Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days

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Table of Contents

Overview Of The Slovakia Road Trip Itinerary
Europe Travel Checklist
Sightseeing in Bratislava
Guided Walking Tour Bratislava
Where To Eat in Bratislava
Where to stay in Bratislava: My TOP TIPS for Accommodationlava
Where to stay in Rajecké Teplice: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation
Where to stay in Liptovský Ján: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation
Where to stay in Demänovská Valley: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation
Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras
Activities in the High Tatras
Where to stay in HIGH TATRAS – Štrbské Pleso: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation
Hiking Trail From Štrbské Pleso To Popradské Pleso
Where to stay in HIGH TATRAS – either Štrbské Pleso or in the mountains: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation
Where to stay in Banská Štiavnica: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation
More Tips For Slovakia Travel

Welcome to Slovakia, a central European country full of surprises and treasures. With my Slovakia road trip itinerary, I would like to convince you that visiting Slovakia is so much worth it

I’ve included all the Slovakian highlights in this road trip itinerary. You can be looking forward to seeing some Slovakian cities with a rich history. You’ll explore traditional Slovakian villages that reflect the life of locals and the best natural wonders in this country. You’ll also get the chance to get to know Slovakian cuisine and stop in many places where they make traditional products, which you can buy.

Let’s start our road trip Slovakia itinerary.

Slovakia road trip map

Overview Of The Slovakia Road Trip Itinerary

  1. DAY: Bratislava
  2. DAY: Bratislava ⇒ Čičmany ⇒ Rajecké Teplice
  3. DAY: Rajecké Teplice ⇒ Salaš Krajinka ⇒ Demänovská Cave of Liberty ⇒ Liptovský Ján
  4. DAY: Liptovský Ján ⇒ High Tatras (Štrbské Pleso)
  5. DAY: Hiking in the High Tatras mountains
  6. DAY: High Tatras ⇒ Spiš Castle ⇒ Slovakian Paradise
  7. DAY: Hiking in the Slovakian Paradise (Suchá Belá Gorge)
  8. DAY: Salaš Zbojská ⇒ Banská Štiavnica ⇒ Bratislava

Europe Travel Checklist

Before you set off for your Slovakian adventure, there are a couple of things you’ll need to manage. Here are the top essentials for you to think of before traveling to Europe/Slovakia:

  • travel insurance
  • car rental/train pass/tickets
  • book a flight
  • passport
  • visa
  • accommodation

Travel Insurance For Europe

Choosing travel insurance can be doubting. So I’ve done extensive research for you on the best travel insurance for Europe. Check out my article for a comparison of the best 3 travel insurance companies, so you can choose for yourself.

Get The Best Travel Insurance For Europe

Car Rental/Train Pass

You’ll need to decide whether you want to do this itinerary as a road trip and rent a car in Slovakia, or travel by train. If you want to rent a car, check out Rental Cars company for the best deals.

For private transfers, check out Get Transfers. They offer reliable transfer services within Europe. Especially if you travel in a small group, it can be a good deal to book with them.

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In case you decide to make this itinerary by train, I suggest getting an Interrail or Eurail Pass. Both enable you to travel for a certain number of days within a month or two throughout Europe. You can select the number of days and countries, and it gets much cheaper than buying a simple ticket.

If you decide to buy single tickets, check Trainline company. I always use them to search for and buy train tickets as they can reduce your fares significantly.


*Note that it’s much easier to do this itinerary with a car. Simply because you won’t get by train everywhere.
P.S. Slovakian trains are not always 100% reliable – because of their delays. They can have delays for up to 180 minutes. I am Slovakian so believe me or not, unfortunately, it’s true.

Book A Flight

Another thing you’ll need to do is to book a flight ticket.

Use flight aggregators to check the top flight deals. They gather information and all flight tickets from airlines around the world and select the best deals for you. Among the best are Skyscanner, Hopper, Kayak, and Priceline.

After you see the results in their search engines, I recommend going to the website of the particular airline they showed you. Check on the airline site for how much they offer for the same flight ticket.

If the price is more or less the same, book directly with the airline (simply because it’s easier to communicate with them if issues happen during your journey). If a flight aggregator has a much cheaper ticket, book with them.

Passport & Visa

Check the expiration date of your passport. Most airlines don’t even take you on board if your passport expires in 6 months. Avoid issues with boarding and on the road. Make sure your passport won’t expire in the next 8 months. Think about how long you’ll travel as you still have to come back home with the passport.

