Tatra Mountains Tours

Orava Castle, Zuberec & Lestiny Wooden Church

  • Orava Castle, Zuberec & UNESCO Wooden Church Tour in Lestiny

Tour Overview

The region of Orava lies in the north-western part of Slovakia, on the border with the Poland. The border crossing in environs of the village Oravska Polhora is also the northernmost point of Slovakia. Orava except beautiful nature has also architectural monuments in every commune. The most valuable of them is the Castle of Orava towering above the eponymous river. Samples of old popular architecture can be found in villages of Orava. They are also concentrates in the monument reserve of popular architecture in Podbiel and Open-Air Museum in Zuberec. The most important samples of old sacral architecture are wooden churches in Tvrdosin, Lestiny and Istebne.

Visited sites:
  • Oravsky Podzamok: Oravsky castle - One the most beautiful and largest castles in Slovakia, in the northern Orava region, Orava Castle is situated on a high rock above Orava river.
  • Zuberec: Open-air museum - Unique open-air Museum of the Orava Village lays on area of about 20 hectares, and on both sides of the crystal clean Studeny stream. Museum of the Orava Village is a village containing the typical folk buildings moved here from various regions of Orava.
  • Lestiny: Wooden church - The wooden Evangelical church of 1688 with wooden belfry. was included in 2008. The church is on the UNESCO Word Heritage List.

Included: Services of private English speaking guide for one day, transport by private car.

Excluded: Meals and drinks, admissions to the sites (estimated cost 15 EUR/ person).

Meeting: Poprad, Tatranska Lomnica, Stary Smokovec, Strbske Pleso.

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General information regarding day tours

  • Minimum 2 persons (tour for one person can be organised on request)
  • Departures will be agreed
  • Payment is possible in cash or bank transfer or online by card
  • 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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