The time required is approx. 3 hours.
The time required is approx. 3 hours.

Monumental 80-meter high rocky walls set in a quiet forest environment. This is what describes Hermanovské Rocks, which are part of the largest volcanic mountain range in eastern Slovakia - Slanské Hills.

Hermanovské Rocks are formed by two andesite complexes - Falcon Rocks and Raven Rocks. Their gigantic rock walls fall into the valley of the Old Stream, and the entire landscape-attractive complex has been given the popular name - the Valley of the Giants.

The Rocks have been a nature reserve since 1980, which, in addition to its natural value, also protects rare species of flora and fauna, especially several rare birds of prey nesting here.

If you decide to climb this andesite complex, be prepared to see that the very top of the rocks is accessible only by an unofficial sidewalk. Therefore, you will have to climb a steep and slippery terrain here. However, you will be rewarded with the magnificent view of the Ondavská Highlands, the Slanské Hills, or the nearby Falcon Rock Wall.

The Hermanovské Rocks Nature Reserve is open to the public by the blue-marked hiking trail from Hermanovce nad Topľou, but it can also be accessed from the opposite side, from the village of Zlatá Baňa.

You may need some: accommodation district Vranov nad Topľou
Tourist map (GPS 48.96721, 21.48416)
Google maps (Navigation)
Anonym • Nov 2021
„Nádherné miesto plný zážitkov. Príroda neskutočne krásna. “

Nearby things to do at Hermanovské Rocks

2.7 km
Ivan's Hill - 813 m asl

Ivan's Hill is one of the many tourist destinations of visitors to Slanské Hills. This distinctive top is located outside the main ridge and consists of two separate peak...

2.7 km
Šimonka - 1092 m asl

The charming Šimonka Hill is the highest hill in the Slanské Hills. The hill is situated in the national nature reserve with the same name. The subject of protection is t...

Hermanovce nad Topľou
3.0 km
Praporec - 961 m asl

The beautiful Slanské Hills offer a varied array of monumental rocky peaks of volcanic origin that you will love at first sight. It also includes the hill of Praporec, wh...

Hermanovce nad Topľou
4.8 km
Voice of the forest - a huge wooden megaphone
Other attractions

Birds singing, tree noise or forest sound. Nature lovers can look forward to this all thanks to a 4-meter wooden megaphone that was installed along the bike path near Pre...

Zlatá Baňa
5.0 km
Zámutovské Rocks

Between the villages of Zámutov and Rudlov, there is a nature reserve of Zámutovské skaly (Zámutovské Rocks), dominated by majestic rocks. These are among the most import...

6.6 km
Museum in the Hanušovce Mansion
Museums and history

The Museum in the Hanušovce Mansion is located in the picturesque town of Hanušovce nad Topľou. The Renaissance mansion stands in the middle of the city on a small hill s...

Hanušovce nad Topľou
6.6 km
Live Archeopark
Museums and history

Anyone who would like to travel a little in time and experience a return to the oldest periods of human history should visit the Live Archeopark in Hanušovce nad Topľou. ...

Hanušovce nad Topľou
6.8 km
Breziny Ranch
Horses, riding

We are a small ranch at the foot of the Slanské Mountains in the village of Pavlovce. At our ranch, there are different generations that unite together - love for horses....