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The most beautiful trips in Štiavnické vrchy

The most beautiful trips and tours around Banská Štiavnica

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful trips in Štiavnické vrchy
Inserted: 05.11.2020
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Bánská Štiavnice itself is a very beautiful and interesting town, at the same time it is an excellent starting point for hikes in the surrounding landscape of the Štiavnica Hills, led by the highest peak of the mountains – the volcano Sitno. In addition, there are several castles and ruins that are worth a visit

1.
A tour of the Calvary in Banská Štiavnica

An amazing baroque architectural complex expressing the story of Jesus' last journey

Altitude: 695 m / 2 280 ft

The Banská Štiavnica Calvary goes beyond the usual representations of the Stations of the Cross. This is… continue reading

2.
Ascent to Sitno

Attractive top

Rating:
| Altitude: 990 m / 3 248 ft

Sitno – the dominant feature of the Štiavnica Hills, from which it is possible to see all the way to the… continue reading

3.
Šášov Castle

Picturesque ruin

Altitude: 328 m / 1 076 ft

Šášov Castle is located above the village Šášovské podhradie. The ascent to the ruins can be managed from the… continue reading

4.
Ascent to Demian

Nice view

Demian is a 685 m high peak in the Štiavnica Mountains, located above the village of Hronská Breznica. The… continue reading

5.
Zakyl Castle

Ruins in the forest

Altitude: 768 m / 2 520 ft

The ruins of Žakýl Castle are located on Brezovo vrch (812 m above sea level), about 1.5 km from the village… continue reading

6.
Desolate castle

Ruins above Zvolen

Rating:
| Altitude: 553 m / 1 814 ft

The ruins of Pustý hrad are located on a 572 m high hill above the confluence of the Hron and Slatina rivers.… continue reading

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