12-Day Slovakia Road Trip from Bratislava to Bojnice, Poprad, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, Zilina, and District of Trenčín

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Experience the freedom of the open road in Slovakia as you embark on an unforgettable 12-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Bratislava, Old Town, Bojnice, Liptovská Osada, Lúčky, Poprad, Malá Franková, Červený Kláštor, District of Kežmarok, Žehra, Hrabušice, Spišské Tomášovce, District of Spišská Nová Ves, Vysoké Tatry, Ždiar, Tatranská Lomnica, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, Zilina, Terchová, Lietava, District of Trenčín, Brezová pod Bradlom, District of Považská Bystrica, Devín, Beckov, and Karlova Ves. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Slovakia takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 3 nights in Bratislava, 1 night in Bojnice, 3 nights in Poprad, 2 nights in District of Liptovský Mikuláš, 1 night in Zilina, and 1 night in District of Trenčín. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Slovakia. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Bratislava, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Slovakia on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Slovakia. Bratislava Castle and Treetop Walk Bachledka are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Bratislava, Old Town, Bojnice, Liptovská Osada, Lúčky, Poprad, Malá Franková, Červený Kláštor, District of Kežmarok, Žehra, Hrabušice, Spišské Tomášovce, District of Spišská Nová Ves, Vysoké Tatry, Ždiar, Tatranská Lomnica, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, Zilina, Terchová, Lietava, District of Trenčín, Brezová pod Bradlom, District of Považská Bystrica, Devín, Beckov, and Karlova Ves, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Slovakia. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Slovakia.

Throughout your road trip in Slovakia, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Slovakia.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Slovakia fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Slovakia today!

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Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
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Destinations

Bratislava - city in SlovakiaBratislava / 3 nights
Žilina - region in SlovakiaŽilina / 1 night
District of Trenčín - city in SlovakiaTrenčín / 1 night
Bojnice - neighborhood in SlovakiaBojnice / 1 night
District of Poprad - city in SlovakiaPoprad / 3 nights
Liptovský Mikuláš - town in SlovakiaDistrict of Liptovský Mikuláš / 2 nights

