ICECAVE called Dobšinská ľadová jaskyňa
Level: easy Lenght: 30 min Temperatur: from -4 to + 4 degrees Celsius
National Natural Monument Dobšinská ľadová jaskyňa is ranged between the UNESCO Monuments and is the lowest situated Ice cave at the same time with the highest volume of Ice (110 000 cubic meters) in the world. Already in the year 1871 the Ice cave was accessible and the electric lights were installed soon after that in the year 1887 and it became the first electrically lit cave in Europe. Today, there is 475 m accessible for public. There are 500 stairs to walk. The visit takes 30 min. There is a one kilometre long nature trail with an elevation of 130 metres that leads to the cave from the Tourist information centre. You can visit the Ice cave yearly from 15th of May until the 30th of September, except mondays.
Difficulty: easy Distance: 40 km
Spiš Castle is the largest Slovak castle, the dominant feature of Spiš, harmoniously located in the landscape on a travertine cliff. It is mentioned as a county castle as early as the 12th century. Extensive research, conservation and construction of the exhibition in recent years have meant a new revival of this important monument and making the entire area accessible to the public.
In 1993, the castle and its surroundings (Spišské Podhradie, Spišská Kapitula, the church in Žehra) were included in the World Cultural and Natural Heritage List and thus became one of the more than 300 most important monuments in the world. One of the largest castles in Europe, which together with its surroundings is included in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.