Roads of Slovakia

Nestled amid the heart of Central Europe, Slovakia emerges as a treasure trove of road adventures waiting to be discovered. With the Carpathian Mountains as its backbone, this landlocked nation offers a myriad of routes that invite travelers to delve deep into its scenic wonders and storied past.

Journey atop Kralova hola, the highest paved road in Slovakia, where the views stretch as far as the horizon, capturing the very essence of the country's rugged beauty. As you ascend, the tapestry of forests, valleys, and traditional hamlets spread below, narrating tales of ages past.

Another mesmerizing drive is along the Veka Domasa Reservoir, often referred to as the 'Green Pearl of Eastern Slovakia.' Here, the road hugs the water's edge, providing panoramic views of the glistening reservoir surrounded by verdant forests and gentle hills, painting a picture of tranquility and natural splendor.

Beyond these majestic routes, the allure of the High Tatras Loop beckons, taking you through the breathtaking mountain range that defines Slovakia's northern skyline. Delve into the mysteries of the Slovak Paradise with its haunting roads, and let the Wooden Churches Route guide you through the eastern heartlands, where history whispers from every timber and stone.

In Slovakia, every road becomes a passage, a gateway into the nation's soul. So, gear up and let the byways of Slovakia lead you through an odyssey of beauty, heritage, and awe-inspiring vistas.

Kráľova hoľa (King's Hill) is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1,934m (6,345ft) above sea level, located in Slovakia. It’s the highest road in the country, but closed to private vehicles.

Čertovica is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.242m (4,074ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Žilina and Banská Bystrica regions of Slovakia. At this elevation it’s said to be the highest paved mountain pass in Slovakia.

Veľká Domaša is a beautiful blue reservoir situated along the Ondava River, located in the Vranov nad Topľou district, within the Prešov Region of Slovakia.

Velické Pleso is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 1.670m (5,479ft) above the sea level, located in the Prešov Region of Slovakia.

Pezinská Baba is a mountain pass at an elevation of 532m (1,745ft) above the sea level, located in the Bratislava Region of western Slovakia.