Tatra Mountains Tours

UNESCO Bardejov & Wooden Churches Tour

  • UNESCO Bardejov & Wooden Churches Tour
  • UNESCO Bardejov Square
  • UNESCO Bardejov City Hall
  • Hervartov Wooden Church

Tour Overview

Bardejov - Slovak UNESCO heritage is a small town but with but exceptionally complete and well-preserved fortified medieval centre, which typifies the urbanization in this part of Slovakia. Among other amazing historical sites (square, church, city hall), it also contains a Jewish quarter around a fine 18th-century synagogue.

Slovak wooden churches - part of Carpathian Mountains are great example of different religions within a small territory of central Europe - Slovakia. There are more than 60 wooden churches in Slovakia and the most of them are situated in north-east part of Slovakia. The series of eight UNESCO wooden churches includes Roman Catholic, Protestant and Greek Orthodox churches. The churches were built between the 16th and 18th centuries. The most of them are located in small isolated villages. Wood is the main construction material. The wooden churches represent traditional construction techniques. Interiors of the churches are decorated with wall and ceiling paintings and works of art that enrich the cultural significance of the properties.

Visited sites:
  • Bardejov: Central square - The most beautiful medieval square in Slovakia included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • Bardejov: St. Egidius church - Majestic gothic basilica with three naves included included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • Bardejov: City hall - Early-renaissance building typical for areas north of Alps with the fading out of late-gothic artistic and architectural details included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • Hervartov: Wooden church - Roman catholic wooden church of St Francis of Assisi is in 2008, along with seven wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountains, it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is the oldest and best preserved wooden church in Slovakia and was built by the end of the 15th century.
  • Lukov: Wooden church - This unique Greek Catholic church dedicated to Saint Kosmos and Saint Damian stands on the top of a hill at the edge of the village of Lukovnot far from the city of Bardejov. Construction of the church started in 1708 and finished the following year.

Included: Trip transport by private car, services of a guide for the entire trip as your private driver and an interpreter.

Excluded: Admissions, Food & Beverages, Pick up from other place than the High Tatras

Meeting: High Tatras area, other places on request for extra charge

Tour Map

General information regarding day tours

  • Minimum 2 persons (tour for one person can be organised on request)
  • Departures will be agreed
  • Pick up from hotel of your choice
  • Payment is possible in cash or bank transfer or online by card
  • All guides, transfers from High Tatras Mountains and information materials included
  • The lengths of the tours are approximate
  • Important: it's necessary to carry your passport with you.

Contact

TRAVELSLOVAKIA.SK sro
Slovak Tour Operator - Branch Poprad
Pension Atrium building
Sobotské námestie 25
058 01, Poprad
Slovakia

tel. : 00421 (0)918 320908
email: lenka [at] travelslovakia [dot] sk
tel. : 00421 (0)917 578990
email: barbora [at] travelslovakia [dot] sk

About

Tatra Mountains Tours is branch of the company TRAVELSLOVAKIA.SK sro incoming tour operator managing holidays for groups and individual travellers from all over the world.

Tatra Mountains Tours located in Poprad operates short breaks - private day tours around High Tatras Mountains. Our branch is located just below the Tatra Mountains in Poprad town and our guides are aunthentic local people. Although we focus on the individual tourists and small groups, we are also able to provide larger groups with the neccessary arrangements.

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