Tatra Mountains Tours

UNESCO Wooden Churches Tour

  • UNESCO Wooden Churches Tour

Tour Overview

Specific samples of sacred architecture in Slovakia are the wooden churches. Among the oldest are the Gothic wooden churches (for example Hervartov). The "articled" churches are other type of wooden churches (for instance Kezmarok). There is also a third type of wooden churches built in eastern Slovakia, mostly in the 18th century. First they were owned by the Greek Catholic denomination, later some of them were changed into Orthodox churches. Wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, which were added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage List in 2008. During our tour you will see all three types of wooden churches.

Visited sites:
  • Kezmarok: Wooden church - One of the best preserved Slovak wooden sacral churches - articled Evangelical Church of the Holy Trinity included in UNESCO Word Heritage list.
  • Ladomirova: Wooden church - The Greek Catholic wooden church of St Michael the Archangel in Ladomirova was built in 1742 without a single metal nail. The church is included in UNESCO Word Heritage list.
  • Bodruzal: Wooden church - The Greek Catholic wooden church of St Nicolas built in 1658. The church was completely reconstructed in summer 2004. The church is included in UNESCO Word 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.

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.

Partners
Pension Atrium Hotel Hviezdoslav

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