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HINT Zemplinska Sirava Kaluža

Zemplinska Sirava

Kaluža (area: Klokočov - Zemplínska Širava, region: Lower Zemplin)

In the northern part of the lowland Východoslovenská nížina, the water reservoir attracts in summer season. Due to its very favourable local climate, it is widely used for recreation. It was constructed in the 1960s and it is situated on the bottom of a large depression. In the past, the locality was called the “mud of Vihorlat”. The water reservoir is comparatively shallow, its depth reaches only the maximum of 3.5 metres and the area of its surface is between 22 and 35 square kilometres. Accommodation and catering facilities are situated mostly on the northern waterside. Among the...

Bio Natural swimming pool Snina Snina

Bio Natural swimming pool Snina

Snina (area: Poloniny National Park, region: Upper Zemplin)

One of the newest tourist attractions in Snina, new natural swimming-pool was built in 2010 in the recreational area Snina ponds, by reconstruction of the original 3 pools. Filtration of water takes place in the biological zone by water plants. Pool has a capacity of 1200 persons; while up to 560 guests can swim at the same time. The water is purely cleaned by natural way - without chemicals. It is pumped from the pool into the adjancent cleaning tank, where ten kinds of aquatic plants are planted. Plants eliminate contaminants that are leached from the human body - feed on them. The more people...

Thermalpark Šírava Kaluža

Thermalpark Šírava

Kaluža (area: Klokočov - Zemplínska Širava, region: Lower Zemplin)

Thermal Šírava is located in eastern Slovakia on bank of Zemplínska Šírava. Water Park with at the dam surrounds attractive surroundings of the Lower Zemplín and mountain environment of Vihorlat Mountains. Indoor water world features 3 main pools. In the wave pool you can enjoy sea waves. Relaxation pool offers a variety of massage nozzles. Water massage beds are in the whirlpool bath. Except for these pools there is children's swimming pool for children under 5 years. Outdoor area offers a sitting thermal pool. There is also another 2 outdoor pools: relaxing and swimming. Šírava...

Astronomical observatory on Kolonicke Sedlo Snina

Astronomical observatory on Kolonicke Sedlo

Snina (area: Poloniny National Park, region: Upper Zemplin)

 

Brekov Castle Strážske

Brekov Castle

Strážske (area: Vihorlat Mountains, region: Upper Zemplin)

Brekov Castle was a medieval castle whose ruins can be easily seen from afar when travelling between Strážske and Humenné. It was built in the Middle Ages as a guard castle, along with other nearby castles - Jasenov, Vinné, Čičava. They were built in the 13th century and belonged to the system of castles in Hungary - Poland route. In the first half of the 15th century its walls were strengthened and shortly afterwards the castle played a significant role in internal political fights, especially in 1466 when troops of King Matthias Corvinus and his defendant, the Polish king Casimir IV...

Hipocentrum Vinné Vinné

Hipocentrum Vinné

Vinné (area: Vihorlat Mountains, region: Lower Zemplin)

Hippocenter in Vinné near Zemplínska Šírava near the recreation center Hôrka, in eastern Slovakia offers horseback riding for beginners but also for demanding clients. If you want to ride alone, there are 2 riding stables. If you want to try horseback riding for the first time, you will be offered lessons of riding with an instructor or riding a guided horse.  Perhaps there is a multi-day horseback riding, or you can opt for a 1 to 5-hour hike that leads by the water reservoir, to the Vinian Castle Hill or to the Vinian Lake. Driving lessons take place in a circular enclosure with...

MORSKÉ OKO LAKE Zemplínske Hámre

MORSKÉ OKO LAKE

Zemplínske Hámre (area: Vihorlat Mountains, region: Upper Zemplin)

Morské oko (called Veľké Vihorlatské jazero in the past; literally Sea Eye) is a lake in the Vihorlat Mountains in east Slovakia. It is at 618 m, covers 0.13 km² with a maximum depth of 25.1 m. It is a national nature reserve (covering 1.08 km²) since 1984 and part of the Vihorlat Protected Landscape Area. Among the many fish are trout.

Renaissance castle in Humenne Humenné

Renaissance castle in Humenne

Humenné (area: Ondavská Highlands, region: Upper Zemplin)

The manor house, the dominant feature of the town of Humenné, was built on the site of a medieval water castle, a simple tower-shaped building surrounded by a moat. It is one of the most important cultural and historical monuments in the area. The manor house was built by the Drugeth family between 1619 and 1641 on the site of a burnt-out manor house. The manor has a square floor plan with a central courtyard. Its safety was to be guaranteed by square towers in the corners. The tower with the entrance gate and drawbridge over the moat opens in the middle of the façade. The manor house in...

SNINA PONDS Snina

SNINA PONDS

Snina (area: Poloniny National Park, region: Upper Zemplin)

Vihorlat observatory Humenné

Vihorlat observatory

Humenné (area: Ondavská Highlands, region: Upper Zemplin)

VINIANSKE JAZERO Vinné

VINIANSKE JAZERO

Vinné (area: Vihorlat Mountains, region: Lower Zemplin)

Vinné castle Vinné

Vinné castle

Vinné (area: Vihorlat Mountains, region: Lower Zemplin)

Sightseeing cruises on the motor yacht at Zemplínska Sirava Vinné

Sightseeing cruises on the motor yacht at Zemplínska Sirava

Vinné (area: Vihorlat Mountains, region: Lower Zemplin)

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