Lastly, check if you need visa to Slovakia. One of the best site for visa pre-check is iVisa. They also inform you about other necessary documents you might need to travel to Slovakia.


When you go through this Slovakia road trip itinerary, you’ll get accommodation tips from me in each place/city. So just scroll down and find the best hotel deals and beautiful accommodation spots in each day.

Slovakia Road Trip Itinerary 0. DAY: ARRIVE IN BRATISLAVA

The day before you start our Slovakia road trip itinerary, arrive in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. The flights to Bratislava are usually more expensive. I highly recommend flying to some nearby airports and then taking a train or a bus to Slovakia, Bratislava. You can book a train ticket at Trainline.

The nearest and most accessible airport near Bratislava is the Vienna Airport. The flights are pretty cheap, so you can fly to Vienna, then take a direct bus or train and travel to Slovakia, Bratislava.

Alternatively, if you are in the Czech Republic, visiting Prague, you can easily take a train to Bratislava. The connections are great and affordable.

Check in to your accommodation in Bratislava in the evening and enjoy the first impressions of the Slovakian capital.

PRO TIP: My favorite bus and train company in Central Europe is Regiojet. So check their rates for connections to Slovakia.

Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days Bratislava
Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days: Bratislava

Slovakia Road Trip Itinerary 1. DAY: BRATISLAVA

Let our road trip itinerary start in Bratislava. We will kick the tour off with the sightseeing of the Slovakian capital. Below, I am giving you some quick facts about Bratislava.

Quick Facts About Bratislava

Located at the border with Austria (15 minutes drive) and Hungary, Bratislava is the only capital in the world situated close to the borders of 2 countries. The Czech Republic is also not that far away, only 45 minutes drive from Bratislava, so we might actually say that the Slovakian capital stands at the border of 3 countries.

The city’s name has not always been Bratislava. It only adopted this name in 1919. Before, the town was called Pressburg. Only in 1993, Bratislava became an independent capital of the Slovakian Republic. Back then, Slovakia used to be part of Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia was a centralized country, and the main capital city was Prague.

Bratislava and UFO Restaurant
Bratislava Old Town (left side) & UFO Restaurant (right side)

Sightseeing in Bratislava

  • Bratislava Castle
  • Michael’s Gate
  • St. Martin’s Cathedral
  • Bratislava Old Town
  • UFO Restaurant & Viewing Point
  • Danube River Promenade

Bratislava Castle

Under Queen Maria Theresa, Bratislava Castle became a famous royal seat. It was built back in the 9th century and went through almost every architectural style. It used to be a Gothic castle. In 1562, it was reconstructed as a Baroque castle, and later it became a Renaissance castle.

Michael’s Gate

It’s the only Gate that has been preserved from the medieval city walls. On the top of the tower, there is a statue of St. Michael and the dragon. The building hosts an exposition of weapons.

St. Martin’s Cathedral

Not only is it the largest church in Bratislava, but also one of the oldest ones. Back in the times of the Kingdom of Hungary, the church was used for coronation purposes.

Bratislava Old Town

Stroll through the old town’s streets and enjoy good Slovakian food (such as bryndzove halusky). Get an ice cream at – Ice Saloon Luculus. I also have a little game for you here – while walking through the town, try to find an icon of Bratislava on the street: waterman.

UFO Restaurant

Visit UFO for amazing views of the Bratislava Castle, the entire city, and its surroundings. I love this restaurant. It’s a perfect place for a date night. You can only visit it for the views and don’t have to eat if you don’t want to. Or just have a coctail with stunning views of the Slovakian capital at the start of your road trip.

Danube River Promenade

Walk on the Danube promenade. It’s a beautiful romantic walk and you can do so with a visit to the UFO.

Guided Walking Tour Bratislava

Do a walking tour and see highlights of Bratislava. This walking tour the top choice to see the entire city and learn about its history and culture.

Or hop on a bus, do sightseeing from the bus, and drive alongside Danube River.


Where To Eat In Bratislava

  • Best ice creamIce Saloon Luculus in the Old Town of Bratislava
  • Buchtaren – to try traditional Slovakian dish ‘Buchta’
  • Bratislava Flagship – for traditional Slovakian cuisine

Buchta is kind of like a giant dumpling, a traditional Slovakian dish. It is usually sweet, but here, they also make savoury ‘buchta’.

