Winter season (from December to March)
This season is the best time to visit Slovakia, especially for lovers of exciting winter sports. There are many ski resorts around the country, where you can rent skis, and explore the beautiful mountain scenery, which is not accessible by cable car. You will also find many wonderful cafes and restaurants on the mountain.. Don’t miss to go to the Christmas shops, to buy handmade souvenirs. This is in addition to enjoying the Nutcracker performances throughout the month of December, at the Slovak National Theater in Bratislava, where the atmosphere is fun festive.
Spring (April to May):
It is one of the best seasons for tourism in Slovakia, where the climate is mild and the weather is warm. This gives you plenty of fun activities. You can also find out
On the culture, customs and traditions of the population, by attending the many festivals and celebrations, among which is Easter. This is in addition to enjoying the charming landscapes of fields, forests and fruit trees.
The language in Slovakia
The Slovak language is the official language of the Slovak Republic, spoken by more than 80% of the population. The Slovak language is a Slavic language of the broader Indo-European family of languages, spoken in Slovakia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Croatia, and Hungary. The State Language Law regulates the use of the Slovak language in the country, with penalties and fines for improper use of the language. There are some other languages spoken by minorities such as Hungarian, Hungarian, Polish, Ukrainian, Roma, Russian, German and English.
Tourist visa in Slovakia
If you plan to travel to Slovakia in order to spend an enjoyable tourist vacation, you must first obtain a travel visa, and here are the basic requirements for obtaining a visa to travel to Slovakia:
Fill out the visa application form for travel to Slovakia, sign it and pay the fee of about 60 euros.
2 recent personal photos with white background.
A passport valid for at least three months. It contains at least two blank pages.
Recent bank account statement for the last three months.
Work certificate for employees.
Book a round trip ticket to Slovakia.
Book your accommodation in Slovakia.
Health insurance covering the length of your holiday in Slovakia.
The ideal period of tourism in Slovakia
The ideal period of tourism in Slovakia is one to two weeks, to enjoy visiting its beautiful historical and tourist attractions. First, you have to Bratislava, the wonderful Slovak capital, to enjoy watching the ancient monuments, by wandering through its streets, walls and beautiful historical gate. And visit the Bratislava Castle, and the Impressive Primat Palace, which dates back to the 16th century. Then you can go to the National Theater and the Opera House, and do not miss a visit to Slovakia Paradise Park to relax and spend the most enjoyable times. And if you are in winter, you can visit the ski resorts and enjoy winter sports.
Also explore the city of Banska Stavnica, Kosice, Presov, they are all wonderful cities that we recommend you to visit. Enjoy watching the picturesque landscapes of the High Tatras, water parks, lush green forests, lakes and waterfalls, and many more.
How much does tourism cost in Slovakia?
Slovakia is one of the medium-cost tourist destinations in Europe, so you can spend a well-planned and hassle-free holiday, here is the average cost of tourism activities in Slovakia:
The average cost of a tourist per day per person is 101 euros, which is equivalent to (118 US dollars).
The average cost of meals per person per day is 30 euros (35 US dollars). The average meal cost per person is about 12 euros ($16).
The average cost of local transportation per person is 19 EUR (23 USD).
The average cost of transportation between cities in Slovakia is 52 euros (56 US dollars).
The average price for accommodation for one person in Slovakia is 47 euros (51 US dollars). The average cost of hotels for a couple is 93 euros ($109).
The average cost of leisure activities in Slovakia is 18 EUR (22 USD) per person per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums, attractions, day tours, and other expenses for sightseeing.
Thus, it becomes clear that the cost of tourism to Slovakia for two people during one week is about 1408 euros, which is approximately equivalent to 1647 US dollars.
Transportation and transportation in Slovakia
There is extensive and cheap public transport in Slovakia, especially in the big cities. The roads of Slovakia are too well maintained to be ideal for drivers but not so good for cycling. The easiest way to move between the main cities in Slovakia is the railways, and buses to move between smaller villages. The following are the types of transportation in Slovakia:
Air transport (aviation):
Czech Airlines has the only domestic air service between Bratislava and Kosice, although the best way is to take the train.
Mountain biking is ideal in Slovakia, and we advise you to try it. While cycling on Slovak roads is different, because of its danger to cyclists.
There are ferries on the Danube between the Slovak capital Bratislava and Devin Castle. The boat stops for two hours before returning to town, as it is the stand-alone stop for all Danube cruises. It is one of the most beautiful cruises and transportation in Slovakia, we advise you to try it.
There are buses in Slovakia to move between its smaller towns, and some are completely closed during the winter, so be sure to read the schedules carefully to ensure availability.
Slovakia is a very good country for road trips, as its roads are in good condition. And there are stunning views that you can enjoy watching, while driving in short distances.
Car rental in Slovakia is available in many cities, including Bratislava, Kosice and Poprad. Double check the rental equipment. I enjoy driving and exploring the most beautiful sights and charming nature.