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View on Bratislava castle and old town over the river Danube in Bratislava city, SlovakiaBratislava Castle
Treetop Walk Bachledka, Malá Franková, District of Kežmarok, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaTreetop Walk Bachledka
Devin Castle Fortified Walls Rocks DanubiaDevín Castle
View of the High Tatras mountains from Hrebienok located in the Tatra National park, SlovakiaHrebienok
Low Tatras National Park, Liptovská Osada, District of Ružomberok, Region of Žilina, Central Slovakia, SlovakiaLow Tatras National Park
Surf WavesAquapark Tatralandia
Castle of Spirits (Bojnice Castle), Bojnice, District of Prievidza, Region of Trenčín, Western Slovakia, SlovakiaCastle of Spirits (Bojnice Castle)
BACHLEDKA Ski & Sun, Ždiar, District of Poprad, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaBACHLEDKA Ski & Sun
Ruins of Spiš Castle (Slovakia) on late summer sunsetSpiš Castle
A street in the Old town of Bratislava, Slovakia, leading to Michael's gate towerMichael's Gate
View from above of touristic facility and lake "Skalnatá dolina" in High Tatra Mountains of SlovakiaSkalnatá dolina
Lyžiarske stredisko Tatranská Lomnica, Tatranská Lomnica, Vysoké Tatry, District of Poprad, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaVysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica
Picturesque autumn landscape with yellow trees, blue cloudy sky and reflection in the water, National park Slovak paradise, SlovakiaSlovak Paradise National Park
Bojnice castle in Slovakia, EuropeBojnice Zoo
A beautiful view of a small waterfall in Slovakia, more precisely Jánošíkové Diery.Jánošíkové diery
Trenčín (Trencin) Castle is a castle above the town of Trencin in western Slovakia. Spring nature, flowering trees, medieval castleTrenčín Castle
Bratislava Zoo, Karlova Ves, Mlynská dolina, District of Bratislava IV, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaBratislava Zoo
St. Elisabeth's Church commonly known as the Blue Church is a secessionist Hungarian Catholic church (Jugendstil, Art Nouveau) in Bratislava, SlovakiaChurch of St Elisabeth
Čumil is the metal statue depicts plumber peeking out of open sewer manholeČumil
 The Slavín is a memorial monument and military cemetery in the Slovak capital. It is the burial ground of thousands of Soviet Army soldiers who fell during WW2.Slavín
Sad Janka Kráľa, Dvory, Petržalka, District of Bratislava V, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaSad Janka Kráľa
UFO Lookout Tower, Dvory, Petržalka, District of Bratislava V, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaMost SNP (UFO Tower)
Lúčanský vodopád
Entrance to the Belianska CaveBelianska Cave
View on Bratislava city with St. Martin's Cathedral and Danube river, Bratislava, Slovakia.St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
Castle of Beckov, Beckov, District of Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Region of Trenčín, Western Slovakia, SlovakiaCastle of Beckov
Red Monastery, Červený Kláštor, District of Kežmarok, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaRed Monastery
Fatra-OP, Terchová, District of Žilina, Region of Žilina, Central Slovakia, SlovakiaMalá Fatra
Slovak National Theatre, Oblasť Dunajská, Bratislava - mestská časť Staré Mesto, District of Bratislava I, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaSlovak National Theatre
ZOO in Spišská Nová Ves, Spišská Nová Ves, District of Spišská Nová Ves, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaZOO in Spišská Nová Ves
Cairn of Milan Rastislav Stefanik
Kežmarok Castle Slovakia, Kežmarok, District of Kežmarok, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaKežmarok Castle Slovakia
Photo of View of Hviezdoslav Square, pedestrian zone in Dolny Kubin town during sunny day in summer. Hviezdoslavovo námestie
Statue of Juraj Jánošík
Photo of Slovakia - Budatin castle in Zilina.Budatín Castle
Cave of Liberty, Demänovská Dolina, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, Region of Žilina, Central Slovakia, SlovakiaCave of Liberty
Tomášovský view, Spišské Tomášovce, District of Spišská Nová Ves, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaTomášovský view
Prielom Hornádu, Hrabušice, District of Spišská Nová Ves, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaPrielom Hornádu
Photo of Beautiful building of the Primate's Palace, Bratislava, Slovakia.Primate's Palace
Photo of Bratislava, Slovakia: Grassalkovich palace, the presidential palace, official residence of the president of Slovakia; a Rococo late Baroque summer palace with a garden.Grassalkovich Palace
Castle Lietava, Lietava, District of Žilina, Region of Žilina, Central Slovakia, SlovakiaCastle Lietava
Považský castle
Pltníctvo Červený Kláštor
Photo of Demanova Cave of Freedom or Demänovská Cave of Liberty Discovered in 1921 and opened to the public in 1924, it is the most visited cave in Slovakia.Demänovská Cave of Liberty
Photo of Bratislava Transport Museum,Slovakia.Bratislava Transport Museum
Manínska tiesňava
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Day 1

Day 1 – Bratislava - arrival day

  • Bratislava - Arrival day
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  • Bratislava Castle
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Your road trip adventure in Slovakia begins as soon as you reach Bratislava and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Bratislava for 2 nights and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Bratislava is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Find your way to your hotel in Bratislava. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Slovakia. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Bratislava. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

An excellent example is the popular Gatto Matto Panská. Serving a menu of mouthwatering dishes, this restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,308 customers.

Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,221 customers, this famous restaurant is one of the city's most recommended places to eat.

If you wish to dine at a restaurant locals love, go to the wonderful Bratislava Flagship. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 5,068 customers, and is an awesome place to satisfy your craving for good food and service.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit The Dubliner Irish Pub, one of the best bars in the city. The Dubliner Irish Pub is an excellent place to have a refreshing evening drink after exploring Bratislava. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,012 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals at Meštiansky pivovar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,331 customers.