After seeing Bratislava today, you can go to the Bratislava Flagship for a traditional Slovakian lunch or dinner.

You can also rent a car in the evening because you will need it for the rest of our Slovakian itinerary from tomorrow onwards. You can do so tomorrow morning as well. Just make sure you have a car from tomorrow morning.

If you don’t have a lot of time for this itinerary, check out the best day trips from Bratislava. You can at least visit a few places from this amazing country.

Where to stay in Bratislava: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation





Good morning to Bratislava. I hope you slept well. Today, we are heading off on a real Slovakian adventure. We will drive north to explore some unique places. The roads in Slovakia are well developed. You will drive through the highway initially and then follow smaller roads, which also very nice. We will first stop in a traditional picturesque Slovakian village.

Distance Bratislava ⇒ Čičmany village: 1 hour and 50 minutes (by car)

On the way to Čičmany, you can visit one of the most beautiful castles in Slovakia. It is located in Trenčín city. You can stop there for lunch or a good cup of coffee (there are some great coffee shops), or a donut on the main square. Visit Trenčiansky Castle and then continue your road trip to Čičmany.

To learn more about Trenčiansky Castle and interesting facts about the city, check out my article about the top fairy-tale castles in Slovakia.


Here in Čičmany village, the houses are built from black timber, decorated with traditional patterns, painted in white lime on each of these houses. It is a perfect showcase of Slovakian folk art. Locals started to paint their wooden houses with white lime as it helped preserve them. As they loved the design, they eventually painted almost all the houses here.

Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days Cicmany
Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days: Cicmany traditional village

Park your car and enjoy a nice walk through this small village. You can get some coffee and food at a local restaurant. Then continue your journey to Rajecká Lesná. You have driven the longest ride for today. The next 2 stops are very close to Čičmany, so you don’t have to hurry up.

Distance Čičmany village ⇒ Rajecká Lesná: 16 minutes (by car)

Rajecká Lesná

I have brought you to this small Slovakian village to see the carved wooden Bethlehem. Jozef Pekara, a Slovakian carpenter, carved this Bethlehem, and it took him 15 years to finish it. He began the construction and carving process back in 1980. As we know it, Bethlehem displays the birth of Jesus Christ and captures Bethlehem’s atmosphere, from where the story comes.

This wooden Bethlehem has all together 300 figures, and many of them are animated. It is a gorgeous artwork that you shouldn’t miss in your Slovakian itinerary. You can buy the tickets on the spot. 

It is 8.5 metres long, 2.5 metres wide, and 3 metres high, making it one of the largest carved Betlehems in Europe.

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 9am – 12:30pm / 2pm – 5:30pm

After this small excursion, let’s drive slightly further to finish the day at the local thermal Spa.

Distance Rajecká Lesná ⇒ Rajecké Teplice: 14 minutes (by car)

Rajecké Teplice

You will end the day in the Spa town of Rajecké Teplice. Enjoy the evening in the thermal baths, go for a walk around the nearby Swan Lake, and soak up the atmosphere.

Here, you will get more information for the Thermal Spa Rajecké Teplice.

Rajec, apart from being a town, is also Slovakian mineral water that comes from this region. If you want to try, you can get it in any supermarket.

Where to stay in Rajecké Teplice: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation





I hope you had a lovely relaxing time yesterday at the Spa, and you are ready to drive further north to one of the most beautiful Slovakian regions. Its name is Liptov, and it offers many beautiful nature spots and typical Slovakian villages.

As our first stop, we are heading to a traditional Slovakian village with local food and animals. Are you ready to experience how the Slovakian shepherds live?

Distance Rajecké Teplice ⇒ Salaš Krajinka: 1 hour (by car)

Salaš Krajinka

Experience the life of Slovakian shepherds in Salaš Krajinka (landscape sheds). You will learn how they treat the sheep and process the sheep milk by hands into the traditional Slovakian cheese – bryndza.

Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days Salas Krajinka
Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days: Salas Krajinka

You can also taste and buy various types of cheese at the local cottages and eat some Slovakian dishes at the local restaurant. This place is fantastic and perfectly reflects our Slovakian culture.

After, we will continue and reach the Low Tatras mountains region with spectacular nature and many highlights to see. One of them is definitely the Demänovská Valley with its caves.

