Day trips from Trenčín

Beckov Castle

Beckov Castle is a majestic monument poised on top of a 60-metre steep rock massif above the village of Beckov. The castle, situated close to the Váh River, guarded the trade route through the Váh River watershed area. Once home to kings, mighty noblemen and knights, the Castle withstood the raids of Tartars and Turks. ...

Fishpond of Machnáč

Fishpond Machnáč is a pleasant place surrounded by forests, ideal for family relaxation. Treat yourselves with gently smoked trout caught and prepared from the local fishpond. You may even catch your own trout. Children will enjoy playground and sports field, swings and a minizoo. DISTANCE FROM TRENČÍN: 25 km.
HOW TO GO THERE: Driving from Trenčín

Fishpond of Kulháň

The small village of Kulháň is located about 2 kilometers from the village of Zlatníky. In ancient times gold was mined here, and more recently was home to a glass factory and a forest railway. Today, you can find there a popular fishpond, where you can catch fish for yourself or taste finely baked and smoked trout. Between Kulháň and the nearby village of  Duchonka, a forest educational trail (less than 6 km long), with 14 species of trees. The...

Small Church in Pominovec

Legend says, that after a devastating flood that afflicted Pominovec, only four families survived. Their members were able to rescue only seven sheep out of the wild water. The saved inhabitants would later build a new settlement and call it Sedmerovec (the name means “seven sheep”). The only thing left of Pominovec has been a rare romanesque Church of St. John the Baptist from the 12th century, located on the...

Romanesque Church in Haluzice

Romanesque church in Haluzice was erected near Nové Mesto nad Váhom, in the Bošáca valley. First written record of the church dates back to 1299 mentioning the church‘s destruction by the...

Glassworks Skansen of "Glass Dream"

Unique in Slovakia, Glassworks Skansen offers visitors live demonstrations of glass production, glass-blowing, shaping, and decoration. You can observe a glassmaker creating products and look at the various tools and instruments used. Skansen is situated in the region with long glassworks tradition dating back to 1747, when a glass smelter was established in the Gápel settlement that was part of the village Valaská Belá. Glassmakers and craftsmen worked hard in the...

Lookout tower Malý jelenec

26-meter high lookout tower Malý Jelenec in Trenčianska Závada provides panoramic views over the White Carpathian Mountains (Biele Karpaty), Považský Inovec, and Strážovské vrchy Mountains. On days of good visibility, the tower offers a view of the Martinské hole Mountains. Hiking toward the lookout tower you may enrich with a visit to the Farm Uhliská (Gazdovstvo Uhliská) located at a 20-minute walking distance from the tower. At the...

MiniFARMA Lubina

Lubina MiniFARMA is really a children‘s paradise. The farm specializes in raising pure-bred miniature forms of farm animals such as sheep, goats and cows. Children are able to see many domestic animals up close, pet and feed them or just observe how they behave in their natural environment. You can also...

Cliffs of Vršatec and the Castle of Vršatec

The Cliffs of Vršatec (Vršatské bradlá) is a massive lime formation that dominates the natural landscape in the middle of the Váh region. Being visible from afar, the cliffs are hard to miss. Situated above the village, Castle of Vršatec, a typical medieval castle built on inaccessible lime rocks, was

Miniatures Park at Podolie

The only one of its kind in Slovakia, the park houses historic reconstructions of castles the way they looked some 300 to 500 years ago, when still buzzing with life and witnessing the reigns of mighty feudal lords. Currently, the collection numbers more than 80 models of fortresses, castles, churches, lookout towers and houses of prominent Slovaks. You can find there also models of cottages from the High Tatras and traditional houses from Vlkolínec. ...