12-Day Slovakia Road Trip from Kosice traveling west to Poprad, Region of Banská Bystrica, Bratislava, and Zilina

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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 Kosice, District of Stará Ľubovňa, Veľký Lipník, Malá Franková, Poprad, Vysoké Tatry, Ždiar, Tatranská Lomnica, Žehra, Hrabušice, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, Region of Banská Bystrica, Bojnice, Šamorín, Orechová Potôň, Častá, District of Pezinok, Devín, Old Town, Karlova Ves, Bratislava, Beckov, Čachtice, Zilina, Terchová, and Lúčky. 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 Kosice, 2 nights in Poprad, 1 night in Region of Banská Bystrica, 4 nights in Bratislava, and 1 night in Zilina. 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 Kosice, 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 Kosice, District of Stará Ľubovňa, Veľký Lipník, Malá Franková, Poprad, Vysoké Tatry, Ždiar, Tatranská Lomnica, Žehra, Hrabušice, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, Region of Banská Bystrica, Bojnice, Šamorín, Orechová Potôň, Častá, District of Pezinok, Devín, Old Town, Karlova Ves, Bratislava, Beckov, Čachtice, Zilina, Terchová, and Lúčky, 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
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

District of Poprad - city in SlovakiaPoprad / 2 nights
Banská Bystrica - region in SlovakiaDistrict of Banská Bystrica / 1 night
Bratislava - city in SlovakiaBratislava / 4 nights
District of Košice I - neighborhood in SlovakiaKošice I / 3 nights
Žilina - region in SlovakiaŽilina / 1 night

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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
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
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
Small tiger plays with visitors at the zoo Contact.Zoo Kontakt
 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
ZOO KosiceKošice Zoo
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
St. Elisabeth's Cathedral, Stredné Mesto, Old Town, District of Košice I, Košice, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaSt Elisabeth's Cathedral
View on Bratislava city with St. Martin's Cathedral and Danube river, Bratislava, Slovakia.St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
Červený Kameň Castle at the foot of the Malé Karpaty mountain range. SlovakiaČervený Kameň Castle
Castle of Beckov, Beckov, District of Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Region of Trenčín, Western Slovakia, SlovakiaCastle of Beckov
Malkia Park, Orechová Potôň, District of Dunajská Streda, Region of Trnava, Western Slovakia, SlovakiaMalkia Park
Fatra-OP, Terchová, District of Žilina, Region of Žilina, Central Slovakia, SlovakiaMalá Fatra
Stará Ľubovňa Castle, Stará Ľubovňa, District of Stará Ľubovňa, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaThe Ľubovňa Castle
Čachtický hrad, Čachtice, District of Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Region of Trenčín, Western Slovakia, SlovakiaČachtický hradný vrch
Slovak National Theatre, Oblasť Dunajská, Bratislava - mestská časť Staré Mesto, District of Bratislava I, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaSlovak National Theatre
X-BIONIC® SPHERE, Šamorín, District of Dunajská Streda, Region of Trnava, Western Slovakia, SlovakiaX-BIONIC SPHERE
Seagull in Clouds
Photo of View of Hviezdoslav Square, pedestrian zone in Dolny Kubin town during sunny day in summer. Hviezdoslavovo námestie
Statue of Juraj Jánošík
Pieniny National Park
Prielom Hornádu, Hrabušice, District of Spišská Nová Ves, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaPrielom Hornádu
Botanical Garden UPJŠ, Severné Mesto, Košice - mestská časť Sever, District of Košice I, Košice, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaBotanical Garden UPJŠ Košice
Observation Tower Košice, Čermeľ, Košice - mestská časť Sever, District of Košice I, Košice, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaObservation Tower Košice
Photo of Jakabov Palace in Kosice Slovakia.Jakabov palace
Sculpture Immaculata - Plague Column, Stredné Mesto, Old Town, District of Košice I, Košice, Region of Košice, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaSculpture Immaculata - Plague Column
Trinity Church

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Day 1

Day 1 – Kosice - arrival day

  • Košice I - Arrival day
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  • Jakabov palace
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Say hello to Kosice! Your exciting road trip through Slovakia is just about to start. Navigating the top places to see in the region is a breeze with a car. The rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for pickup upon your arrival in the city. You will stay in Kosice for 2 nights before you continue your adventure!

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

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Kosice. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Kosice. 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.

Book a table at Central Pub&Restaurant, a famous dining establishment in Kosice. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,705 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Kosice is Camelot - Pilsner pub & Medieval restaurant, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.4 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 1,698 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Kosice’s Pub u Kohúta for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,287 satisfied diners.

After dinner, visit Pivovar Hostinec, which is considered one of the best bars in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,088 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like U Seburgiho. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 944 customers.

Alternatively, check out Pivovar Golem. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 948 customers.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 – Kosice

  • Košice I
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Drive 25 km, 57 min

  • Košice Zoo
  • Observation Tower Košice
  • Botanical Garden UPJŠ Košice
  • St Elisabeth's Cathedral
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Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Kosice has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Kosice by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Kosice. 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.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Rosto Steak House, an acclaimed dining establishment in Kosice. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,054 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Republika Východu while experiencing the best of Kosice. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,181 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of karczma MLYN slovak restaurant, an elegant culinary destination in Kosice. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,138 previous guests.

