Tips & Tricks

What can you experience in Banská Štiavnica? Mining in the three mines, bathing in the thermal cave, a visit to the castle at St. Anton, guided tours, exploring the region on a bicycle, picnics and barbecues, hiking, learning about customs, mining, processing flax, a tour of six museums, swimming in reservoirs, horseback riding, visiting the arboretum in Kysihýbel, fishing, rock climbing.

We recommend the Amber Trail Association. E-mail rohac@stonline.sk tel.0905/240 137

Hiking tours: www.hiking.sk – description of tours in Banská Štiavnica

Bike routes: www.bajkomktajchom.sk

Skiing: www.salamandra.sk

Rent skis, snowboards, service, bike rental: www.tanadsport.sk 0903/493213

One of the best second-hand bookshops in Slovakia: www.antikvariatik.sk

Travel agency Soren: group events, rental of buses and minibuses and especially rental of the former bus of FC BARCELONA. car rental. www.viptransport.sk +421 948 900 737

Amazing village Baďan: Baďan and its famous carnival ball. In July, they held Podsitnianske days of abundance in the five villages of the micro-region of South Sitno.

St. Anton: Anton manor-house, Days of St. Huberta, St. Anton hajnál (local celebration) in March – Carnival parade of masks, workshops, abattoir… www.svatyanton.sk

Prenčov: another picturesque village, horse rental at Mr. Balko with sheep and goat cheese 0904/183 084

Swimming – Beautiful reservoirs: Richňava, Počúvadlo, Kolpachy, Small and Large Vodárenská, Evička, Bakomi, Belian tajch, Vindsachta, Klinger, Komorovské dam, Ottergrund, Hodrušské lake, Rozgrund etc …

On Richnava recommended sheep cheese from Mr. Gregáň 0903/649 835

Dumplings and stylish accommodation: Pension Starý Hostinec in St. Antone www.staryhostinec.sk

Beautiful bouquets, live flowers, thematic table decoration: Zuzana Sásiková 0903/535 025 Drieňová