Distance Salaš Krajinka ⇒ Demänovská Cave of Liberty: 1 hour (by car)

Demänovská Valley & Cave Of Liberty

Demänovská Valley is one of the most visited places in Slovakia. Not only is it a great hiking and skiing region, but it is also home to the longest cave system in Slovakia.

We are going to visit one of the caves today. Come on a tour and watch the spectacular stalactites and stalagmites inside the cave. You will also see the karst ponds and the underground River Demänovka.

Learn about the history and creation of this cave system.

Note that there are time slots for the guided tour inside the cave. There is no other option to go inside the cave except to . You can book it on the spot.

See the time slots for the tour below:

You can only pay cash (EUR), they don’t accept credit card payments.

Demanovska Cave of Liberty
Demanovska Cave of Liberty: Information about visit & Prices

After you explore the caves, let’s head to our accommodation for the night. You can either stay in Demänovská Valley or drive to Liptovský Ján to sleep in a traditional Liptov chalet.

Distance Demänovská Cave of Freedom ⇒ Liptovský Ján: 15 minutes (by car)

Liptovský Ján

Drive to Liptovský Ján. It is a charming place with traditional atmosphere of the Slovakian region, Liptov. Liptov is my favourite Slovakian region – it also perfectly reflects Slovakian culture and traditions.

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Where to stay in Liptovský Ján: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation

My recommendation: stay at the Hotel Liptovský Dvor – it has many separate wooden chalets, where you can spend the night. It is unforgetable. One chalet has a capacity of 6 people, so if you are travelling with friends and share the cost, it is a reasonable price for what you get.

Where to stay in Demänovská Valley: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation



Good morning to the Liptov region. Let’s continue our journey on the Slovakia road trip itinerary. We will leave the Low Tatras mountains and drive to Slovakia’s most beautiful spots – the High Tatras mountain range.

It is unique for its mountain lakes, unspoiled nature with many waterfalls, and incredible hiking trails. Our stop is called Štrbské Pleso. It is one of the mountain resorts in the High Tatras, where we stay overnight and enjoy the benefits of the Slovakian mountains.

Distance Liptovský Ján ⇒ Štbrské Pleso: 31 minutes (by car)

Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras

Let yourself a time to fully immerse yourself into the atmosphere of High Tatras. Today, you will have a free afternoon to explore Štrbské Pleso. You can go for a walk alongside the Štrbské Lake, further up where the ski slopes are with some local markets. Enjoy and relax.

You will have pretty much the entire day in Štrbské Pleso, so if you want, you can explore other spots in the High Tatras in the afternoon.

Below, I am giving you a few options for activities within the High Tatras.

Strbske Pleso High Tatras
Strbske Pleso: High Tatras

Activities in the High Tatras

Starý Smokovec/Hrebienok

If you are here in summer, you can head to Hrebienok, an excellent place with some activities. You can do some sliding on the hill.

Tatranská Lomnica

Visit this cute little town in the High Tatras region. You can go on a bobsled in summer, which is so much fun.

You can either drive to these places or take a local train. This train passes alongside the entire High Tatras mountain range. It is a pleasant journey, and it only costs 4 Euros for the entire day (as of year 2022).

Tomorrow, we will make a beautiful hiking trail to one of the mountain chalets, so make the most out of your relaxing afternoon.

Where to stay in HIGH TATRAS – Strbske Pleso: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation





Today, we are going on a fantastic hiking tour. Get some good breakfast to gain energy for the track.

We will walk through the forests and a rocky trail of High Tatras and visit a mountain chalet with a spectacular lake, surrounded by the rocks and mountains. The place is called Popradské Pleso.

This hiking trail is easy. You don’t have to be especially fit to reach our chalet destination.

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Popradské Pleso – your hiking destination today, High Tratras

Hiking Trail From Štrbské Pleso To Popradské Pleso

Hiking signs, High Tatras Slovakia road trip
Hiking signs in High tatras, Slovakia

Start in Štrbské Pleso town, from where head towards the Štrbské Lake (Štrbské Pleso). Just before the lake, you will have to turn right. Walk slightly further on the road until you reach a forest. This is where our hiking trail starts.

You will walk to the Popradské Pleso – don’t worry, there is no way to get lost. Hiking signs on the way (see the photo) are telling you how far your destination is and how long you still have to walk. Just make sure you are checking ‘Popradské Pleso’. That’s your destination.