After dinner, visit Staromestská Piváreň, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Kosice. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 911 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Zlatý Dvor. This bar has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 537 customers.

Alternatively, locals recommend Pokhoi. This bar, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 345 customers, is one of the best bars in the city of Kosice.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Slovakia!

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Day 3

Day 3 – District of Stará Ľubovňa, Veľký Lipník, Malá Franková, and Poprad

  • Poprad
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Drive 208 km, 3 hours 22 min

  • The Ľubovňa Castle
  • Pieniny National Park
  • Treetop Walk Bachledka
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On day 3 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 District of Stará Ľubovňa, Veľký Lipník, Malá Franková, and Poprad. In the evening, you’ll end up in Poprad, where you will stay for 2 nights.

After soaking in District of Stará Ľubovňa’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Veľký Lipník. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 23 min. When you arrive in Veľký Lipník, it's time to take a break from the road.

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

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

Don't forget to book a table at La Crêperie, a well-known eatery in Poprad. 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 717 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Pizzeria Utopia while exploring Poprad. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 2,293 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Dobré časy, a popular restaurant in Poprad. 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 1,984 discerning diners.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Restart Burger, one of the best bars in the city. Restart Burger is an excellent place to have a refreshing evening drink after exploring Poprad. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,967 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals at Hodovňa. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,148 customers.

NEW CHICAGO - Veselá krčma also belongs to the list of the best bars in Poprad, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 461 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Slovakia!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Vysoké Tatry, Ždiar, Tatranská Lomnica, Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina, and Poprad

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Drive 89 km, 2 hours 6 min

  • BACHLEDKA Ski & Sun
  • Belianska Cave
  • Vysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica
  • Hrebienok
  • Skalnatá dolina
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Greet day 4 of your road trip in Slovakia with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to Poprad for your remaining 1 night in the city later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Vysoké Tatry, Ždiar, Vysoké Tatry, Tatranská Lomnica, Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina, and Poprad.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Belianska Cave. This extraordinary cave has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 7,103 visitors.

After soaking in Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Tatranská Lomnica. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 12 min. When you arrive in Tatranská Lomnica, it's time to take a break from the road.

Start your day with a visit to Vysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica. This extraordinary point of interest is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 12,003 visitors.

After soaking in Tatranská Lomnica’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Vysoké Tatry. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 17 min. When you arrive in Vysoké Tatry, it's time to take a break from the road.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Poprad and your accommodation.

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

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.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Brick, claiming it’s one of the best. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 305 customers.

If you feel like going somewhere else, another popular option in the city is JM Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 110 customers.

Club 24 - To pravé miesto na zábavu is yet another top-rated place where you can easily spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 472 customers.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Slovakia!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Žehra, Hrabušice, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, and Region of Banská Bystrica

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Drive 269 km, 4 hours 30 min

  • Slovak Paradise National Park
  • Prielom Hornádu
  • Spiš Castle
  • Zoo Kontakt
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On day 5 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Slovakia, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Žehra, Hrabušice, District of Liptovský Mikuláš, and Region of Banská Bystrica. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Region of Banská Bystrica, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Region of Banská Bystrica. Region of Banská Bystrica 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.

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

Plan ahead and secure a table at Bystrická Klubovňa - member of Medusa, an acclaimed dining establishment in Region of Banská Bystrica. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,503 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of STREET FOODIE BANSKÁ BYSTRICA while experiencing the best of Region of Banská Bystrica. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 873 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Bernardov Dvor, an elegant culinary destination in Region of Banská Bystrica. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 856 previous guests.

After dinner, visit Cartel Coffee Bar & Kitchen, which is considered one of the best bars in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 906 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like Leroy Bar & Café. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 586 customers.

Alternatively, check out Beniczky cafe & wine bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 235 customers.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Slovakia!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Bojnice and Bratislava

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Drive 284 km, 3 hours 29 min

  • Bojnice Zoo
  • Castle of Spirits (Bojnice Castle)
  • Seagull in Clouds
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your road trip in Slovakia, where you’ll be making 2 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Bojnice and Bratislava. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Bratislava. Bratislava will be your home away from home for 4 nights.

Set your GPS to Bojnice and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 11 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Bojnice beckons with new experiences!

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

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.

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

Reserve your spot at Gatto Matto Panská, a popular local restaurant in Bratislava. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 3,308 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Balans Bistro during your stay in Bratislava. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,221 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Bratislava Flagship, a popular local gem in Bratislava. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 5,068 satisfied guests.

Experience the local nightlife scene. The Dubliner Irish Pub is a highly recommended bar with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,012 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar among locals like Meštiansky pivovar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,331 bar-goers.