FABRIKA the beer pub also belongs to the list of the best bars in Bratislava, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,207 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 12-day road trip in Slovakia!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Bratislava

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Drive 8 km, 1 hour 12 min

  • Bratislava Transport Museum
  • Slavín
  • Slovak National Theatre
  • Church of St Elisabeth
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On day 2 of your road trip in Slovakia, you’ll start and end your day in Old Town, but spend the day exploring what’s beyond the town. Since you will return to Bratislava for 1 night more, there’s no need to rush. Experience Old Town, Bratislava, and Bratislava to the fullest today with this curated day itinerary!

Set your GPS to Old Town and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 12 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Old Town beckons with new experiences!

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Bratislava.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Bratislava's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Make sure to reserve a table at Urban House, an iconic dining spot in Bratislava. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,858 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at 17’s BAR while in Bratislava. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,908 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Lemontree & Sky Bar Restaurant Bratislava, a favorite in Bratislava. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,849 discerning guests.

When you’ve finished your meal, Bukowski Bar is one of the best bars in Bratislava for an after-dinner drink. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,608 customers.

Dolnozemská is another of the most popular bars in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

Alternatively, check out Zbrojnoš pub. This popular place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, as rated by 595 customers.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Slovakia!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Bojnice

  • Bratislava
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Drive 191 km, 2 hours 28 min

  • Primate's Palace
  • Čumil
  • Michael's Gate
  • St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
  • Hviezdoslavovo námestie
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 of your road trip in Slovakia. Today, you will make 2 stops and experience some of the highlights of Bratislava and Bojnice. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Bojnice, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Bojnice. This car ride takes around 2 hours 10 min.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Bojnice, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

As you explore more of Bojnice, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Slovakia!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Liptovská Osada and Poprad

  • Bojnice
  • Poprad
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Drive 200 km, 3 hours 14 min

  • Castle of Spirits (Bojnice Castle)
  • Bojnice Zoo
  • Low Tatras National Park
  • Lúčanský vodopád
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 4 of your road trip in Slovakia. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Bojnice, Liptovská Osada, Lúčky, and Poprad. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Poprad. You will spend 3 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Lúčky and set your GPS to Poprad. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 51 min. Upon reaching Poprad, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Poprad. Poprad offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Poprad. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

An excellent example is the popular La Crêperie. Serving a menu of mouthwatering dishes, this restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 717 customers.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,293 customers, this famous restaurant is one of the town's most recommended places to eat.

If you wish to dine at a restaurant locals love, go to the wonderful Dobré časy. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,984 customers, and is an awesome place to satisfy your craving for good food and service.

After your meal, consider going for a drink to celebrate this wonderful night in Slovakia. One of the best bars in the city is Restart Burger. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,967 customers.

To gain one of the best bar experiences in Poprad, we recommend the cocktails at Hodovňa. This bar has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,148 customers and is an excellent place to make local friends.

Another of the best spots to experience the nightlife scene in Poprad is NEW CHICAGO - Veselá krčma. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 461 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Poprad and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Slovakia!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Malá Franková and Poprad

  • Poprad
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Drive 131 km, 2 hours 46 min

  • Kežmarok Castle Slovakia
  • Treetop Walk Bachledka
  • Pltníctvo Červený Kláštor
  • Red Monastery
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On day 5 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Malá Franková. You’ll stay in Malá Franková for 2 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Slovakia is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Poprad. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

Make sure to reserve a table at La Primavera Pizzeria, an iconic dining spot in Poprad. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,320 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at PREZO Restaurant while in Poprad. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,165 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Minipivovar TATRAS, a favorite in Poprad. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 707 discerning guests.

After dinner, visit Brick, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Poprad. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 305 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like JM Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 110 customers.

Alternatively, locals recommend Club 24 - To pravé miesto na zábavu. This bar, rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 472 customers, is one of the best bars in the city of Poprad.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Slovakia!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Žehra, Hrabušice, Spišské Tomášovce, and Poprad

  • Poprad
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Drive 146 km, 3 hours 17 min

  • Spiš Castle
  • ZOO in Spišská Nová Ves
  • Tomášovský view
  • Prielom Hornádu
  • Slovak Paradise National Park
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Day 6 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Žehra for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Žehra has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Žehra offers and add your favorites to your Slovakia travel package below.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Poprad's best restaurants.