Distance hiking trail Štrbské Pleso ⇒ Popradské Pleso: approx. 1 hours (on foot)

It will take you about an hour walking from Štrbské Pleso to Popradské Pleso. The walk is enjoyable, with stunning views of the mountains. Enjoy it and go at your own pace.

Once you reach the Popradské Pleso, there is a chalet, a traditional Slovakian hiking hut, where you can get lunch and snacks. After, enjoy the walk around Popradské Lake. There is a path you can follow around.

After, let’s head back to Štrbské Pleso town. You will take the same way as you walked through in the morning.

Enjoy your afternoon in the High Tatras, relax and soak up the local atmosphere.

I have put together a list of the top 9 hiking trails in High Tatras for you. It includes easy and more difficult hikes, so you can do other hikes on this day as well. Get some inspiration.

Best Hiking Trails in High Tatras

Hut-to-Hut Hiking Slovakia, High Tatras

If you like to do more serious hiking, check out my article about hut-to-hut-hiking Slovakia in the High Tatras. This is a 5-day itinerary for your hut-to-hut hiking in the High Tatras. You will walk the entire range and have so much fun, so check it out.

Hut-to-Hut Hiking Trail in High Tatras

Where to stay in HIGH TATRAS – either Štrbské Pleso or in the mountains: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation

Tonight, you can either stay in the same hotel in Štrbské Lake, or you can drive 40min further and stay in one of my favorite hotels ever, in the mountains. It is on the way, you will be closer to the attractions you are going to see and explore tomorrow:


Interesting Fact: It is located underneath Slovakian Highest Mountain = Gerlach Peak (2’655 m)


Good morning to the High Tatras. Take your time, have breakfast; today, we have a pleasant drive, visiting two beautiful things on the way.

In the morning, we will stay in the High Tatras and visit the sidewalk on the top of the trees with spectacular views. The place is called Bachledka sidewalk on the top of the trees.

Distance Štrbské Pleso ⇒ Bachledka tree-top sidewalk: 50 minutes (by car)

Bachledka Tree-Top Sidewalk

Park the car in the nearby parking place. Let’s enjoy the spectacular tree-top walk on a wooden trail. It is 1,2 kilomteres long, and on the top, you will get stunning views of the entire region.

Bachledka Tree Top Walk
Bachledka Tree Top Walk, High Tatras

Let’s continue our Slovakia road trip itinerary. We will now pass to another Slovakian region. We are about to visit one of the most beautiful Slovakian castles.

Distance Bachledka tree-top sidewalk ⇒ Spišský Castle: 1 hour (by car)

Spišský Castle

Welcome to Spišský Castle. Its construction started in the 12th century. In 1780, the castle was damaged by a fire, and since then, it has been regarded as a castle ruin.

Nevertheless, today the castle ruin looks still amazing and belongs to the largest ones in Central Europe. There is an educational trail with 8 stations to learn more about the castle ruins and surroundings.

If you are into castles, check out my article about the best 6 fairy-tale castles in Slovakia. You can add some more castles to your Slovakian itinerary.

Spissky Castle
Spissky Castle

In the afternoon, we will continue our road trip to another picturesque Slovakian region, the Slovakian Paradise (Slovenský Raj). The village we will stay overnight within Slovakian Paradise is called Podlesok.

Distance Spišský Castle ⇒ Podlesok (Slovakian Paradise): 45 minutes (by car)

Podlesok – Slovakian Paradise

You can get accommodation in the little village, Podlesok, in Slovakian Paradise.

I recommend you stay at the Autocamping Podlesok. They have chalets which you can book for a night. Alternatively, you can also go camping and sleep in a tent.

Tomorrow, we will do a beautiful walk through Slovakian Paradise, starting right here in Podlesok.

Slovensky Raj Podlesok Accommodation
Slovensky Raj – Podlesok Accommodation


Today, we are going to experience the authentic atmosphere of the Slovakian Paradise. It is full of forest walks, gorges, waterfalls, and stunning views. We will do a small hike through the Suchá Belá Gorge.

Suchá Belá Gorge

The entire Gorge is 4 kilometres long.

You will start in Podlesok, where you can leave the car and walk through the Gorge full of ladders and waterfalls. When you begin, follow the green hiking signs up.

Once you reach the end of the trail, you will go back to Podlesok, where you started. On the way back, you will follow the red and yellow hiking signs.

The entire walk will take you between 3 hours 30 minutes up to 4 hours of walking time.

