Old Chateau
Castles, chateaus, mansions
Banská Štiavnica is an exhibition hall of historical monuments. This hall includes also an Old Cheatau, which is a kind of stone chronicle of this mining town. The Old Ch...
Banská Štiavnica
New Castle in Banská Štiavnica
Castles, chateaus, mansions
The New Castle is one of the most beautiful dominants of Banská Štiavnica. The white Renaissance fortress towering on the Frauenberg Hill (also called Ladies' Hill) was b...
Banská Štiavnica
Glanzenberg Mining Gallery
Museums and history
The history of the town of Banská Štiavnica is closely connected with mining of mineral resources as well as ores of precious and nonferrous metals. This historic and for...
Banská Štiavnica
Mining Museum in Nature
Technical monuments

In the nature of Banská Štiavnica, in the picturesque valley below the Klinger tajch (water reservoir) on the outskirts of the town, there is the Mining Museum (open-air ...

Banská Štiavnica
Nativity scene in Banská Štiavnica
Other attractions
Nativity scene in Banská Štiavnica is one of the largest wooden, moving nativity scenes in Slovakia. It depicts the development, history and traditions of one of the most...
Banská Štiavnica
Bank of Love - House of Marína
Other attractions
We all remember the poem about the unfulfilled love of poet Andrej Sládkovič to Marina Pischl. But do you know where her birthhouse is located? You can find it on the Sq...
Banská Štiavnica
Slovak Mining Museum - Berggericht
Museums and history
One of the most fascinating expositions of Slovak Mining Museum is certainly the Mineralogical Exposition located in the national cultural monument of the Berggericht - a...
Banská Štiavnica
Journey through time
Other attractions
Enter the Journey through time and get ready for an unforgettable adventure ride! Uncover the secrets of this fascinating city's past through fun-filled interactive exper...
Banská Štiavnica
City Game Banská Štiavnica
Other attractions
Discover the beauty of Banská Štiavnica in a fun and unconventional way. Will you reveal all the secrets and find the mythic Štiavnica treasure? City Game is an adventur...
Banská Štiavnica
Jozef Kollár Gallery
Museums and history
The historical heart of the town of Banská Štiavnica consists of period burgher houses. In three of them, decorated with beautiful ornamental facade decoration, houses th...
Banská Štiavnica
Slovak Mining Museum - Kammerhof
Museums and history
The Slovak Mining Museum is the only one of its kind in the territory of Slovakia. It was founded in 1964 by the fusion of the City Museum and the State Mining Museum Dio...
Banská Štiavnica
Botanical garden in Banská Štiavnica
Zoology and botany
The Botanical Garden in Banská Štiavnica is located in beautiful surroundings on the adjacent grounds of the former building of the Mining and Forestry Academy, founded i...
Banská Štiavnica
School in the museum
Other attractions
You know the school in nature and certainly many of you have attended it. But have you ever attended a school in museum? You don't have to be a child to come here. Slovak...
Banská Štiavnica
Indoor swimming pool in Banská Štiavnica
Lakes and pools
The Municipal Indoor Swimming Pool, The City Bath, is located near the historic center of Banská Štiavnica. The swimming pool is open regularly from Tuesday to Sunday. T...
Banská Štiavnica
Klinger Lake
Lakes and pools
The region of Banská Štiavnica is rich in natural pools, gravel pits, lakes and mysteries. During the summer, holidaymakers have several options to choose from to refresh...
Banská Štiavnica
Crystal quarry
Technical monuments
Quarry in Banská Štiavnica is known worldwide for its rich occurrence of minerals of various types of quartz, iron and titanium. For families with children, school classe...
Banská Štiavnica
Calvary in Banská Štiavnica
Sacral monuments
The Banská Štiavnica Calvary is an inherent landscape element of this town. It is built on a hill, making it visible from almost every point in Banská Štiavnica. The Calv...
Banská Štiavnica
Sitno Hill
Hiking
In the Štiavnické Hills, there is an attractive one-thousander, which annually welcomes many tourists on its peak. It is Sitno Hill. This volcanic mountain is a great ti...
Banská Štiavnica
2.9 km
Salamandra Ski Resort
Skiing
Ski Resort SALAMANDRA is located near Banská Štiavnica and it is one of the few resorts with chair lift in the surroundings. The Doppelmayr seat operates a one and a half...
Hodruša - Hámre
3.3 km
Hodruša Lake
Lakes and pools
Above the small village of Hodruša Hámre, nestled in the mountains of the Štiavnica Mountains, is a clear, glittering lake of Hodruša, also known as the Lower Hodruša Lak...
Hodruša - Hámre
3.5 km
Eve's Lake
Lakes and pools
Evičkino jazero (Eve's Lake) is an artificial lake, the rich history of which dates back to the Middle Ages. It is located on the outskirts of the village of Štiavnické B...
Štiavnické Bane
3.9 km
Lake Vindšachtské
Lakes and pools
Lake Vindšachtské is located in the pleasant arms of the Štiavnické Mountains Protected Landscape Area. You can find it on the outskirts of the village of Štiavnické Bane...
Štiavnické Bane
4.8 km
Richňava Lakes
Lakes and pools
Richňava lakes are located on the outskirts of Štiavnické Bane (Štiavnica Mines). They are actually two artificial water reservoirs - Veľke Richňava Lake and Small Richňa...
Štiavnické Bane
4.8 km
Mine Starovšechsvátych
Museums and history
Baňa Starovšechsvätých is a unique place where you can experience the history of mining craft in Slovakia for yourself. This historic mine, which has been in operation fo...
Hodruša - Hámre
5.5 km
The manor house in Svätý Anton
Castles, chateaus, mansions
The Manor House in Svätý Antonis a National Cultural Monument. It was built on the site of a fortified medieval castle from the 15th century, it was rebuilt several times...
Svätý Anton
5.5 km
Mining Clapper Hodruša-Hamre
Museums and history
If you are interested in mining history and mining in general, the interesting place for a trip will certainly be the villageof Hodruša-Hamre near Banská Štiavnica. One ...
Hodruša - Hámre
6.2 km
Jelenia skala (Deer Rock)
Hiking
If you have ever been to the village of Vyhne, you might also be attracted by an interesting stone spur that rises above the village. It is* Jelenia skala (Deer Rock)*, w...
Vyhne
6.3 km
Studenské Lakes
Lakes and pools
The region of Banská Štiavnica boasts of a number of natural pools. These also include the Studenské Lakes, also known as the Kolpašské Lakes. They are situated in the vi...
Banský Studenec
6.4 km
Ruins of Žakýlsky Castle
Castle ruins
On the narrow outcropping of the Štiavnica Mountains, sometimes reffered to as Brezový Castle, there are the ruins of Žakýlsky Castle. It is one of the least known castle...
Podhorie
6.4 km
Sitno Castle
Castle ruins
On the andesite rocks of the popular tourist hill of Sitno, there is a castle ruin of the same name. Sitno Castle used to be a massive, medieval stone castle built in the...
Ilija