415 m / 1 362 ft

Directly above the Váh River, on a high rock promontory, stands the extensive ruin of Strečno Castle. The… continue reading

7.
Lietavský Castle

Guardian of the Žilina Basin

Altitude: 609 m / 1 998 ft

Just a few kilometers south of Žilina is the beautiful ruins of Lietava Castle. the castle was tactically… continue reading

8.
Kežmarok Castle

Dominant Kežmarok

Altitude: 621 m / 2 037 ft

The castle from the 15th century was rebuilt into a late Renaissance chateau in the 17th century. continue reading

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