Tips on trips
15 minutes by the mountain path into Bojnice wells, castle and zoo.
5 km Prievidza, 2km Bojnice, 2 km Castle Bojnice.
2 km Bojnica wells, 0,5 km Sport centrum,
17 km Hornonitrianske mining museum,
2 km Prepoštská Cave, 5 km Airport www.aeroklub-prievidza.sk ,
10 km Nitrianske Rudno dam, 35 km Čičmany
The nearest swimming:
2,1 km swimming pool Čajka,
2 km Bojnice wells - outdoor swimming pools
10 km Nitrianske Rudno - reservoir
The nearest skiing
10 km Cigel, 22 km Fačkovské saddle - Klak,
18 km Remata Handlova, 35 km Čičmany
Prievidza, a town with 56 000 inhabitants,
is a district town which lies in the middle
of Upper Nitra Basin between the mountain ranges
Vtáčnik, Ždiar, Strážovské vrchy and Malá Fatra.
It is an industrial and trade centre in the region.
The first written evidence of town’s existence can
be found in a document of Zobor abbey from the year 1113.
Detailed information: www.prievidza.sk
The oldest and best known tourist centre
in the Upper Nitra region is the town Bojnice
with its 6 000 inhabitants.
Archeological research by now shows that
the town Bojnice was settled already in prehistoric
times. Bojnice is especially known for its gorgeous
castle, ZOO and spa.
Detailed information: www.bojnice.sk
Bojnice castle 2km
Bojnice castle is one of the oldest and most
important Slovak historical monuments.
It was built on a travertine hill. Under the castle
there is a travertine cave with freshwater lakes.
Different events are taking place in the castle.
E.g.: International Festival of Ghosts and Spirits,
Fairytale Castle, Noble Christmas,
Valentine’s Day and others.
Detailed informatio : www.bojnicecastle.sk
ZOO Bojnice 2km
The ZOO was set up in 1955. It is the oldest
and greatest ZOO in Slovakia. During the following
years it has grown to an extensive areal with lots
of aviaries, with pavilions of monkeys and elephants,
with terrariums and also with forest predators.
Detailed information: www.zoobojnice.sk
The first evidence of healing springs
is recorded in a document of Zobor abbey
from the year 1113. Nine thermal springs
provide water with temperature
25-52 degrees. Favourable water effects
help to heal locomotive organs diseases,
rheumatic, diseases, states after injuries
and orthopaedic surgery.
Detailed information: www.kupele-bojnice.sk
Multifunctional sport centre. Bike renting.
Wellness, fitness, tennis.
Detailed information: www.sportcentrum.sk
Upper Nitra Open-air Mining Museum
The sightseeing begins with an introduction
education about the security. After visitors
change their clothes and get necessary equipment
in mining dressing room, they can enjoy a 2312m
long train journey into the underground with speed
of about 12km per hour.
Duration of the whole sightseeing is about 3 hours.
Detailed information: www.banskyskanzen.sk