Picturesque nature, gorgeous landscapes, high mountain peaks, ancient fortresses and numerous ancient castles (dwelled by ghosts, of course) are the main reasons that attract so many travelers to Slovakia every year. And there s no wonder, as the country nowadays owns all the necessary sightseeings, tourist attractions and all the kinds of entertainment that every developed European country should own.
Numerous tours and the most varied excursions, ski-resorts with nice tracks and all the necessary conditions for professionals and for the very beginners and about 1200 resorts are welcoming th foreign visitors all year round.
Bratislava is the capital of the country and at the same time one of the largest cities of Slovenia, which is also considered the main tourist center of the country. The city has a very large number of different architectural and historical sightseeings that attracts thousands of travelers from all over the world. The most popular ones among them are Bratislava Castle and all its mysterious legends and medieval ghosts, St. Martin s Cathedral and its rich history, numerous museums, art galleries and their instantly changing exhibitions. Besides that, numerous ancient castles that are spread all over the territory of Slovakia definitely deserve the additional attention.
Slovakia nowadays own nine varied national parks and about sixteen nature reserves that are carefully protected and developed. Among all the nature zones the most popular are considered Tatra National Park, Mala Fatra and Slovak National Park that attract thousands of foreign travelers not only with their picturesque nature, stunning landscapes and varied wild world, but also with the high-quality ski-resorts that are situated in the major part of large local national parks. The skiing centers are equipped with the numerous nice tracks and all the necessary conditions, intended both for professionals and for the very beginners. The ski-resorts of Slovakia are truly considered one of the best ski-centers in the whole Europe.