This trail is the most popular within the region, and it is easy. You don’t have to be specifically fit to make it. Just enjoy the spectacular walk through the ladders, next to this gorge’s waterfalls and green forests.

Visit the official Slovakia travel website for more information about Suchá Belá Gorge.

In the afternoon, let’s get back to the car and drive slightly further to another highlight of Slovakia.

Distance Podlesok (Slovakian Paradise) ⇒ Salaš Zbojská: 1 hour & 20 minutes (by car)

Salaš Zbojská

Salaš Zbojská is another beautiful Salaš you can visit during your Slovakia Road Trip and a great place to get delicious Slovakian food. It is a quiet charming place, where you will soak up the real Slovakian atmosphere. You can also sleep here tonight.

Write them en amil and book accommodation.

Alternatively, just give them a call and book a room or a chalet. You can either sleep in a room of the main Salas building, or you can also book a traditional wooden chalet only for yourself.

The email address is:

Phone number: +421 910 418 788

Get further information about Salas Zbojska on their wbesite. Unfortunately, the website is only in Slovak language, that is why I suggest you wirte an email or call for additional information.

Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days Salas Zbojska
Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days: Salas Zbojska


Our Slovakia road trip is coming to an end. But we still have one great stop on the way before driving back to Bratislava.

In the morning, enjoy the last moments in Salaš Zbojská with its beautiful nature.

For breakfast, you have to try the local Slovakian national sweet bread: BUCHTA. Here in Salaš Zbojská, they bake fresh traditional Buchta with various flavours, and they are one of the best in entire Slovakia.

Go and check them out.

Buchta Salas Zbojska traditional Slovakian village
Buchta Salas Zbojska traditional Slovakian village

Once you are ready, let’s hit the road again. We are going to visit one of the most significant cities in Slovakia – Banská Štiavnica.

Distance Salaš Zbojská ⇒ Banská Štiavnica: 1 hour & 40 minutes (by car)

Banská Štiavnica 

Banská Štiavnica is one of the most beautiful Slovakian cities, famous for the mining industry. It is also called as Silver town, as silver was the primary raw material mined here.

In 1762, Maria Teresa established a University in this city with a centre for mining technology and science. It was the first University of that kind in Europe.

Walk through its cute streets and get some lunch.

After, I recommend you visit the mine called Štôlňa Michal. It is a very cool experience, and you will learn how they used to mine here in the past. Just a little underground adventure for you at the end of our trip.

Visit Banska Štiavnica and its website to find out more information about the city.

In the afternoon, we will drive back to the capital of Slovakia, where we started our Slovakia road trip itinerary. Enjoy the most out of the beautiful nature around.

Distance Banská Štiavnica ⇒ Bratislava: 1 hour 50 minutes (by car)

OPTIONAL: If you want, you can stay in Banská Štiavnica overnight and drive back to Bratislava in the morning.

Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days Banska Stiavnica
Slovakia road trip itinerary 8 days: Banska Stiavnica

Where to stay in Banská Štiavnica: My TOP TIPS for Accommodation



More Tips For Slovakia Travel

I hope my Slovakia road trip itinerary has helped you to plan your journey according to your needs. It will help you discover the best places to visit while in Slovakia and have a perfect Slovakia trip. You might consider doing your next holidays in Slovakia. Let me know if you need more help planning your itinerary in Slovakia or any further suggestions for what to visit here.

In case you don’t have that much time to explore Slovakia, check out my article about how many days in Slovakia you should spend. I’ve included the top 10 travel tips for visiting Slovakia, so you can choose what to see.

Or get my full itinerary for what to see in Slovakia in 3 days.

If you are interested in other itineraries that I designed for you, check out my travel itineraries.

In case you love hiking and want to see more of Slovakia, read about the perfect 5-day itinerary for hut-to-hut hiking Slovakia in the High Tatras mountains. You’ll sleep in the mountain huts and enjoy stunning Slovakian nature. Or do some of the best 9 hiking trails in High Tatras in one day. 

Also, check out my article about the best 6 fairy-tale castles in Slovakia if you want to see more of them.

After, you can also explore Czech Republic. Take my Czech Republic itinerary for 10 days that will show you the most beautiful Czech places, including Bohemian Switzerland, picturesque castles, beer spa experience, and medieval towns. Or check out the 8 most beautiful towns in Czech Republic you can visit as a next step.

Check out my article about how many countries to visit in Europe in 2 weeks with full itinerary.