Look up holiday homes Banska Bystrica for time off at one of Slovenia's most loved tourist destinations. This historical city can trace its roots back to the 9th century. Today, it is one of the most important cities in central Slovakia and is the cultural, economic and political nerve centre of the region. Book a holiday home or opt for holiday cottages Banska Bystrica for a pleasant stay.The region is located in central Slovakia, has a border to Hungary with its Budapest apartments and holiday homes Western Transdanubia, and lies in a wide valley by the Hron River, surrounded by the Kremnica Mountains, Low Tatras and the Vel'ka Fatra mountain chains. The encircling mountains and the river give this city much of its charm, drawing in tourists. The three mountain ranges are protected areas. For relaxing escapes from the stresses and strains of everyday life, locals and tourists often prefer the Urpin Mountain which is much lower. It is one of Slovenia's most popular summer and winter holiday destinations and for this reason, one can easily find holiday homes Banska Bystrica within easy reach of this area.
Virgin Mary or the Leaning Clock Tower - Visit the most fascinating sights during your holidays in Banska Bytrica
After you have taken your pick from the holiday homes Banska Bystrica, take a taxi to the SNP Square or the Slovak National Uprising Square that lies in the city centre. For more than 600 years, this square has been a political hub for the city. When you are here, stop at a pavement cafe and drink in the sights. The square is dotted with historical buildings. The most awesome sight here is the leaning Clock Tower, built in 1552, it leans with its top 40 metres off the ground.On the square is also a column dedicated to Virgin Mary that dates back to the 18th century. Also at the square is the St Francis Xavier Cathedral. There is an art nouveau fountain with a black obelisk, which was erected to honour Soviet soldiers killed during the liberation of the city. Be sure not to miss out on these fascinating once in a lifetime attractions.
Travel to Banska Bystrica - Also to test the ski pistes
After you have explored the city, head to the mountains. You can ask the staff at your holiday cottages Banska Bystrica to pack you a picnic and drive over to many protected natural parks surrounding Banska Bystrica. The Low Tatras National Park situated in this area is the largest national park in Slovenia. Other than its pine forests, it is famous for its mystical caves. Other national reserves include Hroncokovy grun, Polana, Ponicka Dubrava and Batovsky Balvan.In winters these mountains attracts skiers from all over Slovenia. You can book a room at any of the holiday cottages Banska Bystrica for the season and enjoy the slopes of the Donovaly Valley, Kraliky, Podkonice, Plese and Turecka Krizna.The historical city of Banska Bystrica is a picturesque city surrounded by mountains. If you stay at one of many holiday cottages Banska Bystrica you'll be staying on the doorstep of some of Slovakia's most exquisitely beautiful nature. Holiday homes Banska Bystrica allow you to have a great time without breaking the bank. You don't know where to go in your winter holidays? Banska Bystrica is an option, but if you would like to have more suggestions, look for the links below: