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Orava reservoir (Oravská Priehrada), tourist attractions

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HINT Sightseeing cruises on Orava dam, Orava ship Námestovo

Sightseeing cruises on Orava dam, Orava ship

Námestovo (area: Orava reservoir, region: Orava)

Enjoy a unique cruise on the Orava Dam on comfortable boat that has a capacity of 162 persons. Embarkation on Ship Orava is in port No. 1 near Hotel Goral. During the voyage you will enjoy beautiful views of the Western Tatras and Babia Hora and recognize Slanica Island of Art, where the boat stops a makes a 25 minutes break. On the boat there is a buffet with refreshments possibilities and toilets. Boat tour is ideal for school trips and as an enrichment of programs for corporate events, as well as trips for pensioners. It is possible to pre-order meals, snack or folk music. The cruise...

Reservoir Orava Námestovo

Reservoir Orava

Námestovo (area: Orava reservoir, region: Orava)

Orava dam is the most popular tourist centre on the river Orava. Slanícka osada and Prístav are two most important summer leisure and sport centres located in the South and the South-East of the dam around the main road. Orava dam has excellent conditions for windsurfing, yachting, diving and other water sports lovers. For others there are water bicycles, boats and motorboats available here. You should not miss sightseeing boat ride to Slanicky island - the leftover of one of the sunken villages called Slanice. There is the Church of St. Cross situated on the island with the museum of folk sculpture...

SKI centre UHLISKÁ Nižná


Nižná (area: Orava reservoir, region: Orava)

SKI RESORT UHLISKA in the village Nizna offers fully refurbished ski lift long 1250 m. This resort situated in the Orava region is 8 km from the village Habovka, 10 km from Zuberec and 7 km from the town of Tvrdošín The width of slopes is widespread along the entire length to about 50 -70 m. Skiers may use advantage of slopes with a total length of 4 km. You can get to the resort, right to the bottom station, on a maintained road. A new access road from Podbiel was also built. At the resort there is a parking lot for 230 cars. Ski slopes are artificially snowed and maintained daily.

Františkova huta Nižná

Františkova huta

Nižná (area: Orava reservoir, region: Orava)

The Františkova huta (locally only Hámor) technical monument, the ruins of the ironworks (ironworks) factory from 1836. It is located in Orava, in the cadastral area of Nižná, approx. 2 km southeast of the village of Podbiel on the road II / 584 near the Studený stream. Towards Zuberec. The building is declared a national cultural monument. Originally a classicist factory building with triangular bays. Preserved classicist facade, district walls, smelter, inlet and outlet channel, hammer, nozzle chamber, pile of iron ore (behind the building). The building is owned by the municipality...

Loď Slanica Námestovo

Loď Slanica

Námestovo (area: Orava reservoir, region: Orava)



Oravský Podzámok (area: Kubínska Hoľa, region: Orava)

Slanický Island of Art Námestovo

Slanický Island of Art

Námestovo (area: Orava reservoir, region: Orava)

In the beautiful natural scenery of the Slanice Island of Art in the middle of the Orava Reservoir, there are permanent exhibitions of folk art from the collections of the Orava Gallery. Of the five settlements that disappeared forever under the water of the dam in 1953, only the hill with a Baroque church and Calvary, which once formed the dominant feature of the village of Slanica, has been preserved as an island. In a few years, the idea arose to create permanent exhibitions of the Orava Gallery, which were opened in the years 1971 - 1973. In the interior of the Baroque-Classicist church...

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