Reserve a table at Popradská Plzeňka, a renowned restaurant in Poprad. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 617 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Lahodnosti while in Poprad. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 546 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Poprad at U Septima, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,222 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink after dinner, Tatran Pub Poprad is a great place to go. Around 265 customers have rated this popular bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Zanzibar has an atmosphere and drink selection that guests especially enjoy. Zanzibar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 151 reviews and is considered one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Nový Luník PUB. If this is where the night will take you, you’re in for a fun time in Poprad. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 124 customers.

Say good night to Poprad and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Slovakia!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Ždiar, Vysoké Tatry, and District of Liptovský Mikuláš

  • District of Liptovský Mikuláš
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Drive 128 km, 2 hours 25 min

  • BACHLEDKA Ski & Sun
  • Belianska Cave
  • Skalnatá dolina
  • Vysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica
  • Hrebienok
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable road trip in Slovakia. Today you will explore Vysoké Tatry, Ždiar, Vysoké Tatry, Tatranská Lomnica, Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina, and District of Liptovský Mikuláš, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in District of Liptovský Mikuláš. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

Kick off the day at Vysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 12,003 reviews.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Vysoké Tatry. This drive usually takes around 17 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Make Skalnatá dolina your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this valley an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 11,095 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, District of Liptovský Mikuláš. This car ride takes around 47 min.

At the end of the day, you will drive to District of Liptovský Mikuláš, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in District of Liptovský Mikuláš.

Don't forget to book a table at Bonsai restaurant, a well-known eatery in District of Liptovský Mikuláš. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 758 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit PÁVIK while exploring District of Liptovský Mikuláš. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 654 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Route 66, a popular restaurant in District of Liptovský Mikuláš. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 5,684 discerning diners.

If you're looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Good Mood Pizza & Bar, claiming it's one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 760 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Central Perk. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 381 customers.

Industry Pub is another top-rated bar where you can spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 173 customers.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Slovakia.

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Day 8

Day 8 – District of Liptovský Mikuláš

  • District of Liptovský Mikuláš
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Drive 36 km, 48 min

  • Aquapark Tatralandia
  • Demänovská Cave of Liberty
  • Cave of Liberty
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At the end of the day, you'll drive back to District of Liptovský Mikuláš, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

Kick off the day at Demänovská Cave of Liberty, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This cave is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,714 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Cave of Liberty. Cave of Liberty is a sightseeing destination with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,588 reviews.

District of Liptovský Mikuláš’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Repiská behind. This drive usually takes around 14 min. District of Liptovský Mikuláš welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to District of Liptovský Mikuláš and your accommodation.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of District of Liptovský Mikuláš's best restaurants.

Make a reservation at Restart Burger, a popular dining spot in District of Liptovský Mikuláš. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,779 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Liptovská izba while indulging in the charm of District of Liptovský Mikuláš. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, cherished by 2,572 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Soda Club Restaurant, a treasured establishment in District of Liptovský Mikuláš. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,133 satisfied guests.

When you’ve finished your meal and an after-dinner drink sounds enticing, visit VELVET pub, one of the best bars in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 206 customers, and is the perfect complement to your refreshing weekend getaway experience in Slovakia.

If you would like to try another place, U muzikantov is another great option that serves a variety of drinks. Considered one of the most popular bars in District of Liptovský Mikuláš, this bar is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 239 customers.

Jumbo Pub is also a great bar where you can have nice chats with locals and fellow travelers in the area. Jumbo Pub has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 265 customers.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Slovakia!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Zilina

  • Žilina
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Drive 135 km, 2 hours 51 min

  • Jánošíkové diery
  • Malá Fatra
  • Statue of Juraj Jánošík
  • Budatín Castle
  • Castle Lietava
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On day 9 of your road trip in Slovakia, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Zilina, Šparengovci, Dávidikovci, Terchová, Lietava, and Zilina. In the evening, you’ll end up in Zilina, where you will stay for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Šparengovci, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from District of Liptovský Mikuláš to Šparengovci may take around 1 hour 6 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Jánošíkové diery. This extraordinary valley has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 10,305 visitors.

