Western Slovakia is in the region including the capital Bratislava, the Slovakian Danube River Valley, and other lower-lying territory, bounded on the north by the Czech Republic, on the west by Austria, on the south by Hungary.
Capital of the city, with many cultural and natural destinations.
|Záhorie (Malacky, Senica)|
Cycling and hiking next to its numerous lakes and the river Morava. Spa and basilica minor in Šaštín, cultural monuments in Skalica.
|Podunajsko (Komárno, Dunajská Streda)|
Outdoor hot springs pools open whole year, cycling route Bratislava-Komárno, water mills at Malý Dunaj.
|Stredné Považie (Central Považie) (Myjava,Trenčianske Bohuslavice, Trenčianske Teplice, Trenčín)|
Hiking in the White/Little Carpathians, culture in Trenčín.
|Dolné Považie (Lower Považie) (Piešťany, Trnava)|
Hiking in the Little Carpathians, world famous spa in Pieštany, multiple castles along the former trade route - Czech Road.
|Horná Nitra (Upper Nitra) (Prievidza, Partizánske)|
Beautiful castle and thermal water pools in Bojnice.
|Dolná Nitra (Lower Nitra) (Nitra, Topoľčany)|
Cycling and hiking. Old churches and other historic monuments in oldes Slovak town - Nitra.
|Tekov (Levice, Nová Baňa)|
Also called "Dolné Pohronie", contains castles in Levice and Hronský Beňadik
- 1 Bratislava — Capital and the largest city of Slovakia with a beautifully restored historical centre full of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance churches, houses and palaces, cobblestone streets, fountains, pleasant cafes and lively and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
- 2 Bojnice — Probably the most beautiful castle in Slovakia.
- 3 Dunajská Streda —
- 4 Levice — Enjoyable castle which is now a museum of the Tekov region.
- 5 Nitra — One of the oldest Slovak towns with the castle and well preserved historical centre consisting many baroque palaces and burger´s houses
- 6 Piešťany — The most famous spa town in Slovakia.
- 7 Topoľčany —
- 8 Trenčín — One of the most beautiful Slovak towns with a castle lying above the city overlooking the historical centre and the river Váh
- 9 — the oldest Slovak town with the highest number of churches (12) and well preserved baroque architecture
- 1 Bike around Danube. Long bike/rollerblade path along the Danube river goes for kilometers
Mountain ranges / national parks:
- 2 Little Carpathians. Small mountains continuing into Austria, many hiking/cycling trails present. Also skiing is possible (Pezinská Baba).
- 3 Strážov Mountains (Strážovské vrchy). One of the largest mountain ranges in the Fatra-Tatra area of Slovakia. Relatively non-crowded and demanding hikes, often with >500m ascends. The more popular peaks Vápeč and Strážov provide good views.
- 4 Vtáčnik. A small mountain range.
- 5 White Carpathians. The mountain continues into Czech Republic