Lost In Nature: Slovakia

We’re not sure what Slovakia is the most famous for. Whether it’s famous at all. But one thing we are sure is that it should be. And what we love the most about it is: its national parks! Whether we want to get lost in wild mountain landscapes, picturesque canyons, evergreen pine forests, rocky plateaus or pretty caves, Slovakia offers wonderful choices.

Like the wild peaks of the High Tatras.

High Tatras, Slovakia

Crystal clear alpine lakes.

Green Lake, High Tatras, Slovakia

Stunning landscape reflecting in crystal clear alpine lakes.

Strbske pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia

Huge rocks.

High Tatras, Slovakia

Countless beauties of sunny, stormy and foggy landscapes.

Green Lake before storm, High Tatras, Slovakia

Veľké Hincovo pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia

Dlhé pleso in the fog, High Tatras, Slovakia

High Tatras, Slovakia

Colorful wildflowers throughout spring and summer.

High Tatras, Slovakia

High Tatras, Slovakia

Curious squirrels.

High Tatras, Slovakia

Pine forests of the Great Fatras.

Great Fatra National Park, Slovakia

Or the Little Fatras.

Little Fatra National Park, Slovakia

Lovely waterfalls and canyons of the Slovak Paradise National Park.

Slovak Paradise National Park, Slovakia

Tempting name, hah? Well, it’s just appropriate.

Slovak Paradise National Park, Slovakia

But they are not just lovely, they offer quite some adventures.

Slovak Paradise National Park, Slovakia

Slovak Paradise National Park, Slovakia

Then the gorgeous dripstone caves of the Slovak Karst.

Domica Cave, Slovak Karst National Park, Slovakia

Jaw-dropping panoramas.

Lake Poprad, High Tatras, Slovakia

High Tatras, Slovakia

Incredible colors.

Dlhé pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia

Like the colors of autumn.

Slovak Paradise National Park, Slovakia

Or the play of lights among the trees.

Slovak Paradise National Park, Slovakia

Or the sunbeams lighting up the canyons.

Slovak Paradise National Park, Slovakia

Have I already mentioned the alpine lakes? Well, they deserve to be mentioned twice.

Batizovské pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia

Lake Poprad, High Tatras, Slovakia

Nature has a million faces. Especially in the mountains where flora changes with altitude and weather also changes quickly and dramatically in any season. Mountains are whimsical and beautiful places. And despite of its small size, Slovakia has no shortage of them. These are the landscapes that we know so well, but never well enough. And love so much, but even more each time we return.

Have you ever been to Slovakia?

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By Beata Urmos

Bea is the co-founder of Our Wanders. She’s the writer and the trip organizer, and she’d love to help you plan your own amazing trips! She likes hiking, good novels and chocolate, as well. Her motto is: “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” (John A. Shedd)

5 comments

    1. Yeah, Slovakia is a very underrated country in our opinion. We can’t wait to visit it again this year. Cheers!:)

  1. Hi,
    I like very much all the clicks.
    can I use 2 of them on my website for the Slovakia immigration website?

    Regards,
    Rohit Pipalia
    Mumbai

    1. Hi Rohit,
      We license our images for a certain fee based on usage needs. Please drop us an email with the details if interested – with the website url, length of intended usage, which are the images you’d need etc.
      Thanks,
      Bea

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