When you’ve had your share of Šparengovci, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Dávidikovci. Your travel time is around 14 min.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Malá Fatra. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 6,144 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Zilina, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Zilina. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at caffé italia. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Zilina boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 516 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Zilina is Žilinská Kozlovna. It has garnered a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,918 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Manzo Steak & Burger, in Zilina. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,106 satisfied customers.

Locals recommend going for a drink at Beervana. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 982 customers.

Another popular bar you could swing by after dinner is Kingston Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 123 customers.

Smreková Koliba also makes the list of popular bars you could visit tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,589 customers.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Slovakia!

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Day 10

Day 10 – District of Považská Bystrica and District of Trenčín

  • Trenčín
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Drive 217 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • Manínska tiesňava
  • Považský castle
  • Cairn of Milan Rastislav Stefanik
  • Trenčín Castle
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On day 10 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Slovakia, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 5 destinations, District of Trenčín, Brezová pod Bradlom, Vrtižer, District of Považská Bystrica, and District of Trenčín. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in District of Trenčín, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Považský castle. Previous visitors have rated this point of interest an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 2,141 reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Vrtižer, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Brezová pod Bradlom. Your travel time is around 1 hour 23 min.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. District of Trenčín, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Brezová pod Bradlom to District of Trenčín may take around 1 hour 4 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of District of Trenčín. District of Trenčín offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of District of Trenčín's best restaurants.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in OYSHI, a distinguished dining establishment in District of Trenčín. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 561 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in District of Trenčín is Speranza. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 1,617 happy diners.

Restaurant and brewery Lanius stands out as a local favorite in District of Trenčín. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,437 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal and an after-dinner drink sounds enticing, visit Sokolovňa pub, one of the best bars in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 642 customers, and is the perfect complement to your refreshing weekend getaway experience in Slovakia.

If you would like to try another place, Urban Tavern is another great option that serves a variety of drinks. Considered one of the most popular bars in District of Trenčín, this bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 674 customers.

Da Vinci café is also a great bar where you can have nice chats with locals and fellow travelers in the area. Da Vinci café has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 384 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Slovakia.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Bratislava

  • Bratislava
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Drive 167 km, 3 hours 4 min

  • Castle of Beckov
  • Devín Castle
  • Bratislava Zoo
  • Sad Janka Kráľa
  • Most SNP (UFO Tower)
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 11 of your road trip in Slovakia. Today, you will make 5 stops and experience some of the highlights of Devín, Old Town, Beckov, Karlova Ves, and Bratislava. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Bratislava, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of District of Trenčín, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Beckov may take around 23 min. Upon your arrival in Beckov, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Beckov, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Devín may take around 1 hour 19 min. Upon your arrival in Devín, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Devín Castle. This extraordinary castle has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 17,149 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Bratislava, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Bratislava's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Book a table at Koliba Kamzík Bratislava, a famous dining establishment in Bratislava. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,646 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Bratislava is Jasmin, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.5 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 1,581 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Bratislava’s Loft Hotel Bratislava for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 929 satisfied diners.

After dinner, visit Drink in gallery Andy and experience the nightlife in the city of Bratislava. This bar is one of the best places to cap off the night and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 193 customers.

You can also hang out at CORK Wine Bar. This bar serves a variety of snacks and drinks and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 193 customers.

Locals recommend Slovak Pub, so definitely check it out too. Slovak Pub is a place to enjoy friendly chats with locals and fellow travelers and is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 11,430 bar-goers.

Say good night to Bratislava and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Slovakia!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Bratislava - departure day

  • Bratislava - Departure day
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  • Grassalkovich Palace
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Day 12 of your road trip in Slovakia is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Bratislava before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Maximize your last day in Slovakia and go on a shopping spree in Bratislava’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Slovakia, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery. Bring a bit of Slovakia home with you through these charming souvenirs.

Before you conclude your road trip in Slovakia, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Bratislava.

You’ll then say farewell to Bratislava. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Slovakia!

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