15 Pictures To Make You Fall In Love With Little Fatra

Little Fatra (or Malá Fatra in Slovak) is one of our favorite weekend hiking getaways from Budapest. This barely known mountain range is located in Slovakia, and it consists of several protected areas – like Little Fatra National Park itself.

Little Fatra, Slovakia

Little Fatra, Slovakia

Though it’s not a very large – neither a very high – mountain range, it offers varied and spectacular natural beauties that tempt us back again and again. We admire its dramatic peaks, lush greenery and scenic ridge trails. And we tell you with pictures why it’s worth visiting.

Little Fatra, Slovakia

Veľký Rozsutec, Little Fatra, Slovakia

Malý Rozsutec (1343 m) is one of the prettiest peaks in all Slovakia in our opinion:

Malý Rozsutec, Little Fatra, Slovakia

Little Fatra’s highest peak is Veľký Kriváň with 1709 metres. And the path from Veľký Kriváň to Malý Kriváň peak is one of the most scenic ridge trails in the park.

Veľký Kriváň to Malý Kriváň, Little Fatra, Slovakia

Our favorite Slovak waterfall can also be found it Little Fatra: 38 meters high Šútovo Waterfall:

Šútovo Waterfall, Little Fatra, Slovakia

Little Fatra, Slovakia

The drive through Vrátna Valley is also pretty, and countless nice trails start in the area.

Vrátna Valley, Little Fatra, Slovakia

The views.

Little Fatra, Slovakia

Large trees.

Little Fatra, Slovakia

We especially love wildflower season, it’s in May and June.

Little Fatra, Slovakia

Little Fatra, Slovakia

Little Fatra, Slovakia

Or maybe some fresh snow in the winter?

Šútovo Waterfall, Little Fatra, 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)

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