Low Tatras

mountain landscape with hiker

Hiking The Scenic Chopok Loop in Low Tatras

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 13 March, 2024 /

When it comes to hiking in Slovakia, people tend to overlook the Low Tatras in favor of their more adventurous and popular siblings, the High Tatras. The Slovakian mini Alps indeed have an appeal to hikers and mountaineers because of their way steeper and more demanding peaks. But, the Low Tatras have also much to…

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a two seater traditional sledge in valaska

Krnohy : The Traditional Sledge Races of Slovakia

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 4 February, 2019 /

First Race of the Year Every year between January and March, at the south foot of Low Tatras in Slovakia, a thrilling championship takes place. It’s the annual races of Krnohy—the traditional Slovak wooden sledges. These heavy sledges are stirred by two unstrapped daredevils who race down a steep snow road—usually through the woods, while…

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Jasna : Winter Bliss in Slovakia

Jasna : Skiing Chopok Summit in Low Tatras Slovakia

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 21 December, 2017 /

Jasna is Slovakia’s biggest and most renowned ski resort. Like all winter spots, it has a distinctive festive coziness which I like, so me and Veronika decided to spend three days there as part of our last winter escape. Having grown up in a Mediterranean country, I will always be impressed by northern lands with…

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