Areas to explore

Arrive, take a deep breath, cast off your worries and relax. Our region will get you to stop dreaming and start planning that perfect holiday. Natural beauty. Hiking trails. Kilometres of cycle routes. Ridge walks with fantastic views. Places rich in history. Sports. High quality hotels. Enjoy choosing for yourself.

Distances

Why look far afield, when you can find the best of everything in one region. A region full of natural beauty, history and incomparable experiences. Wherever you go there is something interesting that is worth a visit. Let yourself be inspired by the latest offers and tips for outings. You can see the distances to various destinations in our region. Wherever you go, you will bring back unforgettable memories.

Discover Malá Fatra

National park of Malá Fatra

Viac ako 280 značených chodníkov pre rodiny s deťmi i pre náročných turistov. Na malom území nájdete rozmanité prírodné úkazy, hrebene s prekrásnymi scenériami, skalné úbočia, tiesňavy, rokliny, tiché doliny a horské bystriny. Určite nevynechajte výlet do Jánošíkových dier, ktoré tvorí jedinečná sústava kaňonov a tiesňav. Rebríky a reťaze sú súčasťou celej dobrodružnej trasy.

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Bike trails

Welcome to a cycling paradise of Slovakia – Malá Fatra (Little Fatra) region. There are routes for adrenaline riders and families with children across flats and mountains. Enjoy the beauty of nature and gorgeous views from bike’s saddle and join cycling enthusiasts! Whether you are a recreational cyclist or a devotee of strenuous mountain cycling, you will certainly choose from a rich variety of cycling routes. Cycling routes around Žilina, Terchová or Bystrická dolina (Bystrická Valley) are perfect for families with children as well as for the most demanding cyclists.

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Upcoming events

Come to our region where things are happening all year round. Traditions, culture, folklore and history.

Jánošíkove slávnosti
Date: 1.8. - 4.8.2019
Location: Terchová
Jánošíkove slávnosti

Why is it worth a visit? Because the Jánošík Festival is a festival recognised by those who love folklore and tradition not just in our local region. The 2018 edition of this international folklore festival in Terchová will be the 56th...

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Old Town Festival in Žilina
Date: 30.5. - 1.6.2019
Location: Žilina
Old Town Festival in Žilina

Why is it worth a visit? This is the 24th edition of the largest cultural event in the region, which is always extremely popular. This rich, three-day marathon has fans in Žilina and the wider region. There is something for every...

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Medieval Day
Date: 10.8.2018
Location: Žilina
Medieval Day

Why is it worth a visit? Because Medieval Day is popular fixture in Žilina’s summer calendar. The main aim of the event is to recall the key dates and events from the town’s medieval history in an attractive and engaging manner....

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Saints Cyril and Methodius Days, 29th edition
Date: 3.7. - 5.7.2018
Location: Terchová
Saints Cyril and Methodius Days, 29th edition

Why is it worth a visit? Because the Saints Cyril and Methodius Days and other Cultural Summer events are a vital part of Terchová life. The annual event commemorates the saints who did much to establish Christianity in Slovakia and who...

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