Things to do and tourist attractions in Žilina and surroundings

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7.8 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
8.9 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
10.8 km
Hlbocký Waterfall
Waterfalls

Súľovské Rocks hide a beautiful natural gem - Hlbocky Waterfall. It is located in the vicinity of the village of Hlboké. The Hlbocký waterfall is also a mountain passage ...

Hlboké nad Váhom
11.9 km
Starhrad (Old Castle)
Castle ruins

Starhrad, i.e. The Old Castle, stands on a rocky granite hill on the right bank of the Váh River. Its original name was Varín Castle, but after the construction of Strečn...

Nezbudská Lúčka
12.0 km
Ruins of the St. Helena Church in Stránske
Castle ruins

The ruins of the Gothic Church of St. Helena dating from the 14th century rise above the village of Stránske. Originally, it was a one-aisle building with a polygonal pr...

Stránske
12.6 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
22.2 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
25.2 km
Sutovsky Waterfall
Waterfalls

The beautiful Orava nature welcomes many lovers of hiking and natural beauty every year. In its mountains and valleys, it hides extremely rare and unique natural phenomen...

Šútovo
27.2 km
Kľacký Waterfall
Waterfalls

One of the most beautiful and most visited peaks in the Lúčanská part of Malá Fatra is Kľak Hill. And just below it, there is a charming natural gem with a distinctive na...

Vrícko
27.4 km
Sklabiňa Castle
Castle ruins

If you have ever traveled by car in the direction of Martin, you have certainly seen the ruins of Sklabiňa Castle in the distance, just near the picturesque village Sklab...

Sklabinský Podzámok
28.2 km
Znievsky Castle
Castle ruins

Another beautiful castle ruin from the Turiec region is the one that rises on a high limestone rock above the village of Kláštor pod Znievom. This charming ruin in the Tu...

Kláštor pod Znievom
34.0 km
Blatnica Castle
Castle ruins

The ruins of Blatnica Castle are located on a steep hill in the Greater Fatra Mountains.

It was built in the second half of the 13th century primarily to protect the imp...

Blatnica
35.1 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
38.5 km
Waterfall in Došná
Waterfalls

The region of Turiec is known for its many natural rarities and attractions. These include the beautiful Došná Waterfall, located in the Greater Fatra National Park, near...

Belá - Dulice
40.5 km
Lednice Castle
Castle ruins

On the rock, which rises above the village of Lednica, ruins of Lednica Castle can be found. Castle used to serve to guard the border once. It was built in the first half...

Lednica
40.5 km
Necpalské Waterfalls
Waterfalls

One of the valleys, which divide the massif of the Greater Fatra and the mouth of the Turčianska Basin, is the Necpalská Valley. It lies north of Blatnická and Gaderská V...

Necpaly
41.1 km
Jelení vodopád (Deer Waterfall)
Waterfalls

In the beautiful surroundings of Čutkovská Valley near Ružomberok, there is the charming Jelení vodopád (Deer Waterfall), which is one of its biggest attractions. Thanks ...

Ružomberok
41.7 km
Ruins of Košecký Castle
Castle ruins

Above the village of Košecké Podhradie, there are small ruins of the Košecký Castle. The castle was said to have been built by the Templars upon their return from Palesti...

Košecké Podhradie
43.6 km
Likava Castle
Castle ruins

Once a powerful royal guard castle, from which only well-preserved ruins have remained, stands high on the castle hill above the village of Likavka.

The castle was relat...

Likavka
46.4 km
Vršatec Castle
Castle ruins

Vršatec Rocks are a massive limestone massif that is unmistakable and easily visible from a distance. They rise above the village of Vršatské Podhradie and hide the ruins...

Vršatské Podhradie
48.6 km
Brankovský Waterfall
Waterfalls

A trip to Brankovský Waterfall could be characterized as a simple hike / walk suitable for families with children. The waterfall is located in the beautiful Low Tatras, i...

Ružomberok
49.4 km
Lúčanský Waterfall
Waterfalls

Lúčanský Waterfall is located in the spa village Lúčky near Ružomberok. The waterfall is a natural monument that belongs to the territory of TANAP (Tatra National Park) a...

Lúčky