Demänovská Cave of Freedom - a jewel around Liptovský Mikuláš

In the beautiful nature reserve of the Demänovská valley , in the northern part of the Low Tatras , there is Demänovská cave of freedom. This cave is the most visited in Slovakia . You will be enchanted by the rich filling of different colors, beautiful lakes and the underground flow of the river Demänovka. Advance booking is not possible, you need to come to the place and join the tour that will follow. Don't forget warm clothes , the average temperature in the cave is 6-7 ° C. You can park your car in the parking lot (from Liptovský Mikuláš in the direction of Jasná Nízke Tatry / Demänovská dolina) and an educational trail leads to the cave, the route takes up to 15 minutes. If you are interested in cave history, see here . Attention - card payment is not possible. The distance from Fatrapark is about 35 km.

 

Demänovská Ice Cave - a unique cave in Liptov

Another gem in the Demänovská Valley is the Demänovská Ice Cave, which is unique, especially due to the permanent occurrence of ice filling. However, it is declining every year due to global warming. In the cave, however, you will also be enchanted by its underground spaces and cave fauna . Don't forget to put on the warmth , the temperature in the cave can be from 0 ° C to 3 ° C in summer, and sturdy shoes . From the parking lot in Demänovská dolina there is an educational trail - around Kamenná chata - through which you can get to the cave. The ascent takes up to 20 minutes. We also recommend reading information about the history of the cave here. Attention - card payment is not possible. The distance from Fatrapark is about 35 km.

 

Orava Museum and Orava Castle

Orava Castle is one of the most popular attractions in Orava. It is built on a rock above the village of Oravský Podzámok. The history of Orava Castle dates back to 1241, when the castle began to be built on the site of an old wooden castle after the invasion of the Tatars. It acquired its present form in 1611 . The interior of Orava Castle is very rich, it consists of up to 155 rooms and there are up to 754 steps . It is popular to connect the three entrance gates through a tunnel , under which you will find underground corridors.

Probably the most popular are events at Orava Castle such as night tours of the castle , accompanied by theatrical performances and a haunting program . Current events at Orava Castle 2020 follow the Orava Museum website. The distance of the Orava Castle from Fatrapark is approximately 28 km.
 

Ilusia Gallery - a tip for a trip when it rains in Liptov

What to do when it's raining on holiday with us in Fatrapark in Liptov? Do not worry. We have a solution for you (and if you have one). We recommend going to Liptovský Mikuláš to the Ilusia Gallery - to the gallery full of optical illusions , where you will not believe your own eyes. We recommend that you buy or book an entrance in advance, especially when it is raining, because you will definitely not be the only one who thinks of this alternative trip plan in Liptov. And the number of entries per day is limited. You can book HERE . The distance of the Ilusia Gallery from Fatrapark 2 is 28 km.

 

Likava Castle - the ruin of Likava Castle near Ružomberok

You can go to Likava Castle by two routes. The first route is from Ružomberok (from the Ružomberok railway station) - it is about 60 minutes of hiking. The second option is to go from the village Likavka (from the bus stop) - it's about 30 minutes. tourism. It is also a pleasant walk and a tip for a trip around Ružomberok. From Fatrapark there is a railway station in Ružomberok about 4 km.