Hotel Salamander

Address: J. Palarika 1, Banska Stiavnica, Banska Bystrica, 96901, Slovakia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on J. Palarika 1, Banska Stiavnica.
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Travel Blogs from Banska Stiavnica

Cyrillic Countryside

A travel blog entry by fergalicious on Sep 26, 2014

6 photos

Slovakia became one of the biggest hurdles we have had to overcome during trip planning. It seemed that there was no convenient way of traveling through this country. In fact, aside from driving, it was actually cheaper and faster to take a train around the country or fly over it than try to take public transportation through it. We discovered why when we finally saw the landscape for ourselves.

It seemed that the farmland would never end. We ...

A ride over the Low Tatras

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman on Jul 31, 2014

8 photos

... of ore and very realistic pit props. Here we are treated to a glass or two of 'Geist', a seriously strong (65%+) liquor made from pears.

We chat the evening away with two other guests, businessmen from Italy who also visit Belfast regularly.

it's a touch of western class in 'The Golden Heart of Slovakia' as Kremnica is known. ...

Farming fun in Slovakia

A travel blog entry by goseedokids on Jul 12, 2014

19 photos

... view to buying and doing it up and found their was a group of old homes on some 13 hectares of land. He brought them all and began renovating them. All but one was the old style rock and clay/soil mixture covered with a clay and straw blended cement like outer surface. Was interesting to see all the different processes involved and see original buildings, in progress renovations and completed work.

The real joy was the freedom the farm gave the children. They had ...

Please stop....

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad on Jul 01, 2014

12 photos

... Otherwise no change...mood still low!!! I've taken to the bottle to compensate....

Did stop at an aircraft museum, lots to see but as all the writing was in Czech I'd no real idea what I was looking at. Pretty much all the aircraft were in a poor state but still interesting all the same!
Entrance to the ...

An old mining town

A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Jun 14, 2013

6 comments, 17 photos

... virtually no fences which gives the countryside a clean look.

Then it was up into the low Tatras. Mainly forest and a few sheep. Here it was onto "country" roads. Still sealed but narrow and windy. And finally Banska Stiavnica.

This town is an old mining town ( silver). It was given UNESCO Wortld Heritage status a few years ago. Why, you might ask when you first arrive. It's small and quite run down. The old part ...