Liptov is a unique region in the north of Slovakia. It is Slovak tourist destination Number 1 in winter as well as in summer. In a small territory you will find variety of nature, high mountains, green meadows that had created preconditions for the largest natural playground in Slovakia. You will find here adrenalin from rafting, white water rafting, climbing, bobsleigh or ropeways , paragliding, bike parks, mountain scooters...In winter it is a paradise for skiers and snowboarder. The region of Liptov is unique as it offers a combination of active relax as well as passive relax in thermal mineral springs of its aquaparks. They also offer planty of water slides and attractions for children as well as fabulous relax for adults in their wellness centres with views of the Tatras directly from the swimming pools.
Visitors interested in history will enjoy the visits to the castles Likava and Liptovský starý hrad, the castle in Liptovský Hrádok or to Celtic settlement Havránok near the dam lake Liptovská Mara as well as to the village Vlkolínec that became a part of the UNESCO world heritage because of its typical architecture. Tourist also like to visit the Open air museum of Liptov village in Pribylina and the wooden articular church in Svätý Kríž, the Museum of Juraj Jánošík, the House of Photography, the Museum of Liptov and the Shepherd museum which is unique in Europe. There are also plenty of events connected with local traditions that are organized all year round: folklore festivals, concerts, sports and adrenalin events, as well as nights full of dance, music and entertainment for young people – even this is Liptov.
It is not necessary to add that Liptov has of course its food specialities and it really pays to taste them. In shepherd cottages /koliba/ or in modern restaurants even the world-experienced gourmets can please their taste buds. However, the pure nature of Liptov attracts more than anything else. The beautiful canyons of the valleys Prosiecka and Kvačianska, the caves Demänovská with the largest cave network in central Europe, plentiful valleys, stunning views from the mountains are waiting for all those who decide to learn the region and his beauties. More information at: http://www.visitliptov.sk/sk/
It pays to learn the beauties of Liptov for special prices with a discount LIPTOV Region Card. The card gives a possibility to get attractive discounts of 10-50% on admissions to more than 50 biggest summer attractions and sightseeing places of Liptov. More information at: http://www.liptovcard.sk/sk/