Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest.
A flying car has successfully completed its first intercity flight between two airports in Slovakia. The prototype, called AirCar, took off from Nitra and landed in Bratislava 35 minutes later. Using wings that fold away in less than three minutes and a propeller at its rear, the dual-transportation vehicle has now completed more than 40 hours of test flight.
Most Beautiful Castles and Palaces in Europe in 8K Ultra HD.
Video timeline: 00:00–00:05 Intro 00:06–00:37 Cochem Castle, Germany 00:38–00:54 Buchlovice Castle, Czech Republic 00:55–01:01 Leeds Castle, England 01:02–01:08 Niedzica Dunajec Castle, Poland 01:09–01:24 Rumeli Hisar Castle, Istanbul, Turkey 01:25–01:44 Wawel Castle, Krakow, Poland 01:45–01:56 Torgau castle, Germany 01:57–02:03 Wittenberg, Germany 02:04–02:23 Neuschwanstein, Germany 02:24–02:55 Trakai castle, Lithuania 02:56–03:02 Schloss Belvedere, Vienna, Austria 03:03–03:27 Conwy, North Wales, United Kingdom 03:28–03:35 Bouzov Castle, Czech Republic 03:36–03:46 Chillon Castle, Montreux, Switzerland 03:47–03:57 Segovia Castle, Spain 03:58–04:14 Castle Sigmaringen, Germany 04:15–04:34 Versailles Palace, France 04:35–04:52 Puslovsky Castle, Belarus 04:53–05:08 Alcazaba Fortress, Malaga, Spain 05:09–05:19 Lisbon Fortress, Portugal 05:20–05:42 Tallinn Fortress, Estonia 05:43–05:54 Orava Castle, Slovakia 05:55–06:15 Rundale Palace, Latvia 06:16–06:26 Chateau du Haut Koenigsbourg, France 06:27–06:45 Riga Castle, Latvia 06:46–06:54 Swallow’s Nest, Crimea 06:55–07:04 Madrid Palace, Spain 07:05–07:15 Peniscola fortress, Spain 07:16–07:26 Peles Castle, Romania 07:27–07:47 Dracula Castle, Bran, Romania 07:48–08:09 Corvin Castle, Romania 08:10–08:36 Pena Palace, Sintra, Spain 08:37–09:18 Malbork Castle, Poland 09:19–09:30 Lichtenstein Castle, Germany 09:31–09:56 Nesvizh Castle, Belarus 09:57–10:07 Hohenzollern, Germany 10:08–10:17 Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin, Germany 10:18–10:27 Schloss Benrath, Dusseldorf, Germany 10:28–10:37 Frombork, Poland 10:38–10:50 Gradara fortress, Italy 10:51–10:59 Bled, Slovenia 11:00–11:08 Tower of London, United Kingdom 11:09–11:15 Buda Castle, Hungary 11:16–11:35 De Haar, Netherlands 11:36–11:54 Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine 11:55–12:05 Vranov Nad Dyji, Czech Republic 12:06–12:22 Ljubljana, Slovenia 12:23–12:34 Buchloc Castle, Czech Republic 12:35–12:45 Salzburg, Austria 12:46–13:05 Pieskowa Skala, Poland 13:06–13:19 Kilarney, Ireland 13:20–13:43 Eilean Donan, United Kingdom 13:44–14:30 Nowy Wisnicz, Poland
The Tatra Mountains, part of the Carpathian mountain chain in eastern Europe, create a natural border between Slovakia and Poland. Both Slovak and Polish sides are protected as national parkland and are popular destinations for winter and summer sports. The Tatras are home to wildlife including the Tatra chamois, marmot, lynx and bears. Slovakia has the highest mountain in the range: 2,655m Gerlach Peak.
Travel video from beautiful Slovakian mountains – Mala Fatra and remains of the castle Strecno. The trail chosen is connected to a place of a Slovakian national hero – highway man – Juraj Janosik – who lived about 300 years ago and was hiding in this area – so called Slovakian Robin Hood:). The late august weather was hot and dry, but the top of the mountains was quite windy and chilly.
Malá Fatra is a mountain range in the Western Carpathians in the north-west of Central Slovakia. In the geomorphological system, it is a part of the Fatra-Tatra Area. It is situated approximately between the cities of Nitrianske Pravno, Strečno, Martin and Zázrivá.
Europe’s capital cities remain unmatched to the rest of the world. From Malta’s medieval city of Valletta, to jaw dropping architecture of Kyiv, Europe’s capitals have so much to offer. I wanted to highlight some of Europe’s underrated capitals and hope it inspires you to visit them one day.