FABRIKA the beer pub is another great bar that serves various drinks. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,207 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Slovakia!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Šamorín, Orechová Potôň, Častá, District of Pezinok, and Bratislava

  • Bratislava
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Drive 159 km, 2 hours 42 min

  • X-BIONIC SPHERE
  • Malkia Park
  • Červený Kameň Castle
  • Trinity Church
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Day 7 of your road trip across Slovakia promises a magnificent time exploring Šamorín. You have 3 nights left in Šamorín. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the town.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

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

Book a table at Urban House, 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 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,858 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Bratislava is 17’s BAR, 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 1,908 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Bratislava’s Lemontree & Sky Bar Restaurant Bratislava for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,849 satisfied diners.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city. Bukowski Bar is a popular option with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,608 customers.

Another top option is Dolnozemská. This bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

Zbrojnoš pub is also a great place to continue your evening. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 595 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Slovakia!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Devín, Karlova Ves, and Bratislava

  • Bratislava
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Drive 38 km, 1 hour 34 min

  • Bratislava Zoo
  • Sad Janka Kráľa
  • Most SNP (UFO Tower)
  • Devín Castle
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On day 8 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Bratislava, where you'll stay for 2 nights more.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Bratislava Zoo. This zoo is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 10,399 visitors.

Set your GPS to Old Town and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 6 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!

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Sad Janka Kráľa. This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Old Town, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,143 visitors.

Most SNP (UFO Tower) is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,985 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

When you’ve had your share of Old Town, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Devín. Your travel time is around 16 min.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

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

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

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Koliba Kamzík Bratislava. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Bratislava has received a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from around 1,646 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Jasmin should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Bratislava, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,581 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Loft Hotel Bratislava. This highly regarded restaurant in Bratislava has earned a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 929 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit Drink in gallery Andy to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Bratislava, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 193 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like CORK Wine Bar. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. CORK Wine Bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 193 customers.

Slovak Pub is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 11,430 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Slovakia!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Bratislava

  • Bratislava
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Drive 6 km, 1 hour 30 min

  • Slavín
  • St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
  • Hviezdoslavovo námestie
  • Čumil
  • Church of St Elisabeth
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Day 9 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Old Town for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Slovakia that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Old Town has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Slovakia by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

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

Don't miss out on experiencing Modrá Hviezda, a renowned dining spot in Bratislava. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,023 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Restaurant Parlament while immersing yourself in Bratislava. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,132 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of MOREE RESTAURANT, a beloved dining establishment within Bratislava. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 848 satisfied customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in Bratislava. Dungeon Pub is a popular option, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,013 customers.

Continue your evening at Kollarko. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,041 customers.

New Pulitzer is another place you could check out tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,196 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 – Beckov, Čachtice, and Zilina

  • Bratislava
  • Žilina
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Drive 240 km, 3 hours 30 min

  • Michael's Gate
  • Bratislava Castle
  • Slovak National Theatre
  • Castle of Beckov
  • Čachtický hradný vrch
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Dive into day 10 of your remarkable road trip in Slovakia. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Bratislava, Old Town, Beckov, Čachtice, and Zilina, 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 Zilina. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Old Town, 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 Bratislava to Old Town may take around 10 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Slovak National Theatre, a remarkable sightseeing destination where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 4,956 reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Beckov, 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 Old Town to Beckov may take around 1 hour 5 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

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.

Make sure to reserve a table at caffé italia, an iconic dining spot in Zilina. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 516 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Žilinská Kozlovna while in Zilina. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,918 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Manzo Steak & Burger, a favorite in Zilina. 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 1,106 discerning guests.

One of travelers' and locals' favorite bars in the city is Beervana. This claim is supported by 982 customers who have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you want to continue your night somewhere else, head to another popular place like Kingston Bar. This bar is a local favorite, with great drinks, lovely service, and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 123 customers.

The options in Zilina don’t end there. You could also spend some time at the excellent Smreková Koliba. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,589 customers, this bar is one of the best places to relax after a long, adventure-filled day.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Slovakia!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Šparengovci, Dávidikovci, Terchová, Lúčky, and Kosice

  • Košice I
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Drive 266 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Statue of Juraj Jánošík
  • Malá Fatra
  • Jánošíkové diery
  • Lúčanský vodopád
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 11 of your road trip in Slovakia. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 5 vibrant destinations - Šparengovci, Dávidikovci, Terchová, Lúčky, and Kosice. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Kosice. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Terchová. This drive usually takes around 32 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Terchová, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Dávidikovci may take around 6 min. Upon your arrival in Dávidikovci, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Journey into the unknown at Malá Fatra, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,144 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Kosice. Kosice 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 long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Kosice.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Slávia. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Kosice has received a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from around 908 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, San Domenico Caffe should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Kosice, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 700 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at La Hacienda. This highly regarded restaurant in Kosice has earned a rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 473 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit Cuba Libre Rum & Cigar House Košice, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Kosice. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 294 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like FEST Bar Košice. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 165 customers.

Alternatively, locals recommend JAZZ Košice. This bar, rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,069 customers, is one of the best bars in the city of Kosice.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Kosice - departure day

  • Košice I - Departure day
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  • Sculpture Immaculata - Plague Column
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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 Kosice before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Optimize your last day in Slovakia and go on a shopping spree in Kosice’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.

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

You’ll then say farewell to Kosice. 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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