Category: Featured Hikes

Almbachklamm, A Fairy Tale Gorge In The Bavarian Alps

We are huge fans of pretty gorges and waterfalls – of which the Alps have no shortage of. Even if you are not an experienced hiker, most of these canyons reward you with stunning views in exchange of climbing some stairs and ladders. Almbachklamm is one of the best ones located in the Bavarian Alps.…
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Hiking In Kôprová Valley In The High Tatras

I was doing a research about waterfalls in Slovakia. Because one can never get enough of pretty waterfalls, right? At least we can’t. So we were happy to figure there’s a large waterfall in that part of the High Tatras we haven’t been yet. Naturally, it became the main scene of our next weekend getaway.…
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Veľké Biele Pleso – Zelené Pleso In The Belianske Tatras, Slovakia

The Belianske Tatras (or Belianske Tatry in Slovak) is the Eastern mountain range of the Tatras and probably the least busy region in the High Tatras National Park. It’s mostly built of limestone and dolomite and it hosts the only cave in the High Tatras: Belianska Cave. It offers a variety of hiking trails, most…
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3 Lakes From Tatranská Polianka, High Tatras: Velické Pleso – Dlhé Pleso – Zamrznuté Pleso

We already have two posts about two different “3 Lakes Trail” in Slovakia’s High Tatras. Well, here’s a third one. Of all the trails we explored there, this one seemed to be the least known. Starting from the village of Tatranská Polianka, this route actually leads far into the heart of the wilderness. But we…
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Hiking In The Slovak Paradise V. – Small Stoves Gorge

We’ve reached a milestone this spring: we’ve explored ALL the canyons of Slovak Paradise National Park. All the combined routes through all the gorges in the park. Naturally, there’s very few national parks that we know better. But it doesn’t mean we won’t return, it means we can finally finish our complete guide about the…
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3 Lakes Trail To Batizovské Pleso, High Tatras

The time we wrote one of our first posts about the High Tatras and named the Štrbské pleso – Popradské pleso – Veľké Hincovo pleso route “3 Lakes Trail”, we had no idea that this name would fit several other routes, as well. Actually, another version of it is the Štrbské pleso – Popradské pleso…
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1 Day And The 2 Highest Peaks Of Great Fatra, Slovakia

Probably one of the least known but definitely the youngest national park in Slovakia is Great Fatra National Park (Veľká Fatra in Slovak). It’s also the wildest. It’s the land of large continuous forests – mostly beech, pine and yew tree -, long valleys and green hills. Actually, those hills are around or above 1000 meters since…
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Hiking In The Slovak Paradise IV. – Zejmarská Roklina, The Cutest Canyon

In the previous piece of this series featuring all the lovely canyons of Slovak Paradise National Park, we wrote about its longest canyon, Veľký Sokol. Now it’s time to get to know the shortest one: Zejmarská glen (Zejmarská roklina in Slovak). We may call it the cutest, as well. Hiking Zejmarská roklina Zejmarská glen can…
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Hiking In The Slovak Paradise III. – Veľký Sokol

On our hunt for fabulous glens and waterfalls, the next is Veľký Sokol. Though it’s the longest glen of Slovak Paradise National Park, it seemed like a route off the beaten path in this off the beaten path park. We might add that we visited Veľký Sokol on a sunny September weekend that is already after…
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