We will take you to one of the best preserved medieval castles in Slovakia and even in the whole Europe – to Orava Castle during this day tour. The majestic castle is perched high on a cliff 112 meters above the Orava river. You can walk through the castle with our guide or on your own with an audio guide (mobile app in your phone). It depends on you.
After the tour you will visit unique articular wooden church in Lestiny listed in UNESCO World Heritage. Articular wooden churches had to be built just out of wood, without a single nail and within one year. However they are still used for regular services nowadays. The interior of the church includes typical flower ornaments on the walls, a baroque altar and a carved pulpit.
VISITING ZILINA, TRENCIN, PIESTANY,…??
Day Tours are intended for visitors of the north-west Slovakia, e.g. the towns of Žilina, Trenčín, Piešťany and surroundings. Are you on a business trip? Visiting a spa resort or backpacking in Slovakia? Then this trip is right for you. We will pick you up in your hotel and drop you off back.
Pick and drop off in Piestany costs 20 EUR extra/car. If you would like to book this tour, but you are based in a different place than mentioned before, don´t hesitate to contact us, even if you are visiting the different part of Slovakia.
Check the availability directly at [email protected] or via Whatsapp at +421 902 200 035
HOW TO JOIN FROM BRATISLAVA??
Get on the train R603 at 7:27 from Bratislava and get off the train in the town of Žilina at 9:29, which is a final destination. We will meet you at the train station. It´s fairly easy to take the train.
You can buy the train tickets in advance here: http://www.slovakrail.sk/en.html
You should book the tickets back to Bratislava after 16:00 or later and you can also walk through the historical center of Žilina.
What is included in this tour?
- Guiding during the day
- Hotel pick up and drop off around Zilina, Trencin
- Entry fee to the Orava castle
- Transport from other place then the town of Trencin, Zilina or Piestany
- Pick up and drop off in Piestany +20 EUR/car
We will meet in the morning at 9:00 in Žilina or 8:30 in Trenčin and Piestany.
We will visit the Orava castle first after a scenic drive. After the tour we can stop for lunch in Dolny Kubin or simply enjoy your packed lunch.
After lunch break we will drive through a picturesque country side to the village of Lestiny to visit the church and finally back to the pick-up place or other place upon your request. You will be back at around 15-16:00.