Trip from Krakow
to Banska Bystrica

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Departure from Krakow
Selected sights
Estimated arrival to Banska Bystrica
12:31h

Trip duration: 211min

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Museum of Orava Village
Slovakia

90 min

If you would like to experience the traditional Slovak way of living, than be sure to visit the Museum of Orava Village, an open-air museum... containing over 50 folk buildings. Its five different sections represent Orava’s regions – Lower Orava with large and pretentious structures around the Market Place; Mill features a water mill, sawmill and fulling mill; Zamagurie Region has houses and farmsteads of rich and medium rich farmers; Goral Settlement represents the poorest part of Orava and Zabrez is characterized by the 15th century, Late-Gothic wooden church. The constructions in the museum are mostly originals brought in from different locations in Orava and replicas are made for those which could not be bought or transported here. Orava Village Museum is open to visitors year round and the museum regularly organizes various interesting programs during summer and winter.

Quality photo of Vlkolinec Village - Slovakia

Vlkolinec Village
Slovakia

60 min

Vlkoklinec was granted UNESCO status for the mainly intact folk architecture with artifacts dating back to the 15th century. One might say that in Vlkoklinec... time stands still and the traditional tools, artwork, crafts, and old-style kitchens will immediately take visitors back in past, when life seemed so much simpler. This remarkably untouched settlement consists of 45 wooden houses and outbuildings of which 2 have been converted to museums. To fully experience the past times, do try the local delicacy — warm, homemade poppy seed nut roll in the village store.

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Orava Castle
Slovakia

105 min

Let yourself to be inspired or awed by these incredible structure! Orava Castle was initially built in 1241 but continuously rebuilt in the next few... centuries and finally in 1611 got its current appearance. Visitors discover the castle history while touring through many rooms that feature armor, artwork and antiques of the period. But what sets this castle apart from many other medieval castles is the live performance by local actors dressed in period costumes that dance, sing and act in order to fully revive the atmosphere of the 17th century. There is a bit of an effort to get the most stunning views of the village below and the imposing Tatra Mountains as there are approximately 500 stairs to the top of the castle tower.

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Wieliczka Salt Mine
Poland

195 min

Step into the magical underground place where you will find a labyrinth of tunnels, wonderful sculptures and three chapels with altarpieces among which the chapel... of Saint Kinga is one of the greatest wonders of Poland. It was built by the miners and literally every part, from chandeliers to altarpieces, is made of salt, even the floor. Other wonders of this fantastic place are the salt lake, whose water contains 320 g of salt per liter, a spa and wellness center. The spa is said to be excellent for treating respiratory illnesses due to the atmosphere inside. The Wieliczka Salt Mine is the only site in the world where mining has been continued since the Middle Ages and as such it represents the embodiment of technological human progress.

Quality photo of Chabowka Rolling-Stock Heritage Park Skansen - Poland

Chabowka Rolling-Stock Heritage Park Skansen
Poland

75 min

This interesting open-air museum consists of a vast exhibition of historic steam, diesel and electric locomotives, snow ploughs and rail-mounted cranes with informative panels explaining... important facts. The park was opened in 1993 at the Western end of one of the most beautiful rail lines in Poland. There are also original buildings and infrastructure with signaling which makes this site very authentic. Chabowka Rolling-Stock Heritage Park Skansen today represents one of the largest and most interesting collections of railway exhibits in Poland.