Manínska Gulley
Hiking

Near the town of Považská Bystrica, town district Považká Teplá, in the heart of the picturesque countryside, the rush of the city is disappearing and turning into a peac...

Považská Bystrica
3.2 km
Považský hrad
Castle ruins

The ruins of the Považský Castle rise on a steep rock on the right bank of the Váh River above the center of Považská Bystrica.

The Považský Castle was also called Bystr...

Považské Podhradie
4.4 km
Partizánska Cave
Caves

Partizánska Cave (Cave of partisans) is an interesting cave situated in the Strážovské mountains, specifically in the rocky cliff of Veľký Manín. Apparently by name, it w...

Záskalie
5.3 km
Klapy Hill - 654 m asl
Hiking

If you ever travel in direction to Považská Bystrica, you have certainly noticed an impressive limestone cliff that rises above the Nosice dam. Maybe it is time to stop j...

Udiča
5.7 km
Kostolec Gulley
Hiking

The Kostolec Gulley (the largest rock overhang), also called the Roof of Slovakia, is approximately 500 meters long canyon stretching near the town of Považská Bystrica i...

Kostolec
6.5 km
Bosmany
Hiking

Although the village of Kostolec is small in size, its nature hides many unique corners. Already from a distance you will be attracted to visit Bosmany Cliff proudly towe...

Kostolec
7.4 km
Prečín Rock
Hiking

Prečín Rock is a protected natural monument in the administration of the Protected Landscape Area of Strážovské Mountains. It is a morphologically interesting set of rock...

Prečín
10.0 km
Púchov Rock
Hiking

Perhaps everyone knows Púchov rock, whether as an excellent place for hiking, historical attraction or from the reputation of Janko Matúška. Anyway, Púchov Rock has a ric...

Púchov
11.0 km
Ostrá Malenica - 909 m asl
Hiking

Diverse and beautiful mountain range of Strážovské Mountains offer excellent tourism in its northern part, diversified by impressive rock formations belonging to the hill...

Slopná
11.0 km
Súľov Rocks
Hiking

The untamed Súľov Rocks rise dramatically to the heights - this is the area with distinctive rock formations in Súľov Mountains. They are located approximately 10 km from...

Súľov - Hradná
11.8 km
Suľov Castle
Castle ruins

The massive Súľov reefs became the property of kings and noble nobility. In the 15th century, the Súľov Castle was built between the three massive rock formations. As per...

Súľov - Hradná
11.8 km
Žibrid - 867 m asl
Hiking

Žibrid is the second highest peak of the Súľovské Mountains, but the highest peak in the wide surroundings of the village of Súľov is Hradná. Hiking on this hill offers v...

Súľov - Hradná
12.6 km
Zbyňov mace
Hiking

In Rajecká dolina, on the slope of Žibrid Hill, there is a bizarre natural phenomenon - Rocky Mace. There is a legend that explains its origins - in the past, there was a...

Zbyňov
12.8 km
Babirátka Cave
Caves

The beautiful Strážovské Hills are full of charming caves, but only a few are open to the public. One of those accessible all year long is Babirátka Cave, located in the ...

Pružina
13.6 km
Šarkania diera (Dragon Hole)
Hiking

The natural monument Šarkania diera (Dragon Hole) - one of the most famous caves in the vicinity of Žilina - lies in the territory of the National Nature Reserve of Súľov...

Súľov - Hradná
13.6 km
Pružinská Dúpna Cave
Caves

Pružinská Dúpna Cave offers a unique opportunity to stroll down the underground passage of one of the oldest caves in Slovakia. The entrance to the cave is located near t...

Pružina
13.9 km
Rock Gate in Slopy
Hiking

A unique place full of impressive rock formations can be found near Bytča. We are talking about Súľovské Rocks proudly towering to the heights, which include the most biz...

Súľov - Hradná
14.5 km
Mojtínska Cave (Cave of St. Joseph)
Caves

In the enchanting environment of the Mojtín Karst, nature has shown its charm and conjured a unique and magnificent cave called Mojtínska Cave, also called Cave of St. Jo...

Mojtín
14.6 km
Educational Trail and Lookout Tower of Púchov Valley
Lookouts

We invite you to take a hiking walk along the “Three Rocks" near the village of Dohňany - it is suitable for hikers but also for cyclists or cross-country skiers. The edu...

Dohňany
16.3 km
Hričov Castle
Castle ruins

The ruins of Hričov Castle lie above the village of Hričovské Podhradie. The name "Hríčov" is derived from the word "grič" - i.e. rock, rocky. The castle offers impressiv...

Hričovské Podhradie
17.2 km
Educational trail around Rajecký Castle
Hiking

In Rajec on SNP Square, near the building of the town museum, a approximately 5 km long educational trail begins. On 12 information panels, located along the road, it wil...

Rajecké Teplice
17.3 km
Strážovské Waterfalls
Waterfalls

Not too big, but still very captivating Strážovské waterfalls put the finishong touch to the wild character of dazzling nature below Strážovské Saddle at an altitude of a...

Pružina
17.5 km
Skalky (Little Rocks)
Hiking

Most visitors come to Rajecké Teplice mainly because of their wellness, thermal bath or attractive culture. However, the beautiful nature and the associated tourism are i...

Rajecké Teplice
17.9 km
Lietava Castle
Castle ruins

Lietava Castle ruins are located 10 km from the regional town of Žilina on the steep ridge between Lietava and Lietavská Svinná.

The castle of Lietava was probably built...

Lietava
18.1 km
Strážov - 1213 m asl
Hiking

Strážov Hill is the highest peak of Strážovské Hills. Despite the fact that it is quite high for the landscapes around, the climb to its top is not so demanding.

Strážov...

Zliechov
18.7 km
Poluvsie Rocky Needle
Hiking

One of the most beautiful and unusual rock formations can be found between villages of Poluvsie and Porúbka. Due to its appearance and majestic dimensions, it was declare...

Poluvsie
18.8 km
Rocky double chair
Hiking

In the forest hidden, surrounded by greenery, the mysterious rocky double-chair is a local attraction in the village of Lietava. it attracts many tourists every year who ...

Lietava
19.7 km
Sunny Rocks
Hiking

If you ever walked along the main road between Žilina and Prievidza through Rajecká dolina, you certainly noticed an interesting natural creation that rises above the roa...

Rajecká Lesná
19.7 km
Outlier of Červený Kameň
Hiking

A unique Outlier of Červený Kameň attracts from a distance like a magnet. A sharp rocky ridge with a rock needle and a massive rock wall create an impressive landscape sc...

Červený Kameň
20.8 km
Kľak Hill - 1352 m asl
Hiking

The dominant feature of Lúčanská Malá Fatra is the beautiful Kľak Hill. It is very well known among tourists and it can be said that it is a cult one. The peak of Kľak it...

Fačkov